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New Flight Routes to Morocco Making Surf Destinations More Accessible

It is now easier than ever to experience the cool crystal clear waters of the North Atlantic Ocean at Original Surf Morocco thanks to a number of newly released routes to Morocco. For the first time airlines are offering non-stop flights to Morocco, making it easier than ever to reach the beautiful surf destination without changes or layovers.

 

 

Previously tourists would have to travel by taxi from . . . → Read More: New Flight Routes to Morocco Making Surf Destinations More Accessible

Qantas number one rated World’s Safest Airline for 2015

AirlineRatings.com the world’s only safety and product rating website has announced its top ten safest airlines and top ten safest low cost airlines for 2015 from the 449 it monitors.

Top of the list again is Qantas which has a fatality free record in the jet era. Making up the remainder of the top ten in alphabetical order are: Air New Zealand, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airways, . . . → Read More: Qantas number one rated World’s Safest Airline for 2015

Airlines Add New Routes and TourGuideMe Provides the Itinerary

Tour Guide Me is a dynamic new service that cuts out the middleman and allows tourists to select their own tour guide, so they can tailor their holiday to suit their desires. With airlines adding new routes to their rosters on an almost monthly basis and a clamour to enjoy a sophisticated European city break, the brand new service has launched, matching up holidaymakers with the . . . → Read More: Airlines Add New Routes and TourGuideMe Provides the Itinerary

Top 10 most irritating passenger habits for Flight attendants

Jetcost lists the most irritating passenger habits.  The latest recruits to the mile high club, from using the call button to ask random unrelated questions and making fun of the safety procedures.

The search engine Jetcost has selected 10 things that most annoy flight attendants.

Making fun of the security measures. Passengers that fly frequently now know the security demonstration off by heart: indication of . . . → Read More: Top 10 most irritating passenger habits for Flight attendants

HomingPIN Introduces new global lost luggage system

In an effort to reduce the millions of pounds that mislaid baggage costs the industry every year, Airline industry association IATA has chosen lost property recovery service HomingPIN as a Strategic Partner.

HomingPIN uses secure luggage tags which have a unique code linked to the owners’ contact details. Working with air transport industry specialists SITA, the system has been integrated into WorldTracer, operated by 2,200 airports globally, . . . → Read More: HomingPIN Introduces new global lost luggage system

Plane under investigation after landing at wrong airport

The Southern Airlines flight that landed in the wrong airport on its flight from Chicago is being investigated after landing at an airport 7 miles away from its intended destination. Flight 4013 was carrying five crew members and 124 passengers flying from Midway International Airport, Chicago to Missouri’s Branson Airport.

However, the plane (Boeing 737-700) instead landed at the Taney County Airport, which has a runway that . . . → Read More: Plane under investigation after landing at wrong airport

Leeds Bradford in negotiations with airlines following terminal upgrade

Tony Hallwood, the commercial director at Leeds Bradford International Airport has stated that the company is negotiating with new airlines about different potential opportunities just after upgrading the terminal for £11m. This was after releasing annual reports at Companies House where the airport is seen to have made a pre-tax loss in the financial year just ended following a number of one-off expenditures. He added that . . . → Read More: Leeds Bradford in negotiations with airlines following terminal upgrade

Take a look at Croatia in 2014

Croatia became the European Unions 28th member on the 1st July last year and even though Eurosceptics are still questioning the EU’s long term future this is a real landmark in the chequered history of Croatia. The War of Independence which raged from 1991-95 effectively broke up Yugoslavia and and left Croatia on its knees economically, politically and spiritually.

The country has worked hard since to build itself . . . → Read More: Take a look at Croatia in 2014

European Commission planning to charge foreign airlines for CO2 emissions

The European Commission has announced a proposition to bring foreign airlines under the scope of its scheme to reduce carbon pollution, a contentious scheme which could reignite tensions with some developing countries.

Connie Hedegard is the European Commissioner responsible for action on climate control and she has outlined plans in regard to foreign planes landing within the EU as of January 2014. She stated that the scheme . . . → Read More: European Commission planning to charge foreign airlines for CO2 emissions

DialAFlight manager gives her predictions for top 2014 holidays

DialAFlight manager gives her predictions for top 2014 holidays

As the end of 2013 draws ever closer, the marketing manager for tour operator DialAFlight’s Victoria Hampton has shared a few of her travel prediction for 2014, and very interesting they are too. 

With great prices for package holidays, a favourable rate of exchange and prices starting at £1349 each, she names South Africa, a new resort . . . → Read More: DialAFlight manager gives her predictions for top 2014 holidays