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If You Want Flights For £30, Don't Be Surprised When An Airline Collapses

Steve Wardlaw | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK
Steve Wardlaw

The great British public loves a good deal, and good for them. But they need to understand and live with the consequences - service issues, delays and yes, occasionally, total collapse. Budget airlines are a great idea; just know what you are getting into.

Monarch CEO 'Absolutely Devastated' Over Airline's Collapse

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK

The chief executive of Monarch Airlines has said he is “absolutely devastated” the carrier has collapsed, saying “we tried everything”. The f...

Wedding Party Left With £12k Bill After Monarch Flight Cancelled At The Last Minute

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 02.10.2017 | UK

A wedding party of 31 people were 10 minutes from boarding their plane to Gran Canaria on Monday morning when they were told that their Monarch Airlin...

Here's What You Need To Know If You Were Planning To Fly With Monarch

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK

Some 300,000 flights have been cancelled after UK airlines Monarch was placed into administration, it was announced on Sunday night. All Monarch Airli...

RyanAir Bows To Pressure From 'Furious' Air Regulator Over Flight Cancellations

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.09.2017 | UK

RyanAir has bowed to pressure from the “furious” air travel regulator by emailing customers to clarify their rights. On Thursday, the Civil Aviati...

The Ryanair Fiasco: How Not To Handle A Crisis

Paul Blanchard | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK
Paul Blanchard

You hear a lot in my line of work about how to handle a crisis. In a year like this, you hear about it even more. Uber. Pepsi. United Airlines. The li...

We Asked People At Stansted If They Still Trust Ryanair

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK

It’s Europe’s busiest airline famed for a unique approach to cost-cutting and improbably low fares. But Ryanair’s reputation was this week in ta...

Ryanair Could Face Legal Action Over Flight Cancellations After Regulators Left 'Furious'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.09.2017 | UK

Ryanair could face legal action for “persistently misleading” passengers about their rights after it cancelled thousands of flights. Hundreds of ...

Hilton Hotels Says Brexit Has Helped Britain Enter A 'Golden Age' Of Tourism

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 24.09.2017 | UK

Hilton’s UK boss has said Britain is experiencing a “golden age of travel” that has been bolstered by the effects of the Brexit-hit pound. Steve...

5 Passengers Who Are Having An Absolute Nightmare Because Of Ryanair Cancellations

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 19.09.2017 | UK

Budget airline Ryanair is cancelling up to 50 flights a day for the next six weeks after it “messed up” the planning of pilot holidays. The blunde...

What We Know So Far About Parsons Green Tube Station 'Terrorist' Explosion

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

What we know so far: Emergency services were called at around 8.20am after reports of a bag exploding on a train The Met Police confirmed at 10.13am i...

Factory Blaze Causes Huge Train Disruption In London Morning Rush Hour

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK

A major fire in northwest London near a railway line has caused rush travel chaos on Friday morning. Twelve people were evacuated from their homes aft...

Commuters Face Chaos As Storm Aileen Travel Warnings Issued

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK

Commuters faced rush hour chaos while thousands were left without power as Storm Aileen continues to batter the UK. The first named storm of the year ...

Uber Is About To Add A Surcharge To Every Journey In London

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 09.09.2017 | UK

Uber is adding a surcharge to its fares to help pay for cleaner vehicles. The controversial minicab app firm announced that all vehicles operating sta...

China Passenger Throws Coins Into Plane Engine 'For Good Luck'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK

A passenger on a Chinese flight threw coins into a plane engine in an apparent attempt to bring about good luck. The 80-year-old passenger reportedly ...

Couple Whose Wedding Guests Were Stranded After BA Flight Cancellations Finally Tie The Knot

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A couple who were forced to delay their wedding due to the cancellations of BA flights have finally tied the knot. Laura Sciortino and her husband Sam...

Things Just Got A Whole Lot Worse For British Airways' PR Department

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.05.2017 | UK

BA’s public relations nightmare worsened on Monday when the Daily Mail suggested the beleaguered airline should be stripped of its ‘British’ mon...

Driving From Kent To Essex Is Set To Become So Much Easier

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

A tunnel beneath the River Thames is expected to be announced as the Government’s preferred option for a new road crossing. Transport Secretary Chri...

United Airlines Becomes Possibly Most Mocked Company In The History Of The Internet

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK

United Airlines has found itself at the centre of a PR storm - so the public has stepped in to suggest some more appropriate mottos and logos for the ...

Ryanair Issues Desperate Plea To Theresa May Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

Ryanair has said it will be forced to stop flying from Britain if Theresa May does not secure key ‘open skies’ rights in the upcoming Brexit negot...

Flight Escorted By Fighter Jets Into London Stansted Airport

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Two RAF fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan International Airlines flight to London Stansted Airport, as a passenger was wanted by police...

Shaken Passengers Share Pics As BA Plane 'Skids Off' Runway At Billund

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Shaken passengers have shared chaotic images on social media after their British Airways plane appeared to skid off the runway at Billund, Denmark, th...

Thick Fog Causes Flight Cancellations And Delays Amid Freezing Temperatures

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK

Flights have been cancelled at London airports as thick fog swathes parts of south and south east England on Monday. Around 100 flights were affected ...

Almost 1,000 UK Holidaymakers Are Being Flown Back From Gambia

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

Nearly 1,000 holidaymakers on Thomas Cook packages in Gambia are to be flown home amid growing concerns of political unrest in the west African nation...

An Obscure Law Could 'Open The Floodgates' For Big Refunds For Southern Rail Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK

A Southern Rail commuter claims to have used an obscure law to get a refund worth thousands from his season ticket due to bad service. The man, known ...