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Vueling among world's top 10 safest budget airlines
Travel/Tourism Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Vueling among world's top 10 safest budget airlines

THE 10 safest budget airlines for 2020 have been named, and Catalunya-based Vueling is among them. Each year, gives the top 20 most-secure carriers worldwide, and this year has included a separate section for the best...

'Going traditional': New York Times' top three 'real-Spain' destinations
Travel/Tourism Sun, Jan 12, 2020

'Going traditional': New York Times' top three...

TAKING a trip to Spain, or exploring it further if you already live there, offers literally whatever you want to get out of a holiday, whatever your age, tastes or budget – although too often, it's only famed for...

Waiting to land over Santander: Ryanair's surreal sky circles
Travel/Tourism Fri, Dec 13, 2019

Waiting to land over Santander: Ryanair's surreal sky...

ALTHOUGH they might seem like the mini-cities that never sleep, airports do in fact often close for the night, especially those which are not huge inter-continental terminals – something that can cause logistical...

Ryanair 'will not change its baggage policy' despite Madrid court ruling
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 25, 2019

Ryanair 'will not change its baggage policy'...

LOW-COST carrier Ryanair says it has no plans to change its hand luggage policies despite losing a case in a Madrid court over charging a passenger for carrying a small handbag. Until two years ago, Ryanair allowed...

Wizz Air launches new Luton-Tenerife South route
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Wizz Air launches new Luton-Tenerife South route

BUDGET carrier Wizz Air is the latest to announce a new route from the Canary Islands to the UK which could help fill the gap left by long-established package tour giant Thomas Cook, following its sudden collapse in...

'Always Brit Friendly': Comunidad Valenciana launches new campaign aimed at UK tourists
Travel/Tourism Tue, Nov 12, 2019

'Always Brit Friendly': Comunidad Valenciana...

A MAJOR drive to attract and keep British tourists is at the heart of a €650,000 investment by the Comunidad Valenciana regional government, which started off with its stand at London's World Travel Market (WTM)...

No need to show boarding pass to make a 'delayed flight' compensation claim, rules ECJ
Travel/Tourism Sat, Nov 9, 2019

No need to show boarding pass to make a 'delayed...

MAKING a claim for a delayed flight no longer requires the affected passenger to show his or her boarding pass as proof, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled. Where a flight is three hours or more late in...

Jet2 to open new base at Tenerife South
Travel/Tourism Tue, Nov 5, 2019

Jet2 to open new base at Tenerife South

BRITISH low-cost airline Jet2 has announced plans to open a base at Tenerife South airport, which will increase seats for passengers from the central regional terminal by around 330,000. During low season, about 200,000...

Iberia to buy out Air Europa: Madrid airport to compete 'on a level with' Heathrow
Travel/Tourism Mon, Nov 4, 2019

Iberia to buy out Air Europa: Madrid airport to compete...

IBERIA'S holding company has reportedly struck a deal to buy Air Europa for the sum of €1 billion, which it will hand over in full on the date of contract completion. International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns...

Set sail on a Spanish chocolate tour
Travel/Tourism Sat, Nov 2, 2019

Set sail on a Spanish chocolate tour

CHOCOLATE. Now, there's a word to bring a smile to your face. Montezuma didn't know what he was starting when he first mixed beans from the cacao plant with hot water and salt and started drinking. Joanne Harris...

Balearics at WTM in London to 'reassure and encourage' British tourists
Travel/Tourism Fri, Nov 1, 2019

Balearics at WTM in London to 'reassure and...

BALEARIC tourism authorities are seeking to encourage and reassure British holidaymakers that the region remains a safe, quality destination through its presence at one of the planet's largest trade fairs in the...

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