Flying to Hong Kong? With over 600 weekly departures to over 120 destinations worldwide, Cathay Pacific are well worth considering.
Aer Lingus, Ireland’s oldest carrier, offers high quality service at low fares to the UK, Europe and the USA.
Travelling to Spain, Europe or Africa? Why not try Spanair – part of the Star Alliance group.
“I’ve yet to fully understand how two largely dysfunctional legacy carriers with a raft of problems can truly benefit from the United/Continental merger. As a fellow aviation professional, my first thoughts are with the employees of the respective airlines.” Our aviation correspondent Roy Hinds takes a sceptical view of recent airline mergers.
If you’ve ever been bumped off a flight, been kept hanging round an airport waiting for a delayed flight, been downgraded or lost your luggage, you’ll…
“Fast forward to the 1990s. Smoking is not acceptable in the UK and you feel like a complete outcast when you have to sit alone in the garden at parties, because you’re not allowed to smoke inside. You get to the stage where you feel you might as well say, ‘I hope you don’t mind if I just find a vein.'” Phil can live (just) with becoming a pariah – but being mucked about by the airlines is another matter.