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2011-08-03 11:10:00

LONDON, August 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Travel company Holidays 4U has stopped trading and has cancelled all of its services; travelmatch.co.uk advises any of Holidays 4U's customers who have bookings with the collapsed firm to consult the CAA for more information - Today the CAA has announced the failure of holiday firm Holidays 4U, which has now entered administration. This has caused the company to stop trading and cancel all of its flights and services. The company...

2011-06-23 12:30:00

ISTANBUL, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkish Airlines has been named the winner of three distinguished awards by Skytrax, according to the results of the 2011 evaluation: "Best Airline in Europe," "Best Premium Economy Seats" and "Best Airline in Southern Europe." Skytrax is a world recognized brand associated with air travel excellence in the 21st century, providing unique expertise to the world airline and airport industry through the most professional Audit and Service Benchmarking...

2011-04-27 08:35:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express Airways have expanded its relationship with Discover the World Marketing with the announcement that Discover will handle both carriers' sales and marketing efforts in Canada. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/LA27981LOGO) According to Mr. Shu Xiao-Bin, Deputy Director Commercial of Hong Kong Airlines & Hong Kong Express Airways, "We are delighted to continue our partnership with...

2011-03-31 07:00:00

ATLANTA, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Cargo World, the global news authority on air logistics and freight transport, today unveils the findings of its seventh annual Air Cargo Excellence (ACE) Survey, which independently measures carriers and airports on specific criteria and ranks these to identify above or below average performance in individual areas. Carrier ratings are determined by freight forwarders and airport ratings are determined by airlines. The full results, including...

2010-11-19 02:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What is APD? Brief History How much is it? Reduced Rate APD vs. Standard Rate APD Child tickets Tickets bought before 1st November What we think Useful Links What is APD? On 1st November 2010 a new increase in Air Passenger Duty (APD) came into effect which brought new tax increases for flying to some of Britain's favourite destinations. APD is charged based on a series of tax bands determined by the distance between London and the capital city of...

2010-05-20 13:25:00

MONTREAL, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Air Canada has been ranked 'Best Airline North America' in a worldwide survey of more than 17 million air travelers as announced today in Hamburg, Germany at the Skytrax World Airline Awards. The survey was conducted by independent research firm Skytrax between July 2009 and April 2010 using over 38 different aspects of passenger satisfaction to rank airlines' product and service standards. This annual survey is regarded in the air transportation...

2009-12-02 20:21:00

BEIJING, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On December 1, 2009, the award ceremony for China's first "SKYTRAX Four-Star Airline" was held at the JW Marriott Hotel Beijing, and attracted a great deal of attention from the aviation industry and media in China and abroad. SKYTRAX President Mr. Edward Plaisted presented the SKYTRAX four-star airline cup and certificate to Hainan Airlines CEO, Mr. Wang Yingming. As China's first SKYTRAX four-star airline company, Hainan Airlines (HNA) has obtained...

2009-07-22 10:03:00

BASINGSTOKE, England, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Travellers who protect themselves with AA Travel Insurance are now automatically covered for financial failure of the firms they book through. According to AA Travel Insurance, more than 50 holiday firms have collapsed during the past 12 months, dashing travel plans for thousands and leaving others to pay for extra flights home. Explains Christian Young, CEO of AA Travel Insurance: "Travel agents and operators selling package holidays that...


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