British Airways eyes more Madrid flights

British Airways eyes more Madrid flights
British Airways has pledged to continue operating direct flights from London to South America following its tie-up with Iberia, but it admitted Madrid may become a new hub for flights to the region. Speaking at the Advantage conference, British Airways head of UK & Ireland sales and marketing Richard Tams said it made sense for the airline to offer more flights from Madrid which, unlike Heathrow, was not slot-constrained. “We are still going to be able to support direct services to main points in Latin America,” he said, “but we have an opportunity to expand our Latin...
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British Airways will inaugurate a new route between London and San Diego

British Airways will inaugurate a new route between London and San Diego
Starting on June 1, British Airways will inaugurate a new route between London and San Diego, offering the only daily flight between Europe and Southern California’s leading vacation destination. Guests from across the pond are invited to check-in to the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, unwind from the long flight and take advantage of great deals including: “Sunshine on Sale” — Guests are rewarded with a complimentary third night’s stay when they book two nights through the package. “San Diego Sea World Package” — Full breakfast for two in the...
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British Airways passenger arrested for allegedly groping stewardess

A British Airways passenger has been arrested after allegedly groping a flight attendant on a New York-bound flight. It is believed that a 53-year old man –  who was said to be drinking whisky at the time – put his hand up the skirt of a flight attendant, while her back was turned on a flight from London Heathrow. Before the alleged incident, it is claimed that another male passenger had complained to crew that the man had ‘bothered and abused’ his wife, the Daily Mail reports. According to police files, after the attendant had served coffee to the defendant, she turned around to serve...
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Travel Industry Gets Major Boost from Royal Wedding

Travel Industry Gets Major Boost from Royal Wedding
New reports are now showing that a number of companies in the travel industry have been reporting great numbers thanks to the royal wedding that took place last Friday. This royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton helped a lot of companies make up for some lost profits. In fact, many airlines and hotels have been having problems staying out of the red thanks to a weak economy. The wedding itself is said to have attracted tourists from all over the world. In fact, one airline, British Airways, had already announced that it would be flying more than 250,000 people into London....
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