Archive | February, 2009


AirAsia will not sponsor Man U’s shirts: at least not yet!

AirAsia CEO rules out sponsoring Manchester United’s shirts for now

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Toilets: The ultimate in airline ancillary revenues?

Could Michael O’Leary REALLY be considering charging passengers to use the toilet onboard?

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Ryanair to cash in on web adverts

Ryanair to allow paid adverts on its website

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A cool $1.8 million to say goodbye: AA pilots

Dallas blogger unearths how much pilots got to leave American Airlines

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T5 debacle damages BA’s brand

BA brand suffers due to T5 opening

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Virgin Adventures: On final approach for V Australia’s launch

The jet lag is beginning to wear off as Stefan the pilot and I settle down in Sydney as part of Virgin’s ’round the world in eight days’ tour. The first leg of our adventure took us from London to Sydney, via Hong Kong. Monday and Tuesday also turned out to be full of quirky […]

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BA shares lifted as Iberia deal seen closer

Reports coming out of the Spanish press today suggest British Airways might be ready to accept a 55% stake in its planned merger with Oneworld partner Iberia….

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Virgin Adventures: Getting into the Aussie spirit

Two days after setting out from London, we’ve arrived in Sydney which has some quirky surprises in store as we continue our Virgin’s ’round the world in eight days’ tour, which I’m posting live to Twitter. Sydney, Australia (Monday 23 February – Tuesday 24 February) We arrive at the hotel on Monday morning, slightly dishevelled but […]

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Virgin Adventures: The around the world journey begins

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a guest on a Virgin press trip with Sir Richard Branson? Or to travel around the world in eight days? Well here’s my behind the scenes take on Virgin’s ’round the world in eight days’ tour which started in London on Saturday 21 February, bound for Hong Kong, […]

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A guest blog on Stanford

If you didn’t know the name Sir Allen Stanford a week ago, you certainly do now…

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