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Airlines

La Compagnie – Means Business

There are sometimes when you feel like you have deja vu. Now is one of those times. The concept of a long haul airline, providing a low cost business class product across the Atlantic is one that we have seen before, and fail. La Compagnie though comes with something different, the benefit of hindsight and […]

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Airlines

When easyJet does business, British Airways does leisure…

Since deregulation of airlines in the mid 90’s, the ‘new’ airlines have often been as second rate, a different kind of animal that the established carriers everyone became reliant upon. However, the tide is turning and the budget carriers are now becoming the animal in the industry. Ryanair has been the pioneer in flying you […]

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Airlines

British Airways: One Monarch to rule them all

British Airways was once the darling of the UK skies, flying from around the UK to domestic, European and International destinations. Deregulation happened, and the low cost airlines eroded the market for the flag carrier at regional airports retreating to London, and specifically its home hub at London Heathrow. After years of decline, routes at […]

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Adventures

Iceland – Something for a Winter Weekend

Ever since easyJet launched the new Luton to Reykjavik service, I have been looking forward to my little pre-Christmas jaunt to Iceland.  Thanks to easyJet flying up to four times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday) travelling to Iceland has never been cheaper, and I wanted to see the main winter attraction – the Northern Lights. Arriving at […]