The European aviation scene is an interesting one at the moment with a lot of movement between the big players. There are those who are going to miss out, and those which could potentially make large capacity gains, leaving just three of four groups. With the ever increasing attempt of creating a more ‘upmarket’ image […]Read more "A Squeeze of Orange?"
There are great advantages to being an independent travel agent, with what I believe is the impartiality you are able to give to customers including the widest breadth of product possible to cater that need, desire or recommendation. Yes, it is quite right to be specialist – maybe cruise, activity, touring, it doesn’t matter, but […]Read more "When being independent isn’t independent"
Well, once again I went off on one of the outstanding British Airways Club Europe offers from London’s Gatwick Airport, this time to the South of France and the majestic city of Nice. As always, my trip was somewhat of a speedy one – not given that January is the busiest time in the travel […]Read more "Monte Carlo or bust?"
There is a trend in the aviation industry at the moment. How can we get more people on our aircraft? There are two easy answers to that one, either fitting more people into the same space or having larger aircraft. We have seen this on long haul – no longer is it all about the […]Read more "Upgauging and Densification"
This trip to Venice was somewhat unplanned. I say unplanned as it booked via an extremely advantageous airfare with British Airways at relatively late notice for me. Advantageous I hear you say, that’s a bit of a strange word to use, but having recently flown on the last ever 737 flight from Gatwick I was […]Read more "The Venice before Christmas"
Dresden isn’t exactly one of the easiest places to get to, although has long been on my list for visiting the Christmas Market. Last year I went to Nuremberg, and that was a toss up of going there or to Dresden. At the time there was a direct flight from London City to Dresden with […]Read more "Dresden Christmas Market – My Favourite So Far!"
I have been doing a lot of short trips recently. I went to Turin for the day in order to take the last ever British Airways 737 scheduled flight, a couple of days in Holland to visit the Delft pottery museum and the usual trip in February to Barcelona for Formula One Winter Testing. Again, […]Read more "24 hours in Brussels"