Archive for March, 2008

New transatlantic aviation pact takes off

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

Passengers flying between Europe and the United States should get more choice and cheaper tickets if all goes as officials plan under a new EU-US aviation pact taking effect on Sunday. After more than four years of often tense negotiations, hopes are high that the new “open skies” agreement will usher in a new era […]

Simon Calder: Terminal 5 is a breathtaking display of institutional hubris

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

BA’s botched Terminal 5 opening is sadly typical of Britain’s transport system 29 March 2008 The destinations may have been different – Norway and South Africa rather than Norfolk and Suffolk – but the breathtakingly botched opening of Heathrow Terminal 5 was the week’s second example of corporate complacency in the face of transport meltdown. […]

New Low Cost Airline from Milan to Greece!

Friday, March 28th, 2008

A new low cost airline based in Milan, Italy will be flying direct to Athens, Rhodes and Heraklion, Crete. The fares that I saw were in the neighborhood of 75 euro each way. If you can get a good fare to Milan then it’s worth looking into Volareweb to get you on to Greece. As […]

Terminal 5 opening is ‘memorable, but for all the wrong reasons’

Friday, March 28th, 2008

More than an hour after arriving at a gleaming new Terminal 5, and still waiting to be reunited with her luggage, a frustrated Karina Lehnen declared: “It’s a shambles”. On a day that had been trumpeted by BA and BAA executives as heralding the future in air travel, most of her fellow travellers agreed. Despite […]

USAir Esavers- March 27

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Each Way From To $104 Washington, DC (DCA) Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic $134 Boston, MA Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic $199 Phoenix, AZ Guatemala City, Guatemala $207 Chicago, IL (ORD) Guatemala City, Guatemala $222 New York, NY (LGA) Zurich, Switzerland $224 Boston, MA Dublin, Ireland $224 Philadelphia, PA Guatemala City, Guatemala $289 Baltimore, MD Zurich, Switzerland […]

Airlines begin to move house to T5

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Now that London Heathrow International Airport’s Terminal 5 is open for business, as many of 50 of the 90 airlines that operate from Heathrow will begin transferring operations to their new home in Terminal 5. British Airways will move 70 percent of its Heathrow operations to the new terminal, and also moving some of its […]

Iceland Air Lucky Fares- March 26

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Boston to: + London from $554* Depart April 25, 26, 28; May 3, 10, 11. Return April 29; May 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13 – 17, 19 – 21, 23, 27, 28. + Amsterdam from $554* Depart April 25, 29. Return May 7 – 9, 14, 16 – 19, 23, 27 – 29. + […]