Archive for August, 2008

Virgin Atlantic ready to take on BA

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

By Mark Kleinman Last Updated: 1:26am BST 31/08/2008 The Telegraph Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic has engaged heavyweight City advisers to engineer its role in a round of airline industry consolidation likely to be fuelled by the high oil price and an increasingly tough operating environment. People close to Virgin Atlantic say that Credit Suisse […]

Airlines mock decision to award BAA Olympics role

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

VisitTimes Online BAA has been appointed as a security adviser to the organisers of the 2012 Olympic Games in a move that has been ridiculed by airlines, which have criticised the airports operator for long queues and poor service. The Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA) is using BAA as an adviser on issues such as selection […]

US Airways International Sale Fares

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

Philadelphia, PA Mexico City, Mexico $180 New York, NY (JFK) Mexico City, Mexico $190 Boston, MA Mexico City, Mexico $190 Phoenix, AZ Mexico City, Mexico $210 Charlotte, NC Mexico City, Mexico $240 Los Angeles, CA (LAX) Hermosillo, Mexico $200 Tucson, AZ Hermosillo, Mexico $200 Phoenix, AZ Hermosillo, Mexico $250 New York, NY (JFK) Hermosillo, Mexico […]

American Airlines International Sale Fares

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

International Weekend Getaway Fares Travel Dates & Times for Weekend Getaway Fares Depart 7:00 p.m. or later, Friday, September 5, 2008, or anytime Saturday, September 6, 2008. Return anytime the following Monday, September 8, 2008, or Tuesday, September 9, 2008. Friday evening travel may not be available in all markets. Tickets must be purchased by […]

More seats 4 less from $224*

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Special fall and winter Europe fares available now Two travel seasons – each offering the best deals to Europe: If you want to experience the beautiful fall and winter seasons in Europe, book these great fares to cities such as Amsterdam, Dublin, Paris and more. Depart between Oct. 27 – Dec. 11 and Dec. 25 […]

Greece’s Olympic Airlines cuts flights to save money

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

ATHENS (Thomson Financial) – Greece’s cash-strapped national carrier Olympic Airlines on Friday said it was axing a loss-making service to London’s Gatwick Airport and cutting back on another four overseas flights to cut costs. ‘The decision to streamline the flight programme is dictated by the company’s major financial difficulties, the size of the available fleet […]

American Airlines launches Internet service on some flights

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

By SUZANNE MARTA / The Dallas Morning News ABOARD AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT NO. 1 – Transcontinental flying underwent a sea change Wednesday. During a six-hour flight from New York to Los Angeles, Bek Andersen was able to edit photos and send them to clients. Michael Lavine was able to watch Jamaica’s Usain Bolt break […]