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Tui reports £63m hit from recent airport chaos

Holiday company Tui remained loss-making in the three months to the end of June due to the cost of disruption at UK airports. In an interim financial report Tui said that its customers … Continue reading “Tui reports £63m hit from recent airport chaos”


More flights could be cancelled this summer, Heathrow warns

London’s Heathrow Airport asked airlines to cancel 61 flights on Monday and warned that further cuts are possible this summer. The UK’s largest and busiest airport is trying to cope with soaring demand … Continue reading “More flights could be cancelled this summer, Heathrow warns”


Which? reports easyJet to regulator over treatment of passengers with cancelled flights

Which? has reported easyJet to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) over the way it has treated passengers whose flights were cancelled. Thousands of flights from UK airports have been cancelled and delayed in … Continue reading “Which? reports easyJet to regulator over treatment of passengers with cancelled flights”


Lower charges at Heathrow would hit investment, airport warns

Heathrow Airport has warned that a proposed cut in passenger charges would lead to a major reduction in investment. Under proposals from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the amount of money Heathrow can … Continue reading “Lower charges at Heathrow would hit investment, airport warns”


Low fares hold back profit recovery at National Express

National Express has said that efforts to keep its fares affordable for customers in the UK will slow the pace of its margin recovery. It comes as consumers face the biggest squeeze in … Continue reading “Low fares hold back profit recovery at National Express”


easyJet reduces aircraft capacity due to crew shortages

Budget airline easyJet will remove seats on some of its aircraft this summer so that it can operate flights with a smaller team of cabin staff. Under Civil Aviation Authority rules, airlines must … Continue reading “easyJet reduces aircraft capacity due to crew shortages”


Heathrow Airport’s pandemic losses top £4bn

Passenger numbers are up, but London’s Heathrow Airport will still not make a profit this year. Revenue for the UK’s biggest airport in the first quarter of 2022 climbed to £516m and adjusted … Continue reading “Heathrow Airport’s pandemic losses top £4bn”


Can I Claim Compensation For a Delayed or Cancelled Flight?

No one ever wants to deal with a delayed or cancelled flight, as it tends to disrupt plans and might even alter connecting flights. As a result, there are now agencies like Flightright … Continue reading “Can I Claim Compensation For a Delayed or Cancelled Flight?”


UK summer holiday bookings up 19% on pre-Covid levels, says TUI

Holiday operator TUI has reported strong bookings for summer holidays this year, despite the squeeze on many household budgets from the cost of living crisis. UK bookings for summer holidays are up by … Continue reading “UK summer holiday bookings up 19% on pre-Covid levels, says TUI”


Compensation for one-hour flight delays proposed by transport secretary

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has unveiled proposals to boost airline passenger protections and rights. The UK government is consulting on the plans, which would enable passengers on domestic UK flights to claim compensation … Continue reading “Compensation for one-hour flight delays proposed by transport secretary”


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