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Easyjet Profits from France's Woes

easyJet Profits from France’s Woes

Sometimes business can benefit from the less fortunate. In the case of easyJet, the French air strike this year has boosted its revenue by about £5m. Results released this week show a strong performance. easyJet added adding some £20 million ($32 million) to its pre-tax profit target and expects to profit for the year ending September […]

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Throwback Thursday: Aer Lingus Iolar

Photo by Malcolm Nason at the Aer Lingus birthday celebrations, May 2011

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Video: Are Lingus Moves into Terminal 2

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Top 5 Low Fares Airlines Stories

Each week we review the Top 5 trending news stories. Below are this weeks major updates on low fares airlines round the world. Congress Wants to Keep Norwegian Airlines’ Cheap Flights Out of America from the Daily Best Daily Beast Fans stick with Southwest despite rising fares from USA Today SpiceJet launches latest spate of […]

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Ryanair to resume domestic UK flights

The airline industry evolves. Its grows in some areas, contracts in others and growth is sometimes unpredictable. Thats why we love it. This week Ryanair, the low fares airline, announced a pretty important change in their long term plans. Later this year they will re-enter the domestic market in the UK  with daily flights from […]

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Virgin Atlantic unveil new Vivienne Westwood inspired fashion

Technically, this blog is about the low fares airlines and associated industries. It’s not a fashion blog either. When Richard Branson is involved it’s hard to resist – albeit a little ‘un low fares airline’. And so to our first airline fashion piece. Last week Branson and his crew at Virgin Atlantic unveiled some very […]

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A look inside Air France’s revamped Boeing 777 cabins

Air France unveiled new cabin across their Boeing 777 fleet this week, We like this piece by Fox News. Enjoy . ‘Air France unveiled new cabins for its Boeing 777 that offer improvements for passengers across classes, including better entertainment and more legroom. In total, 44 Boeing 777 planes will get almost 10,000 Economy seats, […]

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KLM upsets Mexican soccer fans

Dutch airline KLM had to retract a twitter campaign celebrating their team victory after it angered Mexican soccer fans. Following Mexicos defeat by Holland, KLM took to Twitter posting a picture of an airport departures sign under the heading “Adios Amigos!” Next to the word “Departures” is a man with a mustache wearing a sombrero. The […]

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Video: The changing face of Ryanair

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French Air Traffic Control Strike Causes Havoc across Europe

Today French air traffic controllers are taking strike action against modernisation and planned budget cuts. The French Air Traffic Controllers Union, SNCTA, claims planned system changes from 2015-2019 “do not meet the challenges ahead and jeopardize the safety requirements and quality of service guarantees. However, the opposing side Tony Tyler, CEO of IATA, has indicated “Unions [are] […]

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