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Boeing and Airbus won’t gain anything by “going at each other’s jugular,” according to the European planemaker’s top salesman. Earlier this week, Airbus shares slumped on reports that the World Trade Organization will soon grant President Donald Trump the right to slap billions of dollars in tariffs as recompense for subsidies granted to Airbus by
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Hundreds of Thomas Cook passengers were stranded overnight at airports in the eastern Mediterranean – but not because of the company’s dire financial problems. Britain’s oldest package holiday company is in last-ditch talks to try to secure a refinancing deal with its creditors and other partners. When a flight from Antalya in Turkey to Glasgow
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Delta ticketing/gate agent’s answer questions as they reroute stranded passengers at the Denver International Airport after a Delta Air Lines complete shutdown. August 08, 2016 in Arvada, CO. Joe Amon | Denver Post | Getty Images Almost half of all airline customer service agents, tasked with dealing with travelers frustrated by missed connections, canceled flights
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An American Airlines Boeing 777-200 aircraft Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images American Airlines canceled more flights than any other major U.S. carrier and struggled with persistent delays in July, according to new government data. American has blamed the grounded Boeing 737 Max, a bitter labor dispute with its mechanics and summer storms for
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Two Muslim passengers onboard an American Airlines flight have said they were racially profiled after the service was cancelled due to “safety and security concerns”. Abderraoof Alkhawaldeh and Issam Abdallah alleged that cabin crew grounded the plane because they weren’t “comfortable” flying with the two men. “It was the most horrible, humiliating day of my
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A holiday company has been criticised for sending out a brochure advertising a cruise “exclusively for Brits”. Saga, which offers insurance and trips for the over 50s, has apologised after one customer said they were “outraged” by the promotion. Anthony Bale tweeted a picture of the ad, which features the slogan: “Exclusively for Brits. Exclusively
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Climate scientists and environmentalists have slammed easyJet for creating the shortest mainland UK link, describing it as a “pointless waste of carbon”.  Britain’s biggest budget airline has announced a new 250 mile flight from Birmingham to Edinburgh which will take around 70 minutes from gate to gate.  The domestic connection will operate 13 times a week
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