October 19, 2021

Dodgy dealings for your departure

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By Josh Martin From Stuff NZ You needn’t go to the warmer climates of the Cayman islands, Bermuda, Panama, or Monaco to get a lesson in tax evasion. You can do it all from your travel agent’s office or your computer chair – although I can’t promise the superyachts, models or fat (and secret) bank […]

2017 a record year for Barbados tourism

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Barbados Tourism: Air Arrivals Up 5%, Cruise Arrivals Up 12.9% For 2017 Bridgetown, Barbados – The Honourable Richard Sealy, Barbados Minister of Tourism and International Transport has announced that Barbados enjoyed a record 5% increase in stay-over arrivals last year, an all-time high for the destination. Over the course of 2017, the Grantley Adams International […]

Qatar: Buying Britain by the pound

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By Jamie Robertson From BBC It’s hard to walk round London and admire the sights without admiring something paid for by Qatar. From some of the most famous hotels and landmarks to the cranes arcing over the South Bank, Qatar has a substantial finger in a huge number of pies. The UK is Qatar’s single […]

BA cabin crew to strike for 48 hours

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From Caribbean News Service LONDON, Jan 04 2017 – British Airways cabin crew will walk out for 48-hours next week after rejecting a new pay offer. Their union Unite has called a strike from Tuesday, January 10. The union had postponed action during Christmas to consider the new deal proposed by BA. Next week’s strike […]

Traffic cone stops BA flight

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British Airways flight grounded ‘because of misplaced traffic cone’ at Aberdeen Airport BY RICHARD WHEATSTONE From Daily Mirror UK The plane was left stranded on the runway after being scheduled to fly to London Heathrow at 7.25pm after the offending cone ‘became wedged under the plane’ A British Airways flight has been grounded because of […]

Status quo for Caribbean Airlines – chaos surrounds the would-be flag carrier of the region

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From CAPA –Centre For Aviation The board of beleaguered carrier Caribbean Airlines, the national airline of Trinidad and Tobago, has reportedly undertaken an evaluation of the airline’s routes as its long-haul operation to London continues to underperform. The analysis occurs just as JetBlue readies launches new service in some of Caribbean’s key North American markets […]