Great Black Friday Deals On International Travel

Great Black Friday Deals On International Travel

An Airbus A321neo aircraft belonging to French all-business-class airline La Compagnie. The planes … [+] have just 76 lie-flat business class seats, and fly from New York to destinations like Paris, Milan, and Nice. The company Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is said to be when America’s retailers finally “get out of the red” … Read more

European shares at seven-week peak as travel stocks shine

European shares at seven-week peak as travel stocks shine

Flutter, Ryanair lead travel stocks higher Travel & leisure index hits near 3-month highs China-exposed luxury companies decline Nov 7 (Reuters) – European shares closed on Monday at a more than seven-week high as a jump in travel and technology stocks helped outweigh a drag from China-exposed luxury giants. The benchmark STOXX 600 index (.STOXX) … Read more

What is ‘loss and damage?’ The most contentious topic at the COP27 climate summit

What is 'loss and damage?'  The most contentious topic at the COP27 climate summit

CNN — Aftab Khan felt helpless when torrential floodwaters submerged a third of Pakistan, his home country. Khan’s hometown was completely underwater. His rescued a woman who had friend walked barefoot, carrying her sick child, through stagnant floodwaters for 15 miles. And Khan’s own mother, who now lives with him in Islamabad, was unable to … Read more

Analysis: Airlines reboot as COVID sparks a revolution in one-day business trips

Analysis: Airlines reboot as COVID sparks a revolution in one-day business trips

Most popular airline routes have changed since 2019 – OAG Higher airline ticket prices offsetting fall in trips Environmental concerns a factor for some companies SYDNEY/CHICAGO, Nov 7 (Reuters) – Airlines around the world are ripping up schedules and bringing in new flights to cope with a COVID-triggered trend in corporate travel for executives like … Read more

Jetstar flights to Bali hit by changes with furious customers

Jetstar flights to Bali hit by changes with furious customers

Furious Jetstar customers bound for Bali have trashed the airline after a multitude of flight changes. Customer Tanya French said she was given “zero communication” about changes made to her flight and had to find out from a friend rather than the airline itself. “I’ve lost total trust in Jetstar and will never willingly fly … Read more

Jetstar flights to Bali hit by changes with furious customers

Jetstar flights to Bali hit by changes with furious customers

Furious Jetstar customers bound for Bali have trashed the airline after a multitude of flight changes. Customer Tanya French said she was given “zero communication” about changes made to her flight and had to find out from a friend rather than the airline itself. “I’ve lost total trust in Jetstar and will never willingly fly … Read more

Jetstar flight cancellations rise in past month

Jetstar flight cancellations rise in past month

One in 10 Jetstar flights was canceled and less than 60 per cent of planes departed on time in the past month as customer complaints pile up. Jetstar’s cancellation rate (9.5 per cent) was nearly four times higher than Qantas’ at 2.5 per cent and five times higher than Virgin’s at 2 per cent. The … Read more

Analysis: Genting aims to upend Macau casino landscape in bidding war

Analysis: Genting aims to upend Macau casino landscape in bidding war

Genting has solid chance of displacing an incumbent – analysts A Genting entry would shakeup Macau’s gaming sector – analysts Failure to diversify revenue streams makes incumbents vulnerable COVID crisis exposed incumbents’ over-reliance on gaming revenue HONG KONG, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Malaysian group Genting has emerged as a strong contender to unseat an incumbent … Read more

Jetstar crowned Best Low-Cost Airline in Australia at Skytrax Awards 2022

Jetstar crowned Best Low-Cost Airline in Australia at Skytrax Awards 2022

Air Asia has done it again. For the 13th year in a row, it has been crowned the world’s best budget airline at the Skytrax Awards, with an Aussie airline also nabbing a spot in the top 20. The Malaysian low-cost airline, headquartered near Kuala Lumpur, faced a difficult past few years triggered by Covid-19, … Read more

Lebanon parliament postpones budget talks, slowing IMF reform checklist

Lebanon parliament postpones budget talks, slowing IMF reform checklist

Lebanon’s Prime Minister-designate Najib Mikati speaks during a parliament session to discuss and approve budget in Beirut, Lebanon September 16, 2022. Lebanese Parliament/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s parliament on Friday suspended talks on the 2022 budget after a walk-out by lawmakers sent attendance … Read more