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Lost baggage and British Airways: How do they find your bags?

We’ve all been there once. You hop off the plane, and head to arrivals to pick up your suitcase. You wait by the conveyor belt, and nothing happens - your bag’s nowhere to be seen. What do you do next? Karin Timothy is an Arrival Services Manager at British Airways. She’s worked in various capaciti... Read more

What's working as British Airways cabin crew really like?

Last week, we spoke to a member of British Airways' cabin crew, and we asked her everything about her job - the perks, the unexpected parts, the pitfalls and the intensity of her training. Here's the unadulterated truth about working with the world's most prestigious airline. What made you want to ... Read more

Chemmy Alcott interviews British snowboarder Aimee Fuller

There's no doubt that Aimee Fuller's star is on the rise; in just a few short years, the snowboarder has gone from one of the UK’s most promising competitors to becoming a rather serious force to be reckoned with. Aimee’s no stranger when it comes to staying in control at high speed. Her early love... Read more

Chemmy Alcott interviews British Aerials champion Lloyd Wallace

Lloyd Wallace is an up and coming star of the slopes – and when you’re mastering moves such as a triple twisting triples, it’s not hard to see why. 2015 was a great year for Lloyd; he stood on the podium four times, won a Europa Cup, came in second in another Europa Cup, came third at the Junior Wo... Read more

Top Summer Destinations for British Tourists in 2018

With the summer nearly upon us, it is time to start thinking about that much anticipated sunshine holiday. The world really is our oyster when it comes to deciding on a destination, so where do you start if you haven’t already planned your holiday? Long-haul destinations are tempting during the col... Read more

Catching British nationals out abroad

FCO encourages people to be better prepared by researching the local laws and customs of their holiday destination before travel. Every year British nationals risk getting caught out by local laws and customs when travelling overseas.  From driving a dirty car in Russia, to wearing camouflage cloth... Read more

Christopher Evans wins the Columbus Direct award for Most Valued Player

The winner of the Columbus Direct award for Most Valued Player for the 2015/2016 season is Christopher Evans of Sutton and Cheam – otherwise known as Robo to many of his opponents, friends and team mates. Christopher, 41, is a 25-year veteran of Sutton’s British Water Polo League team, and he conti... Read more

Doors to manual: What was working as cabin crew in the 1970s and 1980s like?

Even though we’re all still fascinated by the world of air travel, who doesn’t wonder about the glamour of yesteryear? We’ve spoken to two members of cabin crew who worked in the 1970s and 1980s. Jaqui Perry worked as cabin crew from 1968 to 1971 for British United Airways, which then became Briti... Read more

Forget austerity! British holidaymakers taking 'up to a third' more cash away with them

If you think that Brits are a nation of scrimpers and savers while on holiday, think again. New research from from Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money has shown that 33% of holidaymakers intend to take more spending money with them on holiday than last year - around an extra £157 per person.  Who are th... Read more

British woman highlights dangers of travel without travel insurance

A British woman whose travel insurance didn’t cover her is effectively ‘trapped’ in the US after falling ill abroad. Denise Griggi, 63, was rushed to hospital shortly after landing in the US due to early stage congestive heart failure. Her condition has been stabilised and she is recovering alongs... Read more

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