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Life as a pilot: What’s working for easyJet like?

Steve Hochkins has been working for easyJet for twelve and a half years, and has worked as a professional pilot for 33 years. His career in aviation started with the Air Cadets when he was 13, and very soon after joining he realised he’d like to be a pilot. Post A-levels, he joined the RAF, where h... Read more

Shocking new survey reveals how much passengers are spending before and during their flights

How much do you think the average person spends at the airport, and on their flight? After the revelation that airport shops have been claiming millions in VAT savings, Loveholidays.com has done a fair bit of research into airport buying habits - and they've discovered that the average airport pass... Read more

Alex Salmond barred from flight after disguising himself as Captain Kirk

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond was left red-faced earlier on this year when he attempted to hop onto a British Airways flight using the alias James Kirk (that's Captain Kirk to you and I). The embarrassing incident happened this summer, when Salmond tried to fly back to Scotland after ... Read more

How you can claim if your flight is delayed or cancelled during the summer holidays

Barring illness abroad or losing their passport, a traveller’s worst nightmare is arriving at the airport and seeing signs saying 'Delayed' or, even worse, 'Cancelled'. Not great at any time, but potentially horrendous if you're facing endless hours in a sweaty, overcrowded airport this summer. Her... Read more

20 things which happen during every holiday hangover

There are two words guaranteed to lead to a hangover on holiday - 'all inclusive'. Of course, we could also include 'free bar' and 'complimentary Jägerbombs', but in our experience, it’s free booze on tap that tends to lead to the majority of bad heads in the morning. Here are 20 occurrences which ... Read more

Seven travel resolutions for 2016

Whether you’ve saved enough to finally enjoy your gap year and head off somewhere exotic, or you’re determined to explore beyond Europe, it’s always good to start the New Year with some travel resolutions. Lacking inspiration? Fear not - we’ve done some thinking on your behalf. Bring your own food ... Read more

Cheaper to fly to New York than take the train to Brighton

The average cost of flying to a holiday destination abroad is 40% cheaper per mile than travelling by train to a UK holiday destination The average cost of flying abroad is 36p per mile, compared to 61p getting a train to a UK holiday destination The average cost per mile of hiring a car and usi... Read more

French Alps air tragedy: What if I want to cancel my trip?

Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashed in the French Alps while flying between Barcelona and Düsseldorf. It is expected that all 150 passengers on board the Airbus A320 have been killed by the accident. While this is little comfort to those travelling, many travel insurance policies, and also credit car... Read more

Travel Delays likely as Lufthansa cancels flights

People flying in and out of Germany will experience travel delays as Lufthansa cancels flights due to a second strike. At least three airports – Frankfurt (Germany’s busiest airport), Tegel Airport in Berlin and Munich airport are affected by the industrial action. Lufthansa has cancelled 190 fli... Read more

Devastation following Australia Tornado

22 March 2013 Last updated at 10:25 GMT Aerial footage has shown the devastation caused after a tornado hit two Australian states. One resident of a caravan park in Mulwala, New South Wales said, "This is just like we're in war. Everyone's lost everything!" Another woman described witnessing, "bi... Read more

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