Aviation

Bunk beds in economy class? The in-flight innovation we’ve been waiting for

There are no plans, alas, for a comparable service that links the carrier with UK, after the 2019 scrapping of its iconic NZ1 from London Heathrow to Auckland via Los Angeles (previously the world’s longest direct flight, in that it retained its flight code after a stopover) which served British holidaymakers on their way to …

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Nervous summer for easyJet as post-pandemic boom fails to take off

Many customers now face a nervous wait to see if their plane will take off — and if alternative proposals fit with their schedules. The current situation stems from the industry’s well-documented travails during the pandemic. But company insiders claim easyJet was hit hardest by the UK’s stringent travel policies. “As the UK’s largest airline …

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The Future Of Aviation In A Covid And Post-Covid World

Portrait of young Asian tourist woman with mask for protection from corona virus outbreak social … [+] distancing at the airport getty As the Omicron subvariants continue to spread, world governments and airlines are advancing towards a post-Covid aviation industry. Despite continued infections and concerns about Long Covid health implications, Covid restrictions for flights are …

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British Airways facing summer of strikes by cabin crew

British Airways is facing a summer of strikes after ground and cabin staff backed industrial action in a dispute over pay. Unite, which represents 16,000 BA workers, won a 97pc majority in a ballot for potential industrial action after claiming the airline reneged on a pay deal. The union, the UK’s second largest, is also …

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