News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2664 39950 15 Ryanair passenger numbers continue to rise http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/02/55789/ryanair+passenger+numbers+continue+to+rise.html Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:42:00 GMT Ryanair continued its ascent in June with a 14% rise in passengers carried to 9.5 million over the same month last year. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17720 55789 Regional airports' importance highlighted after Heathrow recommendation http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/02/55785/regional+airports+importance+highlighted+after+heathrow+recommendation.html Phil DaviesThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:19:00 GMT The importance of regional airports in meeting growing demand for air travel is being stressed as debate rages over Heathrow being backed for a third runway by the Airports Commission. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25263 55785 Hoxton hotel firm buys Gleneagles for £150 million http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/02/55788/hoxton+hotel+firm+buys+gleneagles+for+150+million.html Phil DaviesThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:15:00 GMT Drinks giant Diageo has sold the famous Gleneagles Hotel and golf resort in Scotland for an estimated £150 million. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25362 55788 US airlines in competition probe over alleged price-fixing http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/02/55784/us+airlines+in+competition+probe+over+alleged+price-fixing.html Phil DaviesThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:12:00 GMT US airlines face a price-fixing probe amid allegations that they colluded to keep fares high. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25361 55784 Three-day Calais port blockade partially lifted http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/02/55786/three-day+calais+port+blockade+partially+lifted.html Phil DaviesThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:08:00 GMT Some cross-Channel ferry operations resumed last night after a three-day blockade of Calais was partially lifted. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22792 55786 French ATC strike called off at eleventh hour http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/02/55787/french+atc+strike+called+off+at+eleventh+hour.html Phil DaviesThu, 02 Jul 2015 08:06:00 GMT A strike by French air traffic controllers was called off following last-ditch talks yesterday. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17917 55787 Cameron pledges airport expansion decision this year http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55783/cameron-pledges-airport-expansion-decision-this-year.html Phil DaviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 16:55:00 GMT The government will make a decision on airport expansion by the end of the year, prime minister David Cameron has pledged. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=16102 55783 Community groups pledge to continue airport expansion fight http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55776/community+groups+pledge+to+continue+airport+expansion+fight.html Phil DaviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 13:53:00 GMT Community groups around Heathrow, Gatwick and London City Airport have pledged to stand united against any new runway. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23328 55776 Comment: Tunisian atrocity tests the resolve of us all http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55774/comment-tunisian-atrocity-tests-the-resolve-of-us-all.html Lucy HuxleyWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:31:00 GMT When we’re recruiting for a reporter for Travel Weekly, we like to entice candidates by telling them how they could end up reporting on virtually every major world event. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22717 55774 Silversea announces plans for new ship in spring 2017 http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55775/silversea+announces+plans+for+new+ship+in+spring+2017.html Hollie-Rae MerrickWed, 01 Jul 2015 12:30:00 GMT Silversea Cruises has announced plans for a new ship, set to be delivered in spring 2017. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25344 55775 Gatwick 'confident' despite Airports Commission announcement http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55773/gatwick+confident+despite+airports+commission+announcement.html Phil DaviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 11:53:00 GMT Gatwick remains confident that it will still be chosen for expansion despite the Airports Commission recommending the government approve a third runway at rival Heathrow. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22862 55773 EasyJet 'would open a base at Heathrow', says McCall http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55770/easyjet+would+open+a+base+at+heathrow+says+mccall.html Phil DaviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 10:17:00 GMT Carolyn McCall, chief executive of easyJet, confirmed that the budget carrier would open a base at an expanded Heathrow. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23976 55770 Odell leaves Silversea to head up Norwegian in Australia http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55766/odell+leaves+silversea+to+head+up+norwegian+in+australia.html Hollie-Rae MerrickWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:50:00 GMT Former Silversea president for EMEA, Steve Odell, has left the business to set up an Australian office for Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25337 55766 Airports Commission recommendation: The reaction http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55769/airports+commission+recommendation+the+reaction.html Phil DaviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:31:00 GMT A round-up of views following the expected decision of Howard Davies to favour Heathrow for a third runway over a second for Gatwick http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23537 55769 Hurtigruten to add new expedition ship to fleet http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/07/01/55762/hurtigruten+to+add+new+expedition+ship+to+fleet.html Phil DaviesWed, 01 Jul 2015 08:23:00 GMT A new expedition ship is being added by Hurtigruten in the first expansion of its 12-strong fleet in a decade. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=24951 55762