News | travelweekly.co.uk http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/ The latest information from Travelweekly 60 1 2701 40510 15 Stress among airport users found in Cheapflights survey http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56432/stress-among-airport-users-found-in-cheapflights-survey.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:20:00 GMT A third of airline passengers do not find airport staff helpful or knowledgeable, a survey reveals ahead of the bank holiday travel rush. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23779 56432 Air China eyes partnerships with western carriers http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56431/air-china-eyes-partnerships-with-western-carriers.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:16:00 GMT Air China expects to raise service levels and competitiveness through tie-ins with a trio of western carriers. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=21745 56431 Southend airport suffers easyJet passenger drop http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56430/southend-airport-suffers-easyjet-passenger-drop.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:14:00 GMT Southend airport suffered a 99,000 fall in easyJet passengers in the five months to the end of July. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=17593 56430 Dunleavy White bolsters travel head hunting team http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56429/dunleavy+white+bolsters+travel+head+hunting+team.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 12:11:00 GMT Travel executive recruitment firm Dunleavy White has bolstered its team with the appointment of Chris Stiegeler. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 56429 Pilots' union raises concerns over fatigue http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56428/pilots-union-raises-concerns-over-fatigue.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:18:00 GMT Concern over pilot fatigue is being raised today as airlines embark on one of the busiest periods of the year as almost two million people jet off from the UK for the August bank holiday. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 56428 Caribbean islands on alert as storm approaches http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56427/caribbean-islands-on-alert-as-storm-approaches.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:15:00 GMT A travel alert was issued yesterday for a string of Caribbean islands in the path of a major storm. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=23082 56427 Spanish airport workers set for September strikes http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56426/spanish-airport-workers-set-for-september-strikes.html Phil DaviesFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:13:00 GMT A series of strikes have been called by Spanish airport workers over four days in September. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14143 56426 Lufthansa hails 'game-changing' fee http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56421/lufthansa-hails-game-changing-fee.html Ian TaylorFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:53:00 GMT Lufthansa will charge UK agents £11.30 per GDS booking from Tuesday as it remains committed to transforming distribution by imposing a worldwide Distribution Cost Charge (DCC) equivalent to €16. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=19410 56421 Tipto opens up roadshows to Thomas Cook agents http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56422/tipto-opens-up-roadshows-to-thomas-cook-agents.html Juliet DennisFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:50:00 GMT Agents from multiples are to be allowed to attend Truly Independent Professional Travel Organisation events for the first time under a radical shake-up expected to attract more members. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25881 56422 Joanna Cooke to leave Tourism Authority of Thailand http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56424/joanna-cooke-to-leave-tourism-authority-of-thailand.html Juliet DennisFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:48:00 GMT Joanna Cooke is leave the Tourism Authority of Thailand after more than eight years to become trade marketing director for Visit California in the UK and Ireland. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Content/img/New/default-medium.png 56424 'Sky high' lates prices fuel rise in domestic sales http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56420/sky+high+lates+prices+fuel+rise+in+domestic+sales.html Juliet DennisFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:48:00 GMT The lack of affordable overseas stock left for this summer is boosting UK and city-break bookings, as well as driving early sales for next summer. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25191 56420 Special Report: Tipto revamps roadshow events http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/28/56423/special-report-tipto-revamps-roadshow-events.html Juliet DennisFri, 28 Aug 2015 07:45:00 GMT The Truly Independent Professional Travel Organisation is to make major changes to its events line-up by introducing ‘super’ shows and reducing the number of smaller roadshows. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=22412 56423 Exclusive Escapes boss blames 'toughest year' after collapse http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/27/56425/exclusive+escapes+boss+blames+toughest+year+after+collapse.html Jennifer MorrisThu, 27 Aug 2015 16:45:00 GMT Turkey specialist Exclusive Escapes has ceased trading with immediate effect, with the managing director citing "two challenging years of trading". http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25883 56425 Icelandair marks 70 years of flights to Scotland with Glasgow boost http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/27/56419/icelandair+marks+70+years+of+flights+to+scotland+with+glasgow+boost.html Phil DaviesThu, 27 Aug 2015 14:46:00 GMT Flights from Glasgow to Reykjavik are being increased by Icelandair as the carrier marks its 70th anniversary of flying to Scotland. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=18970 56419 London Night Tube service launch postponed http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2015/08/27/56418/london-night-tube-service-launch-postponed.html Phil DaviesThu, 27 Aug 2015 14:44:00 GMT The introduction of London's Night Tube service, due to start on September 12, has been postponed to allow more talks with unions. http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25662 56418