Sixt Expands in North America

Posted on: January 27th, 2015 Posted by Stewart Perry

Sixt is increasing its presence in North America by adding new rental locations in 2015. This was kicked off by adding a new station in Detroit Metro Airport. At this location, Sixt will be offering a number of premium cars, including BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac. The German car rental giant says that it wants to [...]

It seems that Kingfisher Airlines finds itself in the news yet again. Unfortunately, it’s for all the wrong reasons. The Airports Authority of India has just filed a new civil suit against the floundering airline. This case was filed in the Bombay High Court because Kingfisher Airlines hasn’t cleared its back debt of more than [...]

Orbitz and United Airlines Attack Skiplagged Website

Posted on: December 31st, 2014 Posted by Robert Jones

Should would-be travelers have the right to find the lowest fares when searching for plane tickets online? Well, it seems that United Airlines and Orbitz don’t seem to think so. These two travel companies have launched legal action against a website called Skiplagged. The goal of this website is to help passengers find cheap airfares [...]

There are a lot of different reasons why a plane could be forced to turn around. For the people aboard a Thai AirAsia flight from Bangkok to China, the flight was forced to turn around after a flight attendant was assaulted by a passenger with hot water. The airline, which is a budget carrier, said [...]

People who are traveling to Europe and renting cars better be ready to pay rates that are higher than usual. This is because several car hire companies are adding a “winterization charge” to many of their vehicles. A lot of the problem is that snow chains and winter tires are compulsory in some areas. This [...]

Lufthansa Pilot Strike Affects 2,100 Flights

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 Posted by Abi Bray

As if the travel industry didn’t have enough to worry about with the Ebola outbreak, now travelers are being hit by strikes. A Lufthansa pilot strike has affected nearly 2,100 flights. This has put a lot of extra pressure on the rail system in Germany, nearly crippling it. The strike is believed to have affected [...]