It now seems that the official Russian bid team has escalated its war of words with England. Both areas are fighting over who will be the host of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Just recently, England complained to FIFA officials. They claim that Russia’s bid leader, Alexey Sorokin, has made derogatory remarks about them. According [...]

French Strike Will Continue to Cause Flight Problems

Posted on: October 28th, 2010 Posted by Helen Young

The ongoing industrial action in France, due to the general strike, is going to continue to cause flight problems. The next strike is due to take place on October 28, and it does not seem like there is anyway that it can be avoided. This upcoming strike will affect French Air Traffic Control. Thus, disruptions [...]

Apparently the UK government has just recently placed a ban on new runaways at Britain’s three biggest airports. This includes Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick. This is all part of the nation’s first major aviation policy review in almost seven years. Unfortunately for the airports its a review that they are not happy about. The transport [...]

Space Tourism Takes Another Giant Step Forward

Posted on: October 26th, 2010 Posted by Dave Bond

People are apparently getting bored with traveling around the world now and want something new. Apparently outer space is going to be the answer to their problems. Reports now show that space tourism has taken another massive step forward to becoming a reality due to the opening of the world’s first commercial spaceport in New [...]

Fake Reviewers on Tripadvisor Now Face Legal Action

Posted on: October 25th, 2010 Posted by Stewart Perry

Apparently fraudulent contributors on TripAdvisor, as well as other user-generated review sites, are to finally be called out, meaning that anyone that is making fake posts about online hotels could face legal action. These fraudulent contributors have been granted a two-week amnesty period. During this time they can take down their fake reviews. If they [...]

TUI Fiance Chief Steps Down Over £117 Million Debt

Posted on: October 22nd, 2010 Posted by Abi Bray

Reports now show that the TUI Travel finance chief, Paul Bowtell, is now stepping down after an accounting error led to a £117 million debt that the company will now have to write off. TUI, which is Europe’s largest travel operator, blamed the integration of accounting systems following the 2007 merger with First Choice Travel. [...]