Two Giant Pandas Fly to the UK

Posted on: November 30th, 2011 Posted by Robert Jones

It now seems that two giant pandas are due to fly to Britain this week. Apparently, these two pandas, named Tian Tian and Yang Guang, are going to arrive by FedEx. They will arrive in Edinburgh from the Ya’an reserve in China on Sunday. They were born back in 2003 and will be cared for [...]

Dress Code Proposed for Airlines

Posted on: November 29th, 2011 Posted by Abi Bray

Does it seem right that an airline can tell people what to wear on a plane? Well, regardless of how people feel about this, it could be happening. In fact, many passengers could now be forced to follow a certain dress code on planes. If they do not follow the said code, then they will [...]

Aberdeenshire fatal crash driver jailed

Posted on: November 28th, 2011 Posted by Sharon Miller

An Aberdeenshire driver who had admitted causing the death of his passenger in May 2010 has been jailed. Mark Scott, 19, died when 20-year-old Jack Parkes lost control of his vehicle and flipped it over into a field. The fatal smash happened on the A980 between Alford and Banchory after Parkes had been racing another [...]

Surprise at suspension of Thomas Cook insurance

Posted on: November 25th, 2011 Posted by Dave Bond

The UK travel industry has reacted with surprise at a leading insurance company’s decision to stop selling insurance for Thomas Cook flights. Leading holiday retailers say they are startled by the Northern & Western Insurance Company’s (NWIC) withdrawal of insurance for flight-only reservations with Thomas Cook. The NWIC move followed news earlier this week that [...]

Enterprise and Peugeot Announce New Tie Up

Posted on: November 24th, 2011 Posted by Dave Bond

It seems that Enterprise Holdings and PSA Peugeot Citroen has announced a big tie up. Apparently, Enterprise has now acquired Citer SA and Spanish Atesa. For those that do not know, these two companies are both rental subsidiaries of the car maker. Although the deal has been agreed on, it is not set in stone [...]

Reports now show that the low-cost airline, Spirit Airlines, has just been fined some $50,000 for violating federal rules prohibiting falsely advertised prices. For those that do not know, the company did this advertising on Twitter. According to the most-recent reports, Spirit Airlines sent multiple tweets advertising flights for just $9. This is a deal [...]