Driverless Cars and Parking Congestion

Written by Kate Goldstone - 11.02.15

The UK car industry is hoping for a whopping £19m government investment to help fund new innovations. A host of regular car manufacturers are joining the race, all revealing their own designs. Google has been testing their own revolutionary driverless vehicle technology for some time. They’ve collected data about […] Continue Reading…

Learn About the Airport Lounges at Johannesburg Airport

Written by Kate Goldstone - 05.02.15

It’s a long, long way away. If you live in Britain, flights to and from South Africa take a while. The last thing you need is to get on your ‘plane home all frazzled and cross, stressed and weary, grubby, thirsty and peckish. Whether you’re travelling international or domestic, you need a comfortable, smart, […] Continue Reading…

IATA Airport Codes for UK Airports

Written by Kate Goldstone - 28.01.15

About UK IATA Airport Codes If you’ve ever wondered what the three letter airport codes that appear on your pre-printed luggage labels  are all about, here’s a run-down about everything to do with IATA airport codes. IATA – International Air Transport Association What are IATA airport codes and why […] Continue Reading…

Jan 2015 UK Airport News – The Latest Air Travel Tales

Written by Kate Goldstone - 21.01.15

The festive dust has well and truly cleared, the world is back to normal and there’s plenty of strange, weird, wonderful airport news flying around about the UK’s airports. UK Airports Top UK airport news stories for January 2015 Here are a few of the best, including some sensible and […] Continue Reading…

Affordable VIP Treatment in Dubai Airport Lounges

Written by Kate Goldstone - 15.01.15

Some people go there on holiday. But the majority of British people travelling to and from Dubai are there on business. And to do great business, you need to arrive at your destination fresh, relaxed, rested and raring to go. That’s why Dubai airport lounges are such a popular […] Continue Reading…

Gatwick Airport Expansion: Latest Developments

Written by Kate Goldstone - 08.01.15

Airport expansion is inevitably a sticky issue. So what’s going on right now as regards building a new runway at Gatwick airport, one of the biggest and busiest in the nation with two terminals but just one runway? Here’s a summary of the situation as the New Year gathers momentum. Continue Reading…

The Gift of Travel – Cool Travel Gift Ideas

Written by Kate Goldstone - 23.12.14

Some of us love nothing better than staying at home, holidaying within the British Isles. Others are born travellers, willing to drop everything and head for exotic places whenever the opportunity arises. Some say travel broadens the mind, others say it only broadens the mind if you’re already broad […] Continue Reading…

Computer Fail Flight Disruptions – What’s Next?

Written by Kate Goldstone - 17.12.14

We talked about flight delays, flight disruptions and cancellations a couple of weeks ago, mentioning how easily it can happen in a seasonal context. Then, on 12th December, passengers faced widespread flight disruption after a computer failure at Britain’s air traffic control centre, NATS. We couldn’t have predicted it. […] Continue Reading…

How to Travel With Christmas Gifts

Written by Kate Goldstone - 11.12.14

It’s that time of year again, when millions of us take to the roads, rails and skies laden with Christmas goodies and family gifts. Whether you’re travelling internally within Britain or adventuring farther afield for the festive season, how do you handle air travel with Christmas gifts without causing mayhem […] Continue Reading…

What Can UK Air Travellers Expect This Christmas?

Written by Kate Goldstone - 04.12.14

What can you expect this Christmas if you’re travelling by air? Who knows? Anything could happen, the British weather being what it is. Take last year, where travel chaos reigned on Christmas eve. Here’s our take on surviving potential delays at the UK’s airports this festive season. […] Continue Reading…