Book flights at weekend for cheapest deals, says new research

The weekend is the best time to book a flight, according to new research out today. Data crunched by the Airlines Reporting Corporation and Expedia found that travellers who book over the weekend can save as much as 20 per cent – and up to 36 per cent if they book on a...

Social media users in China are using toilet seats in 'pretending to fly' challenge

If you don’t have a holiday coming up, there’s a novel way to pretend that you’re flying off somewhere exotic. Social media users in China have been taking part in the “pretending to fly” challenge, which involves them creating the...

Copenhagen ranked most liveable city for Europeans

Copenhagen has been voted the most liveable city for Europeans in new research released today. Cities in Scandinavia, the Netherlands and Switzerland dominate the top 20 cities for European expats, according to data from consultancy ECA International. In the UK, Edinburgh is the...

Valentine's Day 2019: Why Tirana is the best place to spend it

I’m not suggesting everybody go to Paris for Valentine’s Day. Or Venice, which in dreary February is not quite the Canaletto painting it purports to be. (On that note, see our round-up of the least romantic cities in the world.) I’m not suggesting that you go to...

Aircraft stairs collapse injuring six passengers at Siberian airport

Six passengers were injured when a set of airstairs collapsed at a Siberian airport. Passengers were boarding a Ural Airlines aircraft in the Siberian city of Barnaul, which is 1,800 miles from capital Moscow, when the airstairs platform connected to the aircraft...

London drivers spend 227 hours each year in traffic

London drivers waste 227 hours a year stuck in traffic, travelling at an average speed of 7mph. Research from motor data company Inrix shows that London is the most congested city for drivers in the UK, and sixth globally. London drivers lost up to £1,680 a year...

British Airways suspends five pilots over racist and pornographic messages

British Airways has suspended five pilots amid claims they sent each other racist and pornographic messages. The flag carrier launched an investigation after finding out about the allegations, which detail that a senior captain used the N word to refer to another colleague;...

Jet2 flight diverted due to lack of water for tea or coffee

A Jet2 flight to Tenerife had to divert because there was no water onboard for tea and coffee. Flight LS155 departed Glasgow at 08.55 yesterday, and was flying over western Ireland when it had to divert due to the plumbing issues. It landed in Manchester Airport at 10am,...

Eleven guns found every day on average in US airports

An average of 11 guns a day were found at US airports – and 80 per cent of them were loaded. A record number of 4,239 guns were found in travellers’ carry-on bags in airports across the US in 2018, which averaged more than 81 guns a week. It marks a 7 per cent uptick...

Edinburgh to introduce £2 a day tourist tax

Edinburgh will be the first UK city to introduce a tourist tax, as city councillors voted to back the levy. It will likely not be introduced for the next few years, as the Scottish Parliament has to pass it into law first. The proposed £2 a day tourist tax previously...

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