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30 MAY 2016
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One of BTN's staff members had his car broken into last week while parked in a meter bay outside London's Royal Albert Hall. He was targeted after leaving his iPad switched on underneath the rear luggage area. SWITCH YOUR SERVICES OFF. In this IT world location is very easy to monitor! Not only the Apple device but also his passport was taken and other items. All very inconvenient.
Competition between airlines serving the Scottish market intensified on Friday with the launch by Delta Air Lines of year-round non-stop service between Edinburgh and New York-JFK.
Following the success of its routes from Luton and Paris Charles De Gaulle to Newark New York, French boutique airline La Compagnie is considering acquiring a new long-range Boeing 737-800 fitted with around 70 seats.
BTN editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg was taken as a small boy to a ‘Navy Days’ at Portsmouth around 1950 and boarded HMS Vanguard, Britain’s last battleship. He has also visited the USS North Carolina (Wilmington) and USS Missouri (Pearl Harbour). An invitation to Portsmouth again was not to be turned down.
Lufthansa has been celebrating 60 years of flights from Manchester reaching new heights with passenger figures for the first four months of 2016 showing 4% growth compared with the same period last year.