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ON TOUR: Bangkok's river

Jane Stanbury goes messing about on the river in this case Bangkok's Chao Phraya. Bangkok is on the move, in all... (more) published 2017-03-17 15:37:26
 

ON TOUR: Hunger for change at BBGA

ON TOUR: Hunger for change at BBGA Stephanie Taylor reports on the 43rd annual meeting of the British Business and... (more) published 2017-03-11 10:42:32
 

ON TOUR: Réunion Island

Air France has been highlighting the arrival of its first Boeing 787, but it is not the lead French air carrier when it comes to the... (more) published 2017-03-04 17:43:48
 

ON TOUR: Unravelling business travel

John Burke, who travels worldwide, has covered the Business Travel Show since it began for several British daily papers besides... (more) published 2017-02-26 15:55:33
 

ON TOUR: Vietnam Airlines

Planet Appetite reports on BTN's latest Flying at the Front End feature, this time on Vietnam Airlines... (more) published 2017-02-17 11:53:15
 

ON TOUR: Brussels and A4E

Celebrating its first birthday, and launching its ‘Aviation Summit', A4E (Airlines for Europe) hosted in Brussels last week... (more) published 2017-02-11 11:25:09
 

ON TOUR: Lisbon – Good value even for Europe

Portugal has always had a great affinity with Britain. It is after all our oldest ally and the mother of its most famous prince, Henry the... (more) published 2017-02-04 20:27:15
 

ON TOUR: Mallorca’s city for all seasons

Jan Edwards reports from Mallorca on the latest developments in the capital, Palma. A freelance journalist, she has lived on Mallorca... (more) published 2017-01-29 08:09:40
 

ON TOUR: WOWing it in Iceland

Edward Dee reports on a trip to Reykjavik last month and reviews his WOW Air flights between Gatwick and Keflavik The journey... (more) published 2017-01-21 11:45:56
 

ON TOUR: Travelling with dementia

Taking a flight if you have dementia can present a few challenges, so what steps can be made to make the experience smoother, and what are... (more) published 2017-01-15 18:19:30
 

ON TOUR: Round the world

Civil aviation enthusiast Brother Michael Bartlett is known in airline circles as the Mad Monk and is the Guinness World Records... (more) published 2017-01-08 11:01:26
 

ON TOUR: Where to go in 2017

It is not nearly as large as the Disney extravaganzas in Los Angeles and Orlando, and, let's face it, the French weather, rather like... (more) published 2016-12-12 09:41:30
 

ON TOUR: AfBAC 2016

Jane Stanbury of Emerald Media finds innovation taking centre stage at the first African Business Aviation Conference More... (more) published 2016-12-10 15:09:00
 

ON TOUR: Runaway success for Eilat

Following the Business Travel News report on the new Eilat airport named Ramon (ETM), editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg... (more) published 2016-12-03 16:15:12
 

ON TOUR: single engine passenger aircraft conference at Oxford

Alison Chambers reports from this year's SETops Conference at London Oxford Airport The imminent arrival of Single Engine... (more) published 2016-11-27 13:57:40
 

ON TOUR: In Bruges

Richard Cawthorne samples Belgian hospitality and the weather on a midweek break in Bruges It rained on my first morning in... (more) published 2016-11-19 16:27:57
 

ON TOUR: World Travel Market

TRAVEL MARKET CONFRONTS CRISES John Burke has visited 79 countries as a travel writer and photographer. He has... (more) published 2016-11-13 11:14:22
 

ON TOUR: The world of Fatty Weng + Changi

BTN's Richard Cawthorne enjoys a repeat visit to Lion City, while editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg catches up with developments at... (more) published 2016-11-03 14:31:57
 

ON TOUR: Hotel hopping

With exploring the UK, or staycationing, growing in popularity, it's useful to know the best places to rest your head. A close... (more) published 2016-10-29 11:10:16
 

ON TOUR: ERA in Madrid

BTN correspondent Alison Chambers reports from Madrid on the ERA's annual gathering (alison.chambers@emeraldmedia.co.uk)... (more) published 2016-10-22 17:47:15
 

ON TOUR: Conquering Cordoba

Richard Cawthorne continues his tour of Spain with a visit to one of its most historic cities. See also BTN 10 October If you ever... (more) published 2016-10-16 10:19:43
 

ON TOUR: Return to the Costa

Just returned from his latest visit, BTN's Richard Cawthorne speaks up for a much-maligned destination. Friends look askance... (more) published 2016-10-08 14:23:21
 

FLYING AT THE (semi) FRONT END

Edward Dee takes a look at British Airways World Traveller Plus.The check-in area at Grantley Adams International... (more) published 2016-09-28 08:15:20
 

ON TOUR: CAPE POINT

Following last week's ON TOUR of CAPE TOWN the editor-in-chief follows up with some further words on the southern part of South... (more) published 2016-09-22 22:13:52
 

ON TOUR: Cape Town

You have only to look at the weather maps to see why Cape Town is such a popular destination from the UK for the year-end holiday period and... (more) published 2016-09-15 14:02:53
 

ON TOUR: The Seychelles

Island enthusiast Richard Cawthorne renews acquaintance with an intriguing destination far out in the Indian Ocean. A... (more) published 2016-09-11 11:42:46
 

ON TOUR: The Mighty Queen Mary

RMS Queen Mary has been docked at Long Beach, southern Los Angeles. since 9 December 1967. The City of Long Beach had won an auction for... (more) published 2016-09-02 00:06:09
 

ON TOUR: Duxford

Editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg takes a day out. If you are reading this article on Monday morning (29 August), there is still... (more) published 2016-08-26 16:01:42
 

ON TOUR: Winding down on Sanibel

With time to spare in Florida, BTN's Richard Cawthorne finds the ideal place to get away from it all. I am walking down a... (more) published 2016-08-20 17:09:02
 

ON TOUR: 48 hours in the Cotswolds

Editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg reports on a splendid domestic three-day break. With UK holidays now the vogue, it was off by... (more) published 2016-08-12 19:00:46
 

ON TOUR: Loafing through Lyon

BTN's Richard Cawthorne combined a visit to see developments at Lyon St-Exupéry Airport with a couple of days in the city it... (more) published 2016-08-07 15:58:09
 

ON TOUR: Magellan around the (British) world

Magellan, the Spanish explorer, was not the first to circumnavigate the world (BTN has looked into that see issue 2 May 2016) and... (more) published 2016-07-29 10:30:29
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Norwegian to LA

Low-cost airline Norwegian (DY) has taken another significant step in its huge investment programme by opening a British headquarters by... (more) published 2016-07-24 08:29:55
 

ON TOUR: Bombardier CSeries into service

Last Friday the all new Bombardier CSeries short- to medium-range single-aisle passenger jet operated a scheduled service for the first... (more) published 2016-07-16 20:20:32
 

ON TOUR: Lyon Airport

Lyon Saint-Exupéry in France has been showing off its plans for the future as it moves towards becoming the country's... (more) published 2016-07-09 15:05:13
 

ON TOUR: Venice and the Dalmatian Coast

Jeffrey Singer is an occasional contributor to BTN, a seasoned traveller and a surgeon in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. He is... (more) published 2016-06-27 07:16:37
 

ON TOUR: Well met at Olympia

John Burke has visited conference and exhibition centres worldwide over the past four decades while writing about business travel. ... (more) published 2016-06-25 09:08:23
 

ON TOUR: Initial impressions. Sukhoi SuperJet

The first of the new generation of ‘passenger friendly' regional jets has arrived in Europe with CityJet of Dublin as the lead... (more) published 2016-06-15 14:20:48
 

ON TOUR: The many sights of Sydney

On a first-time trip to Sydney, BTN's Richard Cawthorne basks in a long weekend in one of the world's most exuberant cities.... (more) published 2016-06-10 18:50:18
 

ON TOUR: EBACE sees bright skies ahead

Alison Chambers (alison.chambers@emeraldmedia.co.uk) reports for BTN from EBACE 2016 in Geneva and sees bright skies ahead despite... (more) published 2016-06-04 11:41:19
 

ON TOUR: The Battle of Jutland

BTN editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg was taken as a small boy to a ‘Navy Days' at Portsmouth around 1950 and boarded HMS... (more) published 2016-05-29 08:26:37
 

ON TOUR: Another part of South Africa

Getting on the tourist map. Port Elizabeth. Officially founded in 1822 the city of Port Elizabeth is the motor... (more) published 2016-05-21 23:09:53
 

ON TOUR: Catching up with Boston

With a few days to spare after a trip to New York, BTN's Richard Cawthorne takes the train to Boston. Boston is an easy city to... (more) published 2016-05-14 09:51:04
 

ON TOUR: Go Dutch – it’s the windmill weekend

John Burke, who speaks Dutch, has written about the Netherlands over many years in such diverse publications as ‘Travel Trade... (more) published 2016-05-08 08:54:19
 

ON TOUR: Queen Victoria round the world

Editor-in-chief Malcolm Ginsberg reports on a voyage that took him and his wife Linda from Hong Kong to Cape Town in 23 days. See also CRUISE... (more) published 2016-05-01 08:34:32
 

ON TOUR: Aviation Interiors Expo, Hamburg

ON TOUR this week is from the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. It is the undisputed global showcase for seats, IFE, lighting,... (more) published 2016-04-23 10:23:45
 

ON TOUR SPECIAL: The Vanishing of Flight MH370 by Richard Quest

Last week, BTN's editor-in-chief paid a fleeting visit to the French island of Reunion, off the coast of Madagascar, where the only... (more) published 2016-04-16 06:03:27
 

ON TOUR: A different Singapore hotel

In bustling Singapore, a business city full of classy hotels, BTN's Richard Cawthorne discovers a property with a... (more) published 2016-04-08 18:26:27
 

ON TOUR: The galloping gourmet

ON TOUR takes a different slant this week, the tour in question being round a kitchen but not just any kitchen. With inflight food a... (more) published 2016-04-03 08:56:51
 

ON TOUR: Where is the island of Sylt?

Our intrepid man in Germany, a Brit by the name of Alan Lathan, ex-Jeppesen (since 2000 a Boeing company), has been off on his travels... (more) published 2016-03-21 20:57:04
 

ON TOUR: British Business General Aviation Association

Leonardo DiCaprio won an Oscar for undertaking the performance of his life in The Revenant. In his acceptance speech he made an impassioned... (more) published 2016-03-20 07:41:49
 

ON TOUR: Planning ahead for Easter

And the rest of the year too. With Easter just around the corner why not consider a break in Devon and finish up in Plymouth and while... (more) published 2016-03-13 10:55:23
 

ON TOUR: Big Orange – New York City

Our visiting editor Richard Cawthorne used to live in New York. Here he reports on his latest visit and finds the city as compelling... (more) published 2016-02-29 08:26:46
 

ON TOUR: The Business Travel Show

Perhaps it was the sun shining through the Victorian roof of Olympia's Grand Hall, maybe at the second time of asking both... (more) published 2016-02-28 11:49:29
 

ON TOUR: Singapore Airshow

Our visiting Editor Richard Cawthorne on his way to Australia stopped by to report on the biennial Singapore Airshow which took... (more) published 2016-02-20 08:05:36
 

ON TOUR: Not yet Eldorado

John Burke has long covered Latin America for several media, ranging from Reuter's Television to Travel Trade Gazette. With the... (more) published 2016-02-11 16:32:52
 

ON TOUR: Motoring and BMW

From time to time BMW/MINI holds a general press day to bring journalists up-to-date on their latest model introductions and... (more) published 2016-02-07 08:09:06
 

ON TOUR: The Silver Traveller

Your editor in chief (and his wife) definitely come into the age group of the ‘silver traveller', loosely defined as the 50+ age... (more) published 2016-01-31 12:23:53
 

ON TOUR: The Good Hotel Guide

Out now is the 2016 edition of the Good Hotel Guide, the authoritative register of many of Britain's thriving independent... (more) published 2016-01-22 15:20:12
 

ON TOUR: Boats, Bathing and Bubbles – Turkey Part 2

Towards the end of last year our regular columnist Jane Stanbury reported on her trip to Dalaman and Kas bordering the Turkish... (more) published 2016-01-16 19:03:37
 

ON TOUR: The Alton Towers Resort

With the Christmas holidays behind us now is the time to plan where to take the family for a special outing in the spring. Alton Towers,... (more) published 2016-01-08 20:31:29
 

ON TOUR: A London hotel to top them all

There is a hotel in London that towers above all the others. A hotel that can only be described as "outstanding", architecturally... (more) published 2015-12-16 21:49:41
 

ON TOUR: Viva Las Vegas at NBAA

Jane Stanbury is our regular reporter for the NBAA (the US National Business Aviation Association) annual gathering this time back at Las... (more) published 2015-12-11 10:19:57
 

ON TOUR: Canary Island Classic Cruise

There cannot be many who can claim to have docked in the largest ship on the harbour of Monte Carlo, bigger than Azzam (590ft) owned by... (more) published 2015-12-05 23:09:35
 

ON TOUR: The Airport Operators Association conference

The British scheduled airline aviation industry gathered last week at London's Hilton Metropole under the auspices of the Airport... (more) published 2015-11-27 21:05:25
 

ON TOUR: Dubai AirShow

With the Airport Operators Association annual conference opening today (as noted elsewhere in BTN, and for the first time the airline... (more) published 2015-11-22 16:07:30
 

ON TOUR: Turkish delight – Enjoying the Light in Lycia

There used to be a certain dread when checking-in at Gatwick (LGW) writes Jane Stanbury. As the desk loomed, the heart sank at the... (more) published 2015-11-09 12:06:15
 

ON TOUR: WTM 2015

John Burke has visited 79 countries as a travel writer and photographer. He has attended World Travel Market (WTM) since 1985,... (more) published 2015-11-06 22:10:11
 

ON TOUR: The Scenic Rhône

The mighty river Rhône is perhaps not one of Europe's best known waterways but it stretches for over 500 miles from its source in... (more) published 2015-10-30 09:19:57
 

ON TOUR: European regional airlines meet in Berlin

There was an upbeat mood in Berlin as the European regional airline fraternity celebrated their 35th annual get together. This despite the... (more) published 2015-10-22 15:50:02
 

ON TOUR: The magic of Montreuil

Richard Cawthorne explores an intriguing corner of northern France To walk through the ancient streets of Montreuil is to... (more) published 2015-10-17 13:33:21
 

ON TOUR: Shanghai revisited

When the opportunity to visit Shanghai again via Lufthansa and its new Premium Economy product arose it was clearly a trip not to be missed.... (more) published 2015-10-11 13:56:17
 

ON TOUR: Hanoi

Business Travel News has always found Hanoi a fascinating place to visit and it has featured in these columns over the... (more) published 2015-09-28 00:04:20
 

ON TOUR: A reminder of the Past – Nostalgia

Brother Michael Bartlett, the Guinness World Records aviation champion, "the eccentric globetrotting monk" and a civil... (more) published 2015-09-26 11:27:30
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Vietnam Airlines

It was back in March 2012 that Business Travel News reported in detail on Vietnam Airlines, making the point that while it was a fine airline... (more) published 2015-09-20 04:18:40
 

ON TOUR: Exploring Western Australia

By way of an introduction to Richard Cawthorne joining Business Travel News as Visiting Editor (see BTN's... (more) published 2015-09-11 10:54:10
 

ON TOUR: A Mediterranean cruise

Just a few weeks ago your Editor and wife took number one grandson on a two-week cruise into the Mediterranean from Southampton. It was the... (more) published 2015-09-05 09:13:18
 

ON TOUR: Yangon (Rangoon)

Up to very recently visiting Myanmar (previously Burma) was something of a headache now with e-visas and many more flights, that... (more) published 2015-08-28 15:36:10
 

SPECIAL ON TOUR: The longest flights

The announcement that Emirates are to start flying between Dubai and Panama City, the world's current longest non-stop flight at... (more) published 2015-08-19 17:45:32
 

ON TOUR: An Alternative London Perspective

Over the years Business Travel News has reported on helicopter trips over some of the world's great landmarks including the Grand... (more) published 2015-08-19 09:40:02
 

ON TOUR: Solent Sky Aviation Museum

In Southampton for a football match, crossing to and from the Isle of Wight, or meeting and greeting a cruise ship? Or in the city for... (more) published 2015-08-15 11:39:17
 

ON TOUR: Montana USA

Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, Glacier National Park, and Whitefish, Montana Unexpected delights by Bill Baker... (more) published 2015-08-09 10:50:45
 

ON TOUR: RCCL's Vision of the Sea

Wendy Long was the Editor's long suffering Secretary for many years. Now retired and settled near Saillac, north of Toulouse, she... (more) published 2015-07-31 20:16:05
 

ON TOUR: The Flying Legends Airshow

Special Correspondent Ken Brookes visits the Imperial War Museum's Duxford Airfield near Cambridge, UK. He also took the... (more) published 2015-07-26 16:00:30
 

ON TOUR: The London Meetings Show

John Burke is a travel writer with 40 years of experience attending conferences and visiting congress centres all over the... (more) published 2015-07-18 14:49:21
 

ON TOUR: Airports and railways

Our railway expert Andrew Sharp, the former Director of the International Air Rail Organisation (IARO), was a real glutton for... (more) published 2015-07-10 20:01:55
 

ON TOUR: Porto

For the British holidaymaker (and businessman) Portugal has a lot going for it. The weather is generally very kind, they keep to the... (more) published 2015-06-30 13:04:35
 

ON TOUR: Toronto Express

The eagerly awaited rail link between Toronto's Union Station and Pearson International Airport has finally opened. And not before... (more) published 2015-06-27 15:00:59
 

ON TOUR: Paris Air Show by Alison Chambers

But first the rant.It started out so well. A 50-minute uneventful drive on Sunday to recently modernised Bournemouth Airport and a new... (more) published 2015-06-20 14:07:47
 

ON TOUR: Teasing the taste buds in Takayama

Our fan of the Far East, and regular contributor, Jane Stanbury, has been to Nagoya, home of Japan's largest port, 212 miles from... (more) published 2015-06-12 23:01:53
 

ON TOUR: Sri Lanka & the west coast of India

During March the Editor and wife embarked on a 15-night cruise from Colombo (Sri Lanka) to Muscat (Oman) via the west coast of India. It... (more) published 2015-06-07 17:49:11
 

ON TOUR: EBACE celebrates 15th year

Alison Chambers reports from Geneva and a record European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE). The large... (more) published 2015-05-31 16:00:44
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Delta One

There have been two Boeing 757 US flight introductions from London in the last few weeks. On Friday 24 April La Compagnie started a new... (more) published 2015-05-22 22:51:24
 

ON TOUR: The Philadelphia Story

Still the ‘historical' capital of America. Did you know that Philadelphia was for 10 years, 1790-1800, the capital of the... (more) published 2015-05-15 23:44:42
 

ON TOUR: Dubai from the air

For most cities and holiday destinations the way to quickly familiarise oneself is to take the local open top bus tour upon... (more) published 2015-05-09 15:20:56
 

ON TOUR: Petra

If you have any interest in history or the spectacular Petra (Jordan) must be on your wish list. It is one of the great sites of antiquity... (more) published 2015-05-03 09:50:05
 

ON TOUR PLUS: easyJet’s Hamburg Airbus

Business Travel News sent over Andrew Sharp, normally our railway expert, to Hamburg to report on the handover of easyJet's 250th... (more) published 2015-04-25 23:22:30
 

ON TOUR: It’s all about the cabin

Alison Chambers of Emerald Media has been to Hamburg for the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo.... (more) published 2015-04-25 22:29:28
 

On TOUR: Routes Europe 2015 in Aberdeen

Over 1,200 delegates from 64 countries with over 100 airlines, 350 airports, and 45 tourism authorities joined the speed dating format... (more) published 2015-04-19 16:15:39
 

ON TOUR: New trains for Thameslink

Good news for both Gatwick and Luton airports and London too. Andrew Sharp was for many years a stalwart at the... (more) published 2015-04-09 22:05:16
 

ON TOUR: Channel crossing problems

John Burke, a former Reuters correspondent in Paris, reports. Put your car or freight on the 18,425-ton Côte... (more) published 2015-04-05 09:57:15
 

ON TOUR: Business aviation – defending the lifestyle tag

Business aviation operators defended a charge at the recent British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) annual general... (more) published 2015-03-28 18:42:19
 

ON TOUR: Whale watching in San Diego

Continuing our west coast theme (last week was San Francisco) our roving reporter Jane Stanbury reports back from a trip to San Diego,... (more) published 2015-03-16 14:08:38
 

ON TOUR – San Francisco, California

If you're going to San Francisco wear some flowers in your hair… or just read Steve Bridgewater's guide to this... (more) published 2015-03-11 08:39:08
 

ON TOUR: Aero India

Alan Lathan was for many years the face of Jeppesen, the vital pilot's guide, at the regular air shows such as Farnborough, Le... (more) published 2015-03-07 22:19:46
 

ON TOUR: Business Travel Show

As they say ‘first impressions count'. Staged in the Grand Hall of Olympia last week the Business Travel Show looked breezy and... (more) published 2015-03-01 10:22:06
 

ON TOUR: Airbus Should Build A Truly Long-Range 757 Replacement

The words are by Captain Bob Colvin and reproduced with thanks from Aviation Week & Space Technology."As a pilot... (more) published 2015-02-21 08:59:27
 

ON TOUR: The Business Travel Show

A PREVIEW The Business Travel Show returns to Olympia in 2015 for its 21st outing. The occasion, Europe's... (more) published 2015-02-13 17:29:16
 

ON TOUR: Executive Jets. Just where are we?

With the Corporate Jet Investor conference opening today (9-10 February) at London's Royal Garden Hotel next week, the... (more) published 2015-02-08 08:05:25
 

ON TOUR: La Compagnie – All will be revealed this week.

Franco Mancassola, once of the short-lived Debonair based at Luton Airport, has picked up on the new ‘Business Class only'... (more) published 2015-01-27 22:25:20
 

ON TOUR: Regional & Business Airports Group urges Transport Select Committee to support local aviation

The UK's regional airports have told the government's Transport Select Committee that the importance of regional and... (more) published 2015-01-24 15:09:19
 

ON TOUR: A350 XWB – First impressions

Last Thursday (15 January) Qatar Airways introduced the Airbus A350-900 XWB into scheduled airline service with the return flight... (more) published 2015-01-15 15:39:06
 

ON TOUR: Santorini – sometimes called Thira – It is a Greek island

There are not many places that offer entry by scheduled air services, cable car, or by donkey. And cruise ship or ferry.Santorini you will... (more) published 2015-01-11 08:27:25
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Etihad Airways

It is amazing to think that Etihad Airways was only formally established in July 2003 and commenced operations in November of that... (more) published 2015-01-03 09:38:41
 

ON TOUR: Ephesus (Turkey)

Oceania Riviera visited some notable places during our Eastern Mediterranean water borne tour (see CRUISE NEWS in this issue).... (more) published 2014-12-13 17:05:24
 

ON TOUR: Railways and airports

Sally Gethin has been to the UK Air Rail conference organised by The Global Air Rail Alliance (GARA), held at the iconic Paddington... (more) published 2014-12-07 18:13:14
 

ON TOUR: The Flybe 'Shuttle'

Peter Smart is the Chair of the Aberdeen International Airport Consultative Committee and an avid traveller. He also previously... (more) published 2014-11-29 08:21:06
 

ON TOUR: Welcome to Welgevonden Game Reserve

Jane Stanbury has had a wonderful time with raw nature, plus some much appreciated luxury. Welgevonden, meaning "well... (more) published 2014-11-20 11:57:04
 

ON TOUR: The airport operators gather at the London Metropole

Sally Gethin reports. Runway capacity in the southeast was the overriding theme at this year's conference. What will Sir... (more) published 2014-11-14 16:06:54
 

ON TOUR: American business jet get together.

NBAA the biggest biz av show meets in Orlando. Orlando, Florida and Las Vegas have become the only US cities with convention centres big... (more) published 2014-11-09 09:38:21
 

ON TOUR: The Scenic Rhine

The Rhine rises in the Swiss canton of Graubünden near the Austrian border and flows for 760 miles through Switzerland forming... (more) published 2014-11-02 16:43:13
 

ON TOUR: Calabria – a pilgrim’s paradise

Sally Gethin reports: Calabria has suffered from a reputation as the poor relative of southern Italy, the last stop on the mainland... (more) published 2014-10-25 22:17:45
 

ON TOUR: Europe’s regional airlines meet in Barcelona

Alison Chambers has joined the chiefs of Europe's regional airlines (and some important guests from all over the world at their... (more) published 2014-10-18 09:11:12
 

ON TOUR: Vienna - a mouth-watering and visual feast

Steve Bridgewater reports: When it comes to city breaks, Vienna must surely take some beating. Its central location means... (more) published 2014-10-08 16:42:21
 

ON TOUR: Lodz Poland – Great city

The Polish city of Lodz (pronounced Woodge, rhyming with huge) did not exist before 1800, or at the best was a tiny village. By 1939 its... (more) published 2014-10-03 08:33:35
 

ON TOUR: Clinique La Prairie – the ultimate spa

This week's ON TOUR is a little different in that our two roaming reporters Alison Chambers and Jane Stanbury were generously... (more) published 2014-09-28 16:05:14
 

ON TOUR: World Low Cost Airlines Congress

Sally Gethin of Gethin's Inflight News www.gethinsinflight.comIt's not really appropriate to speak of low... (more) published 2014-09-21 12:14:00
 

ON TOUR: Edinburgh Festival

The madness that is The Fringe Alison Chambers and family went north last month for The Fringe. Up on Little Red and back on BA. And... (more) published 2014-09-13 12:19:32
 

ON TOUR: Venice

If you have not been to Venice add it to your wish list. Venice goes back to antiquity and comprises of 118 small islands separated... (more) published 2014-09-04 17:54:21
 

ON TOUR: The Queen’s Terminal

Business Travel News has had the privilege of visiting from time to time Heathrow's new Terminal 2, The Queen's Terminal,... (more) published 2014-08-31 11:18:19
 

ON TOUR: Kotor - Montenegro

Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast may be familiar to British holidaymakers. Even in the days of Tito and Yugoslavia the charter... (more) published 2014-08-24 18:59:44
 

ON TOUR Donegal

Later this week the Donegal Food Festival takes place. Perhaps we have given you too little warning. But as the Irish say "not to... (more) published 2014-08-16 22:22:34
 

ON TOUR: King's Cross Square

Boris Johnson officially opened King's Cross Square earlier this year although it was not really complete. Clearly it was in the... (more) published 2014-08-10 09:30:00
 

ON TOUR: Stay at home short holidays

Some 60% of Business Travel News readers are UK-based and so we feel justified in this week's ON TOUR which takes in UK... (more) published 2014-08-03 10:04:04
 

ON TOUR: YORK – Capital of the World of Chocolate. Your Editor put on weight

Thinking of a short UK break? Have a requirement to take a grandchild away for a few days. York is the capital of the world of chocolate. It... (more) published 2014-07-27 00:00:00
 

ON TOUR: Farnborough

The sun shines on commercial aerospace.Alison Chambers and Jane Stanbury were at the show whilst Anthony Quayle... (more) published 2014-07-20 22:36:44
 

ON TOUR: Guernsey and Aurigny.

Alison Chambers has been off on her travels.Thirty minutes' flight time from Gatwick, four times daily now by... (more) published 2014-07-12 19:02:52
 

ON TOUR: Sardinia - A Mediterranean Jewel

Kristina Foster has been to Sardinia on behalf of Business Travel News. With a flight time of less than 2hrs 30mins it is Italian with a... (more) published 2014-07-06 17:28:29
 

ON TOUR: Ypres, Belgium

As the world prepares to commemorate the centenary of the start of the Great War, Stephen Bridgewater makes a pilgrimage to Ypres in... (more) published 2014-06-23 19:42:42
 

ON TOUR: Surfing in Newquay - And Cornwall too

The Editor has been to the South WestNewquay is a very long way from London, 300 miles by road, and 50 more if you want to go on... (more) published 2014-06-19 17:43:25
 

ON TOUR: Air Race F1 comes to Europe

Jane Stanbury, our regular reporter, has been to Lleida, about 100 miles west of Barcelona, for air racing and clearly enjoyed... (more) published 2014-06-14 17:30:01
 

ON TOUR: Brazilian coach travel

By Norman Bartlett news editor Buses WorldwideWith the World Cup kicking off this week Business Travel News is focussed somewhat on... (more) published 2014-06-03 16:54:09
 

ON TOUR: EBACE – The business jets gather at Geneva

A successful trade show is defined by a) headline grabbing orders / b) new products. And on the latter, the 14th annual edition of EBACE, the... (more) published 2014-05-31 23:13:47
 

ON TOUR: How Gatwick will solve the airport dilemma

And as a bonus the Mayor's latest pitchLast week Business Travel News took a look at the Heathrow... (more) published 2014-05-24 19:16:55
 

ON TOUR: Heathrow's 'Davies' submission May 2014

Heathrow Airport Ltd has submitted to the Airports Commission its improved plan to expand the UK's hub airport, and with it an... (more) published 2014-05-16 10:31:43
 

ON TOUR: Brazil for the brave

John Burke is an old South American hand whose reports from Brazil have been syndicated worldwide by The Observer Foreign News Service.... (more) published 2014-05-11 13:46:19
 

ON TOUR: Cologne

It seemed a good idea to feature Cologne as this week's ON TOUR, one of the stops on Emerald Sky's maiden voyage, the feature... (more) published 2014-04-28 14:04:22
 

ON TOUR – The Queen’s Terminal

Slipstream by Richard Wilson RASlipstream by Richard Wilson RAThe new T2 Queen's Terminal at Heathrow is rapidly approaching its opening... (more) published 2014-04-27 00:00:00
 

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ON TOUR: Future of Business Aviation conference

It was a tale of two cities at EVIP's first Future of Business Aviation conference held at the new Hilton Terminal 5 last week... (more) published 2014-03-03 21:13:01
 

ON TOUR: Appenzell, Switzerland

We are all pretty familiar with Switzerland. It is easy enough to fly to Basle and Geneva from the UK, or go that little bit further to... (more) published 2014-01-25 07:31:50
 

ON TOUR: Britain's air links

On the day that London was announced as the world's favourite tourist city, Runways UK attracted nearly 500 souls to the Grange... (more) published 2014-01-19 14:12:33
 

ON TOUR: Cuba - an enigma within an enigma.

In the last two issues of Business Travel News Editor Malcolm Ginsberg has described Swan Hellenic Minerva and its pre-Christmas... (more) published 2014-01-10 15:03:56
 

ON TOUR: Swanning around the Caribbean

Readers may recall that your Editor was in the Caribbean for the last issue of 2013 and used the world wide web for a report regarding... (more) published 2014-01-05 09:59:16
 

ON TOUR: EIBTM 2013

Jane Stanbury travelled to Barcelona on Air Charter TravelEIBTM, the annual global meeting and events expo held... (more) published 2013-12-08 23:17:42
 

ON TOUR: Bombardier’s CSeries

Better Late Than Never?For the January edition of Jets magazine, Editor Steve Bridgewater has... (more) published 2013-11-29 17:53:32
 

ON TOUR: Dubai Air Show

Mega airliner orders, a brand new airport venue and sandstorms combined to make this year's Dubai AirShow a memorable one... (more) published 2013-11-24 08:54:34
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Turkish Airlines to Jakarta

BTN contributor Michael Asher has been a resident of Istanbul for more or less the last 10 years but has also worked in... (more) published 2013-11-14 11:22:00
 

ON TOUR: World Travel Market

It has taken 34 years but World Travel Market has really got itself organised in terms of layout. There are two massive halls at the Excel... (more) published 2013-11-08 15:01:54
 

ON TOUR: Heathrow Terminal 2 “The Queen’s Terminal”

Sometime in the middle of November the structural contractors for Heathrow's impressive new Queen's Terminal will hand the... (more) published 2013-10-31 08:11:17
 

ON TOUR: Airports conference

Monday and Tuesday of last week was taken up by the UK Airport Operators Association (AOA) annual conference, at its now regular... (more) published 2013-10-26 19:23:00
 

ON TOUR: Romania

easyJet may have jumped on the bandwagon with the introduction of a four times a week service from Gatwick to Bucharest but there is no... (more) published 2013-10-20 20:01:08
 

ON TOUR: World Routes – Las Vegas

By the time you have read this article some 3,000 aviation types would have returned home from Las Vegas from all over the world. Utterly... (more) published 2013-10-13 09:25:29
 

ON TOUR: ERA 2013

Alison Chambers has been off on her travels again, this time to the musical city of Salzburg, famous for Richard Rogers (who probably... (more) published 2013-10-06 12:11:59
 

ON TOUR: Low Cost Airlines Conference

Sally Gethin is an expert on inflight entertainment and connectivity. She edits Gethin's Inflight News, an independent... (more) published 2013-09-27 16:49:00
 

ON TOUR: Bombardier CSeries

Game Changer at London City Airport?The historic first flight of the highly anticipated Bombardier CSeries aircraft... (more) published 2013-09-22 17:13:06
 

ON TOUR: WTTC Asia Summit

Korea is an enigma. The southern half of the Peninsula, the Republic of Korea, is one of the most advanced nations on earth, whilst the... (more) published 2013-09-15 14:25:47
 

ON TOUR: Dutch treat

John Burke, a former Reuters staff man and a Dutch-speaker, used to cover the Amsterdam bourse for the Investors Chronicle, and has... (more) published 2013-09-06 18:21:50
 

ON TOUR: Sofitel Legend Metropole – Hanoi

As a general rule Business Travel News does not go in for detailed hotel reports. We leave it for others, usually giving a comment, and... (more) published 2013-09-01 18:56:23
 

ON TOUR: French railway bargains

We have something of a railway theme this week (See COMMENT) and since the holidays are still with us and plenty of Europeans will be... (more) published 2013-08-25 11:58:14
 

ON TOUR: Hue – World Heritage Vietnamese Style

Jane Stanbury used her inaugural Finnair flight to Hanoi to travel south to Hue, an "interesting" 12-hour train journey and the... (more) published 2013-08-17 22:16:20
 

ON TOUR: Warwick and Coventry

It is still holiday time for a few more weeks.If you live in London and fancy a day out of town, or an overnight, you are spoilt for... (more) published 2013-08-10 11:55:25
 

ON TOUR: Royal Clipper and Monaco

Our story last week (BTN Cruise News Monaco Grand Prix) seems to have aroused great interest from readers who would like to pretend... (more) published 2013-08-02 14:54:54
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Finnair

Jane Stanbury tries out for Business Travel NewsFinnair, Finland's national flag carrier, marked... (more) published 2013-07-28 13:58:57
 

ON TOUR Edinburgh and Little Red

Business Travel News recently reported on Virgin Upper Class to Lagos (BTN 17 June). Therefore it seemed a good idea to take up... (more) published 2013-07-21 19:11:06
 

ON TOUR: The delights of Hanoi

Our intrepid traveller Jane Stanbury has been to Hanoi, courtesy of Finnair and its inaugural to the capital of Vietnam, part of a plan... (more) published 2013-07-12 15:49:00
 

ON TOUR: Media Day at Mercedes-Benz World

Newly qualified 17-year old driver Oliver Smith, already a successful Kart racer and Kart race reporter for Karting World... (more) published 2013-07-06 14:06:35
 

ON TOUR: The UK’s first Boeing 787

With British Airways due to unveil its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner later this week (Thursday 4 July) Business Travel... (more) published 2013-06-29 14:35:59
 

ON TOUR: Paris Air Show report

Alison Chambers and Malcolm Ginsberg report, the Editor only staying for the Monday via Eurostar and RER. Once again there was... (more) published 2013-06-23 17:54:23
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END

Virgin Atlantic Heathrow to Lagos Readers may recall that Jane Stanbury recently reported on the Nigerian Business... (more) published 2013-06-13 15:26:43
 

ON TOUR: IATA 2013 Cape Town

The fact that it is not the easiest of places to get to did not put off some 600 delegates who attended last week's International Air... (more) published 2013-06-08 09:57:20
 

ON TOUR: EBACE sells business aviation

Alison Chambers has been to Geneva. This year's EBACE, Europe's biggest business aviation gathering, certainly didn't... (more) published 2013-06-01 20:39:42
 

ON TOUR: Thomson Airways – Britain’s first 787 operator

Thomson Airways may not be a business travel airline but it is flown by business travellers. Business travellers, and their families like... (more) published 2013-05-26 09:49:35
 

THE BIGGEST ROUTES EUROPE YET – IN BUDAPEST

Alison Chambers of Emerald Media has been over to Hungary. Over 4,000 face to face meetings, 1,100 aviation delegates, 115... (more) published 2013-05-19 10:28:33
 

ON TOUR: Nigerian Business Aviation Conference

Jane Stanbury has been to Lagos.The first week in May saw the inaugural Nigerian Business Aviation Conference (NBAC) take place in... (more) published 2013-05-12 18:19:37
 

ON TOUR: Hampshire and the Four Seasons

Fancy a weekend away in some of the prettiest countryside south of London? Thinking of holding a business gathering away from, but within... (more) published 2013-05-05 16:04:06
 

ON TOUR: Majorca and Vueling

Malcolm Ginsberg reports The introduction of daily flights by Vueling from Heathrow to Majorca seemed a good opportunity of not only... (more) published 2013-04-26 12:20:50
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Qantas

Regular users of Qantas flights between London's Heathrow and both Melbourne and Sydney have been experiencing changes over the last few... (more) published 2013-04-21 10:23:20
 

ON TOUR: Europe’s regional aviation fraternity meets in Edinburgh

Alison Chambers reports: Simon McNamara made his public debut in Edinburgh last week as the new Director General of the European... (more) published 2013-04-14 09:05:57
 

ON TOUR: The undiscovered Galilee

John Burke reportsIsrael gets an annual four million tourists, but most whether Jews, Christians or anyone on... (more) published 2013-04-01 11:34:43
 

ON TOUR: Bunker 42 – Moscow

Back in 1951the Cold War was at its peak. Russian Supremo Joseph Stalin was very concerned that the United States might bomb Moscow.... (more) published 2013-03-30 11:58:32
 

ON TOUR: It’s easy to Moscow

Moscow has been the capital of Russia on and off for 1,000 years. For the last three centuries it has competed for the title with St... (more) published 2013-03-24 10:59:55
 

ON TOUR: The BBGA gather

Alison Chambers from Emerald Media reports from the BBGA's annual conference "Are we too... (more) published 2013-03-15 20:37:52
 

ON TOUR: Dubai International Airport

These are interesting times for airports, a vital part of business travel. New Doha International opens in a few weeks' time, late... (more) published 2013-03-10 00:41:20
 

ON TOUR: Top View - The Burj Khalifa

During the 1920s there was a crazy race, mainly in New York, as to who would build the world's tallest structure, won by the Empire State... (more) published 2013-03-03 12:28:54
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Emirates

When Emirates (not it seems Emirates Airlines) was created in 1985 things were rather different in the Middle East. Sadam ruled in Iraq,... (more) published 2013-02-24 14:13:17
 

ON TOUR: A middle class airline

Invented by Taiwan's EVA Air in 1992, and then taken up most enthusiastically by Virgin Atlantic, Premium Economy is now offered by... (more) published 2013-02-16 08:35:44
 

ON TOUR: The Business Travel Show

Giving the opening address at the Business Travel Show (BTS) last week, and in his role as President of the London Chamber of Commerce,... (more) published 2013-02-08 21:30:55
 

On Tour: Dubai – Part of the UAE

As reported in two recent editions of Business Travel News (MEBA 14 January - Royal Brunei 28 January) our intrepid... (more) published 2013-02-03 08:56:48
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Royal Brunei Airlines

Regular readers of ON TOUR would have read just two weeks back Jane Stanbury's report on the MEBA (Middle East Business Aviation)... (more) published 2013-01-27 08:29:49
 

ON TOUR: The Shard opens

London's latest visitor attraction, The View from The Shard, and bound to be a winner, opens to the public on Friday 1 February at... (more) published 2013-01-20 10:59:59
 

ON TOUR: MEBA 2012

Buzzing as usualOur roving reporter Jane Stanbury was at the MEBA (Middle East Business Aviation) gathering in Dubai... (more) published 2013-01-13 11:18:09
 

ON TOUR: Thirteen things to celebrate in 2013

Forget the superstitions. 2013 is going to be a spectacular year.VisitBritain has come up with 13 events in the UK which will once... (more) published 2013-01-05 11:39:14
 

ON TOUR: The UK Air-Rail Conference

Vernon Murphy has a foot in both the airport and rail camps having achieved senior management posts at Aberdeen, Gatwick and Heathrow... (more) published 2012-12-16 11:23:46
 

ON TOUR: Future of Air Transport Conference

The 20th annual Future of Air Transport Conference took place at London's Millennium Mayfair hotel last week, with some 200... (more) published 2012-12-08 21:35:11
 

ON TOUR: Barcelona buzzes with EIBTM

Mumbai show for 2013EIBTM (European Incentive and Business Travel and Meetings Exhibition) celebrated 25 years at... (more) published 2012-12-02 16:09:42
 

ON TOUR: Hurricane Sandy and the Panama Canal

OR: Any port in a storm! Now it may be that on first sight Hurricane Sandy and the Panama Canal are not connected,... (more) published 2012-11-24 21:58:21
 

ON TOUR: Most Excellent Hotel in Europe

Business Travel News tries for the most part to steer clear of awards and award ceremonies. We like... (more) published 2012-11-18 15:02:47
 

ON TOUR: World Travel Market

The 33rd World Travel Market took place at East London's Excel exhibition centre last week. The final show attendance has not yet... (more) published 2012-11-11 17:10:10
 

ON TOUR: North Wales

North Wales is a long way from London (but not so far from Manchester and other points in the north). Llandudno is arguably the capital and... (more) published 2012-11-03 18:24:12
 

ON TOUR: The airports gather for their conference

Elsewhere in this week's edition of Business Travel News you will read of the stir that the latest Minister of State for Transport,... (more) published 2012-10-25 15:19:37
 

ON TOUR: Brugge

You may have heard of Zeebrugge. It is the main North Sea port of Belgium, a way by ferry into Germany and continental Europe from the... (more) published 2012-10-20 21:58:21
 

ON TOUR: The new Jerusalem tram

Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is one of the great cities of the world, and also one with tremendous longevity. According to Jewish... (more) published 2012-10-14 18:26:30
 

ON TOUR: World Routes 2012

The 18th World Route Development Forum (Routes) took place in Abu Dhabi last week attended by 2,800 senior professionals representing... (more) published 2012-10-06 19:57:33
 

ON TOUR: ERAA

The European regionals meet at Dublin. Alison Chambers reports For this year's... (more) published 2012-09-30 16:26:27
 

ON TOUR: Airex 2012 – Turkish Delight

Istanbul, Turkey's long established Ataturk Airport hosted the ninth Airex Civil Aviation show this year 6-9 September. Jane... (more) published 2012-09-21 16:15:55
 

ON TOUR: Los Angeles

The city of Los Angeles is one of the most popular destinations from the UK and worth 1.3m passengers in 2011, 9% up from the previous... (more) published 2012-09-15 20:35:07
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: London City to New York

The Editor in Chief reports British Airways has now celebrated three years of its London City (LCY) Kennedy New York (JFK)... (more) published 2012-09-09 10:19:27
 

ON TOUR: Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace is probably the world's best known building in this technological age. Suffice to say it received tremendous media... (more) published 2012-09-01 09:18:26
 

ON TOUR: ‘Because I Fly’

Perhaps best known by some mature types as Lufthansa's UK Sales Manager during the 1960s and 1970s Brian Walters, a most affable of... (more) published 2012-08-25 20:08:29
 

ON TOUR: The Olympics

As Editor in Chief of The Business Travel News just occasionally I write an ON TOUR piece for my own enjoyment and record. This is the... (more) published 2012-08-13 20:39:03
 

ON TOUR: The London Marathon route

Did you enjoy the Olympic men's Marathon yesterday (12 August)? At 26 miles plus it was four laps of some of London's most... (more) published 2012-08-12 09:14:14
 

ON TOUR: Guernsey

Guernsey can trace its heritage back to before 1066 when it was part of the Dukedom of Normandy. In 1205 the Islanders were given the... (more) published 2012-08-05 12:10:01
 

ON TOUR: Hong Kong

When Great Britain first occupied Hong Kong in 1841 the island was said to be the home of 7,450 Chinese residents. Today the population... (more) published 2012-07-28 14:26:31
 

ON TOUR: Cutty Sark

You may have seen on TV over the weekend the first man to sail around the world single handed, Sir Robin Knox Johnson, with the Olympic... (more) published 2012-07-22 07:14:29
 

ON TOUR: Farnborough 2012

When the flying stars of the opening days of Farnborough are three bombers, one from the 1940s, and the other two early 1950s you might... (more) published 2012-07-15 22:00:18
 

ON TOUR: Five-star Mallorca

Jan Edwards reportsWhat do Miami Beach, St Tropez and St Barths have in common with the infamous party resort of Magaluf, on... (more) published 2012-07-07 11:41:33
 

ON TOUR: Stop dithering about our airports!

Last week the London Evening Standard, which has the same ownership as The Independent, held an open discussion at Westminster's... (more) published 2012-06-30 19:26:26
 

ON TOUR: SITA IT gathering

Now in its 14th year SITA's IT Summit, together with Airline Business, last week brought together the airlines of the world to... (more) published 2012-06-23 14:08:34
 

ON TOUR: Business Travel Market

Under the new ownership of Reed Exhibitions, who also run World Travel Market, the Business Travel Market (BTM) took place last week at... (more) published 2012-06-17 08:13:11
 

ON TOUR: New York

With the dollar now worth around 1.60 to the pound sterling, New York once again offers terrific value for the UK holidaymaker and is well... (more) published 2012-06-08 20:41:19
 

ON TOUR: Routes Europe 2012 – Tallinn

Alison Chambers of Emerald Media reports Not since Tallinn played host to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2002 has this stunning... (more) published 2012-06-03 08:57:41
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Delta 767-400ER

The Boeing 767 has always been the dark horse of the Boeing aircraft line-up. Back in October 1982 Delta Air Lines (DL) received its first... (more) published 2012-05-27 11:56:54
 

ON TOUR: EBACE Geneva

Cautious optimism as Europe's business aviation fraternity starts to rebound The big aircraft orders of yesteryear may... (more) published 2012-05-19 17:04:11
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Hong Kong Airlines from Gatwick

Will Hong Kong Airlines (HKA) succeed with a long haul Business Class only service from its home base to Gatwick inaugurated on 8 March... (more) published 2012-05-12 20:13:25
 

ON TOUR: World’s greatest commercial airliner

Last week Lufthansa, and Boeing, introduced to the media the all new 747-8 Intercontinental, the fourth incarnation of what is arguably the... (more) published 2012-05-06 09:13:44
 

ON TOUR: Warsaw

Poland, together with Ukraine will host the UEAFA Euro 2012 soccer competition that runs from 8 June until 1July 2012. The tournament... (more) published 2012-04-29 13:41:57
 

ON TOUR: Cardiff – Well worth a visit

The Welsh rugby team are very much on the up (Six Nations Champions 2011/2012) and so is their home city Cardiff. Even if you are not into... (more) published 2012-04-20 16:52:21
 

ON TOUR: A family holiday to Spain and Gibraltar

Sharon Ross reportsWe had friends who had just moved out to Gibraltar and thought this would be an excellent opportunity to check... (more) published 2012-04-12 16:19:13
 

ON TOUR: The magic that is Kerala

Regular readers will know that our roving reporter Jane Stanbury has been off to India. This is her report from deep down on the South... (more) published 2012-04-07 08:10:32
 

ON TOUR: Aircraft Interiors Expo

Aircraft Interiors Expo 2012 opened its doors on 27 March in Hamburg with more than 500 exhibitors from 30 countries participating and a... (more) published 2012-03-31 19:19:57
 

ON TOUR: New Doha International Airport

On Wednesday 12 December 2012 (12-12-12) it is very likely that the ruler of Qatar, Emir Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, will declare open New... (more) published 2012-03-25 18:01:31
 

FLYING AT THE FRONT END: Vietnam Airlines from Gatwick

In December 2011 Vietnam was linked for the first time with a non-stop air service to the United Kingdom. Vietnam Airlines, the national... (more) published 2012-03-17 18:59:23
 

ON TOUR: Experience a Jaguar

It is not very often that the Editor pulls rank on AERBT's distinguished Motoring Correspondent. Ted Wilkinson has been earning a... (more) published 2012-03-11 09:35:34
 

ON TOUR: Stuck at Heathrow – or thinking of a weekend break

Let's face it, if you are stuck at Heathrow for some reason for 24/48 hours nearby there is the world's greatest selection of... (more) published 2012-03-03 10:23:34
 

ON TOUR: London Southend truly reborn

Arguably Britain's oldest airport with scheduled operations (it became Royal Flying Corp Rochford in 1916) and during the 1960s the... (more) published 2012-02-25 11:09:28
 

ON TOUR: Fort Kochin – the gentle Indian introduction

Jane Stanbury has been off on her travels again. Italian travel writer Nicolas Conti famously said in the Middle Ages, "If... (more) published 2012-02-18 23:13:35
 

ON TOUR: The 18th Business Travel Show

It has moved about quite a bit from an initial home at Wembley, a tenure at Islington, then the unpopular Olympia, and now for the last... (more) published 2012-02-12 10:37:31
 

ON TOUR: The Business Travel Show Tuesday-Wednesday 7-8 February 2012

Business travel providers and organisers will this week be hotfooting it to Earls Court 2 for the annual Centaur-organised Business Travel... (more) published 2012-02-04 21:34:33
 

ON TOUR: Eating well at San Sebastian – In the Basque country

Jane Stanbury has been on her travels again, flying down from Heathrow to Bilbao, and thence by road to San Sebastian. It is... (more) published 2012-01-24 22:42:51
 

ON TOUR: The Maplin story

Airports in the Thames estuary are nothing new. They were headline news 40 years ago. David Hurst, these days an aviation consultant, was... (more) published 2012-01-21 09:03:06
 

ON TOUR: The Delta Airlines museum

Incorporated in last week's ON TOUR "Speedbird Centre", British Airways archive at Waterside, was a mention of... (more) published 2012-01-15 11:50:15
 

ON TOUR: British Airways historic Speedbird Centre reopens

The Speedbird Centre at British Airways Waterside headquarters has reopened after an extensive redevelopment programme. It is a... (more) published 2012-01-05 12:48:11
 

ON TOUR: Goodwood Revival 2011

With people's minds clearly set on 2012, and this the final motoring edition of AERBT before the turn of the year, it seemed a... (more) published 2011-12-05 16:23:45
 

ON TOUR: Collaboration, Co-operation and Competition

Our regular contributor Jane Stanbury has been off on her travels again, this time to Barcelona and the biggest incentive meetings... (more) published 2011-12-04 14:47:54
 

ON TOUR: The past, the present and the future of Dubai Airshow

Jane Stanbury has been on her travels again, this time to Dubai for the airshow. Here is her comprehensive report. Record... (more) published 2011-11-25 12:39:16
 

ON TOUR: Biggin Hill – The business airport for (South East) London

The name Biggin Hill is synonymous with the Royal Air Force and the Battle of Britain. In fact it has been around as an airfield for... (more) published 2011-11-20 20:34:16
 

ON TOUR: Best ever World Travel Market

There is still room for improvement (Paris hosted a very well organised opening day via a City Cruises Thames voyage to the show... (more) published 2011-11-13 17:26:43
 

ON TOUR: Future of Business Jets

Alison Chambers reports Europe boasts the second largest fleet of business aircraft in the world. In 2010 this comprised 4,000... (more) published 2011-11-06 15:44:49
 

ON TOUR: Christmas in Shakespeare Country

Before we know it the New Year holidays will be upon us and for many an extended break. This preview offers a whole host of... (more) published 2011-10-27 09:30:48
 

ON TOUR: New York - New York

Figures published by Hotels.com Hotel Price Index for the first six months of the year show that New York is still the favourite... (more) published 2011-10-22 15:20:46
 

ON TOUR: “To Fly to Serve” A new spirit at British Airways

When the Chief Executive of a major UK company takes time to come to a reception and welcome a visiting journalist you suddenly realise that... (more) published 2011-10-15 13:11:25
 

ON TOUR: The European regional’s gather in Rome

Alison Chambers reports "You are in Bern, you don't need to hurry," says Tomislav Lang, CEO of SkyWork Airlines,... (more) published 2011-10-02 12:35:51
 

ON TOUR: BGAD raises the Games at Cambridge

A jazz band, a big red London bus and gourmet cuisine were just some of the unique features of the Business and General Aviation Day (BGAD)... (more) published 2011-09-25 14:10:54
 

ON TOUR: Where is La Rioja?

Jane Stanbury reports The region of Rioja, in North East Spain and south of Bilbao, is renowned for its long heritage of wine... (more) published 2011-09-17 09:53:54
 

ON TOUR: Times Gone By – with Tony Hesketh-Gardener

Last week's ON TOUR article by Jo Bacon on the perils of travelling to and within the United States provoked an interesting... (more) published 2011-09-10 20:28:50
 

ON TOUR: A long day's journey into night by Jo Bacon

Jo Bacon is a translation expert (over 100 books), a member of the Guild of Food Writers and a regular traveller. She also tends to get... (more) published 2011-09-01 06:30:54
 

ON TOUR: Mallorca is a gastronomic heaven

Jane Stanbury reports Mallorca's sun is famed more for bronzing bodies, than for the crucial role it plays in cultivating a... (more) published 2011-08-28 14:39:13
 

ON TOUR: London Prepares

For the last fortnight or so the London area (and Weymouth) has hosted a series of events that will form part of the Olympic Games of 2012.... (more) published 2011-08-21 08:00:59
 

ON TOUR: With Pegasus Airlines to Tehran

NOTHING CHEAP AT PEGASUS EXCEPT THE PRICE Michael Bartlett, that Brother of the Anglican Order, ‘Oratory of the Good... (more) published 2011-08-14 21:41:21
 

ON TOUR: Edinburgh – Capital of Scotland

Not planned your summer break? With the holiday season in the UK now upon us, and the pound sterling weak even against the Euro, now is as... (more) published 2011-07-21 08:39:22
 

ON TOUR: Vigo – a town on the move

Jane Stanbury has been to Northern Spain from Heathrow. "You don't need an overcoat in Vigo," proclaims Abel... (more) published 2011-07-16 21:48:47
 

ON TOUR: Brooklands makes a comeback

Not since 1939 has Brooklands staged anything like it. What was once the home of British Motor Sport was lost with the outbreak of World... (more) published 2011-07-08 16:58:28
 

ON TOUR: SITA – The IT brains gather

Whilst the airlines of the world congregated in Paris a couple of weeks back to look at the hardware of the air transport business, the... (more) published 2011-07-02 19:19:42
 

ON TOUR: Business Travel Market 2011

Now established as a very serious part of the travel scene the annual two day Business Travel Market (BTM) at London Excel exhibition centre... (more) published 2011-06-26 17:09:26
 

ON TOUR: Editor Highjacked – Successful end to Lufthansa A380 crisis

Your Editor in Chief was honoured to be the only British journalist invited on Lufthansa's highly successful A380 inaugural from... (more) published 2011-06-18 15:02:55
 

ON TOUR: IATA’S AGM at Singapore

It was supposed to be just a normal IATA (International Air Transport Association) conference, if they are ever normal, but the 67th... (more) published 2011-06-08 21:42:25
 

ON TOUR: The Children’s Holocaust ‘Paperclip’ Memorial Museum

Whitwell Middle School Tennessee is the home of a remarkable project that from a small beginning has helped to educate a whole generation... (more) published 2011-06-04 23:20:40
 

ON TOUR: EBACE 2011

Jane Stanbury and Alison Chambers of Emerald Media report: Figures from EBACE 2011 suggest that European business aviation has... (more) published 2011-05-28 21:18:46
 

ON TOUR: I know that I am mad – but harmless

Michael Bartlett, or Brother Bartlett, as is his official title, has set yet another world travel record. A member of the Oratory of... (more) published 2011-05-20 14:35:01
 

ON TOUR: HMS Belfast

London's Southbank, the historical Bermondsey, used to be a pretty rundown area of former wharfs and warehouses. Severely bombed during... (more) published 2011-05-14 22:50:52
 

ON TOUR: London City Airport nearly 30 years on

If you have not had reason to travel through London City Airport (LCY) in recent times the place in many ways is unrecognisable. A facelift... (more) published 2011-05-08 19:43:39
 

ON TOUR: Astana - Capital of Kazakhstan

Malcolm Ginsberg reportsAstana is one of the world's most astonishing cities. Whilst it was officially founded in 1824, and... (more) published 2011-05-01 11:24:35
 

ON TOUR: Europe’s regional airlines meet in Malta

Alison Chambers reports Some 160 delegates from the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) gathered in sunny Valetta (Malta)... (more) published 2011-04-23 07:54:58
 

ON TOUR: Egypt and the Jews – plus an update

Some thoughts of a travel writer by Malcolm Ginsberg As it gets dark this evening (Monday 18 April) Jewish families all over the... (more) published 2011-04-17 13:31:05
 

ON TOUR: Aircraft Interiors Expo Hamburg

Premium Economy is here to stay, seats may have reached the limit of their ‘thinness' and the IFE (in-flight entertainment)... (more) published 2011-04-10 19:30:29
 

ON TOUR: ITB shows optimism, positivity and an electronic future for travel

Jane Stanbury of Emerald Media reports for AERBT More than 170,000 visitors, 11,000 exhibitors, and over 7,000... (more) published 2011-04-01 16:05:34
 

ON TOUR: Oahu - The main island of the Federal US State of Hawaii

Hawaii may seem a long way from the United Kingdom, but in air travel time it is not as far as Australia, which is in total around 25 hours... (more) published 2011-03-24 18:11:51
 

ON TOUR: Battle of Britain Exhibition at Brooklands Museum

The role of Brooklands in the Battle of Britain is celebrated in a new exhibition at the Brooklands Museum which will run through the summer... (more) published 2011-03-19 08:36:51
 

ON TOUR: Toronto plus Porter Airlines

Jane Stanbury has been off to Canada in the Winter as has Chris Cain who reports on Porter AirlinesPickering, Whitby, Bradford,... (more) published 2011-03-12 17:06:35
 

ON TOUR: Israel and the Galilee

It is true that the Scots over the centuries have explored just about every point on earth and one is never surprised to come across a... (more) published 2011-02-28 16:11:01
 

ON TOUR: Ash in Europe

This fascinating report is by Ian Sheppard, MRAeS, aerospace journalist and Managing Editor of Regional International, the journal... (more) published 2011-02-24 22:02:17
 

ON TOUR: The World's Quirkiest Museums

A survey by Virgin Atlantic has revealed that sightseeing and experiencing culture are the most popular activities for Brits when... (more) published 2011-02-19 17:53:03
 

ON TOUR: The Future of the New York Region

Chris Cain reports Just a week after Mayor Boris Johnson published his report on the need for additional airport capacity to... (more) published 2011-02-13 11:36:12
 

ON TOUR: Northolt revisited

Last week's COMMENT "Is Northolt the answer?" produced a record postbag (if that is the right term in this... (more) published 2011-02-05 10:05:42
 

ON TOUR: Transport Times Conference

Last Wednesday Junior Transport Minister Theresa Villiers led off a thoroughly interesting Transport Times air transport conference at... (more) published 2011-01-29 12:25:51
 

ON TOUR: Florence

The introduction last week of a daily (except Saturday) service by CityJet to Florence from London City Airport is expected to open up... (more) published 2011-01-23 09:36:11
 

ON TOUR: Arik Air of Nigeria

Arik is an airline name that you will not be familiar with unless you come from Nigeria or have a need to go the that country. But you ought... (more) published 2011-01-15 09:22:06
 

ON TOUR: You can still fly across the water

How quickly we have forgotten that before the advent of Eurostar in November 1994 the best alternative way across the English Channel was... (more) published 2011-01-03 22:42:58
 

ON TOUR: Paris Disneyland

If you are thinking of a family trip next spring or summer Disneyland Paris is to be highly recommended. Yes it is in one sense very... (more) published 2010-12-16 15:29:45
 

ON TOUR: The Galapagos Islands

Last week AERBT reported on Ecuador and that remarkable country's leap in the 21st century. 500 miles off the coast are... (more) published 2010-12-08 09:04:55
 

ON TOUR: Ecuador "The centre of the earth"

What does the name Ecuador mean and where are the Galapagos? The translation of Ecuador in simple terms means "the centre of the... (more) published 2010-11-30 11:17:44
 

ON TOUR: Is There a Future for Business Jets?

"Is there a future for Business Jets?" posed Edwin Brenninkmeyer, CEO of Oriens Advisors during the final panel of... (more) published 2010-11-26 19:58:04
 

ON TOUR: Seville

Magnificent, fiery and festive Seville, Spain's city of superlativesJane Stanbury reports "Baile... (more) published 2010-11-20 11:14:27
 

ON TOUR: World Travel Market

WTM opening day reveals cautious optimism of travel industry World Travel Market (WTM), now well established at... (more) published 2010-11-12 16:54:03
 

ON TOUR: Innovation shines at NBAA

Alison Chambers reports for AERBT Atlanta, Georgia, is the world's busiest airport hub. Home to Delta Airlines, Coca-Cola,... (more) published 2010-11-04 09:25:07
 

ON TOUR: The European regional airlines meet in Barcelona

With Mike Ambrose ON THE SOAPBOX this week we have held back our report on the ERA AGM which took place 22-24 September. As more... (more) published 2010-10-29 16:42:50
 

ON TOUR: The top vegetarian destinations

Recent trends show that a vegetarian diet is continuing to become more popular, with many choosing the diet for environmental as well as... (more) published 2010-10-23 22:29:23
 

ON TOUR Vancouver International Airport

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ON TOUR World Low Cost Airline Congress

Heathrow's sparkling new Soiftel Hotel at Terminal 5 was the venue for the recent 2010 World Low Cost Airline Congress. The layout was... (more) published 2010-10-09 19:05:25
 

ON TOUR: Light Jets Europe

Edwin Brenninkmeyer, CEO of UK-based Oriens Advisors is a busy man. Not only has he held forth as AERBT's ON THE SOAPBOX luminary for... (more) published 2010-10-01 22:34:29
 

ON TOUR: Routes Worldwide 2010

A Retrospective on the 16th Worldwide Routes Conference from Vancouver. Chris Cain reports. The 16th annual Routes Worldwide... (more) published 2010-09-25 09:31:52
 

ON TOUR: Kazakhstan and Air Astana

Peter Foster, President of Air Astana, was the forthright and entertaining speaker at the Aviation Club in London last week. Prior... (more) published 2010-09-19 15:55:30
 

ON TOUR: The Goodwood Revival Meeting

The Goodwood Revival motoring event, which begins next Friday (17 September), now ranks second only to the British Grand Prix at... (more) published 2010-09-08 17:18:10
 

ON TOUR: Saigon (or officially Ho Chi Minh City)

What does Ho Chi Minh City mean to you? Do not be muddled up with Hanoi, 1,000 miles to the north and the capital of the People's... (more) published 2010-09-05 17:54:46
 

ON TOUR: Okinawa

What does the name Okinawa mean to the average Brit or European? Probably very little except it is something to do with Japan. For an... (more) published 2010-08-27 07:20:15
 

ON TOUR: Macau

If you are on a visit to Hong Kong for business and/or pleasure, Macau, one hour away across the Pearl River Delta to the south west,... (more) published 2010-08-21 14:01:25
 

ON TOUR: American business travellers meet

The National Business Travel Association (NBTA) claimed to be the world's premiere resource for corporate travel professionals... (more) published 2010-08-14 08:45:28
 

ON TOUR: Steam engine Tornado and a Brunel day out

Those in the airline business are always worried by what is called ‘range and performance', meaning how far will the aircraft... (more) published 2010-08-07 17:19:12
 

ON TOUR: The holiday season

With the holiday season in full swing, Samsonite in the UK have put their 100 years of travel knowledge into a handy packing guide... (more) published 2010-07-30 22:07:00
 

ON TOUR: The Farnborough Air Show 2010

£31bn of orders and 120,000 trade attendance It is impossible to compare one air show with another. In truth it is a... (more) published 2010-07-25 14:46:17
 

ON TOUR: A Farnborough preview

Whether Farnborough, or its Paris equivalent at Le Bourget, is the world's number one Airshow is really neither here nor there. They... (more) published 2010-07-12 09:37:47
 

ON TOUR: Around the World with Shangri-La

What does the term Shangri-La mean to the average business traveller? It probably equates to a top grade 5-star hotel group mostly to be... (more) published 2010-07-10 17:37:01
 

ON TOUR: Air Asia X

Air Asia X is probably the world's first long haul ‘low cost' airline. In a practical sense it is a development of the... (more) published 2010-07-02 08:02:28
 

ON TOUR: Glorious Goodwood

A PREVIEW OF THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED Thursday 1 July until Sunday 4 July In the 1930s... (more) published 2010-06-25 10:45:39
 

ON TOUR: Business Travel Market + Willie Walsh

Last week's second Business Travel Market has established the June date as a must for European corporate transport buyers. The location... (more) published 2010-06-19 17:52:01
 

ON TOUR: The aviation leaders gather in Berlin

The presence of one individual dominated the annual gathering of world air transport leaders in Berlin last week at IATA, a surprise... (more) published 2010-06-11 18:50:48
 

ON TOUR: Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is situated on the southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It borders the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the... (more) published 2010-06-04 18:18:01
 

ON TOUR: Aircraft Interiors Show Hamburg

Alison Chambers has visited the World's most important aircraft cabin services exhibition. This is what you may experience in... (more) published 2010-05-28 22:10:21
 

ON TOUR: Almaty

Terry Spruce reportsAlmaty (previously Alma Ata) is 7.5 flying hours from London, about the same as New York, but to the east.... (more) published 2010-05-23 08:56:09
 

ON TOUR: The exclusive flyers meet at Geneva

"Optimism" was the key word at EBACE, Europe's premier business aviation show, as industry players gathered to celebrate its... (more) published 2010-05-15 21:07:28
 

ON TOUR: The Eritrea Steam Railway

Vernon Murphy reports The railway folk seem to be infiltrating into air transport with Andrew Adonis (as we... (more) published 2010-05-07 17:15:25
 

ON TOUR Rizon Jet

Rizon Jet are a Qatari executive jet company that are currently building a new executive jet complex at Biggin Hill Airport. Rizon Jet... (more) published 2010-04-27 10:21:14
 

ON TOUR Mount Murray Hotel and Country Club

This four star hotel is situated in 200 acres of tranquil Manx countryside. The hotel is located between the Ronaldsway Airport and... (more) published 2010-04-20 21:52:19
 

ON TOUR London Oxford

On Friday 16th April an invite was accepted from London Oxford Airport for a pre-EBACE briefing from the airport management and the other... (more) published 2010-04-12 10:54:01
 

ON TOUR: Absolute Sanctuary Thailand

Your Editor-in-Chief is on his way to Bangkok even as this issue of AERBT hits cyberspace and therefore if Thailand gains exceptional... (more) published 2010-04-07 22:43:52
 

ON TOUR: Transport Times Conference

Behind France, Germany, Korea, China and possibly the US, it seems a decade late, the UK is joining the 21st Century's railways. With... (more) published 2010-04-02 16:20:30
 

ON TOUR: Business Aviation

RAF Northolt is London's oldest airport with Croydon and Hendon gone and Gatwick somewhat moved and upgraded. Its use for the second... (more) published 2010-03-26 09:10:14
 

ON TOUR: MSC Magnifica

MSC launched their latest mid-size cruise liner, Magnifica, with an extravagant two-night party at Southampton in late... (more) published 2010-03-20 22:08:56
 

ON TOUR: Baboo. It is the name of an airline

Is the name of an airline (or indeed any other product) that important? One of the most successful British carriers in the nineteen... (more) published 2010-03-12 08:35:24
 

ON TOUR: The Embraer Phenomenal

Jeremy Clarkson eat your heart out. I've been trying out a means of executive travel that is quicker, maybe in the long run cheaper and... (more) published 2010-03-05 22:20:27
 

ON TOUR: Sri Lanka

Our roving reporter Jane Stanbury has been east to a wonderful island now returning to peace. Sri Lanka... (more) published 2010-02-22 13:19:12
 

ON TOUR: Testing the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Through the good offices of Boeing we are able to reproduce the following article from the distinguished American publication Aviation... (more) published 2010-02-16 08:16:51
 

ON TOUR: Singapore Air Show

It was bound to happen considering the global economic outlook but the 2010 Singapore Air Show must be recorded as one of the quietest on... (more) published 2010-02-13 16:08:33
 

ON TOUR: Low cost thrives in Asia

Tony Harrington runs Asia Pacific Public Relations Pty Ltd based in Brisbane Australia. A former journalist he reports on the Low Cost... (more) published 2010-02-05 16:33:57
 

ON TOUR: Bahrain International Air Show

Following initial scepticism the inaugural Bahrain International Airshow, held at the Sakhir air base, has proved to be a resounding... (more) published 2010-01-29 16:07:28
 

ON TOUR: Florence

Florence is one of those places that ought to be a requirement to visit at least once in a lifetime. Many go back numerous times. It is... (more) published 2010-01-23 09:33:18
 

ON TOUR: A short break in Israel

2009 was a record year for travel between Israel and the United Kingdom. Whether this high record of tourism will continue in 2010... (more) published 2010-01-16 12:00:47
 

ON TOUR: Heathrow Terminal 6 or the third runway debate

Just before the holiday break there were two significant announcements regarding what many agree is the major transport project of the next... (more) published 2010-01-08 10:46:50
 

ON TOUR: The Bahrain Airshow 2010

The Middle East region has witnessed unprecedented growth within the commercial and private aviation sectors over the past decade and this... (more) published 2009-12-19 17:14:20
 

ON TOUR: International Luxury Travel Market

Hanging over the entrance to the 2009 International Luxury Travel Market swayed an enormous banner proclaiming "Definitely... (more) published 2009-12-13 09:47:36
 

ON TOUR: Tenerife

Thirty years ago Tenerife, and indeed all the Canary Islands, were the popular winter sunshine holiday destinations from the United Kingdom.... (more) published 2009-12-05 17:13:39
 

ON TOUR: Rome

So you fancy a trip to Rome. From the UK it is very easy with a variety of airports linked to the "Eternal City". Once you... (more) published 2009-11-28 12:41:52
 

ON TOUR: The Dubai International Aerospace Show

Word and pictures by Eryl Crump:It is amazing to be reminded but last week's Dubai Airshow was the 11th in the biennial series... (more) published 2009-11-20 20:27:16
 

ON TOUR: World Travel Market

In spite of the gloom enveloping the world's airlines, especially the less efficient ones, World Travel Market (WTM) has successfully... (more) published 2009-11-14 09:07:42
 

ON TOUR: Supersonic private jets

"Is Mach 1.6 good enough," questioned Oscar Garcia, Chairman of US-based InterFlight Global speaking about supersonic business jet... (more) published 2009-11-08 11:49:45
 

ON TOUR: The Peak District (Part 2)

The Peak District, often called the Derbyshire Peaks, is a huge area in central and northern England, lying mainly in northern... (more) published 2009-11-01 20:34:16
 

ON TOUR: South Wales and the Brecon Beacons

If you think times are hard, think again. Life for the mining community was brutal 150 years ago. Until 1840, prior to a House of... (more) published 2009-10-22 07:25:49
 

ON TOUR: ERA

There was a blend of the old (tried and trusted) and the new at the recent European Regions Airline Association's annual meeting in... (more) published 2009-10-16 21:42:50
 

ON TOUR: ABTA Travel Conference

Jane Stanbury reports:"We're at the beginning of the end," declared Norman Lamont, former Chancellor of the Exchequer.... (more) published 2009-10-09 17:23:07
 

ON TOUR: The low cost airlines gather

Alison Chambers reports from Barcelona. The talk at last week's World Low Cost Airlines Congress in Barcelona was... (more) published 2009-10-02 07:49:00
 

ON TOUR: Entry Level Jets

The entry level jets have arrived (ELJ). Forget the term VLJ (very light jets). This description does not go down well with banks and... (more) published 2009-09-25 20:01:44
 

ON TOUR: Gibraltar

Since this is a cruise issue it did seem a good idea to also include an ON TOUR which highlighted a destination accessible from not only... (more) published 2009-09-17 08:02:10
 

ON TOUR: Asian Aerospace 2009

The international aerospace circus moved to Hong Kong last week in a clear demonstration that in spite of the most serious industry... (more) published 2009-09-11 18:24:25
 

ON TOUR: The Road to Morocco

"'We certainly do get around. Like Webster's Dictionary we're Morocco bound." That was Bing Crosby singing in 1942.... (more) published 2009-09-04 23:23:27
 

REFLECTIONS: Lockerbie

Lockerbie burst back on to the headlines once again on the evening of Wednesday 12 August as the BBC broke an exclusive story of the... (more) published 2009-08-27 17:49:00
 

ON TOUR: Malaga the gateway to the Costa del Sol

The Brits have been going through Malaga for the last 40 years since the introduction of the airborne package holiday. Normally it is no... (more) published 2009-08-23 22:44:21
 

ON TOUR: The Peak District - Part 1

The Peak District, often called the Derbyshire Peaks, is a huge area in central and northern England, lying mainly in northern Derbyshire,... (more) published 2009-08-11 14:15:25
 

ON TOUR: St Petersburg to Moscow on the inland waterways

St Petersburg to Moscow (and visa versa) on the inland waterways of Russia continues to be popular in spite of the difficulties placed in... (more) published 2009-08-05 12:22:58
 

ON TOUR: The Olympics - Three years to go

In just three years time the London Olympics will be opened. The winning of the 30th Olympiad is probably the best thing that has... (more) published 2009-07-31 15:12:42
 

ON TOUR: Moscow

Moscow has been the capital of Russia on and off for one thousand years. For the last three centuries it has competed for the title with... (more) published 2009-07-25 11:27:07
 

ON TOUR Jordan

Marcelle Nethersole and Alan Peaford from the new Arabian Aerospace magazine (www.arabianaerospace.aero) visited Jordan last... (more) published 2009-07-17 22:58:56
 

ON TOUR: The Cotswolds

As a base for a weekend break, or longer, the Cotswolds and Gloucester could not be bettered. That is if you like glorious rolling... (more) published 2009-07-11 09:38:14
 

ON TOUR: St Petersburg

There is one truly European city that is still not within the scope of the budget airlines and is poorly supported, by which I mean only... (more) published 2009-07-03 16:00:06
 

ON TOUR: Taking your baby to America

Sharon Ross our editorial assistant reportsLet's face it when you take a 20-month old toddler on a holiday / work trip, it is... (more) published 2009-06-27 17:20:29
 

ON TOUR: The Paris Air Show

Alison Chambers and Malcolm Ginsberg struggled through the rain and wind to bring you this report. The Monday was particularly gloomy in... (more) published 2009-06-21 18:36:31
 

ON TOUR: Belfast

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland, it was granted city status by Queen Victoria in 1888. The city has been a key part of the... (more) published 2009-06-13 11:43:51
 

ON TOUR: Luxembourg blink and you'll miss it

It seemed to be the standing joke about Luxembourg, because it was so small that if you did blink you would miss the country. However, the... (more) published 2009-06-04 19:38:01
 

ON TOUR: Mallorca - plenty of flights

Mallorca is the largest of the Balearic Islands with 350 miles of coastline and just over 1350 square miles of land. Originally it was a... (more) published 2009-05-29 22:20:49
 

ON TOUR: Accra, Ghana

David Hurst is a aviation consultant and sometime journalist. Here he reports on Ghana the former British West African colony which... (more) published 2009-05-22 20:55:40
 

ON TOUR: EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition)

Alison Chambers reportsThe perception of business aviation as a luxury form of transport must be quashed. That was the message that... (more) published 2009-05-17 15:24:21
 

ON TOUR: EBACE opens today in Geneva

In spite of the gloom the annual EBACE (European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition) opens today (Monday 11 May) in Geneva. Star... (more) published 2009-05-10 09:49:18
 

ON TOUR: Oxford Airport makes a comeback

Oxford Airport was established in 1935 at a time when enlightened municipalities were realising that the aeroplane was here to stay. In... (more) published 2009-05-02 10:54:01
 

ON TOUR: Chicago

Chicago has a reputation. Whether it be "The Windy City", or the home of gangsters and their molls, it is noteworthy.Let us deal... (more) published 2009-04-25 13:55:13
 

ON TOUR: The Iguassu Falls

We live in a day and age where even the world's most far flung capitals are within 24 hours flying time and just one stop from... (more) published 2009-04-13 21:39:28
 

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