News for Travel & Transport
Friday, May 10, 2013
IAG reports first quarter losses
British Airways continues to suffer under IAG (International Airlines Group) as the group reports operating losses of £531 million for the first quarter.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Royal Mail floatation begins
The floatation of Royal Mail is set to begin today as Business minister Michael Fallon looks to complete a move to privatisation for the postal service within 12 months.
Monday, April 15, 2013
MOD rushed air movement procurement
The Ministry of Defence (MOD) have placed tender for the delivery of new software for planning the passage of craft through MOD airspace throughout the ministries global theatres of operation.
Tuesday, April 09, 2013
Sir Richard Branson calls for rail franchises to kick out failing operators
Rail operators who fail to meet targets and consistently underperform should be removed from rail franchises through the implementation of new legislation.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Edelweiss Air moves global call services to Cape Town
Swiss based Edelweiss Air is following the example of Swiss International Air Lines by moving its global call centre services from Zurich to Mindpearl in Cape Town effective April this year.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Trains drop £40 million lawsuit against government as new procurement process is announced
Four major UK train operators drop lawsuits ranging up to £40 million against the government, for the failed procurement process for the Great Western rail franchise
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Government places East Coast rail line up for bid
Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced the creation of a new bidding process for the running of the East Coast London to Edinburgh rail line.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Helicopter search and rescue contract awarded to US firm
A 10-year £1.6 billion contract to supply search and rescue services has been awarded to U.S. firm, the Bristow Group.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Ryanair places order for 175 planes as it begins mass expansion
Ryanair has placed an order for £10.3 billion worth of aircraft from Boeing, with 175 planes set to increase the budget airlines fleet by over a third.