Day: August 10, 2018

Turkish Airlines reports strong results for early 2018

August 10, 2018

Turkish Airlines has seen revenue increased by 30 per cent year-on-year for the first half of financial 2018, reaching US$6 billion. Net operating profit rose from US$17 million last year to US$258 million in the six-month period, despite increasing fuel prices. EBITDAR stood at US$1.28 billion after a 38 per cent increase, and the airline’s […]

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Yas Island welcomes Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi for summer season

August 10, 2018

Yas Island is celebrating its “coolest” summer season yet, following the opening of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi to excited crowds last month. The iconic new attraction is the world’s first-ever Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park, and the world’s largest indoor theme park, giving Yas Island visitors a perfect new way to beat the […]

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Dyer opens Virgin Atlantic-Delta Joint Venture pub in London

August 10, 2018

Love Island winner Dani Dyer has gone back to her roots and pulled the first pint at a pop-up pub the Joint Venture. The former barmaid swung by the pub which is offering 230 US craft beers to serve a couple of pints to customers. Celebrating the rise in popularity of craft beer, Virgin Atlantic […]

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NCL raises full year guidance following strong second quarter

August 10, 2018

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has reported GAAP net income of $226.7 million for the second quarter of financial 2018, or earnings per share of $1.01. The figures are an increase on $198.5 million or $0.87 in the prior year.  Shares in the company rose around four per cent following the release of the results. Adjusted […]

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Thousands of travellers hit as pilot strike forces Ryanair to cancel flights

August 10, 2018

Ryanair has been forced to cancel around 400 flights today as pilots go on strike across Europe. Pilots in five countries are currently taking industrial action, affecting around 50,000 passengers during the peak of the summer holiday season. The 24-hour walk-out involves staff in Germany, Sweden, Ireland, Belgium and the Netherlands. The action is the […]

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Seabourn to begin Cuba sailings from November next year

August 10, 2018

Seabourn has received approval to begin sailing to Cuba from Miami and San Juan, Puerto Rico, with cruise bookings now open. The world’s ultra-luxury cruise line will start with a 12-day cruise aboard Seabourn Sojourn departing Miami on November 4th next year. The addition of Seabourn’s sailings will help meet the growing demand for luxury […]

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Breaking Travel News investigates: British Airways reveals 7,000 items needed for take-off

August 10, 2018

As the summer holidays reach full swing British Airways has released data revealing exactly what, and who, is on one of the airline’s 850 flights a day.  A Boeing 747 operating from Heathrow to JFK is loaded with over 7,000 items – many of which have to be unloaded and re-loaded before each flight. Included […]

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Bodrum Edition opens to first guests in Turkey

August 10, 2018

From the next chapter in the growing Edition legacy comes Ian Schrager’s visionary concept: the Bodrum Edition. Bringing a new energy to Bodrum, Schrager is responsible the concept, programming and creative direction of the Bodrum Edition, an Aegean utopia within the Yalikavak bay. The hotel is a natural amphitheatre acting as a venue for 21st […]

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