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Two new family-friendly developments near sell-out in French Alps

With the 2017/18 ski season approaching, buyers are being advised to act quickly if they want to secure a sale before the season begins.

Champagny-en-Vanoise and Flaine are two of France’s most family-friendly resorts 95% of all properties have sold in MGM’s development Le Centaure, in Flaine, where two bedroom apartments are available from €254,167 […]

Ryanair Responds Fully To CAR (& CAA) Requirements To Clarify Customer Entitlements During Cancellations

Ryanair today (29th Sept) met with the Irish Commission for Aviation Regulation (CAR) and agreed to implement a series of steps to address the CAR’s requirements to ensure that all customers affected by Ryanair’s recent rostering related flight cancellations are fully aware of their EU261 rights and entitlements, including full refunds, or re-accommodation onto other […]

Craving in Paris? Your last chance to visit the Salon du Chocolate . . .

Man has sought over the centuries to get the very best out of cocoa so that today’s consumers can rediscover chocolate in a wide range of forms and flavours. The great chocolate adventure still has many ways of making our moths water.

Are the chocolatiers and patissiers the New Adventurers? That’s the unusual theme […]

Ryanair has been making headlines more than usual, as long delays and cancelled flights

This is Money takes a look at airlines, where the fault lies, and how they should provide credible customer service.

Ryanair has promised alternative flights or refunds to customers hit by its decision to cancel up to 50 flights daily for the next six weeks.

But outraged customers are claiming the last-minute cancellations […]

British Airways first with new technology in aviation

British Airways has become the first airline worldwide to introduce high-tech remote controlled devices to push back aircraft across its short-haul operation. The airline is modernising its operation to maintain and further improve punctuality for its customers.

In partnership with Heathrow, the eco-friendly Mototok tugs will allow British Airways staff to prepare aircraft for […]

British Airways launches a new premium transfer service at Heathrow to help customers avoid missing connecting flights

British Airways is introducing a new service called Premium Transfer Drive at Heathrow to ensure that customers who are at risk of missing their connection are able to catch their onward flight.

The new scheme applies to customers travelling on a UK domestic flight, who are connecting on to either a short-haul flight in Club […]

British Airways calls on border force to cut immigration delays

British Airways has called on the UK’s Border Force to tackle ‘serious inefficiencies’ that are causing British citizens and visitors to endure long queues and frustrating delays when arriving at UK airports.

In a submission to the Home Office, the airline has raised concerns that families returning from holidays face long queues to pass through […]

You will want to commit murder at the airport

An extract from a brilliantly written article from the 5th August in the Telegraph by Sophia Money-Coutts

After Hannibal’s army crossed the Alps on elephants to take on the Romans, they were presumably quite tired. But they probably weren’t as exhausted as anyone who’s ever been on holiday via a British airport.

Discussing exactly which […]

Archaeologists uncover ‘little Pompeii’ south of Lyon

Site unearthed on land awaiting construction of housing complex is labelled an ‘exceptional find’ by culture ministry

First Published in The Guardian

A “little Pompeii” is how French archaeologists are describing an entire ancient Roman neighbourhood uncovered on the outskirts of the southeastern city of Vienne, featuring remarkably preserved remains of luxury homes and […]

Do Ryanair flights go down in price?​

Do Ryanair flights get cheaper nearer time of departure?

Do Ryanair flights go down in price?

Will Ryanair prices drop soon?

When are flights cheapest to buy?

These are common questions travellers ask when searching for the cheapest Ryanair airfares.

The short answer is YES.

Ryanair prices do go down and the chances for […]