Some parents of children at independent schools like to calculate the cost per day of their offspring's private education – usually upwards of £60. For the benefit of all parents, I can now reveal the cost per day of the school holidays: £70, or even more.
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Friday 03 August 2012
Spain's economic crisis and the "deep and structural" problems of its main airline plunged the owner of British Airways into the red today.
Sunday 15 July 2012
A new collection portrays the changing face of flying. Simon Calder picks his favourites
Wednesday 04 July 2012
FastJet, the new budget African airline brand that easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou is trying to get off the ground, has chosen Airbus A319 aircraft and says it could be flying passengers by October.
Monday 02 July 2012
British Airways has relaunched services between Northern Ireland and London Heathrow after an 11-year gap.
Friday 29 June 2012
Terminal 5 at Heathrow is, by the unchallenging standards of UK airport architecture, magnificent. Not only is the £4.3bn structure a spectacular, spacious celebration of flight – it is also a great place to change planes. Whether you are going from Newcastle to New York or Chicago to Chennai, the all-important "minimum connecting time" is just one hour. In 60 minutes, your bag is transferred in the gigantic sorting office below the terminal, while you are free to explore the shops and restaurants, or simply revel in the space and light "T5" affords.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Q&A: Travel unravelled
Tuesday 05 June 2012
An IT group that was taken private barely two years ago is set to go on the market for £200m – six times the price paid by its current owner.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Head to the far south of Italy for sun-drenched days on Puglia's beaches. Long Travel (01694 722193; long-travel.co.uk) is offering free B&B at Masseria Torre Coccaro, near Fasano, for children aged up to 12 this summer. This 39-room five-star hotel is set in a 17th-century masseria that counts a chapel among its charming buildings.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Friday 04 May 2012
Passengers will hear next week if new airlines can be attracted to fill the routes left vacant by the sudden shutdown of bmibaby's Belfast flights.
Wednesday 18 April 2012
Now... Next Wednesday, depart for a week at the Sheraton Delfina Santa Monica Hotel for £778pp, just a few blocks from the beach. The deal with Hayes & Jarvis includes Delta flights from Heathrow via Minneapolis and room-only board. Hayesandjarvis.co.uk
Saturday 14 April 2012
A deal has been reached that could avert the threat of a strike by fuel tanker drivers.
Saturday 14 April 2012
A deal has been reached that could avert the threat of a strike by fuel-tanker drivers.
Tuesday 10 April 2012
Work to build the first of British Airways' new fleet of superjumbos started today in a boost to the airline's plans to fly more long-haul passengers.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Christians should wear a cross on their clothes every day as "a symbol of their beliefs", according to the head of the Catholic church in Scotland.
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'Cash for access' scandal: Sir Malcolm Rifkind says 'unrealistic' for MPs to live on £67,000 salary
Aqsa Mahmood branded a 'disgrace' by her parents after claims she recruited three UK girls flying to Middle East
'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia
- 1 Isis burns thousands of books and rare manuscripts from Mosul's libraries
- 2 Scarlett Johansson new band 'already hit with legal complaint' from another The Singles
- 3 Husband and wife die holding hands within hours of each other after 67 years of marriage
- 5 'Jihadi John': CAGE representative storms off Sky News accusing Kay Burley of Islamophobia