Santiago carries reminders of a troubled past, but Simone Kane discovers that art and architecture are much in evidence too
Spanish airline Iberia cancelled more than a third of its flights today due to a strike by pilots fearing job losses when company planes are diverted for use by Iberia's planned new budget carrier.
The owner of British Airways said today it had agreed to buy troubled airline BMI in a move which will increase its hold on the take off and landing slots at Heathrow airport.
Passengers saving Airmiles for free flights on British Airways have responded with dismay to the airline's decision to devalue the reward system.
Flight Centre continues its Australia sale this week. Look out for the "Sydney Starter Package" – reduced to £799. It's a good option for those embarking on a longer trip, since it offers an initial three-night stay at the four-star Great Southern Hotel in the city and includes return airfare from London airports. When you consider that return airfare alone would normally cost around £800, this offer looks particularly attractive. Based in the heart of Sydney's entertainment district, the simple but stylish hotel gives you time to explore before launching into a longer adventure. The deal is valid for travel between 1 April and 30 May; book by 31 March.
Passengers flying with British Airways and its partner carrier Iberia are likely to face further fuel surcharges, the boss of the merged airlines said today.
A century after Hiram Bingham stumbled upon the dramatic ruins of Machu Picchu, Mick Webb explores the trails and cities the Incas left behind
The grandfather of Spanish fashion, 81-year-old Elio Berhanyer, has become the latest victim of the country's ailing economy. The veteran designer, a survivor of Spain's bygone era of haute couture who once dressed Ava Gardner and Cyd Charisse, was forced to close his Madrid atelier this month after a year of sluggish sales. His employees reportedly had not received their wages since September.
British Airways boss Willie Walsh said today the airline had turned the corner after making a half-year profit for the first time in two years.
Escape winter (and the UK's new age of austerity) by resetting your compass on a 360-degree trip around the globe – for less than you might imagine.
The chairman of Liverpool Football Club has turned out to be exactly the man it needed in a crisis. But is he there to stay?
It's a quarter of a century this summer since Ryanair took to the skies. Budget airlines may have their critics, but they have set us free, argues Simon Calder
More than 16 per cent of shares in British Airways are now on loan to short-sellers, suggesting investors believe that stock in the troubled airline which faces a make-or-break few weeks is still over-valued.
British Airways faces a battle to go ahead with its planned alliance on transatlantic routes with giant US carrier American Airlines (AA), it was revealed today.
The pilgrim route through Galicia ends at glorious Santiago de Compostela – but travel further and you'll be amazed by Spain's very own Land's End
You don't have to go to the Caribbean to try a cruise. Ian White took a short break around the coasts of France, Portugal and Spain