The Week In Travel

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Saturday
The last day's flying for GB Airways. From tomorrow all its aircraft and most routes will be taken over by easyJet.

Sunday
The Bermuda II treaty is scrapped today, so any EU or US airline may fly any route, providing they can get runway slots.

Monday
Air France begins non-stop services from Los Angeles to Heathrow.

Tuesday
The Atol scheme gets a shake-up, ending bonds for tour operators and adding a £1 surcharge for inclusive packages.

Wednesday
On this day in 1513, Juan Ponce de Leó*became the first European to set foot in Florida – now the No. 1 destination for European holidaymakers.

Thursday
The first flight from Bournemouth to Nantes, historic capital of Brittany, on Ryanair.

Friday
Canaries get cheaper if you fly today; Thomson has a week's self-catering in Tenerife for £342 (www.thomson.co.uk).

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