Travel News For December 2011 - Travel Insurance News

December 2011 Travel Insurance News

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29/12/2011 – Bombardier awarded £188 million contract
Derby-based train manufacturer Bombardier has acquired a £188 million contract from the Department for Transport.

26/12/2011 – Qantas reports domestic passenger dip
Australian airline Qantas experienced a drop in passenger figures in November.

22/12/2011 – Virgin America posts Q3 loss
US-based Virgin America has announced net losses of $3.3 million (£2.1 million) in the third quarter.

19/12/2011 – Snow and ice warnings for Scottish roadways
Major portions are likely to see snow and ice on Monday, officials have warned.

15/12/2011 – Travel fears amid confirmed Underground strikes
Transport and retail officials have expressed serious concern following the confirmation of four Tube strikes.

12/12/2011 – EasyCar scheme to allow people to rent private cars
The founder of easyJet has unveiled a new program that will enable car owners to rent their vehicles out.

08/12/2011 – Qantas flight backlog cleared after WA storm
Thousands of stranded Qantas passengers have finally travelled onward following weather disruptions in Perth.

05/12/2011 – TUI warns of lower winter booking figures
Travel firm TUI has said bookings for the winter season are down following record full-year results.

01/12/2011 – Ministers worry over air links between London and Belfast
Ministers are concerned that a vital air link between London and George Best Belfast City Airport may soon disappear.

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