Travel News For March 2012 - Travel Insurance News

March 2012 Travel Insurance News

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29/03/2012 – $726k Canadian hospital bill for Australian couple
A pair of Australians that had a child in Canada are being asked to pay CAD $726,000.

26/03/2012 – Qantas and China Eastern to launch new HK budget airline
China Eastern Airlines and Qantas will soon launch a new low-cost venture based in Hong Kong.

22/03/2012 – IATA warning issued due to high oil prices
The International Air Transport Association has warned that high oil prices could lead to major industry losses.

19/03/2012 – UK carriers warn of delays during Olympics
Several carriers have asked the UK government to do more to prevent travel disruptions during the Olympics.

15/03/2012 – Virgin America adds new route
US-based Virgin America announced it will soon launch a new route to Portland, Oregon.

12/03/2012 – Over 80s book nearly a third of travel insurance policies
A recent survey has shown that those over the age of 80 are travelling the world now more than ever.

08/03/2012 – Eurostar reports strong 2011 growth
Rail firm Eurostar has posted strong figures for the 2011 financial year.

05/03/2012 – Mondial Assistance named as a top UK employer
The Sunday Times has named Mondial Assistance UK as one of the UK’s ‘100 Best Mid-Companies to Work For’.

01/03/2012 – Aviation groups say turbulence likely for 2012
Top commercial airline bodies have said 2012 is likely to be a difficult year for the industry.

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