Travel News For January 2012 - Travel Insurance News

January 2012 Travel Insurance News

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30/01/2012 – Travel insurance rates double for older travellers
Travel insurance premiums have skyrocketed in recent months for those over 65, even doubling in some cases.

26/01/2012 – Boeing reports profit following sales surge
US plane maker Boeing has posted a spike in profits following stronger sales.

26/01/2012 – ABTA embraces tourism red tap recommendations
The ABTA has urged the tourism minister to adopt new red tape-cutting measures to aid the UK's tourism industry.

23/01/2012 – BA passengers frightened by accidental crash message
British Airways has issued an apology after accidentally playing an emergency crash message mid-flight last week.

19/01/2012 – Mid Wales airport manager killed in plane crash
The manager of Mid Wales airport has been named as one of the two people killed in the recent Welshpool plane crash.

16/01/2012 – Zambian minister bungee jumps following rope snap
Zambia’s tourism minister has bungee jumped after a tourist fell when a rope snapped last week.

12/01/2012 – TV advert promotes £4 million Scotland tourism campaign
Scottish tourism officials have launched a new advertising drive to promote the Year of Creative Scotland 2012.

09/01/2012 – Indian authorities to review Kingfisher safety
India’s top aviation safety officials are to meet with Kingfisher and Air India Express over new concerns.

05/01/2012 – Virgin Atlantic grabs top spot in TW Readers Choice Awards
Readers of Travel Weekly have chosen Virgin Atlantic as this year’s best international airline.

02/01/2012 – British Qantas passengers to receive jet plunge settlement
Two Britons are among those awarded thousands in compensation for being caught onboard a nose-diving Qantas jet.

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