Travel News For April 2012 - Travel Insurance News

April 2012 Travel Insurance News

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30/04/2012 – New UK holiday cover rules come into force
New regulations that help to protect UK holidaymakers from the collapse of a travel operator have gone into force.

26/04/2012 – US-based carriers say demand is strong despite losses
US-based airlines said this week that demand remains high in spite of posting profit losses for the past quarter.

23/04/2012 – Which? warns of fuel charges on Spanish car hire
A top consumer group has said that fuel charges being utilised by some Spanish rental firms can lead to trebled rates.

19/04/2012 – IAG may get £80 million discount on BMI sale
International Airlines Group could get a discount as high as £80 million amid its buyout of ailing airline BMI.

16/04/2012 – Virgin to file European appeal of BMI takeover
Virgin Atlantic continues to object to the IAG takeover of BMI.

12/04/2012 – Thomas Cook hit by insurance bombshell
Struggling travel firm Thomas Cook’s troubles continue with a major insurance blow this week.

09/04/2012 – Joint effort to assist elderly travel insurance buyers
Forthcoming initiatives will help older travellers be able to find ample travel insurance, officials said this week.

05/04/2012 – UK universities build hotels to boost image
Many universities in Britain continue to build on-campus hotels in the effort of boosting their profile.

02/04/2012 – Medical exam focus following Jetblue pilot rant
US aviation officials are shifting focus to pilots’ medical exams following last week’s Jetblue rant.

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