Sunday, June 25, 2017

Wheelchair Users Win Priority Seats Supreme Court Case

Wheelchair users have won a Supreme Court case which will grant them priority spaces on buses over pushchairs. The case was first brought to the Courts by Doug Paulley, a disabled man from Wetherby, West Yorkshire, when he boarded...

National Express West Midlands Offers Xmas Discounts for Travel!

National Express West Midlands has launched a number of discounted fares via their mTicket app, enabling passengers to purchase their tickets directly to their mobile phone devices. ‘No parking, no driving no worries’ is National Express West Midlands motto...

British Muslims Spread Universal Message of Peace with Bus Campaign

To coincide with one of the most auspicious months of the Islamic calendar and part of a number of events arranged by British Muslims, a four week nationwide bus campaign will be launched in the UK from Monday 5th...

Honeymoon Dreams Wins Prestigious British Travel Award

Honeymoon Dreams has been announced as the winner of Best Weddings and Honeymoons Holiday Company, Gold in the prestigious 2016 British Travel Awards. The announcement was made on 23 November at a glamorous Gala Awards ceremony, held in London...

Birmingham Airport Named Best in Britain

Birmingham Airport has been crowned the fastest airport in the UK, beating out more popular favourites Heathrow, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The ranking was released by Skyscanner, with their study demonstrating that 37% of BHX passengers reached their gate in...

Lifetime Achievement Honour Bestowed on Aviation Leader

A leading figure in the UK’s aviation industry has today been presented with the Lifetime Contribution to Midlands Business Award 2016. Paul Kehoe, Chief Executive of Birmingham Airport, is recognised for his outstanding contribution to the Midlands through his tireless...

Train Derails after Landslide caused by Heavy Showers

The past week has seen sweltering heat, misty fogs and sky-splitting lightening storms. With it has come flash floods and disruption across travel lines, mostly hitting the South East of England. One train faced particular damage as it was derailed...

HS2 In Hot Water, Deemed ‘Unrealistic’

The Public Accounts Committee, which looks into public spending, has released a report that throws the usefulness of HS2 into question. HS2 refers to the proposed rail line linking London to the North, including Birmingham. When Theresa May came into...

American Airlines Halting Birmingham to New York Flights

American Airlines set up direct daily flights from Birmingham to JFK airport in New York last May but has now decide to stop all flights from January 6th. A spokesperson for the airlines explained: “American constantly evaluates our network to ensure...

Black Lives Matter Closes London Airport Runway

The Met Police were called to the London City Airport at around 5.40am after nine protestors belonging to the Black Lives Matter movement blocked the runway. Inbound flights have been forced to divert. Seven people have been arrested and two...