Travel in the news – Tuesday, November 6


Financial Times

British Airways has been rated the worst performer for lost bags and flight delays over the busy summer period. The Association of European Airlines also named KLM, Air France and Iberia as among the worst.

Ryanair achieved a sharp increase in interim profits and raised its forecast for the full year.


The Independent

Environment Agency chief Barbara Young has said the battle on climate change needs to be fought like “World War Three”. She said current efforts were “too little, too slowly”.

Daily Mail

Ryanair plans to go from a low-cost airline to a no-cost airline, making tickets free as it earns more from add ons. Chief executive Michael O’Leary also said the airline’s check-in charge would double from £2 to £4.

Daily Telegraph

The Leaning Tower of Pisa has lost its place in the Guiness Book of World Records. A crooked church in the German village of Suurhusen has been confirmed as leaning at a 5.19-degree angle.

The Times

Windsor Great Park reopens today to riders, joggers, cyclists and walkers after the foot and mouth outbreak in Surrey.

Beijing is started to build a giant wheel that will dwarf the London Eye. The Beijing Great Wheel will open next August.

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