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Alex McWhirter
Consumer Editor at Business Traveller Magazine. Reporting on travel matters without fear or favour.
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Alex McWhirter 13h
Corporate travellers would care ... one need only read our readers comments in Forum. However whether some would feel the same in future (when IAG acquires the MAX) is a moot point.
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Alex McWhirter 13h
It would be better if AC were to win "best" awards outside N America.
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Alex McWhirter 13h
It has already ... and almost 4 months ago.
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Andreas Spaeth 14h
Willy Walsh didn’t really answer my question if he would rebrand the when today‘s LOI aircraft come 2022/23. “That’s the brand we ordered” he said. Probably pax have forgotten by then
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Alastair Dalton 16h
Caledonian Sleeper delays all down to manufacturer Caf - Michael Matheson
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Alex McWhirter 16h
Replying to @SeanM1997 @Colin_UK_GB
Must have been given a substantial discount.
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Alex McWhirter 18h
FAO here's an example of what might be considered wasteful competition. LH needs to operate TLX-MUC for connex pax. But does EW ?
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SCMP News 20h
When bad weather led to a flight delay, this Chinese man demanded airline staff kneel down and apologise.
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Alastair Dalton 24h
Queen Street station evacuated after High Speed Train catches fire (?) - or just belches excess smoke? Not the first time for one of these 40-year-old trains acquired by ScotRail last year - Pic: More soon
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Alex McWhirter 20h
Replying to @JuanTurnerIOM
LCCs are hard-nosed. If there were money to be made EZY would be on this route already.
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Alex McWhirter 20h
You are not alone in preferring the Alstom trainset.
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Alex McWhirter 20h
Replying to @GarethDennis
Fair enough but aviation is creative and will simply shuffle the revenue. Remember KL and Air UK in the 1980s ?
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Alex McWhirter 21h
Replying to @GarethDennis
But it hasn't in Germany/France...one need only check to see what I mean.
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Alex McWhirter 21h
Replying to @GarethDennis
Not forgetting the many UK regional pax who route with Gulf/Asian carriers (avoiding London).
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Alex McWhirter 21h
Replying to @GarethDennis
It's been like that since Schiphol began promoting itself as an alternative UK airport since the early 1980s. Schiphol now almost full...expansion not easy (even tho' more terminal capacity being added).
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ALLRAIL 23h
has applied to serve new domestic routes in France:
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Nick Kingsley 21h
This is a very ambitious plan for private inter-city rail operation in France...
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Alex McWhirter 21h
Replying to @GarethDennis
If only BA had linked with KL as many hoped years ago what you say would be true.
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Alex McWhirter Jun 17
That's what it is usually.
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Alex McWhirter Jun 17
But TG has been known to also operate A380s into LHR.
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