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News and tidbits from the travel industry

Month: October 2021

Comeback der A380: Totgesagte leben länger

Die A380 ist bei Reisenden und Flugzeugfans ungebrochen populär – und sie erlebt weltweit gerade ein ungeahntes Comeback, von dem noch vor Monaten niemand geträumt hätte.Andreas Spaeth (FAZ)

Slippurinn: The restaurant reinventing Icelandic cuisine

In Iceland, restaurant owners have to buy fish from an online auction, or order directly from the larger companies, so you can’t just go up to your local fishermen and get something straight from their boats – even if that makes perfect sense since they’re right there.Gísli Matthías Auðunsson

Italy reveals its new national airline

We want to give our clients an Italian experience, and when you think of contemporary Italy, it’s rich and complex. So our dream is to partner with companies from various disciplines, from the food to the styling of the aircraft, to the uniforms to the furniture in the lounges. Our vision is to use globally important Italian brands. It’s our wish, but we’re already talking with big brands.Giovanni Perosino (ITA Airways)

Heathrow Airport Is ‘a Greed Monopoly Hub’: Global Airlines Group Chief

Since leaving British Airways parent company IAG last year to run the International Air Transport Association, Walsh has continued to bang the drum against passenger charges at Britain’s busiest airport.Sarah Young (Reuters)

These are the world’s best airlines

1. Qatar Airways
2. Singapore Airlines
3. ANA All Nippon Airways
4. Emirates
5. Japan Airlines
6. Cathay Pacific Airways
7. EVA Air
8. Qantas Airways
9. Hainan Airlines
10. Air FranceSkytrax

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