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British Airways beats Lego, Coke and Google to claim Superbrands crown

<b>The official Top 20 Consumer Superbrands for 2016 are:</b><p>1. British Airways<p>2. Rolex<p>3. LEGO<p>4. Dyson<p>5. Gillette<p>6. Mercedes-Benz<p>7. Apple<p>8. Jaguar<p>9. …

British Airways

Brexit could risk tourists' safety and push up flight prices, say top travel figures

EasyJet chief and ex-Tui boss urge UK to stay in EU as five previously Eurosceptic Labour figures support PM’s renegotiation package<p>Two top travel industry figures have warned that Britain leaving the EU could risk tourists’ safety and push up flight prices.<p>Less than a week before a crunch Brussels …

EasyJet is making the first hydrogen hybrid planes to lower its carbon footprint

easyJet<p>UK Airline easyJet is preparing for the future.<p>That was clear enough when it created a new line of uniforms decked out with cameras and …

Alternative Fuel

Pope's plane reports laser flash during Mexico landing

<b>Crew on Pope Francis's flight from Cuba to Mexico last Friday reported a laser beam incident, the airline has said in a statement.</b><p>The captain, Massimiliano Marselli, reported the laser sighting to the control tower at Mexico City.<p>Alitalia flight AZ4000 was travelling from Havana with the Pope on …

Virgin Atlantic

12 Must-Know Travel Trends for 2016

After years of recession-spawned staycations, the travel bug is hitting Americans again. Three-quarters of travel agents saw an increase in sales …

Tourism

Virgin Trains announces more Edinburgh-London services

<b>Virgin Trains has announced an increase in weekday trains between Edinburgh and London on the east coast main line.</b><p>There will be eight new journeys a day from 16 May.<p>The company said the four new services in each direction offer journeys every half-hour for most of the day.<p>The additional services …

Trains

American Airlines Will Now Push Flyers to Use Uber

Nearly 18 months after United signed a similar deal, American Airlines will bring Uber into its booking process.<p>After booking, flyers will have the …