Wednesday, September 14, 2011

New and more expensive passports for Canadians!

Canada is finally set to join the rest of the G8 in issuing electronically secure passports but security experts warn the new documents are not a panacea for evolving threats.
Passport Canada CEO Christine Desloges promised on Tuesday that her agency will start issuing ePassports by the end of next year. (2012)
"Canada is on track for the full-scale delivery of its ePassport," Desloges told a conference at the Montreal headquarters of the United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization. Read more

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

KLM - A la carte menu in Economy Class!

NEW! For a surcharge between 12-15 Euro you have your choice for a la carte menu in your international flight! japanese, italian, vegetarian or Indonesian, the choice is yours!

Monday, August 22, 2011

The airports deciphered - London airports - the transfers between Heathrow and Gatwick

Gatwick and London Heathrow airports are located approximately 30 miles apart. The minimum connecting time between Gatwick and Heathrow is 3 hours so be sure to take enough time between your flights!
The best way to travel direct between Heathrow and Gatwick is to take a National Express coach. It is fast, frequent and great value for money.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

London Heathrow - Terminal 5 deciphered

We decided to start a series of postings about some of the busiest airports in the world and to try deciphering them step by step.
We start today with the most famous Heathrow terminal - terminal 5.
The map you will find here has 6 pages, starts with a general overview of the airport and continues with "Departures level", "Gate level", "Terminal 5B (Gates 32-48)", "Terminal 5C (Gates 52-66)" and "Arrivals - onward travel (ground level)" .