JETSTAR INCREASES LUGGAGE CHARGES
Australian low-cost airline Jetstar increases luggage charges on domestic flights. If you arrive at an airport check-in with your luggage without letting the airlines know in advance, you will pay 60 dollars instead of the original 50.
And if your luggage weighs more than 15 kilograms, you will pay additional 15 dollars for each extra kilogram. This move from Jetstar isn’t surprising considering it’s a low cost airline. A large part of its profits flows from extra charges added to ticket price.
RYANAIR CALLS INSOLVENCY OF AIR BERLIN A COMPLOT
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair filed a complaint with German and European authorities because of Air Berlin insolvency. It already had long-term financial difficulties. Its main shareholder, Etihad, refused to finance
QANTAS IMPROVES SAFETY MEASURES AGAINST TERRORISM
Australian Qantas Airlines reinforces security measures on flights from the Philippines due to a terrorist threat. The airlines ranked the airport in Manila as risky because foreign terrorists - apparently
ASTRONAUT SALLY RIDE DIED FIVE YEARS AGO
Sally Ride managed to do what only few women did. She entered the predominantly male NASA team. She first came to space in 1983. "She was a very exceptional lady. She