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Brits not afraid to splash the cash… on themselves

Despite the recession, Brits are still making a huge effort with their appearance in time for summer, sometimes spending more money on looking good than on their holidays, according to a survey by mon

Cruise passenger arrested for dealing drugs out of his cabin

A cruise passenger's trip came to an abrupt end when authorities allegedly found narcotics and about $51,000 in cash in his cabin.

Volcanic Cash

It was hoped that the closure of European airspace in mid-April was a one-off event, but renewed activity by the

US Airways ends cash transactions on domestic flights

US Airways Group Inc. is accepting only credit and debit cards for food and beverage purchases on its North American flights.

SAS asks for cash, plans job cuts

STOCKHOLM - Scandinavian airline SAS asked shareholders for 5 billion Swedish crowns ($672 million) to keep it flying and reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, sending its shares diving to a

Birding to bring more tourists and income to Rwanda

The Rwanda Development Board – Tourism & Conservation has set its sights on the vigorous promotion of the country as a bird-watching destination, which is boasting – depending on the sources – b

Continental goes cashless

Continental Airlines Inc. said its flight crews will begin accepting only credit and debit cards for on-board purchases starting Tuesday.Cash can be used for duty-free purchases.

US Airways delays delivery of 54 Airbus jets

US Airways will delay delivery of 54 new Airbus jets until at least 2013 and take other steps to boost its cash reserves until travel demand rebounds.

CSA to sell 5 planes, duty free unit to generate cash

PRAGUE - The board of the troubled Czech national carrier CSA has approved a plan to sell five planes and other assets in efforts to generate cash.

AA raises $2.9 billion, will expand in Chicago, New York, Dallas...

American Airlines, the world’s second-largest carrier, said it raised $2.9 billion in cash and financing in “a show of strength” and will expand at four U.S.

Virgin America targeting a full-year operating profit in 2010

CHICAGO - Virgin America Inc. said Thursday that it could be profitable by the end of the year as it reported a narrower second-quarter loss Thursday, though the U.S.

BA could be forced to tap the market for 500 million...

LONDON - British Airways Plc has secured shareholder backing for a possible rights issue of new stock, according to a report in the Observer newspaper on Sunday.

Airline passenger detained and harrassed for carrying cash

According to a lawsuit filed today by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is subjecting innocent Americans to unreasonable searches and detentions that

Air Canada wins relief on credit card terms

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Air Canada has won some breathing room from one of its key credit card processors, the cash-strapped airline said on Monday.

O’Leary: “I think Aer Lingus is going to run out of...

DUBLIN/LONDON - Irish airline Aer Lingus slashed its outlook and reshuffled management in the face of diving revenues and passenger numbers on Tuesday as rival Ryanair ruled out another bid for the be

Malaysia Airlines plans airline buy

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia Airlines (MAS) is looking at an airline purchase as it has a cash surplus, a local newspaper said on Thursday, citing a top company official.

Equatorial Guinea airline boss vanishes with millions

MALABO — The head of Equatorial Guinea's national airline has vanished after leaving the country on a business trip with cash worth millions of euros, a company official said Saturday.

Pakistan airline to pledge New York, Paris hotels to raise cash

Pakistan International Airlines Corp., on course for a fourth straight annual loss, plans to raise 30 billion rupees ($379 million) by pledging two hotels as it struggles to raise funds amid the credi

Argentina airline takeover drains cash

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's nationalization of a struggling, Spanish-owned airline brings costly responsibilities that could drain public resources and force fare hikes unless oil prices fal

Southwest Airlines wants you to keep your cash

DALLAS, TX (September 2, 2008) - Southwest Airlines wants you to keep your cash ... and hand over your plastic!

If you have the choice, it’s best to stick to plastic

Cash is king, the saying goes. As if to convince us of this, a press release came across my desk this week touting the ease of wiring cash to airlines to buy plane tickets.

Sugar city loses appeal

LOCATED on the western side of Viti Levu, Lautoka is ideally known for its reliance on the sugar industry.

Alaska Airlines offers customers convenience of a cashless cabin

Passengers on Alaska Airlines flights soon will no longer need to hunt for cash to pay for onboard purchases.

Cash and time are running short for many airlines

ATLANTA — Airlines are cutting U.S. flights, shedding employees, putting off plane orders and even talking about combinations.But with cash bleeding fast, fuel prices high and credit tight, nothing they do may be able to stop several major airlines' return flight toward bankruptcy, and possibly liquidation.

No competition with Dubai for tourism cash – Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is not looking to compete with Dubai for tourism revenue, the chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) has said on Sunday.Sheikh Sultan bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan said Abu Dhabi was focused on attracting "five-star travellers" and would not target the mass tourism market.