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British Airways doubles frequency between Dublin and London Heathrow

HARMONDSWORTH, England - British Airways has announced it is to double the number of flights between Dublin and London Heathrow on its service this winter.

Kuwait aiming to double tourist numbers by 2015

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - The organisers of an upcoming travel expo in Dubai say that Kiwait is aiming to double its tourist arrivals to one million by 2015 as it seeks to boost its tourism infrastructure

Indonesian tourism to double marketing budget in India

With improvement in air connectivity between India and Indonesia looking likely, Indonesia Tourism has decided to enhance their engagement in the India market in the coming months.

Kenya Airways to double fleet size in five years

Kenya Airways plans to double its fleet in the next five years as part of a 10-year plan aimed at extending its network to every African nation, its chief executive said on Tuesday.

China Southern Airlines doubles Nepal flights

KATHMANDU, Nepal - China Southern Airline, a SkyTeam member airline, has doubled its flights from Kathmandu amid increasing demands of incoming tourists and outgoing students and business persons.

US tourist arrivals to South Africa doubled in 2010

NEW YORK - South African Tourism has released the USA visitor arrivals to South Africa for the summer months of May through August 2010.

Virgin America orders 40 Airbus planes, more than doubles its fleet

Virgin America Inc. agreed to buy 40 Airbus SAS A320 jets, a $3.26 billion purchase at list prices that will more than double its fleet, as the low-fare carrier adds destinations.

Philippines aims to double tourism revenues

MANILA — The Philippines is aiming to double tourism revenues in six years while avoiding the mass-market route taken by some of its Southeast Asian neighbours, the country's new tourism minister sa

KTO aims to double the number of health tourists

Korea’s state tourism agency said yesterday that it is aiming to attract 70,000 health tourists this year, more than double the number from 2009.

Mozambique tourist income more than doubles in five years

Maputo - Mozambique's tourism revenue more than doubled in the past five years, hitting 200 million dollars in 2009 for the first time ever, the country's tourism minister announced Wednesday.

UNWTO: Middle East tourist numbers to double by 2020

ABU DHABI - The UN World Tourism Organization(UNWTO) predicted that the number of tourists to the Middle East will more than double by 2020 because of continued investment in the sector, The National

Taiwan more than doubles daily quota for Chinese tourists

Taipei - Taiwan has more than doubled its quota for Chinese tourists and plans to further raise the limit to cope with the increased number of Chinese tour groups, a newspaper reported Monday.

Gulf Cruise Sector to Double by 2010

DUBAI - The cruise sector of the shipping industry continues to grow, as the popularity of cruising holidays increases in the Gulf region and expects to handle 400,000 passengers by 2010.

AeroMexico doubles Detroit service

DETROIT - Six weekly flights to Monterrey and Mexico City starting Oct. 15

Delta Air doubles fee for second checked bag to $50

NEW YORK - Delta Air Lines on Tuesday doubled the fee to check a second bag for domestic flights to $50 from $25 to help offset record fuel prices.

Airline logic: Cost of fuel is rising, let’s double change fee

Changing your ticket on JetBlue now costs $100. The change went into effect on May 1, according to JetBlue spokesman Sebastian White. Previously, the charge was $40 for changes made online and $50 for those made over the phone.

Compensation for bumped airline passengers going up

Airline passengers will be eligible to receive as much as $800 for being bumped from flights under a new federal rule that goes into effect next month.