Archive for October, 2011

Holiday jet ’30 seconds’ from crash with glider over Glasgow Airport

Filed under: Travel News PA A Thomson Airways plane had a ‘scarily close’ near-miss with a glider as it was coming in to land at Glasgow Airport, an inquiry has found. The Boeing 757 was carrying holidaymakers from Verona back to Glasgow when it dropped to 3,000ft to prepare for landing. But air traffic controllers [...]

Summer loving: Over 55s have ‘the most holiday flings’

Filed under: Travel News Rex The over 55s are throwing caution to the wind and enjoying the most holiday romances abroad, according to a new survey. Two in five Brits are finding love on holiday, with 56% saying the change of scenery makes them feel less inhibited. The study by also unearthed another surprising [...]

Magic day out for Muggles: Harry Potter studio tour packages unveiled

Filed under: Travel News Harry Potter-mad Muggles can now book a day ticket to the boy wizard’s film studio, and an overnight stay at a nearby hotel with a new tour package. Superbreak has just launched its package for The Making of Harry Potter tour at the Warner Brothers studio in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, which [...]