Golden age of airtravel has ended, warns Jeans

Taylor, Ian
October 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);10/2/2009, p4
Trade Publication
The article discusses the current public distaste for air travel in Great Britain. According to Monarch Airlines managing director Tim Jeans, with airline revenue plummeting, passenger disenchantment rising, and fares set to soar, the golden age of air travel in the country is over. He says that fares will become higher due to emissions trading and increased tax on air travel. Co-operative Travel Group managing director Mike Greenacre is expecting a significant decline in short-haul flying.


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