TITLE

Golden age of airtravel has ended, warns Jeans

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);10/2/2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
44804719

 

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