Tag: passenger

January 27, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Trains coming Transport outlook 2020: a train renaissance.  3 drivers – flight shame, climate change concern, EU railways opening to competition.  Expect smart trains, easy online booking, frequent services to city centres, perks (free coffee, newspapers).  Passenger numbers, esp. tourists, business & night travellers, will rise & fares will fall.  Midnight train to Georgia &…

November 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Night tube London’s night tube on Fridays/Saturdays lights up the economy by £360m; will be £1.54bn over 10 years.  Supports >3,600 jobs & has >500,000 users.  2 peaks – revellers at 01:30 BST & workers at 04:00.  Increase in demand since 2016 launch is double that of day time.  Oxford Circus is busiest entry &…

August 21, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Flight 25 Aug 1919: 1st international scheduled flight from Hounslow, London to Paris carrying 1 passenger, leather, grouse & Devon cream.  1976: 1st Concorde supersonic commercial flights with 100 passengers; British Airways to Bahrain & Air France to Rio.  2018: Global passengers 8.8bn, annual increase of 6%.  By 2037, Asia’s passengers will exceed N. America…

October 8, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

    No-frills airlines Grab cheap Europe flights before fares go up, up & away. 200 airlines operate. Top 6 have 43% of the market & profit $7 per passenger.  US started no-frills, but has 1/2 as many airlines.  Top 6 have 90% of market & double the profit, as foreigners can’t operate domestic flights.  Mergers of…