Yearly Archives: 2013

[Routes News] From March next year, British Airways (BA) will fly from Heathrow (LHR) to Austin Bergstrom (AUS) by B787. The new service to the capital of Texas will launch in early March with five weekly frequencies before turning daily […]

BA to fly London–Austin by Dreamliner

[CNet] Does Apple need a phablet? New figures from IDC make a compelling argument. Devices with screen sizes of 5 inches to just under 7 inches, i.e., phablets, overtook shipments of portable PCs and tablets, overtaking each device category individually, in the […]

An Apple phablet, anyone?

[Sun Herald] BANGKOK — A leading human rights group has called on Dunkin’ Donuts to withdraw a “bizarre and racist” advertisement for chocolate doughnuts in Thailand that shows a smiling woman with bright pink lips in blackface makeup. The Dunkin’ Donuts […]

Dunkin’ Donuts criticized for ‘racist’ ad campaign

[Routes News] Emirates Airlines will launch passenger flights between Dubai and Taipei in February. Adding its 16th  destination in the Far East, Emirates will fly into Taiwan’s Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) from February 10, 2014. The new Dubai-Taipei service will fly six […]

Emirates to fly to Taipei

[WSJ] Airlines offer no-crying sections Seating devoid of screaming babies — for a fee Airplane seats are only slightly more pleasant than dentist’s chairs: There’s no elbow room, your knees end up pressed against your chest, and someone inevitably opens […]

Airlines offer no-crying sections

[WSJ] Southeast Asian currencies tumbled again on Thursday, with several falling to multi-year lows as investors flee riskier emerging-market assets. The Philippine peso, Singapore dollar and Thai baht all hit new long-term lows, while the Indonesian rupiah touched 11,000 against […]

Southeast Asian Currencies Tumble

[Business Traveller] British Airways is adding an additional flight to its London Heathrow to Mexico City service from October. The route will operate four times weekly during the upcoming winter season, starting on October 27. Flight BA243 will continue to […]

BA to add fourth weekly flight to Mexico City