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+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Luke Farajallah, CEO of Loganair

Luke Farajallah joined Loganair in early March this year having had extensive senior experience in the UK regional airline... (more) published 2024-05-26 11:44:55

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Alison Chambers, Emerald Media

Starting as a trainee intern at the then weekly Flight International (now monthly Flight Global) Alison Chambers became... (more) published 2024-04-26 09:12:12

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Karen Dee, Chief Executive, Airport Operators Association

Karen Dee joined the Airport Operators Association (AOA) as Chief Executive in March 2017 after a career encompassing more than 20... (more) published 2024-03-28 14:17:07

ON THE SOAPBOX: Slots - time for change?

On proposals for change to the UK airport slot regulationsNeil... (more) published 2024-02-22 12:52:01

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: The Mayor of London

For the first issue of the year the Editor-in-Chief likes to have his say on matters that affect the travel industry.... (more) published 2024-01-29 08:28:48

ON THE SOAPBOX - Anita Mendiratta

Global Counsellor, Author, and Diplomat in Tourism & DevelopmentSpecial Advisor to Secretary General... (more) published 2023-12-22 08:12:02

ON THE SOAPBOX: Tim Alderslade

Achieving net zero aviation is a national mission With Airlines 2023 looming up 20 November TNU welcomes back... (more) published 2023-11-30 16:07:34

ON THE SOAPBOX: Stewart Wingate, CEO, London Gatwick Airport

As the summer period for London Gatwick wraps up, it is important to reflect on a busy period and our performance as we look... (more) published 2023-10-20 11:41:34

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Professor Chris Tarry - Principal at CTAIRA

This summer has brought to mind at least parts of one of the more famous quotes from Charles Dickens's Tale of Two Cities where... (more) published 2023-09-27 13:22:52

COMMENT: Boris gone but his heritage remains

In 2008, Boris Johnson scraped in as Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone effectively self-defeating. In spite of many shortcomings... (more) published 2023-08-12 11:18:48

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Rob Burgess, Head for Points & British Airways

Rob Burgess, proprietor and founder of Head for Points (HfP), has sounded out on British Airways (BA) following a... (more) published 2023-08-09 11:20:53

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive, London City Airport

Robert Sinclair became Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport on 1 November 2017. Five days later the airport celebrated the... (more) published 2023-07-23 14:43:50

ON THE SOAPBOX: Willie Walsh, Director General, IATA

Readers will be familiar with Willie Walsh (61) Director General of the International Air Transport. Association, IATA.... (more) published 2023-06-30 22:13:16

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Karl Brunjes and the Aviation Club

Karl Brünjes has stood down after five years as Chairman of the Aviation Club of the United Kingdom. He is succeeded by Tony... (more) published 2023-05-26 17:08:23


With the majority of our member airlines expecting summer 2023 passenger volumes close to or above all previous levels, now is an... (more) published 2023-04-29 17:28:48

ON THE SOAPBOX: Stewart Wingate, CEO, Gatwick Airport

Stewart Wingate has been CEO of Gatwick Airport since 2009 joining from Stansted Airport where he had been Managing Director... (more) published 2023-03-27 20:20:09

+ ON THE SOAPBOX: Mark Tanzer, Chief Executive, ABTA - The Travel Association

Mark Tanzer has been Chief Executive of the ABTA since September 2005. Before joining ABTA he held senior strategy and corporate... (more) published 2023-02-28 15:31:48

* ON THE SOAPBOX: John Strickland, Director of JLS Consulting

OUTLOOK FOR 2023 + a reminder of the 2019 airport figures.Before considering what 2023 might have in store,... (more) published 2023-01-29 12:38:37

* ON THE SOAPBOX: Lord (Patrick) McLoughlin - Chairman Airlines UK

Patrick McLoughlin (65) is somewhat unique as far as the House of Lords is concerned having worked underground as a miner. He... (more) published 2022-12-26 13:20:21

ON THE SOAPBOX: Rob Burgess, CEO, Head for Points

When Head for Points, acquired Business Travel News from Malcolm Ginsberg last month as he hit his 80th birthday,... (more) published 2022-11-21 16:15:16


TNU is unique. We don't bring you the news! We tell you what might make the news in the future, vital for travel, whether you are a... (more) published 2022-10-12 14:15:28

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