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This secret island in Ibiza can be ALL YOURS... for £192,760 a week

Ibiza, it turns out, has a secret 'island' neighbour - and it's available for hire. If you're extremely wealthy. The unheralded Isla Sa Ferradura is a jaw-dropping nine-acre islet in the Balearic Sea you can rent for £192,760 (€220,000) a week. It's a lot of cash, but it gets you the run of the outcrop and the slick nine-bedroom villa that sits on it. Vladi Private Islands, which markets the islet, describes it as 'unarguably the most luxurious' lodging option in Ibiza.

Lonely Planet's top 10 places to visit in Europe in 2019

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe is compiled annually by the travel company's European experts to reveal their pick of the most exciting and underrated destinations to visit across the continent. The UK's northernmost point, the Shetland Islands (top right), has come in at number six for 2019, with Lonely Planet describing the archipelago as 'enchanting'. Madrid (bottom left) has come second and Vevey (bottom right) ninth. Top pick the High Tatras (top left) is said by Lonely Planet to have a 'mythical landscape'.

Inside the £8.4k-a-night luxury Cape Town villa that featured in the latest Made in

It's vacationing that's fit for the SW3 elite. Here MailOnline Travel offers a tour of the stunning Cape Town villa - called Moondance Villa - that appeared in last night's explosive Made In Chelsea episode. The luxurious property, which costs up to £8,452 a night in peak season, caters to well-heeled travellers, with top-notch amenities that include an outdoor pool, an 'under-pool bar' with underwater views, a state-of-the-art gym, a plush indoor cinema with surround sound and a wine-tasting lounge.

The UK-based Civil Aviation Authority says some carriers are charging a 'significant amount of money' to correct simple mistakes that are made during the booking process.

Kamakura, in the east of the country and famous for its Great Buddha statue, has issued official ordinance politely asking people to sit down while they eat in public areas.

Unseasonably frosty weather in the South Tyrol region has been threatening to destroy this year's crop of grapes. To save them, winemakers have been warming them up in dramatic fashion.

Elba, off the coast of Tuscany, has launched the 'Elba No Rain' campaign for the month of May. If it rains for two consecutive hours on any given day, the cost of that night's stay will be reimbursed.

Dubai Atlantis Aquaventure set to become one of the biggest water parks in world with 12

Atlantis Aquaventure water park at Palm Island already has 20 rides and rivers spread across 17 hectares. The new attractions, when they're finished in the summer of 2020, will expand the park by 30 per cent. It is promised that the new rides will 'entertain everyone from little daredevils to water park veterans'. The tower will be called 'Trident Tower' and will be the third of its kind to open at the water park.

Airlines for America, the trade group representing major U.S. carriers, said it expects 257.4 million passengers to travel on U.S. airlines between June 1 and August 31 - up 3.4 per cent on last year.

From June 3 it is believed that the New York-based carrier will make the switch to Pepsi products as part of an update of its onboard refreshment service.

Amazing point-of-view footage and new photos show the thrills Harry Potter fans are in for at Universal Orlando Resort when the Hagrid roller coaster opens next month

Universal Orlando Resort has released brand new pictures and video of its Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure roller coaster ahead of the ride's June 13 launch. The footage reveals how thrill-seeking Harry Potter fans will board 'magical motorcycles' and adjacent sidecars before rapidly accelerating through mysterious ruins and over the Forbidden Forest as 'they search for the wizarding world's rarest magical creatures'. The attraction will see riders unexpectedly plunge almost 17 feet at one point and it is the first roller coaster in the U.S. to feature a free-fall vertical drop.

The list also includes a museum dedicated to potato chips in Belgium, drain pipes in Dresden that make music when it rains and Starkenberger Brewery's Beer Pools - a spa made of lager.

Norwegian-based cruise company SeaDream Yacht Club is expanding its fleet with the SeaDream Innovation, which it says is 'a yacht that will introduce the concept of global yachting'.

The world's best superyachts for 2019 are named in prestigious awards

The world's most beautiful and cutting-edge superyachts have been revealed at a prestigious awards ceremony. Boat International Media's World Superyacht Awards 2019, in association with Oyster Yachts, took place this weekend in London with the 90m (295ft) Dar - a £137.2million vessel inspired by the shape of a hammerhead shark (pictured top, main) - scooping the highly coveted Motor Yacht of the Year award. Other vessels that were recognised at the glittering event included explorer vessel Rosehearty (inset), solar-powered RJ (bottom left), the ‘vast’ White Rabbit solar-powered RJ (bottom centre) and the refitted G2 (bottom right).

University of Tübingen researcher Alba Motes-Rodrigo and colleagues had presented a troop of chimpanzees living in Norway's Kristiansand Zoo with buried food and a selection of sticks.

Stunning hotels to stop at on one of the world's finest road trips along the Pacific Coast

Nestled along the Pacific Coast Highway are some hidden-away accommodation gems that will make your trip memorable for all the right reasons. Here we present 16 spots to mark down on your road map. Pictured clockwise from top left: Nobu Ryokan in Malibu, the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara and the Pearl Hotel in Point Loma.

Pittsburgh is known as an industrial, sports-loving place. The city was shaped by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie in the early 1900s. But now it's a high-tech hub. Daniel Pembrey investigates.

The Daily Mail's Lewis Nunn took to the paths to experience the Welsh Coast at its best. Llantwit Major is a great starting point, bursting with history, from its maze of medieval streets...

Kay Burley discovers the joys of Charleston thanks to direct BA Dreamliner flights from

British Airways now flies Dreamliners direct to Charleston from London Heathrow. So Sky TV presenter Kay Burley jumped on one to report back on the delights of the oldest and largest city in South Carolina. She loved the award-winning food, the energetic nightlife, the copious beaches with reliable hours of Vitamin D and the surprising history - the first shots of the US Civil War were fired there.

Southend's Seven Hotel is a glitzy affair with its gold designer lamps and cool cocktail bar, says The Mail on Sunday's T D Isacke. There are 37 rooms divided into cosy, calm and comfy categories.

Neil Simpson explores the best of Belfast, which has enjoyed a tourism boom thanks to its links to Game Of Thrones. He recommends a brewery bike tour and a visit to the Titanic Belfast museum.

Which? reveals the difference between holiday adverts and reality

When UK-based Which? looked behind glossy website images, it claims it uncovered a number of alarming examples of images bearing little resemblance to the holidays being offered. These included a premium holiday cottage with a back garden that one guest described as being like a 'prison yard' and a case where images were used of a hotel rather more appealing than the one the customer was actually sent to.

The wild north island is a peaceful enclave of stunning nature and culture says The Mail on Sunday's Robbie Griffiths, with top snow, a whisky factory and hot springs to boot.

Croatia's best secluded beaches revealed

Here are our favourite tucked-away spots in Croatia, where you can avoid the crowds and your money goes further. We love Stiniva beach for its white stone cliffs and the unique-looking Zlatni Rat beach (bottom left). You also won't want to miss Punta Rata beach in Brela (top right), Nugal beach near Makarska (top left) and Supertar (bottom right).

The Inspector visited the new Pig hotel, which opened last week in the village of Bridge, near Canterbury. It is a grade II listed manor house with 26 rooms, including seven luxury 'Hop Pickers' Huts'.

It's best known as a financial centre, but don’t let Zurich’s corporate image put you off. Expect vintage shops, quirky cafes and ancient churches. Here's how to see it all...

Forbes Travel Guide reveals the world's best hotel rooms for 2019

They are the hotel rooms that are, according to the inspectors - 'perfect'. Forbes Travel Guide has unveiled its list of the world's best hotel rooms for 2019 - and they all received maximum marks. Undercover reviewers stayed at hundreds of properties across the globe assessing them on comfort, convenience, cleanliness and maintenance. And according to Forbes, those on the best-of list have 'rooms and bathrooms that are not only beautiful, but exceptionally comfortable, functional and elegantly appointed with special touches such as high-quality linens, an array of luxurious bath amenities and well-designed technology'. Pictured clockwise from top left: The Wynn Macau; Bulgari Hotel London; The Encore Macau and the Park Hyatt New York.

An Escape investigation shows that the premiums you pay for buying currency at an airport can be staggeringly high. Here are some top tips on how to get the most out of your holiday money...

Set against an untouched stretch of coast on Moreton Island and surrounded by crystal clear waters and national parks, Tangalooma Island Resort is truly a bucket list destination.

From 'cheap pillows' to 'wine tasting and cheese plates': Travel experts review ALL FOUR classes on board a British Airways flight - at the same time - and their video footage is fascinating

Four travel experts reviewed all four classes on a single BA flight between London Heathrow and Abu Dhabi in the UAE. And the footage they took in each cabin is fascinating. The reviewers, who all work for The Points Guy UK, bought tickets using points in First, Club World (BA’s business class), World Traveller Plus (BA’s premium economy) and World Traveller, which is BA-speak for economy. Then they drew names out of a hat (or from under cups, actually) for who would sit in which cabin – and charged up their GoPros. Once they were back in their Covent Garden, London, headquarters, they took stock and dished out marks out of 100 for each cabin.

Esther Rantzen headed to South Africa to follow in the footsteps of Barney, her five-times great uncle. Her ancestor led her from a diamond mine to the cities of Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The Daily Mail's Lesley Bellew sailed through the Norwegian fjords on P&O;'s Britannia. The highlight of her trip was when French patissier Eric Lanlard called her souffle 'magnifique'.

Fiona Hardcastle ventured to Burgundy's Côte-d'Or region with her husband and three children (after bribing them with a Center Parcs trip). Here she reveals just what a magical place it is.

Islandeering: Adventures Around The Edge Of Britain’s Hidden Islands, by Lisa Drewe, charts 50 hidden islands and it underscores what each is 'best for'. Here are our top picks from the tome...

Fascinating illustrations show the New York landmarks that were never built

An airport in midtown Manhattan, a Gothic tower in Union Square and a Grecian-inspired monument on Roosevelt Island. They might seem like wacky throwaway ideas. But they were all once ambitious, considered plans that could have changed the face of New York forever.

Bulldozers are currently clearing land for the new hub in Chinchero. It lies 36 miles from the world-famous tourist attraction and is considered to be the gateway to the Sacred Valley.

The study of UK cabin crew also revealed a growing number of fliers self-medicate or drink so much they wouldn't be able to get off the plane without assistance in an emergency.

The landlocked country in the eastern Himalayas is home to a mesmerising mix of breathtaking scenery, from gaping valleys to soaring snowy peaks, and ancient Buddhist architecture.

Banwa Private Island in the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines is 15 acres of paradise on earth. The resort website says it’s ‘where time stands still’ and where temperatures rarely dip below 30C.

Air travel can be hell. But there’s a way to ease your pain - by paying to access an airport lounge. Here Thomas W. Hodgkinson rounds up the best lounges at airports around the UK.

They show the fleet and passengers of National Parks Airways (NPA), which operated for a mere 10 years, between 1927 and 1937, in Utah, Idaho and Montana.

Italian photographer Stefano Tiozzo, 33, filmed a series of unique aerial images of the Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland throughout February 2019.

The 6,300-square-metre pool in West Sussex can accommodate up to 1,000 guests and has been filled with over 600,000 litres of water and decorated with more than two million tiles.

American Airlines' new amenity kit for first and business class 'unboxed' (and the toiletries inside mean it's good news for chapped lips and sore hands) 

The bespoke kits are by Los Angeles-based luxury leather accessory company This is Ground and feature products from top beauty brand Allies of Skin. There's 'pH-optimal, silicone-free hand and face creams rich in essential fatty acids that boost repair' – both 8ml - and 'a Shea Butter lip balm infused with Argan Oil that nourishes chapped lips'.

England's Blue Flag beaches for 2019 revealed and they include Cleethorpes and Exmouth

England's cleanest beaches for 2019 have been revealed with Brighton and Whitby among those making the list. This year, a total of 71 beaches have been awarded Blue Flag status - up from 65 last year. The Blue Flag is a guarantee to visitors that the beach has excellent facilities, is litter free and has achieved a high standard of water quality. Pictured are some of this year's Blue Flag recipients: Cromer in Norfolk (top left), Whitby in Yorkshire (top right), Sandbanks in Poole (bottom left) and Porthtowan in Cornwall (bottom right).

Original bus from the Spice Girls movie has been converted into a £99-a-night Airbnb

Up to three people will be able to rent the Spice Bus - which will be parked up in Wembley Park, London - for just £99 on June 14 and 15. The recently renovated living area of the bus features pink Union Jack cinema chairs below a 'Girl Power' neon light installation. It is stocked with vintage 90s magazines and CDs to help recreate the 90s era. The house rules stipulate that double denim is allowed and that selfies in the driver's seat are encouraged.

BA added the 'centenary edition afternoon tea' to its short-haul menu earlier this month. It includes 'a scone, jam and clotted cream for a traditional cream tea experience in the air'.

Ben Speller, from London, received quite the shock after arriving for his one-night stay in Amsterdam to find a shipping container set up on the roadside (pictured), with just three mattresses inside.

The PERFECT spot for selfies at top UK tourist attractions revealed by Google

To demonstrate how it works Google produced a handful of photos of the ideal spots for landscape pictures and selfies at Trafalgar Square, the Coca-Cola London Eye, Tower Bridge and Brighton Marina. For this photo shoot Google placed markers on the ground, which have since been removed. To produce the coordinates the team first analysed 80,000 UK Instagram posts relating to popular photography hashtags such as #dayout and #landscape. From this, a shortlist of top locations were then put to a public vote to discover the nation’s favourites.

Fascinating pictures show Delta' Air Line's transformation over 10 decades

Delta Air Lines is worth $37billion (£28billion) and flies to 370 destinations on six continents with state-of-the-art aircraft. Truly, it’s a titan of aviation. But it started life as a crop-dusting outfit in 1924. And when it expanded to passenger transportation it used planes that could only hit 90mph, with the wind behind them. Delta has been on quite a journey, then – and these fascinating pictures illustrate the carrier’s dramatic transformation over the decades.

America should be the nation tourists are most familiar with - given how pervasive U.S culture is. But apparently it still has the power to baffle, according to a recent online discussion.

The Irish flag carrier is offering the fare - called 'AerSpace' - as a 'premium travel experience' on its short-haul flights between Dublin and the UK and Europe.

£350million superyacht by Kurt Strand has a waterfall and a wave pool you can SURF in

The California will feature a machine that creates artificial waves in the vessel's swimming pool, allowing passengers to grab their boards and ride the swell without having to get in the sea. The 135-metre-long (442ft) boat will also boast its own waterfall as well as a bowling alley and a desalination system to turn seawater into drinking water. The design concept has been created by Norwegian yacht designer Kurt Strand. It also includes a club style lounge area with bar, night club, games room, gym with a Turkish bath, massage studio and a wellness spa.

The job requires candidates to commute by boat or paddle board(PinPep/PA)

The successful applicant will run Floyd's Pelican Bar, a floating haven only accessible by boat, one mile off the coast of Jamaica, with flights and accommodation all paid for.

This is the exhilarating moment a massive wave crashes into a cave under a water fall in Bali into the face of a brave traveller, Nathalie Dávila Dioses, 24, from Barcelona, as she ends her world trip.

London's most famous landmarks from 10 Downing St to Big Ben with their exteriors peeled

It's London as you've never seen it before. That is unless you have X-ray vision. These fascinating illustrations peel back the exteriors of some of the capital's most instantly recognisable buildings to reveal a fascinating cross-section of the interior. The buildings featured include the Elizabeth Tower, which houses Big Ben and a little known prison, and King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, which contains layers of Tube tracks. The illustrations also reveal the maze of walkways and stairwells that make up London's Barbican Centre - home to the London Symphony Orchestra - and the suite of opulent rooms hidden inside 10 Downing Street.

The airline, the UK’s third largest, will be introducing 'Nando’s Peri–Peri Flight Bites', two snacks infused with Southern African Peri–Peri spice.

Virgin Galactic will be shifting operations to Spaceport America near the New Mexico town of Truth or Consequences as it prepares to begin for commercial service later this year.

Palm Island, nestled behind a tropical landscape and located in Marathon, Florida, USA, has just hit the market for around a staggering £12.3million.

Awards have been handed out by the AA in categories including friendliest, story of the year, unique, restaurant with rooms, breakfast of the year and UK guest accommodation of the year.

Fasten your seat belts, MailOnline is landing your plane! Taking the controls of a British Airways Airbus A350 in a VERY realistic full-motion simulator that the carrier uses to train its pilots

EXCLUSIVE: MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill gets a British Airways A350 airborne - and lands it again - in a full-motion multi-million-pound simulator at British Airways' Flight Training Centre near Heathrow. The simulator is so realistic that it's 'Zero Flight Time' approved, which means an experienced pilot can go straight from qualifying in a simulator to flying a real aircraft carrying customers. The simulator is so realistic that Ted finds himself altogether rather tense throughout the entire experience... Pictured: Ted about to take off (top left), a real A350 (top right), Ted's BA trainers for his session (bottom right), Ted cruising over London (bottom left) and the exterior of the simulator (inset).

MailOnline Travel's Carol Driver wasn't sure about Dubai being a family-friendly destination. But her preconceptions were turned on their head after a stay at Fairmont The Palm.

The Goseong-area route has opened on the eastern side of the DMZ in the first phase of what's known as the 'Peace Trail' project. A group of 20 hikers were the first to tackle the course.

More breathtaking images pour in for Cewe's annual photography competition

The annual Cewe Photo Award invites amateur and professional photographers from around the world to enter its contest and hundreds of thousands of entries have been submitted so far. Catering to all interests, there are 10 subject categories - people, animals, nature, architecture and infrastructure, landscapes, humour, sport, food, travel and culture, and hobby and leisure. For those who fancy trying to land a prize, submissions are open until June 2, with the winners announced at a glittering awards ceremony on September 25. Pictured: South Stack Lighthouse in Wales (main), a springbok in South Africa (bottom left), the Philippines' 'Chocolate Hills' (bottom middle) and a heron in India (bottom right).

The trip, to La Reunion in the Indian Ocean, is being offered by holiday firm Off the Map Travel. Guests stay in see-through bubble tents, explore lava caves and zip-line through the jungle.

Dig underneath Bangkok's relentlessly busy, noisy and smelly surface and you’ll find a burgeoning arts scene, a raft of new restaurants and elegant galleries, says Jonathan Neal.

The world's best water parks revealed, from Orlando to Dubai

Pack your swimsuit and your sense of adventure because water parks are not just for children. Some of the world’s best combine white-knuckle rides with relaxing activities. Pictured clockwise from top left: Aquaventure Water Park in Dubai; Siam Park in Tenerife; Tropical World in Germany; Aquaventure in the Bahamas and (inset) Beach Park in Brazil.

Padstow Townhouse in Padstow is part of chef Paul Ainsworth's family of local restaurants. There are six beautiful suites and the food is sensational, writes The Mail on Sunday's Vicki Reeve.

Fascinating vintage images of 1950s Paris by Allan Hailstone from Notre-Dame to the

They were taken by photographer Allan Hailstone in the 1950s over the course of two short trips, one in July 1955 with his father and another with a college friend in September 1959. Mr Hailstone, originally from Coventry, took hundreds of stunning images of Paris's most beguiling scenes and architecture - the Champs-Élysées, the quaint streets of Montmarte, the majestic Notre-Dame cathedral and the beautiful Arc de Triomphe.

Here's our round-up of a new breed of clever carry-ons and backpacks. Check out the nifty backpack that packs like a suitcase and the carry-on that features a hidden laundry bag and USB phone chargers.

The Daily Mail's Harry Mount checked into The Riviera, a comfortable B&B; in Whitby. He visited the town's abbey - its 'most splendid' Gothic spot -which overlooks the coast.

BBC legend John Simpson will join you as you sail between Vienna and Budapest on your premium CroisiEurope river boat. In Vienna, John will give a fascinating talk and Q&A; about his life.

Student Alex Hendriks expected lifeless desolation when he visited the centre of the Chernobyl disaster zone in northern Ukraine - but he discovered it's inhabited by semi-wild hounds.

From the Antarctic to Rwanda: Honeymoons that will make the start of marriage a real

Forget a bland spa hotel by a big golf course, plump instead for a honeymoon with the distinct whiff of adventure about it - in the likes of Gaya Island (top left) for top beach-lolling, the Antarctic region (top right) to see penguins, Rwanda (bottom left) for gorilla-tracking and India (bottom right) to see tigers.

The mesmerising video, filmed at the plane manufacturer's plant in Toulouse, charts the delivery of components all the way through to fitting the fuselage together and spray-painting the livery.

Freddy Halliday and his wife stayed at Londolozi Founders Camp in South Africa's Mpumalanga province near the border with Kruger National Park. And had a wild time of it...

Antony Beevor reveals how Arnhem offers much more than just poignant memories of the war. The Dutch city, with its many hotels and friendly restaurants, is the ideal base for exploring the area.

Gozo is the second largest of 21 islands that make up the Maltese archipelago. Don't miss the Ggantija Temples and the little cove of Mgarr Ix Xini where Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt filmed By The Sea.

Ye Olde Bell is a former coaching inn in Barnby Manor, near Retford. There are 60 rooms and people come from 'far and wide' to visit the spa. The Inspector gave it a three-star rating.

The Capuchin Catacombs in Italy hold 8,000 corpses as well as around 1,252 mummies and is open to the public, for those who feel like spending their day walking amongst the unknown.

MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill checked into the One&Only; Cape Town. It's not cheap, with rooms starting at £491 ($635) - but for that you get perfection. More or less...

Radio Free Europe photographer Amos Chapple recently had a look around the site, which lies 185 miles south of Kiev, and captured the facility in a set of fascinating photographs.

Spectacular photographs of Iceland from new book Iceland by Chris McNab published by Amber

Iceland was one of the last places on earth to be settled by humans. And as these incredible photographs show, we haven’t done much with the place. And that can only be a good thing because Iceland is one of the most staggeringly extraordinary places on earth. These images are from a new book in Amber Books’ Visual Explorer Guide series called Iceland, by Chris McNab. They capture Iceland’s quite breath-taking landscape – Northern Lights hanging over mysterious rock formations, black sand beaches, geothermal pools, mighty volcanoes and majestic waterfalls. Pictured: Hverfjall volcano (top left), the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall (top right), the Gullfoss Waterfall (bottom right), the Fjaðrárgljúfur canyon (bottom left) and the Hveravellir (Hot Spring Fields) Nature Reserve (inset).

Paul Bromham, 38, from Swansea, Wales, started filming during his time-off while hiking. His edited video shows the sharp contrast in scenery.

The latest batch of entries to the competition certainly keeps the standard up. Here we present 10 that have caught the judges' eyes, taken in spots around the world.

The Groundkeeper's Cottage has just opened at fantasy-themed holiday park North Shire, on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, ahead of International Harry Potter Day.

Rotterdam is one of the most relentlessly forward-looking cities in Europe, writes Rob Crossan. Visit the Fenix Food factory for the Korean tacos and stay in one of the quirky Cube Houses.

A review of Lanzerac Hotel and Spa in Stellenbosch near Cape Town

MailOnline Travel's Ted Thornhill checked into the Lanzerac Hotel and Spa in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town. He gives it four stars, despite a series of face-palm moments that included waiters forgetting the wine list (it's a wine hotel) and which table had ordered what. And room service arriving at 7.20am with a mysterious breakfast that was not asked for.

Taking on Thailand with a child in tow was far easier than expected thanks to the stunning Nai Harn in Phuket and dusit D2 in Ao Nang, Krabi, writes MailOnline Travel's Julian Robinson.

A langur monkey is seen moving from seat to seat on a train travelling through northern India's Uttar Pradesh state, much to the delight of his fellow passengers who can't stop laughing.

Fascinating colour pictures of Coney Island in 1948

Coney Island has experienced a roller coaster of fortunes over the years - but these incredible vintage pictures taken in 1948 clearly caught it at a high point. They show sunbathers topping up their tans on packed beaches, people frolicking in the sea and strolling along the boardwalk and enjoying thrill rides including The Bobs coaster and the famous Parachute Jump.

MailOnline Travel has toilet-hopped around the world to find the most Instagram-worthy lavatories. Our tour includes pit stops in New York, Chicago and London.

Women-only retreats are popping up all over Britain. These wild escapes promise a healthy retreat from the rush of modern life. And often they aren't short on comfort and glamour.

Best and worst airlines and airports revealed with Qatar Airways named best Thomas Cook

Qatar Airways is ranked as the number one airline for the second year running with American Airlines in second place. Thomas Cook Airlines comes bottom of the list - just below easyJet. The top airport for the second year running, the study claims, is Hamad International Airport in Doha, followed by Tokyo International Airport. The study was carried out by AirHelp, a company that assists passengers with compensation claims for delayed, cancelled or overbooked flights. It ranked 72 airlines and 132 airports from 40,000 reviews based on on-time performance and quality of service, as well as food and drink options and how easy it is to claim a refund.


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