Jet Airways lenders begin bankruptsy proceedings

Jet Airways lenders begin bankruptsy proceedings

Lenders to Jet Airways have said they plan to bring insolvency proceedings against the struggling carrier. The move follows a failed attempt to find a suitable buyer for what was once India’s biggest private airline. Jet Airways has been hampered by more than $1bn (£790m) of debt. In April, the airline suspended all international flights. The move left passengers stranded in India and European cities including London, Paris and Amsterdam. Etihad Airways already owns 24%…

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UK’s First C2c Courier Launches In London

UK’s First C2c Courier Launches In London

Peyk has launched London’s first consumer to consumer (C2C) courier service, to change the way Londoners send each other things. Across Asia and The Middle East when you want to send something to a friend or a member of your family, you don’t use the post, you use a C2C courier, a service that Peyk has now brought to London. Let’s say you’ve gone to visit a friend and left your keys at her house, without…

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Hermes Launches “Road To Logistics” Scheme

Hermes Launches “Road To Logistics” Scheme

Leading consumer delivery company Hermes UK has launched a new initiative to help address the UK driver shortage and enable unemployed workers to gain valuable skills and the possibility of full-time employment.  It is designed to ensure the company has its own ‘talent pipeline’ and is prepared for any future legislation and possible Brexit impact. The new “Road to Logistics” programme is funded through the company’s Apprenticeship Levy and will see Hermes recruit a number…

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National Express Uses Teleopti WFM to Keep Passengers on the Move

National Express Uses Teleopti WFM to Keep Passengers on the Move

Teleopti announced today that National Express, the largest operator of coach services in the UK, is using its workforce management (WFM) solution to create schedules for over 160 frontline employees, working complex shift patterns in its customer service centre. The National Express contact centre supports ticket sales and assistance to customers of its bus and coach services every day of the year. The customer service teams also manage online queries. The customer service centre handles…

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Tui travel firm warns Boeing grounding to hit earnings

Tui travel firm warns Boeing grounding to hit earnings

In a statement on Friday, the Hanover-based holiday company said that it expected earnings for this year to be 17 per cent below the €1.2bn achieved in 2018, assuming the currently grounded Boeing craft resume flights in mid-July. It had previously guided that earnings for 2019 would be “broadly flat”. However, if there was no indication that the planes would be allowed to resume normal schedules in July, Tui said that it expected earnings would…

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