Changes to Oxford Bus Co’s X90 service

first_imgThe Oxford Bus Company has modernised its Oxford-London X90 luxury coach service, to include lower fares for passengers and a new online booking platform.A new timetable, fare structure and website are being introduced to reflect changes in public transport provision between Oxford and London. The new website will provide passengers with an online seat reservation service.Phil Southall, Oxford Bus Company Managing Director, says: “We have listened to customer feedback and reduced our prices to ensure we are competitive in the public transport market on this route. Adjusting the frequency of our X90 service has enabled us to offer better value fares.last_img read more

Singapore Airlines, Cathay dan Qantas Mengaku Terdampak Kerusuhan di Hong Kong

first_imgKerusuhan di Hong Kong International Airport. Sumber: istimewa Setelah pada akhir Maret kemarin situasi di Hong Kong sempat memanas akibat rencana pemerintah untuk memberlakukan Rancangan Undang-Undang (RUU) Ekstradisi, kini situasi di sana dikabarkan masih ada ketegangan yang diakibatkan oleh ribuan orang yang menolak kehadiran dari RUU tersebut – walaupun beberapa media mengabarkan sudah ada indikasi bahwa Hong Kong sudah mulai mengalami pemulihan. Sebagai dampak dari kerusuhan masif tersebut, sejumlah maskapai dari berbagai wilayah mengaku mengalami penurunan permintaan penerbangan.Baca Juga: Diterjang Badai “RUU Ekstradisi,” Sampai Kapan Cathay Pacific dapat Bertahan?Dilansir KabarPenumpang.com dari laman simpleflying.com (6/11), sebut saja maskapai papan atas Singapore Airlines yang kabarnya mengalami penurunan jumlah penumpang menuju Hong Kong. Menurut pihak perusahaan, permintaan tiket untuk penerbangan tersebut masih tergolong sangat rendah – sayangnya mereka enggan membocorkan angka terkait penurunan minat penumpang untuk terbang ke negara yang menjadi bagian dari Tiongkok itu. CEO dari Singapore Airlines, Goh Choon Phong mengatakan bahwa ‘rasa tidak enak’ sebagai dampak dari kerusuhan Hong Kong diharapkan tidak semakin memburuk, “meskipun masih terlalu dini untuk mengatakan bahwa permintaan perjalanan dari Hong Kong kini tengah dalam upaya pemulihan, namun kini kondisinya sudah mulai stabil,”Di sisi lain, nasib yang dialami oleh The Flying Kangaroo Qantas terbilang lebih nestapa ketimbang Singapore Airlines – mengingat tersiar kabar yang menyebutkan bahwa pihak Qantas mengalami kerugian hingga melebihi angka US$17 juta. Pada akhir bulan Oktober saja, pihak Qantas membukukan kerugian hingga mencapai angka US$25 juta.Konflik yang terjadi antara pengunjuk rasa dan pemerintah Cina telah membuat pemelahan dari sektor pariwisata dan juga berdampak pada pelemahan ekonomi. Menurut laman Forbes, jumlah pelancong yang bertandang ke Hong Kong mengalami penurunan hingga 40% dibandingkan dengan tahun lalu – sedangkan untuk pemesanan tiket penerbangan juga mengalami pelemahan sebesar 10%.Baca Juga: Dampak Kerusuhan RUU Ekstradisi, Bandara Hong Kong Batalkan Lebih dari 200 PenerbanganJika ditanya maskapai mana yang paling terdampak dari kerusuhan ini, maka jawabannya adalah flag carrier Hong Kong, Cathay Pacific. Dimana jika dibandingkan dengan tahun lalu di rentang waktu yang sama, maskapai ini mengalami penurunan 7,2% dari segi load factor dan turun 38% dari segi lalu lintas penumpang masuk (inbound passenger traffic).Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading… RelatedRute ke Hong Kong Lesu, Garuda Indonesia Susutkan Frekuensi Penerbangan Jadi 2 Kali Seminggu!19/11/2019In “Domestik”Imbas Krisis Hong Kong, Makau dan Shenzhen Ikut Terdampak Penurunan Wisatawan20/11/2019In “Featured”(Masih) Terdampak RUU Ekstradisi, Cathay Pacific Bakal Turunkan Kapasitas Bangku di 202031/12/2019In “Featured”last_img read more

GCC through to GCA/NBS second division final

first_imgGEORGETOWN Cricket Club (GCC) booked a final spot in the Georgetown Cricket Association-sponsored New Building Society 40-over cricket tournament, after they completed a 16-run win over Police yesterday.The hosts, GCC survived a sixth-wicket fright between Kemol Savory and Shemar Kendall, to defend their total of 210.Earlier the hosts’ innings were reduced to 48-4, but they recovered, thanks to a 54-run fifth-wicket stand between Gavin Singh and Timothy McAlmont, and an attacking unbeaten 45 from Ronaldo Alimohamed at the back end of the innings.The hosts’ innings was doomed from the start as medium pacer Eon Rodrigues removed both openers, Joshua Wade (6) and Kemraj Jaikarran (2), at 20-2.Leg-spinner Hemchan Persaud then got into the act, claiming the wicket of Marlon Persaud for 19, while Rodrigues (3-36), removed Daniel Seegobin (5).At that point, it seemed like the hosts were only going through the motions, but Singh and McAlmont staged the crucial recovery.The pair settled down nicely and took the score to 102 before both were dismissed within seven balls. Singh hit three fours and a six in his 47, while McAlmont hit two fours in his 31. Persaud claimed the wicket of Singh, to finish with 2-33 while off-spinner Parnell London dismissed McAlmont.Chatram Persaud and Bernard Bailey contributed 13 and 17 respectively as the momentum of the innings seemed to be falling off a bit. However, after their dismissal to medium pacer Keston Harcore (2-34), Alimohamed came up with a few big shots towards the end to give the hosts’ innings a rousing end.The former West Indies youth player, who came in for the final two overs of the innings, smashed six sixes and a four. His brutal attack came in the final over off Parnell where he struck four sixes and a four.  In the run chase, Police’s top-order was left clueless by medium pacer Bernard Bailey (3-28), and off-spinner Gavin Singh (2-14), at 45-5.Bailey bowled a tidy line and length, and in the process got rid of both openers Reginald Rodrigues (4) and Andrew Lyght Jr (24), at 31-2.However, the visitors then perished further, to a series of poor strokes. Kayle Michael (4) and Parnell London (1), were both dismissed by Singh, while Jason Heyliger was removed by Bailey without scoring.Although the task ahead was becoming even more difficult, Savory and Kendall added 110 runs, but after their dismissal the remaining batsmen could not respond to the pressure.Savory made 42, while Kendall hit 62, with five fours and a six. Alimohamed (1-37), and Seegobin (2-23), were the other successful bowlers.GCC will now meet either DCC or UG in the final.last_img read more