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Lanzarote Most Popular With Brits Winter sun-seekers are flocking abroad in their droves this year, with new research revealing that Christmas season bookings to sunnier climes in Europe have risen by a massiveE160% on last year. Favourite destinations include Malta and the Spanish coast, although nowhere is proving more popular than the Canary Islands.E With great deals onEcheap flightsEto Lanzarote and the other isles are proving to be twice as popular as other destinations, with the sun-drenched haven set to be besieged by Brits desperate to escape from the cold back home. If you''re planning on spending your Christmas holidays on the gorgeous island of Lanzarote, you''ll need to know where to go for tasty and inspiring meals - here are some of the best restaurants on offer. La Cabaa, Macher Sitting just a 5-minute drive away from the popular Puerto del Carmen is La Cabaa, an exquisite restaurant serving high quality international cuisine, all using the freshest ingredients. This British-run establishment has built itself a stellar reputation and the menu is full of delicious fresh fish - their Christmas menu also looks promising, offering four courses and a glass of wine for just EUR59.50 per person. La Masia de Teguise, Costa Teguise Not only is the Costa Teguise an excellent sun spot, it''s also home to La Masia de Teguise, a contemporary Spanish restaurant combining the best food with a touch of culture. Spend New Year''s Eve soaking up all the flavours from this rich menu of classic Spanish dishes, whilst being entertained by local musicians and artists. There''s never a dull moment at this restaurant, with various musical and literary figures making guest appearances to captivate diners. Atlantico, Playa Blanca Atlantico is a great choice for lovers of Portuguese cuisine, with a variety of tapas on offer alongside the regular menu. This restaurant prides itself on its home cooked methods, with all smoking, pickling and salting done on-site in traditional Portuguese fashion. The tasting menu is a particular highlight, giving you the opportunity to sample lots of smaller portions - ideal for a light dinner. Beat the crowds and book your flight to Lanzarote with Monarch Airlines.EMonarch flights to Lanzarote from BirminghamEare available from just [pounds sterling]51 per person. For more information and to book online, visit Jan 31, 2013

Narrower seats, tech improvements are in store for air travel Passengers flying economy will be met with less legroom in 2013 as carriers follow Southwest Airlines' example of packing planes to boost profits. More space is available on some airlines -- at a price. Airlines will also introduce improvements in in-flight entertainment and connectivity. Jan 30, 2013

Narrower seats, tech improvements are in store for air travel in 2013 Passengers will be offered more space in 2013 as carriers offer expanded ancillary services. Airlines will also introduce improvements in in-flight entertainment and connectivity Jan 30, 2013

Delta to launch new nonstop service between Los Angeles and Seattle ATLANTA, Georgia - Delta Air Lines will add three daily flights between Los Angeles and Seattle, beginning April 8, 2013. Customers flying on Delta's new service will benefit from connection opportunities to a comprehensive trans-Pacific network. Delta is rapidly growing Seattle as an Asian gateway and recently received approval for new service to Shanghai for summer 2013. The airline currently offers international service to Beijing and Osaka, Japan. Delta also has an extensive codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines in Seattle, providing customers access to more than 50 domestic markets. From Los Angeles, customers can enjoy nonstop service to destinations including Sydney and Tokyo, as well as codeshare flights with Virgin Australia to Melbourne and Brisbane. The new service will be operated by Delta Connection carrier SkyWest Airlines using 76-seat two-class CRJ900 regional jets. In addition to a first class cabin, these aircraft are equipped with onboard WiFi and Delta's snack, food for purchase and beverage offerings. Delta currently operates the world's largest WiFi-equipped fleet, and plans to introduce WiFi onboard international widebody aircraft in 2013. By summer 2013, all trans-Pacific flights will feature Delta's full flat-bed product in Business Elite. In addition, Delta is in the process of upgrading its facilities at both Los Angeles International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as part of its ongoing $3 billion investment to improve products, services and facilities. Jan 29, 2013

FCC sets up new licensing policies for in-flight Internet The Federal Communications Commission has adopted updated rules governing...

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