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Scandinavian Airlines lounge in New York larger and in a new design

Written on July 21st, 2017

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) continues to invest in its SAS Lounges and have now opened the newly renovated lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport, terminal B. The larger lounge creates an exclusive space for SAS travelers to relax or work in front of their flight. The lounge (440 sqm) can now host more travelers and is designed with…

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Delta expands Austin, adds Medford, Oregon, service from Seattle

Written on July 21st, 2017

Morning and afternoon departures to Austin give customers the most convenient business schedule from Seattle. Delta Air Lines will add a second daily nonstop flight from Seattle to Austin, Texas, beginning October 1st, 2017. Building off the strong results from its service that launched on June 12th, Delta will expand its schedule to provide the only…

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Additional security measures for international flights to the U.S.

Written on July 21st, 2017

Beginning this week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will require additional security measures for all international flights to the U.S. These measures include enhanced screening of travelers, as well as heightened screening of electronic devices larger than a standard smartphone. Travelers may need to remove these devices from their protective cases or outer…

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New York Weather Warning – Friday 7th July 2017

Written on July 6th, 2017

Thunderstorms forecast for the New York area on Friday 7th July, may disrupt transport in the region. The following airports may be affected: New York – John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) LaGuardia Airport (LGA) Stewart International Airport (SWF) White Plains –  Westchester County Airport (HPN) Islip –  Long Island…

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British Airways – Doha Cancellations

Written on July 6th, 2017

British Airways has cancelled the BA123 from 12th – 16th July 2017 (London Heathrow to Doha) and BA122 from 13th – 17th July 2017 (Doha to London Heathrow) and has secured a re-protection agreement with Qatar Airways (QR). For more information regarding this matter, please contact you dedicated Travel Executive. Source: British Airways

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Hong Kong Airlines celebrates flight to Vancouver, Canada

Written on July 6th, 2017

Hong Kong Airlines made its inaugural daily direct service to Vancouver, Canada on 30th June.  To commemorate the official launch of this new route, Hong Kong Airlines held celebration events at both Hong Kong International Airport and Vancouver International Airport. All passengers scheduled to depart the inaugural flight from Hong Kong were presented with a…

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United Airlines introduces Boeing 777-300ER to additional routes

Written on July 6th, 2017

United Airlines announced additional Boeing 777-300ER service, the airline’s newest aircraft type featuring the all-new United Polaris business class seats, to its flight schedules. With the schedule update over the weekend, the airline expects to begin 777-300ER service on the following routes*: San Francisco (SFO) – Beijing (PEK) beginning 6th September 2017 westbound (8th September 2017 eastbound)…

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Etihad Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways – All electronics devices allowed onboard US flights

Written on July 6th, 2017

If you are travelling with Etihad Airways or Emirates to the United States from Abu Dhabi International Airport and Dubai International Airport, you are now permitted to carry all electronic devices on board. Additionally, the US Immigration facility at Abu Dhabi Airport allows you to clear US immigration and customs formalities before you fly to…

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British Airways announces partnership with The White Company

Written on July 6th, 2017

British Airways announced its plans to give customers a great night’s sleep in the sky through a partnership with the luxury lifestyle brand, The White Company. The iconic British retailer will supply bedding and amenity kits in Club World as part of the airline’s £400m customer investment plan, with a focus on excellence in the…

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TAG US offices closed Tuesday July 4th

Written on June 29th, 2017

The Appointment Group United States offices will be closed on Tuesday July 4th, 2017, in observance of Independence Day. If you require any urgent assistance whilst our offices are closed, please contact TAG’s 24 Hour Emergency Team on +1 424 248 2555 or emergency@appointmentgroup.com. The Appointment Group

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United Airlines takes new steps to elevate customer experience at Bush Intercontinental Airport

Written on June 29th, 2017

United Airlines announced that beginning this fall, the carrier will take new steps to elevate the customer experience at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport by offering customers shorter, more convenient connection times and better access to more destinations. The operations enhancement will enable United to improve connectivity throughout its industry-leading global route network, as adjustments…

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Delta enables seamless helicopter transfers at New York’s JFK Airport

Written on June 29th, 2017

Delta has partnered with BLADE to become the only airline offering travelers exclusive, seamlessly integrated helicopter flights between Manhattan and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. You can now enjoy an airport transfer experience like no other. Get there on your time BLADE allows Delta customers to travel between the city and the airport…

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British Airways – Unite industrial action – July 2017

Written on June 29th, 2017

Mixed Fleet Unite is planning to take industrial action between Saturday 1st July and Sunday 16th July. British Airways has advised that the majority of flights to and from London Heathrow will operate as normal. All flights to and from London Gatwick, London City and London Stansted will not be affected and neither will services…

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Terminal Changes at Los Angeles (LAX) Airport

Written on June 22nd, 2017

American Airlines (AA) now operates from multiple terminals at Los Angeles (LAX) Airport. We advise travellers to confirm your gate number and check-in location before leaving: Gate number Check-in location 40 – 49 Terminal 4 50 – 59 Terminal 5 110 – 159 Terminal 4   Source: American Airlines

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Lufthansa expands its long-haul network: New destinations from Munich and Frankfurt in summer 2018

Written on June 22nd, 2017

· New: San Diego direct from Frankfurt · Munich – Singapore to be reintroduced to the Lufthansa flight schedule · Los Angeles, Beijing and Hong Kong with the Airbus A380 from Munich commencing in the summer of 2018 Lufthansa expands its route network and will offer new intercontinental destinations from Frankfurt and Munich in summer 2018. New…

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The Appointment Group – New Sydney Office Location

Written on June 22nd, 2017

The Appointment Group (TAG) is very pleased to announce that as of Monday 26th June 2017, our Sydney office will relocate to Redfern. New Office Effective Monday 26th June 2017 New Address Ground Floor, 191 Cleveland Street Redfern, NSW, 2016 Phone Number No change (+61 2 8823 0600) TAG Global Events will continue to operate…

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TAG Singapore office closed Monday 26th June

Written on June 22nd, 2017

The Appointment Group Singapore office will be closed on Monday 26th June 2017, in observance of the Hari Raya Puasa Holiday. If you require any urgent assistance whilst our offices are closed, please contact TAG’s 24 Hour Emergency Team on +65 3109 0256 or emergency@appointmentgroup.com. The Appointment Group

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British Airways Boeing 777-200 taking off at Heathrow, 27 July 2009
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British Airways’ New York JFK Terminal 7 redesign – Update

Written on June 20th, 2017

Update – 5 Jul 2017 British Airways has advised that the improvement works to the security area at New York JFK Terminal 7 have been postponed. This is now scheduled to begin later in 2017, which means that customers travelling over the summer will no longer need to allow an extra hour at the airport.…

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British Airways unveils plans for New York JFK Airport T7 

Written on June 16th, 2017

Please be advised that during this phase of construction, from 22nd June 2017 until January 2018, you might experience a delay getting through security at New York JFK Terminal 7. This will affect all World Traveller and World Traveller Plus customers on flights departing after 17h. BA advises customers to allow an extra hour at the airport…

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SkyTeam announces lounge expansion and focus on technology

Written on June 15th, 2017

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, is taking its customers’ airport experience to new heights by opening a new lounge at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) later this year. The alliance’s first branded facility in North America, it will offer a luxurious environment for First, Business and Elite Plus customers flying on any of the alliance’s nine…

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Cathay Pacific to extend successful Betsy Beer promotion

Written on June 15th, 2017

Cathay Pacific announced the extension of its Betsy Beer promotion, which will see the high-quality craft beer, specially brewed to be enjoyed at 35,000 feet, offered on flights between Hong Kong and Europe, Canada, the United States, Japan, New Zealand and Tel Aviv over the coming months. Named after “Betsy”, Cathay Pacific’s first aircraft, a…

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Delta launches Boston to San Francisco route with Delta One cabin

Written on June 15th, 2017

Delta began nonstop service from Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on June 8th, giving more customers the opportunity to experience the airline’s transcontinental product. Flights between BOS-SFO will include the Delta One cabin, offering a luxurious experience on Delta’s longest flights, with privacy, comfort and exceptional service featured at…

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Lufthansa Group introduces surcharge for advanced seat assignments and checked luggage for flights within Europe and Germany

Written on June 12th, 2017

Please be advised that starting on 13th June 2017, date of ticket issuance, the Lufthansa Group will introduce a surcharge for advanced seat assignments and checked luggage for flights within Europe and Germany for agency bookings. The price for chargeable advanced seat assignments on Lufthansa operated flights in economy class for tickets within Europe and Germany will increase by 5…

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Fly non-stop from London to Australia on Qantas’ new Kangaroo Route

Written on June 12th, 2017

Qantas is set to add to its list of aviation firsts, with the Australian national carrier confirming it will operate non-stop flights from Perth to London. Daily flights on the history-making route begin on 25 March 2018 and form part of a new London-Perth-Melbourne return service. The services will be operated by Qantas’ new Boeing…

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Air New Zealand – Fly from London to Los Angeles nonstop

Written on June 12th, 2017

For over 30 years, Air New Zealand has been connecting the entertainment communities in London and Los Angeles with a nonstop, daily service. Their success is grounded by a focus on true product innovation and commitment to delivering a world-class flight experience. Fly Air New Zealand Business Premier™ and experience all the things travellers love,…

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