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Delta Sky Club named ‘North America’s Leading Airport Lounge’

Written on September 20th, 2017

Delta Sky Club at Seattle-Tacoma Airport was awarded “North America’s Leading Airport Lounge 2017″ by the World Travel Awards. Based on votes from travel and tourism professionals and consumers across the globe, this accolade for the recently-opened 21,000 sq. ft. Delta Sky Club – the third largest Delta Sky Club in Delta’s system – is…

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Star Alliance launches ‘Connection Service’ at Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Written on September 20th, 2017

Star Alliance has launched a new Connection Service to assist customers arriving at Chicago O’Hare International Airport to reach their onward flight with another Star Alliance member carrier. The enhancement for customers in United’s home hub will carry new branding that will be progressively rolled out for similar services operating at 11 major airports around…

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TAG Australia offices closed Monday 25th September

Written on September 20th, 2017

The Appointment Group Australian offices will be closed on Monday 25th September 2017, in observance of the Family and Community Day Holiday. If you require any urgent assistance whilst our offices are closed, please contact TAG’s 24 Hours Emergency Team on + 61 3 8888 8955 or emergency@appointmentgroup.com. The Appointment Group

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Mexico Earthquake

Written on September 20th, 2017

Published on: 20 Sep 2017 @ 10:53 On Tuesday 19th September 2017, Mexico experienced an earthquake of magnitude 7.1 approximately 140km south east of Mexico City. Mexico City’s international airport – Aeropuerto Internacional de la Ciudad de México (MEX) – suspended operations to evaluate damage, resuming operations back to normal at 4:00 pm local time. Please contact your airline if…

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Hurricane Jose is affecting travel in Northeastern U.S. – Update

Written on September 19th, 2017

Published on: 19 Sep 2017 @ 12:25 Tropical storm warnings have been issued for parts of coastal southeast New England due to Hurricane Jose’s approach to the region on Tuesday night or early Wednesday, 20th September. If you are traveling to or from the northeastern United States over the next few days, expect delays and cancellations…

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United Airlines strengthens commitment to Houston with nonstop service between Houston and Sydney

Written on September 13th, 2017

United Airlines (UAL) reaffirmed its commitment to Houston with the announcement that it will begin daily, nonstop service between its Houston hub and Sydney on January 18th, 2018. The new flight will be the only nonstop service to Australia from Houston and offers customers from Houston as well as from hundreds of cities across the…

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Air Canada expands non-stop services to Ireland from Toronto and Montreal

Written on September 13th, 2017

Air Canada announced expanded seasonal services to Ireland with new non-stop flights from Toronto to Shannon and between Montreal and Dublin. The flights will be operated using Air Canada’s newest single-aisle aircraft, the Boeing 737 Max 8 featuring a Business and Economy cabin configuration. The new services announced today will commence operation in June 2018.‎…

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Delta to launch nonstop year-round service from Indianapolis to Paris beginning May 2018

Written on September 13th, 2017

Delta, in cooperation with joint venture partner Air France KLM, will bring nonstop trans-Atlantic service from Indianapolis to its European hub at Paris-Charles de Gaulle beginning 24th May 2018. Delta’s onboard experience between Indianapolis and Paris will be on Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, equipped with 25 fully lie-flat seats in Delta One, 29 seats Delta Comfort+…

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United Airlines offers customers more ways to get to Europe next summer including new service to Porto, Portugal and Reykjavik, Iceland

Written on September 13th, 2017

United Airlines (UAL) announced new nonstop seasonal service to four popular European destinations including Reykjavik, Iceland, Porto, Portugal, Edinburgh, Scotland, and Zurich, Switzerland. United’s 2018 summer schedule offers more options for United customers from more than 100 North American cities to conveniently connect to Europe with just one stop in New York/Newark, San Francisco or…

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French national strike – 12th September

Written on September 11th, 2017

Please note that travel and transportation might be affected in France on Tuesday, 12th September 2017 due to national strike action. Last-minute delays and cancellations can be expected. We advise you to check the status of your flight with your airline before travelling to the airport. Please contact your dedicated Travel Executive for any further…

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Hurricane Irma is affecting flights to and from the Caribbean and Florida – Update

Written on September 11th, 2017

Published on: 11 Sep 2017 @ 10:52 Hurricane Irma is travelling over Florida and is expected to affect coastal areas of Georgia and South Carolina from the morning of Monday 11th September 2017, and parts of North Carolina from Monday afternoon. Airports in Cuba will remain closed until safe. The authorities in Puerto Rico, Florida, the…

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AccorHotels introduces first Ibis Styles hotel in the United States

Written on September 7th, 2017

ibis Styles, the economy brand from AccorHotels has made its debut in the United States with the opening of ibis Styles New York LaGuardia Airport. As part of AccorHotels’ continued expansion of its economy hotel brands worldwide, the global hospitality group announced the introduction of ibis Styles New York LaGuardia Airport – the first of…

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Air Canada to launch new International Boeing 787 Dreamliner routes from Vancouver

Written on September 7th, 2017

Air Canada announced the strategic expansion of its international network from Vancouver with new services launching June 2018 to Paris and Zurich, and the start of year-round flights to Melbourne. All flights will be available for purchase starting September 6th. In addition, Air Canada is increasing its non-stop Delhi flights from Vancouver that resume October…

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Gatwick extends its transatlantic network to Toronto and Las Vegas

Written on September 7th, 2017

British Airways has announced it will be adding another two new transatlantic routes to its summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick. Toronto in Canada, will be taking to the air from 1st May, with three flights per week, and Las Vegas will be returning with three flights a week from 27th March next year. The new…

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Virgin Atlantic becomes the first airline in Europe to be fully WiFi connected

Written on September 7th, 2017

Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline in Europe to offer WiFi across its entire fleet – ensuring customers can remain connected across flights to and from the US, Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Millions of customers travelling with Virgin Atlantic will be able to email, browse and socialise at 35,000ft from as…

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Norwegian unveils new must-see sights in Denver and Seattle ahead of new route launches

Written on August 31st, 2017

Norwegian reveals the exciting new visitor attractions in Denver, Colorado and Seattle, Washington as the countdown begins to the airline’s two new USA routes launching at London Gatwick next month. From Saturday 16th September, Norwegian will break the current monopoly on direct UK flights to Denver with a brand new two-weekly service, offering the only low-cost…

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United Airlines new daily service between Paine Field and its Denver and San Francisco hubs

Written on August 31st, 2017

United Airlines (UAL) announced it will offer customers six daily flights between Paine Field and its hubs in Denver (DEN) and San Francisco (SFO) beginning in the fall of 2018. Located just 23 miles north of Seattle, Paine Field is the newest option for the fast growing number of business and leisure travelers from the…

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InterContinental Hotels Group signs two new properties in Dubai Business Bay

Written on August 31st, 2017

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), has announced the signing two new properties in Dubai: Crowne Plaza® Dubai Business Bay and InterContinental Residences® Dubai Business Bay. Both properties are in partnership with API Hotels & Resorts, and their location in Dubai’s Business Bay area, the planned business capital of the region, is in line with IHG’s strategy…

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British Airways’ new restaurant style dining service launches on 1st September

Written on August 31st, 2017

The first tranche of British Airways’ investment in Club World, its long-haul Business cabin, is set to arrive on 1st September as a new restaurant-style dining experience launches on flights between London Heathrow and New York JFK. Travellers will be able to select their choice of freshly prepared starters and desserts from new display trolleys,…

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TAG Singapore office closed Friday 1st September and TAG US offices closed Monday 4th September 2017

Written on August 31st, 2017

The Appointment Group Singapore office will be closed on Friday 1st September 2017, in observance of the Hari Raya Haji Holiday. The Appointment Group US offices will be closed on Monday 4th September 2017, in observance of Labor Day. If you require any urgent assistance whilst our offices are closed, please contact TAG’s 24 Hour Emergency…

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Hurricane Harvey – Travel Advice – Update

Written on August 30th, 2017

Updated on: 30 Aug 2017 @ 11:21 Due to Hurricane Harvey, flights to and from Houston Intercontinental Airport are currently cancelled up until at least noon on Thursday, August 31st. Additional flights to and from Texas and the Gulf Coast may be affected. Affected airports include: Alexandria, LA (AEX) Austin, TX (AUS) Baton Rouge, LA (BTR)…

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Air Canada introduces Montreal-Tokyo non-stop flights

Written on August 24th, 2017

Air Canada announced the introduction of a new service between Montreal and Tokyo Narita starting June 1st, 2018. Flights will operate year-round, with daily service during summer peak travel and three times a week during the winter, with Air Canada’s flagship aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Air Canada’s new transpacific service from its Montreal hub is designed to optimize connectivity to several Canadian and U.S. cities: Quebec City, Ottawa, Halifax, Charlottetown, Boston, Philadelphia and Orlando.…

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Personalize the skies with Delta’s refreshed TUMI amenity kits

Written on August 24th, 2017

Delta One amenity kit, featuring Kiehl’s Since 1851 products, features new look, products and monogram option. Beginning September 1st, Delta is refreshing its TUMI amenity kits in the Delta One cabin, featuring a new look and feel that customers can make uniquely their own. Delta’s TUMI hard-case amenity kit, which is based off of the…

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Hilton secures Landmark Hotel in New York City with opening of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza

Written on August 24th, 2017

Hilton announced that ONE UN New York will join the Hilton network as Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza on August 30th as Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ seventh local property. The landmark hotel, situated alongside the United Nations headquarters, has long welcomed both leisure and business travelers, and the world’s most esteemed leaders, diplomats…

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Qatar Airways launches Pre-Select Dining service for premium passengers

Written on August 24th, 2017

Qatar Airways is rolling out a bespoke service for its premium class passengers, giving them even more choice and freedom to create a personalised dining experience every time they travel on long-haul flights from Doha. The new Pre-Select Dining service is being introduced on selected flights to Europe, North and South America, Australia and New…

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