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United Airlines modernizes airport screening experience at Newark Liberty

Written on March 23rd, 2017

United Airlines is enabling customers to move through the screening process quicker at its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport with the opening of a fully redesigned and consolidated security checkpoint in Terminal C. The redesigned checkpoint, which includes dedicated Premier Access and TSA Precheck® security lanes, features 17 state-of-the-art automated screening lanes, making Terminal…

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Virgin Australia announces flights from Melbourne to Hong Kong 

Written on March 23rd, 2017

Virgin Australia announced it will commence services between Melbourne and Hong Kong, expanding its international footprint into Greater China for the first time. From 5th July 2017, Virgin Australia will operate five return services per week between the two cities, using dual aisle Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Virgin Australia’s proposed alliance with HNA Aviation and Hong…

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Los Angeles Airport Terminal changes in May 2017

Written on March 23rd, 2017

In May 2017, Delta Air Lines will relocate 21 airlines as part of Delta’s move from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3.  Much of the work will take place on May 12th, 14th and 16th, immediately following the last flight operations each day and continue into the early-morning hours of the following day.…

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Etihad Airways to launch A380 flights to Paris

Written on March 23rd, 2017

Etihad Airways is introducing its award-winning A380 on the Abu Dhabi – Paris route this summer. Featuring the carrier’s revolutionary The Residence – the world’s first three-room suite on a commercial airliner – the aircraft will operate on one of its twice-daily services to the French capital between 1st July and 28th October. The additional…

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Air France/KLM’s Flying Blue Award Miles validity

Written on March 23rd, 2017

Air France/KLM frequent flying program Flying Blue Award Miles validity has been extended from 20 months to 2 years. Award Miles are valid for life as long as customers take 1 qualifying flight every 2 years with Air France, KLM, Aircalin, HOP!, Kenya Airways, TAROM, Transavia, Air Corsica or one of the SkyTeam partners. Customers…

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Yellow fever vaccination recommendations for international travellers going to Brazil

Written on March 23rd, 2017

Yellow fever virus transmission continues to expand towards the Atlantic coast of Brazil. Confirmed cases of yellow fever virus infection in humans were reported in Rio de Janeiro State, and epizootics and human cases are under investigation for yellow fever virus infection in São Paulo State. These reports are consistent with the increased yellow fever…

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Electronic devices ban for flights from the Middle East and North Africa

Written on March 21st, 2017

Published on: 21 Mar 2017 @ 19:26 – Electronic devices ban to the UK Phones, laptops and tablets larger than 16.0cm x 9.3cm x 1.5cm will not be allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia. Most smart phones fall within these limits and will continue to be…

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Possible strikes to affect travel in Italy – 20th March

Written on March 17th, 2017

Italian air traffic controllers have announced a nationwide strike to take place on 20th March 2017 in Italy. The strike measures are planned to last from 13:00 until 17:00. Additionally, a 24-hour strike of the ground staff at the Milan airports Malpensa and Linate is also planned to take place on 20th March 2017. If…

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American Airlines free Main Cabin meals on select flights

Written on March 16th, 2017

American Airlines is making select coast-to-coast flights even better by adding free meals in the Main Cabin, giving customers one more reason to choose the airline’s industry-leading Airbus A321T trans-continental service. The Main Cabin meals will be available on flights in both directions between Los Angeles and New York, and between San Francisco and New York. Depending on the time of day,…

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Hilton Hotels & Resorts to open Hilton Paris Eiffel Tower

Written on March 16th, 2017

Hilton has announced that its flagship Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand will add a second property in central Paris, Hilton Paris Eiffel Tower. Hilton Paris Eiffel Tower will be located in the 7th arrondissement, renowned as the district of choice for Parisian and the home to France’s National Assembly, a range of museums, the Invalides and the Eiffel Tower…

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Winter Storm Stella affecting travel in Northeast US

Written on March 14th, 2017

Winter Storm Stella is disrupting travel in the Northeast region of the US. Heavy snow accumulation will trigger flight delays Tuesday in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and surrounding airports. 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…

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United Airlines launches new Basic Economy fare for twin cities travel

Written on March 9th, 2017

United Airlines costumers purchasing tickets for travel between Minneapolis/St. Paul and any of United’s seven U.S. hubs (Chicago O’Hare, Denver, Houston Bush International, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington Dulles) have an additional fare option to choose from – Basic Economy. Intended to be United’s lowest fare, Basic Economy fares provide most of the same inflight services and amenities that…

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Delta

Delta to fly newer, quieter, more efficient aircraft at New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Written on March 9th, 2017

Delta stopped flying MD-88 aircraft on a scheduled basis at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The airline will instead fly existing MD-88 routes on a mix of quieter, more fuel-efficient Airbus A320 family aircraft, Boeing 737s and a limited number of MD-90 mainline aircraft, minimizing environmental impact at the busy airport and reducing overflight noise for…

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Qatar Airways unveils QSuite – A new ‘First in Business Class’ experience  

Written on March 9th, 2017

Qatar Airways unveils its highly anticipated and revolutionary new Business Class experience. Ushering in a never-before-seen standard in Business Class travel, the customisable private suites, named QSuite, introduce a host of firsts to Premium Class travel, reshaping expectations for global business travellers. QSuite features the industry’s first-ever double bed available in Business Class, with privacy…

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British Airways – Cashless payment at London Heathrow, Gatwick and North America airports

Written on March 9th, 2017

From 1st April 2017, British Airways (BA) will be unable to accept cash payments at many of the airports it operates from, such as London Heathrow, London Gatwick and in North America. This includes all types of payments, such as for extra bags, additional/exit row seats, changes to tickets, service charges, etc. Customers who cannot…

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Winter Storm to affect travel in Northeast US

Written on March 9th, 2017

Due to stormy weather forecasted to impact the Northeast coast of the US on Friday, March 10th, 2017, flights to/from the following cities may be affected: Boston, MA (BOS) Hartford, CT (BDL) New York, NY (JFK) New York, NY (LGA) Newark, NJ (EWR) Newburgh, NY (SWF) Providence, RI (PVD) White Plains, NY (HPN) Worcester, MA (ORH) Please contact…

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The St. Regis Mexico City: A legacy of service

Written on March 6th, 2017

An atmosphere of art, culture, and innovation. Explore the unparalleled beauty of the most vibrant city in Latin America in an alluring atmosphere. Immerse in a captivating journey that will transport you to the beauty of the past and the extraordinary comfort of this modern destination. Mexico City is innovation, art, and culture, simply the…

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Belmond Hotels spring offers in America

Written on March 6th, 2017

Belmond El Encanto – Spring into the Fitness Package Whether guests are looking to rev up their metabolism in order to achieve that bikini body, bring a sense of lightness and calm to the mind, body and soul, or simply hydrate after one too many glasses of bubbly, Belmond El Encanto in Santa Barbara, California…

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1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge – A new generation of nature-led luxury hotels

Written on March 6th, 2017

1 Hotels, the mission-driven luxury lifestyle hotel brand, opened the doors of its third property and first ground-up development, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. Remaining true to 1 Hotels founder, Barry Sternlicht, core philosophy, “The world around us is beautiful, and we want to keep it that way.” The property cultivates the best of eco-conscious design,…

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Air New Zealand – Fly from London to Los Angeles nonstop

Written on March 6th, 2017

For over 30 years, Air New Zealand has been connecting the high flying cities of London and Los Angeles with a nonstop, daily service. The Air New Zealand flight leaves late afternoon from London Heathrow and arrives in Los Angeles early evening. The perfect flight if you want to wake up the next day feeling…

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France ATC strikes 6th-10th March 2017

Written on March 3rd, 2017

ABTA has advised that UNSA-ICNA, the third largest union for air traffic controllers in France, has called for 5 days of strike action from the 6th until the 10th March 2017. As a result of the proposed industrial action, it may be necessary for airlines to make adjustments to flights that are scheduled to operate…

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Delta debuts renovated Delta Sky Clubs in Newark and Minneapolis

Written on March 2nd, 2017

After Delta’s recent expansion at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the airline is unveiling two additional lounge renovations at Newark (EWR) and Minneapolis (MSP). Members and guests traveling from the Garden State can now enjoy an upgraded Delta Sky Club experience at Newark Liberty International Airport, complete with a brand new food and beverage area and more accessible charging…

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American Airlines – New boarding process

Written on March 2nd, 2017

American Airlines (AA) boards its flights 30 – 50 minutes before scheduled departure. Boarding times depend on your destination and the type of plane. Please remember that AA shuts the door 10 minutes before departure. Boarding order Starting March 1, AA are simplifying the boarding process and introducing new boarding group names — numbers 1 through…

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Virgin Atlantic to launch only direct flight between London Heathrow and Barbados

Written on March 2nd, 2017

Virgin Atlantic has announced plans to launch the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will launch on 12th December 2017 to help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers. The new flights will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays as part of the winter 2017…

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Delta debuts free Main Cabin meals in 12 US destinations

Written on February 23rd, 2017

Delta is introducing complimentary meals on some of its longest domestic flights, including transcontinental routes between New York’s JFK (JFK) and Los Angeles (LAX)/San Francisco (SFO). The airline will be the only U.S. carrier to offer complimentary fresh meals from nose to tail on select coast-to-coast routes. Beginning March 1st, Delta will offer complimentary meals in the…

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