Entries by Paul

British Airways announces a move to Terminal 8 at JFK

British Airways has announced it is moving to a new location in Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy airport, New York.  The airline is investing in a new, improved terminal alongside American Airlines as part of a significant reinvestment by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Over the next four years, more […]

Business travel to China and South East Asia

At Global Travel Management we are experts in all types of business travel to all parts of the world.  But one area we are finding a lot more demand for is South East Asia.  So, whether you’re making your first business trip to Shanghai or Beijing or you’re a regular traveller to Hong Kong or […]

GTM continues to benefit from access to Travelport’s NDC content

Travelport, the leading travel commerce platform, has completed onboarding of the first group of travel agencies to receive access to New Distribution Capability (NDC) content.  Now, a small number of travel management companies in the UK – including Global Travel Management – have access to NDC content, via Travelport’s Smartpoint booking application.  The first live […]

1,500 children take-off with British Airways

More than 1,500 children were given a unique insight into a career in aviation when they attended a careers event hosted by British Airways and KidZania. The two-day event saw them take the controls of an aircraft and try out the airline’s safety demonstration with cabin crew. The children were provided with replica uniforms and […]

NATS trials Artifical Intelligence solution for Air Traffic Control at Heathrow

In a move aimed at boosting punctuality at Heathrow, NATS is trialling an Artificial Intelligence solution that could help reclaim the 20% of capacity lost by low cloud reducing visibility from the Control Tower.  A project is underway, within NATS’ bespoke Digital Tower Laboratory, at Heathrow Airport to test whether a combination of ultra HD […]

Manchester Airport to introduce “private terminal”

Manchester Airport has revealed plans to be the first major UK airport to open a private terminal, offering passengers a “private jet experience” while flying on commercial airlines. The airport has released preview designs of the new terminal, which will be called PremiAir.  The PremiAir experience will be available to purchase for passengers irrespective of […]

Inspiring the next generation of business travel experts

Guildford College invited Global Travel Management to present to a group of first and second year students this week. Managing Director Scott Pawley gave a presentation to an attentive audience taking a break from their Travel and Tourism BTech and City and Guilds Level 3 studies.   The talk covered a number of topics concerning […]

Virgin Atlantic & Stobart agree Flybe takeover.

Virgin Atlantic and Stobart Group have combined to rescue British airline Flybe with a cash offer for the entire share capital of the airline. Flybe will continue to serve passengers across the UK and Ireland, but it has been announced that the airline will be re-branded to Virgin Atlantic. Ultimately, this will mean GTM customers […]

LOT Polish To Launch New London City – Warsaw Route.

LOT Polish Airlines is pleased to begin operating a new service between its base at Warsaw Chopin Airport and London City Airport. Starting this coming Monday, 7th January 2019, LOT Polish will begin twice daily services using four new Embraer 190 aircraft with 106 seats and configured in a 2 x 2 set-up and a […]

ESTA Application Processing Time.

Please note that you must now apply for your ESTA, if applicable, no later than 72 hours before departing for the US. Previously real-time approvals were possible, however, this is no longer the case. For more information, please click here.