Entries by Paul

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.

Free Copy Of Your Quarterly Hotel Market Report!

I am very happy to announce the publication of the HOTELS QUARTERLY MARKET REPORT. The publication, compiled in association with our partners, Advantage Travel Partnership, provides an insight into the hotel market in 2018 and contains fascinating industry insight, particularly for anyone who needs to book business travel in the year ahead. With detailed research […]

Lufthansa’s lowest air fares remain available to customers of GTM!

Global Travel Management will continue to offer its customers the full range of Lufthansa Group Airlines’ air fares, despite the airline restricting access to their lowest prices via the traditional Global Distribution Systems (GDS) from December 1st 2018. Lufthansa Group Airlines’ most competitive fares, sold in the UK, for European point-to-point flights have always been […]

Istanbul Opens Mega-Airport!

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan officially opened Istanbul’s new airport on Monday this week to coincide with the 95th anniversary of modern Turkey’s foundation, and the associated public holiday, Republic Day. Istanbul Airport will be capable of handling up to 90 million passengers by 2021, with further expansion leading to a total capacity of up to […]

UAE – Important Revised Drug/Medication Policy.

Please note that the Ministry of Health of the UAE has issued a revised policy relating to which prescription drugs and medication can legally be taken in to the country. A large number of prescribed and over the counter medicines that are widely available in the UK are considered to be controlled substances in the […]