Entries by Dave

IHG and Unilever join forces to end single-use bathroom miniatures

IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced a global collaboration with consumer goods company Unilever to replace bathroom miniatures with bulk amenities in over 4,000 hotels. In 2019, IHG became the first global hotel company to commit to all of its hotel brands removing bathroom miniatures in favour of larger-size amenities, a key step in its […]

Beating airport chaos

The Summer of 2022 has, so far, been conspicuous by the number of media reports about airport delays and chaos. But, how much disruption is there, and what’s the best way for business travellers to ensure their flights run as smoothly as possible? We sent our Sales Director Paul Baker to find out. Paul spent […]

Qantas First Class returns to Singapore

Australian national carrier Qantas Airways has reintroduced its First Class offering to its customers travelling to and from Singapore with the return of its superjumbo A380 aircraft and re-opening of its First Lounge at Changi Airport. The airline will fly its recently refurbished A380 aircraft on flights between Australia and Singapore, and Singapore and London. […]

Etihad returns to T4 at Heathrow

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has confirmed it will return to London Heathrow’s Terminal 4 from 22 June. Etihad’s return to Terminal 4 follows a temporary home at Terminals 2 and 3 during the pandemic. Transport connections including the London Underground and Heathrow Express will also reopen. The Etihad Lounge will also […]

British Airways announce changes to the ‘Book with confidence’ policy

British Airways have shared the following announcement regarding the ‘Book with confidence’ policy. Since its introduction in March 2020, our Book with confidence policy has offered customers the flexibility and peace of mind to change or cancel their travel plans, when it mattered most. As the world continues to emerge from the pandemic, there are […]

ANA introduces special ‘ANA Future Promise’ livery to 787s

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline has announced a new initiative featuring two 787 aircraft with a special ‘ANA Future Promise’ livery and special services focused on promoting sustainability and reducing CO2 emissions. This new dedicated initiative comes a year after the launch of the ANA Future Promise, which encompasses activities across environmental, social […]

Malaysia Airlines operates first passenger flight with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Malaysia Airlines has operated its first passenger flight using Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel. Flight MH603 from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore took place on Sunday, 5 June. The historic flight was operated with a Boeing 737-800 aircraft fuelled by a blend of conventional jet fuel and Neste’s SAF, which is produced from 100% renewable waste […]

British Airways further expands its US network

British Airways is ramping up its US route network this summer, taking its direct US routes to London to 26.  Portland, Oregon has become the newest destination on the British Airways route map, providing the city’s only direct route to the UK. Neil Chernoff, British Airways’ Director of Networks and Alliances said:  This summer British […]

United reveal new Away kits

Travellers flying in premium cabins on United’s long-haul international and premium transcontinental routes will experience the airline’s new, co-branded amenity kits designed exclusively for the airline by global travel lifestyle brand Away. Inspired by Away’s iconic suitcases and versatile accessories, United offer three versions of the amenity kits, each with custom travel essentials and Sunday […]

How airlines are marking Pride Month

June marks Pride Month – we have taken a look at how some airlines are marking the celebration Lufthansa To mark Pride Month, Lufthansa is taking off with a very special aircraft to destinations throughout Europe. The Airbus A320neo with the registration D-AINY will become “Lovehansa” for the next six months. On the outside of […]