Entries by Dave

London City Airport predicts strong passenger recovery in 2022

London City Airport expects pent up passenger demand to fuel a surge in growth in 2022, with the introduction of new routes and the return of top-selling destinations, resulting in more than three quarters of 2019 routes operating at the airport this year. The prediction follows the announcement of a busy summer schedule for British […]

Your Concierge – the AI-based business travel essential

Global Travel Management has launched an artificial intelligence traveller companion service that provides bespoke travel advice and information, delivered directly to business travellers in real time, as they need it. Your Concierge is a service that provides on-the-move travel service information from the time a business trip is booked to the moment it ends. Created […]

Virgin Atlantic launches new services to Austin, Texas

Virgin Atlantic is launching new direct services to Austin, the capital of the Lonestar state of Texas and the airline’s first new route to the US since 2015. The four times a week service will launch on 25 May 2022 and will operate on the airline’s 787-9 aircraft boasting 31 Upper Class, 35 Premium and […]

easyJet partners with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions (CAeS) on development of zero-emission aircraft

easyJet has announced it is working with Cranfield Aerospace Solutions to support the development of its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system for commercial aircraft, as part of the airline’s ambition to ‘de-carbonise aviation’. Cranfield Aerospace Solutions is developing its hydrogen fuel cell propulsion system for an existing 9-seat Britten-Norman Islander aircraft, which is planned to […]

Aer Lingus and Emerald Airlines announce accelerated plans for launch of regional routes

Aer Lingus and Emerald Airlines have announced details of the commencement of Aer Lingus Regional flights. The flights operate under a franchise agreement by Emerald Airlines and will commence on 17 March as Aer Lingus Regional. The announcement means Emerald Airlines flying over 340 flights per week across 11 routes, with further route announcements to […]

The year in review: 2021

2021 will be remembered as the first, full-year of global pandemic.  Economies around the world suffered consumer decline.  Travel was restricted, regulated and, in some cases, banned altogether.  But, while many travel companies suffered intolerable operating conditions, Global Travel Management used the year as an opportunity to build the business with a strategy of innovative […]

GTM shortlisted for prestigious nationwide award

Global Travel Management has made the shortlist for the prestigious TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2022 award. The awards recognise the achievements of travel agencies around the UK and are organised by highly-respected travel trade publication group TTG. The Top 50 Travel Agencies 2022 comprises several categories, split both regionally and by agency type. But […]

British Airways relaunches short-haul flights from Gatwick

British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business at Gatwick in August, similar to its operation from London City Airport, which operates under the British Airways name but exists as an entirely separate […]

Virgin Atlantic supports World Health Organization Foundation’s ‘Go Give One’ campaign through onboard donations

Virgin Atlantic is supporting the World Health Organization Foundation’s Go Give One campaign through onboard donations this December. The campaign funds Covid-19 vaccines for middle and lower-income countries to help close the global vaccine equity gap.  As the impact of Covid-19 continues globally, the campaign calls on everyone, everywhere to play their part in helping to offer much needed vaccines to the […]

Gatwick partners with GRIDSERVE to build an Electric Forecourt

A partnership between Gatwick Airport and sustainable energy company GRIDSERVE will build the Gatwick Electric Forecourt – an electric charging, net zero equivalent to a petrol station – that will be available to millions of passengers, commuters, staff, local residents and businesses that pass through the airport and its surrounding motorway network each year. The new facility – a […]