Entries by Dave

British Airways – Upgrade to First

What if you could pay for Club World but enjoy a taste of First? This unforgettable experience is available for free when you book selected return flights in Club World. The First cabin allows you to relax in exclusive First lounges and enjoy complimentary spa treatments before your flight. Once on board, you can unwind […]

British Airways Proposed industrial action 10 – 11 January 2017

  All British Airways customers will be able to fly to their destinations on Tuesday January 10 and Wednesday January 11 despite proposed industrial action by Unite.  All flights to and from London Gatwick will operate as normal All flights to and from London City will operate as normal The vast majority of flights to and […]

USA: Severe weather may disrupt flights to, from Southeastern states on 6,7 January

  Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is preparing for the weather expected this weekend. “We have plans in place to address inclement weather and we are monitoring approaching weather systems closely,” according to Hartsfield-Jackson spokesman Reese McCranie.   Both Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines are warning that flights to Atlanta and other cities in the […]

British Airways – Unite strike dates for industrial action

  Unite has announced that it intends to hold industrial action involving one of their five cabin crew fleets on Sunday 25 December and Monday 26 December 2016. British Airways is planning to operate all flights across the strike period. All flights to/from London Gatwick (LGW) and all flights operated by BA CityFlyer to/from London City […]

Travelport and Global Travel Management sign multi-year renewal agreement

  Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced a multi-year renewal agreement with long-standing customer, Global Travel Management (GTM), one of the UK’s leading privately owned travel management companies. As part of the agreement, GTM will continue to process its travel bookings through the Travel Commerce Platform, providing them with access to Travelport’s […]

BA cabin crew vote for Heathrow walkout

  More than 2,000 members of British Airways cabin crew staff have voted to strike in a dispute over pay. The workers, who represents around 15% of the airline’s cabin crew, were balloted on plans for an industrial walkout affecting services at Heathrow, the Unite union has said. The decision comes after BA cabin crew […]

Italy: Update – Strikes to affect air travel on 15 December

Flug.check24.de reported strikes will affect air travel in Italy on Thursday, 15 December. Ground staff at Milan airports have announced a four-hour strike from 11 am, local time. Some staff at Alitalia have also announced a 24-hour strike for the same day. The strike will run from 00:01 am, local time. Passengers are urged to […]

Surrey business leader announces board appointment

Surrey business award winner, Global Travel Management, one of the UK’s leading business travel management companies, this week announced the appointment of Kelly Packington to its board. Kelly, who lives in Addlestone, near GTM’s Woking head office, started working for the company as a Senior reservations consultant in 2003 and became an Office Manager in […]