Entries by Dave

The ‘Twenty Heroes

Global Travel Management recognises the hard work put in by many individuals, groups and companies to ensure that business travel has been able to continue throughout 2020. We have selected twenty outstanding contributions that have been made in this unique year that have resulted in businesses continuing to be able to travel and win business […]

High value business travel exempt from quarantine in England

The UK Government has announced a new “business travel” exemption from the normal quarantine rules.  From tomorrow morning, certain passengers travelling to or through countries which are not on the safe travel corridor list will no longer be required to self-isolate on return to England.  The Department for Transport explained: Individuals undertaking specific business activity […]

easyJet sees growing confidence for travel

Low-cost airline easyJet has reported seeing growing confidence for domestic and international travel after experiencing a significant increase in demand for flights. Following the news that UK-wide restrictions over the Christmas period would be eased, searches for flights and holidays increased by over 200% week-on-week. The airline also saw a significant rise in demand for […]

Serve up your own slice of British Airways history

You can pick up a piece of British Airways memorabilia as the airline is selling off surplus inflight crockery, glassware and blankets, and even trolleys. For the first time in its history, British Airways has decided to unlock the doors to its warehouse this Christmas to give customers and aviation fans the unique opportunity to […]

Global Travel Management Client benefits

Global Travel Management clients can benefit from a range of products and services sourced and made available on their behalf by the team at GTM. Many of these come with exclusive discounts. Whether you are looking for pre-flight testing and negative Covid-19 certificates, flight-specific personal PPE products or a secure means of tracking, tracing and […]

GTM rolls out Testing for Travellers

Global Travel Management has announced the roll-out of two Covid-19 testing services for customers planning international travel. GTM has relationships with two suppliers, Confirm Testing and DiamondAir. Both organisations can test passengers pre-flight and provide negative test certificates by email, paving the way for unhindered progress through the airport and on to their destination country. […]

United is Back at JFK

United Airlines has announced it will be returning service to New York City’s John F. Kennedy Airport next year. The airline will resume flights from JFK, after a gap of five years, on 1 February, 2021 with a non-stop service to the west coast. The new service will operate out of Terminal 7. From February, […]

Half of travellers intend to travel again within months: survey

Airports Council International has released a survey showing nearly half of respondents intend to travel again within the next three months. The findings of the Airports Council International (ACI) World ASQ Global Traveller Survey can be attributed to a strong level of confidence in the environment safety provided by airports and airlines. The survey found […]

Finnair is offering free Covid-19 insurance cover

Finnish airline Finnair has announced it is offering complimentary Covid-19 insurance cover for customers departing from Finland. Finnair Corona Cover provides extra protection and security for customers for all existing and new bookings, for travel departures between 3 November, 2020 and 31 March, 2021. The insurance cover comes complimentary with all Finnair tickets booked through […]

British Airways demonstrates Covid-19 safety at the airport and on board

British Airways has released a video highlighting the measures introduced at the airport and onboard to keep customers safe during the pandemic. In the video Head of Global Sales Mark Muren interviews Dr Mike Harrigan, British Airways’ medical lead, on the measures in place including: Asking customers to check-in online, download their boarding pass and […]