Entries by Dave

United reinstates some international flights…

United Airlines has announced it will continue to fly six daily operations to and from a number of destinations in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America and the Middle East “in an effort to get customers where they need to be. The airline has describe the situation as “fluid” but claims that “United continues to play […]

European Commission proposes EU-wide travel ban

The European Union is proposing suspending all non-essential travel for 30 days. Only residents, family members and essential staff – healthcare workers and medical experts – will be exempt from the measures. The Commission presented guidelines to Member States on health-related border management measures in the context of the COVID-19 emergency. The aims are to […]

United States bans travel from the UK and Ireland

The United States is to extend its European coronavirus travel ban to include the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. The Vice-President of the United States, Mike Pence, announced that the US government will be extending their travel ban (affecting countries in the EU Schengen area) to include the UK and the Republic of Ireland. […]

How we’re tackling coronavirus for business travellers

At Global Travel Management we are working hard to ensure all clients’ business travel plans run as smoothly as always, despite the ongoing uncertainty caused by the coronavirus outbreak.  To ensure that trips go ahead with as little disruption as possible, we have implemented a four-point plan based around knowledge, communication, certainty and mitigation. Knowledge […]

Flybe collapses

Exeter-based regional airline Flybe has entered administration. The business has ceased trading, all Flybe flights and those operated by Stobart Air have been cancelled and passengers have been advised not to travel to the airport unless they have secured flights with alternative airlines. Alan Hudson, Joanne Robinson, Lucy Winterborne and Simon Edel of EY have […]

The best exhibitors at The Business Travel Show 2020

Global Travel Management visited The Business Travel Show at Kensington Olympia in February 2020.  But, in case you missed the event, we have produced a run-down of some of the best exhibitors at the show.  The WIN Global Travel Network WIN connects Travel Management Companies around the world, with a large network of locally-based TMCs […]

All Nippon Airways orders twenty 787s

ANA will expand its fleet with the mixed order of 20 new Boeing 787-10 and 787-9 aircraft, a move the airline says leaves it well positioned for long term success as it increases its emphasis on sustainability. The order will include orders of eleven 787-10 aircraft and nine 787-9 models. The 787-10s, which has been […]

HRH The Prince of Wales sees how British Airways is investing in sustainability

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales has toured British Airways’ engineering base in Cardiff, seeing first-hand the changes, large and small, which the airline is making as it works towards more sustainable flying. In front of more than 400 BA staff, His Royal Highness was shown the nose-to-tail focus on sustainability from the heavy-weight […]

Heathrow set for Zero Carbon

Heathrow has announced it has become one of the world’s first major aviation hubs to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and the first to target “zero carbon” by the mid-2030s. Following investment of over £100 million in improving Heathrow’s energy efficiency and generating and purchasing renewable energy, Heathrow has reduced carbon emissions from airport […]