The future of Self Service Check In

Over the past few years we have seen the introduction of self-serve check in kiosks at many airports, which allows passengers to check-in, print off their boarding pass and bag tags before dropping it off at the bag drop desk. That however may be on the verge of change. What’s Happening A number of airlines […]

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What happens if you miss your flight

Airports are unfamiliar territory for the majority of us, and if you put anyone in an environment they don’t really know – they aren’t very comfortable. Unfortunately there are occasions where passengers may miss their flights due to a variety of reasons. I’m not going to write an exhaustive list, but sometimes it is very […]

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Is Premium Economy being devalued by ancillaries?

Over the past few years, a number of airlines have introduced a number of paid-for propositions for Economy passengers. Such features include the opportunity to purchase an “enhanced” meal in the region of £15 to £22 which is served on china and features stainless steel cutlery. We already know that many airlines offer the option […]

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Air New Zealand’s latest safety video: A Fantastical Journey

Have you ever imagined embarking on a magical, no wait fantastical journey? Of course you have. Well, how about exploring the wonders of Middle-Earth? That’s the narrative for Air New Zealand’s latest safety video. “Fantastical Journey” promotes the beauty of New Zealand slightly differently. Plus Middle Earth really is just a flight or two away. #AirNZSafetyVideo […]

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Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy Flight Review (LGW-MCO)

It pretty much goes without saying that us Brits simply cannot get enough of the thrilling attractions that await in Orlando. I recently flew with Virgin Atlantic from London to Orlando in their Premium Economy cabin. Here are my thoughts on the experience. Update: Apologies that photographs were not displaying correctly, all should be sorted […]

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Are Qatar Airways about to purchase a 10% stake in American Airlines?

Today just seemed be your average Thursday in the world of aviation, besides the Paris Air Show that is. However news broke a couple of hours ago that Qatar Airways have expressed an “unsolicited”  interest in acquiring a 10% stake in American Airlines. In a statement released earlier today, American Airlines (AA) noted that Qatar Airways […]

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My Thoughts on Flight Safety Awareness

We all know that flying is safer than driving a car, but during a visit to an airlines training facility for a tour late last year; it helped to put things into perspective that risks are associated with everything that we do. Today I’d like to share some information on Flight Safety Awareness. The role […]

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Tried + Tested: Self-Service Boarding Gates

  In April this year, British Airways became the first airline in the UK to implement automated biometric technology throughout London Heathrow Terminal 5 with the launch of self-service boarding gates. I know what you’re thinking; it is yet another piece of technology which is taking over a manual process – but I think it […]

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Today is the day: Airlines move locations at Gatwick

After two years of planning, today is they day where Gatwick Airport Limit finally have their wish granted. easyJet are now operating solely out of the North Terminal. Previously, the low-cost carrier has split its operation between both the North and South Terminals, which often caused confusion for passengers and was quite an expensive business. […]

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Photo of the week: Star Alliance Lounge LAX Outdoor Terrace

Today’s photo of the week is of the gorgeous outdoor terrace which you’ll find within the Star Alliance Business Class Lounge at Los Angeles International Airport. Commanding views towards the Hollywood Hills, the Star Alliance Lounge at the Tom Bradley International Terminal’s outdoor terrace was the first outdoor lounge space to open at LAX and […]

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