A few highlights from the Virgin Atlantic Sustainability Report

Today Virgin Atlantic have released their 2017 Sustainability Report. Aptly named “Change is in the air”, the report details the airline (Virgin Atlantic) and sister tour operator (Virgin Holidays) performance and sustainability figures for the year 2016. It is actually very interesting to read. You can view the full report here, or I’ve noted some highlights below. […]

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Deal Alert: Fly round-trip LA from just £381pp!

If you’re chasing an endless summer then I think I may have stumbled across a deal for you. If you are happy to “delay” your summer holiday plans for a month or so, or even squeeze in another trip before the year is out; then this promotion from Air New Zealand might be something for […]

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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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Discovering a #BetterWayToFly with Air New Zealand

Today I happened to be in London for meetings and I took the opportunity to cross the city and head on to Soho to the Unit London Gallery where a rather unique event was taking place named This Is How We Fly. Multi-award winning airline Air New Zealand has brought their inflight experience to Londoners in […]

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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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Photo of the week: World Traveller Plus on the A380

Today’s photo of the week is of the small but spacious World Traveller Plus cabin aboard a British Airways A380 aircraft. World Traveler Plus is BA’s answer to Premium Economy and features seats which sport a width of 18.5 and a generous pitch of 38 inches. You’ll find that is pretty standard for a Premium Economy […]

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Tried + Tested: Mobile Check In with Air New Zealand

A few years ago, passengers would need to stand in a queue at the airport to check-in for their flight a couple of hours prior to departure. Today, we are able to check-in remotely up to 24-hours before – which saves precious time on the day. The simplicity of online/mobile check-in is fantastic and its something […]

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The Best Airline Deals Around

Christmas might have been and gone, but we are now in the midst of the wave season. In travel speak, the time between Christmas and the end of January is where travel businesses see a huge spike in bookings. Blame it on the post-Christmas blues, the bleak month of January or whatever you want; everyone […]

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