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Why solo trips to Disney can be a lot of fun

I’m often asked if I mind ending up going to Disney alone, but the truth is I don’t. Roaming the parks solo can actually be quite a fun experience and is often how I’ve ended up meeting people whom I now call my best friends. Here are a few reasons why visiting a Disney park on your […]

Lounge Review: Club Aspire Heathrow Terminal 3

I recently had the opportunity to experience the Club Aspire lounge which is located within Terminal 3 at Heathrow Airport. Club Aspire is a joint venture between three companies you may have heard of. Swissport (Aspire), the Collinson Group (Priority Pass) and The Club; and opened the lounge in late 2016. General Information The opening times […]

Virgin Atlantic Economy Flight Review (LGW-MCO)

I recently embarked on a little “Jetsetting” adventure for a few days to the Sunshine State of Florida. Today I’d like to share with you my experience of flying in Economy with Virgin Atlantic from London Gatwick to Orlando International Airport. Flight Information Flight: VS015 Route: LGW-MCO Flying Time: 9h15m Aircraft Type: Boeing 747-400 Aircraft […]

Celebrating 100+ years of aviation history in California

California may be known for being home to the magic of movie-making, golden beaches and that thing called Disneyland; but the Golden State has also played it’s part in the history of aviation too. Air New Zealand have recently published a guide which celebrate California’s rich history in aviation – just take a look at […]

British Airways unveil new Flying Start video

Building on the success of the first British Airways Flying Start safety video which was introduced last year; the British airline are set to introduce a new video this summer. The new video continues with the format of promoting British Airways’ charity Flying Start. Flying Start is the worldwide charity partnership between Comic Relief and BA […]

NEW: Virgin Atlantic Economy Flight Review (LGW-MCO)

The Economy Cabin All of Virgin’s 747 fleet that operates out of Gatwick, Manchester and Glasgow were refreshed in 2012 at a staggering cost in excess of £50 million. The refresh saw the addition of new seats and the ultra-responsive Vera Touch in-flight entertainment system. The Economy cabin itself consists of 375 seats and is […]

Aviation: Why Customer Recognition is Important

In a day where there are dozens, hundreds or even thousands of companies offering the same or similar product or service; the challenge to retain customer loyalty and increase the intent (of customers) to recommend is becoming greater. Today I’d like to expand on why I think Customer Recognition is Important to Airlines. In terms […]

Free Disney Dining is Back!

One of the most eagerly anticipated offers for anyone wanting to visit the Walt Disney World Resort is back… Free Disney Dining and Drinks! Guests who book a Walt Disney World holiday including Disney park tickets for five nights or more, can enjoy FREE Disney Dining, or a FREE Breakfast when staying at select Walt Disney World resort hotels. You need […]

A few facts from the 2017 Virgin Atlantic Sustainability Report

Virgin Atlantic recently released their 2018 Sustainability Report. 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 past year (2017). It is actually very interesting to read. You can view the full report here, or I’ve noted some highlights below. Customers, […]

Bargain! Get Gatwick Premium Security for just £1 per person!

Don’t you just love the airport security experience? I don’t think I’ve heard anyone ever say that to me. At the best of times the wait to go through security is just about manageable. Fast-forward to when it’s busy and it’s worse than queuing for an attraction at Disneyland. For a very limited time (ends […]

Top 20 places for star spotting in London and Los Angeles

London and Los Angeles are two destinations close to my heart; and they also happen to be where you may run into a celebrity or two. Air New Zealand have designed a fun “Star Spotter Guide Map” which highlights twenty of the top bars, restaurants and areas where you may just find a celebrity in […]

Virgin Atlantic unveils three new ways to fly in Economy

UK-based airline Virgin Atlantic recently unveiled three new ways to fly in their Economy cabin as part of a multi-million pound investment into the cabin’s product. Now passengers have to opportunity to choose between three different fare levels in Economy; named Economy Light, Economy Classic and Economy Delight. The new fare levels allow passengers to select the product which […]