Finnair temporarily suspends Chongqing flights for four months in spring 2017

Finnair is temporarily suspending its flights between Helsinki and Chongqing from January 11, 2017 to May 2, 2017, as part of the airline’s measures to create adequate room for pilot training for its A350 operations. Finnair is preparing to grow its operations as the deliveries of Airbus A350 aircraft will continue in 2017, and this …

Westin Hotels setting new standard for well-being in Egypt’s capital

Westin Hotels and Resorts today announced the opening of Egypt’s best kept secret, The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa Katameya Dunes. The resort and spa is located in the prestigious, residential community of Katameya Dunes, anchored by a 27-hole championship golf course designed by world-renowned Nick Faldo and Brian Curley. With Westin’s signature wellness …

Emirates completes $11 million makeover of its Business Class lounge at Dubai International Airport

Emirates has completed a major makeover of its Business Class lounge at Concourse B of Dubai International Airport. The US$11 million refurbishment project took two years to complete and is part of the airline’s continuous investment to improve and upgrade its products for a seamless and enjoyable travel experience. Emirates’ premium customers can now look …

Iberia joins Japan Airlines, British Airways and Finnair in joint business

Today Iberia will join Japan Airlines, British Airways and Finnair in their joint business between Europe and Japan. The joint business means that the four airlines will share revenue and cooperate on scheduling and pricing between Japan and Europe, providing customers with more flexible routing options and an attractive range of fares. Last August Japanese regulators …

Plans to compensate delayed rail passengers will mean smart hiring must be a priority

New plans to compensate rail passengers who are delayed by as little as 15 minutes will mean hiring professionals who can make much needed upgrades to the rail network must become a priority, according to One Way. An analysis by the specialist rail and construction recruiter found that significant upgrades must be made quickly, otherwise …

Egencia announce new strategy in aim to be most business traveller centric company in the world

Egencia, the corporate travel division of the Expedia group, today announced their strategy for 2017 and beyond, as well as a new global organisation to support their ambition to be the “most business traveller centric company in the world”. Having enjoyed significant growth over the past several years, the company is now turning its attention …

New service allows business travellers to check in luggage from anywhere in London

   AirPortr, the London based travel technology start-up, in partnership with British Airways, has today launched a ‘game changing’ new service for business passengers, which allows travellers to check in their luggage from any London address. AirPortr brings the check-in desk experience to every customers’ home, hotel lobby or desk in the City.  AirPortr + …