Fast-growing European shuttle platform GoOpti announces €4.4m funding

Leading European shuttle platform, GoOpti, today announced receipt of €2.9m in Series A funding and a further €1.5m in EU grant funding (Horizon 2020). Investors in the Series A included EBRD, Point Nine and RTA. The funds will be used to expand further across several European locations. GoOpti, available via web or mobile platform, connects …

Norwegian launches the UK’s cheapest direct flight to Las Vegas from £179

Norwegian’s ground-breaking low-cost transatlantic flights continue as Las Vegas becomes eighth US destination. Low-cost airline Norwegian has today launched the UK’s cheapest direct flight to the bright lights of Las Vegas, as the carrier continues its rapid growth in Britain. From today, Europe’s third largest low-cost airline, will commence a new direct service to ‘Sin …

airBaltic joins Airlines for Europe

Airlines for Europe continues to attract new members with airBaltic joining Europe’s largest airline association. The Latvian network airline, which operates from bases in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, is headquartered in Riga. airBaltic joins A4E after a busy summer campaigning on minimising the impact of air traffic control (ATC) strikes, removing unreasonable taxes and lowering …

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 …