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Corporate Travel: Changes to British Airways’ baggage allowance rules

3rd August 2015

British Airways (BA) announced a number of changes to the airline’s baggage rules for carry-on hand baggage allowances and extra baggage charges. According to BA the changes will be implemented across the network. Our corporate travel management specialists have summarised below points for business travellers should consider, before boarding their British Airways flight. CHANGES TO CARRY-ON HAND BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE: British Airways […]

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How to encourage business travellers to adopt your new travel policy?

31st July 2015

Congratulations! You have carried out an extensive tender process, reviewed some corporate travel management companies and made a final decision. You are confident you found the perfect travel management company to drive your business travel programme forward and achieve your cost savings goals. However, now it’s time to revise your travel policy, if you haven’t […]

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British Airways adds new flights from London Gatwick to Valencia

28th July 2015

British Airways is to launch a new service from Gatwick to Valencia from 6th November 2015. The airline will operate four flights per week on the route to Spain’s third largest city. The additional flights will be scheduled to initially operate on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. During the summer 2016, a six-times weekly Gatwick-Valencia service will be put […]

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No.1 Traveller and Etihad team up for Edinburgh Airport lounge access

17th July 2015

From this month, all Etihad business class travellers and Etihad Guest cardholders can enjoy free access to the new No.1 Edinburgh lounge. Etihad Airways has appointed No. 1 Traveller as its preferred lounge partner. Earlier this year No.1 Traveller opened its first lounge at Edinburgh airport. Following the launch of Etihad Airways’ first service to Scotland with a direct daily flight […]

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Hotels & Accommodations: First Starwood St Regis hotel opens in India

8th July 2015

Flightline Travel Management Ltd. is pleased to advise  Starwood Hotels & Resorts has revealed it will open the hotel group’s first St Regis hotel in India later this year. The St Regis Mumbai will occupy the building currently accommodating the Palladium Hotel located in the city’s Lower Parel surroundings. Following an “extensive” rebranding, the 38-storey St Regis hotel will feature 38 guestrooms, of […]

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UK Rail Services: RMT Union announced proposed industrial action affecting First Great Western services

7th July 2015

Business Travel Alert: RMT Union has announced proposed industrial action on First Great Western rail services starting Thursday, 9 July to start of service Saturday 11 July 2015.  Minor alterations to some First Great Western rail services are expected to take place on Wednesday 08 July from 18.00. The proposed industrial action is a result of on-going disputes between the […]

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Cityjet to offer flights from London City Airport and Cork

6th July 2015

As of 1st October 2015, the low-cost airline Cityjet will introduce a 18-times weekly service between Cork and London City Airport (LCY). Cityjet will operate three daily flights on weekdays, a daily service on Saturdays, and two-times daily flights on Sundays. Outbound flight will depart Cork airport at 0740 and arrive at London City Airport at 0905 daily except for Sundays, with a return […]