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Airline Loyalty Schemes: Emirates Skywards enters into partnership with Heathrow Rewards

19th May 2015

Flightline business travel agents are pleased to inform you Emirates Skywards frequent flyer programme has joined the Heathrow Rewards loyalty programme as a transfer partner. With this step, Emirates follows other airlines such as British Airways, Etihad, Lufthansa and Virgin Atlantic, which are already Heathrow Rewards transfer partners. The new partnership allows members of the two loyalty programmes to collectively earn and […]

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Business Travel News: Hilton Hotels Group to open first Hampton by Hilton hotel in Dubai

15th May 2015

Hilton worldwide has revealed plans to open the first Hampton by Hilton Dubai Al Qusais in the Middle East, in 2017. The hotel will feature 420-rooms and be located in a business district near Terminal 2 at Dubai International Airport. The new-build hotel represents the Hilton brand’s largest property under development globally. The facilities will include a […]

BA reveals plans to offer In-flight 4G broadband - Flightline Travel News for business travellers

BA reveals plans to offer In-flight 4G broadband to leisure and business travellers

13th May 2015

Following BA’s last years announcement the airline had teamed up with Inmarsat to launch high-speed inflight internet by  connecting aircraft to the internet through 4G mobile phone masts on the ground (see Business Traveller News from June 2014), British Airways has now revealed  plans to develop the first inflight 4G broadband service in Europe. The airline has partnered with the UK based firm […]

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Business Travel Alert: Finnish Aviation Union’s strike threat is likely to impact on Finnair Flights

12th May 2015

The Finnish Aviation Union (FAU) has issued a strike warning for May 19 and 20, 2015, due to a dispute between unions. However, if carried out the FAU strike is expected to affect Finnair flight operations with possible flight cancellations. Currently, there is very limited information available and therefore we are unfortunately unable to provide an estimate what […]

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IHG is giving its hotel loyalty programme a makeover

12th May 2015

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced changes to its hotel loyalty programme, IHG Rewards Club. The Hotel-Line reservations team at Flightline Travel Management, has summarised for you some of the key changes: Change 1: The launch of a new Rewards Club Membership Level The InterContinental Hotels Group has committed to introducing a new top tier membership level in July 2015. The […]