Corporate Travel News – September 2018


Airline & Airport News.


Introduction of new service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and London Heathrow.

American Airlines will introduce a new service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) beginning March 31, 2019. The addition of this new flight, operated by a Boeing 777-200 aircraft featuring Flagship® Business with lie flat seats and Premium Economy, will complement existing service between London and Phoenix provided by American’s Atlantic Joint Business partner British Airways. This will be the first trans-atlantic flight launched by American from PHX. READ MORE


Special Delta service between Shanghai and Las Vegas to fly in January

Delta will offer two flights between Shanghai and Las Vegas this January surrounding the Consumer Electronics Show, opening up additional choice for customers in China and the U.S. attending the annual global event. The flights will operate as through flights, sharing the same flight numbers as Delta’s existing daily Atlanta-Shanghai service. The Delta onboard experience will be on Boeing 777-200LR aircraft featuring 37 lie-flat seats with direct aisle access in Delta One, 36 seats in Delta Comfort+ and 218 seats in the main cabin featuring a nine-abreast seating layout. Every seat has personal in-flight entertainment on demand. The aircraft is also equipped with satellite-based Wi-Fi and power ports at every seat. READ MORE


British Airways launches new route to the island of KosBritish Airways

Customers can start plotting their Greek escape now as British Airways launches a new route to the island of Kos. Seats are available to book with flights operating on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 15 through to October 26, 2019. READ MORE


CitizenM Copenhagen Rådhuspladsen opening soon!

citizenM Copenhagen Radhuspladsen is a few steps from City Hall Square, five minutes from Tivoli Gardens, and less than a 10 minutes from Copenhagen Central Station, National Museum of Denmark, and Stroget – one of Europe’s longest shopping streets. READ MORE


Manchester to Mumbai. Non-stop.

Jet Airways introduce their first ever non-stop service between Manchester and Mumbai starting Nov 5, 2018. This new service in addition to their existing 3 daily, non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Mumbai and 1 daily, non-stop flight from London Heathrow to Delhi, enhances Jet’s connectivity and makes us them the largest carrier between the United Kingdom and India. CLICK HERE 


Digital boarding passes for Qantas flights departing London

The option to use mobile check-in and receive a digital boarding pass is now available for Qantas flights departing London. Digital boarding passes make travel through airports more seamless, and are available through online check-in via Qantas.com and the Qantas App. CLICK HERE 


More flights from London City

KLM offers daily flights from London City Airport to Amsterdam and beyond. Between 10 September and 27 October, travellers will have a choice of 9 weekday flights to suit their travel needs, with an additional evening flight. READ MORE


Eurostar unveils new cocktail bar in London Business Premier lounge

Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking the UK and mainland Europe, is treating Business Premier customers to an exciting new destination – the London cocktail bar. Located upstairs in the London lounge, the circular black and gold bar provides an atmospheric space for travellers to sample a selection of complimentary cocktails designed exclusively by the London Cocktail Club. Featuring a range of Dutch, French, Belgian and British spirits and ingredients, the drinks encapsulate Eurostar’s heritage, reminiscent of all four cultures in which it operates. From tipples titled Earl’s Elixir to Bourbon Boisé, the drinks are sure to suit tastes on either side of the Channel. CLICK HERE