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Ryanair UK pilots vote to accept pay offer

Ryanair UK pilots vote to accept pay offer

Pilots at all 15 Ryanair UK pilot bases – including London Stansted which had previously rejected an improved pay deal – have voted to accept pay increases of up to 20 per cent. Following the decision, increases will be paid next week in the January payroll.

Carolus to lead Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand

Carolus to lead Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, Thailand

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Sammy Carolus has been appointed general manager of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, set to open later this year on vibrant Sukhumvit Road. In his new role, Carolus returns to Thailand, a place in which he has spent more than half of his 25-year professional career - to lead Bangkok’s first Hyatt Regency branded hotel.

Emirates ensures Airbus A380 survival with 36 plane order

Emirates ensures Airbus A380 survival with 36 plane order

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this morning at the airline’s headquarters in Dubai by Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chief executive, Emirates Airline, and John Leahy, chief operating officer, customers, Airbus Commercial Aircraft.

TWA Hotel set to be reborn at JFK International Airport

TWA Hotel set to be reborn at JFK International Airport

Work is well underway to turn the legendary TWA Flight Centre at JFK International Airport into the world-class, 505-room, TWA Hotel. Closed to the public since 2001, Eero Saarinen’s internationally-revered mid-century modern landmark will be ushered into a new life, mirroring its 1962 design aesthetic and delivering an on-site airport hotel.

Embassy Suites by Hilton New York - Midtown Manhattan opens to guests

Embassy Suites by Hilton New York - Midtown Manhattan opens to guests

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Embassy Suites by Hilton has welcomed the opening of a newly-built hotel in New York City’s Midtown Manhattan. The hotel venture marks a significant milestone as the only full-service Hilton in the Midtown central and south areas, providing a new lodging option for business and leisure travellers.

Six Senses debuts dual urban property in Singapore

Six Senses debuts dual urban property in Singapore

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Six Senses has given two old beauties a complete restoration as part of a remarkable conservation project in Singapore. Ideally situated in the island city-state’s central district, the project is located in the eclectic heart of Chinatown where socialising, dining, and nightlife take centre stage.

AirHelp launches automatic airline compensation checker

AirHelp launches automatic airline compensation checker

AirHelp has launched the world’s first tool for travellers to check their eligibility for compensation from flight disruptions up to three years in the past. The feature also allows users to visually map out their journeys directly from their mobile devices into an adventure map for social sharing.

Club Med Les Arcs Panorama to open ahead of 2018 ski season

Club Med Les Arcs Panorama to open ahead of 2018 ski season

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Club Med has announced the launch of a new resort ski resort as bookings begin for next winter. The new four-star resort Club Med Les Arcs Panorama is currently being built in the renowned Les Arcs 1,600 ski station in France and will offer direct access to the Paradiski domain and its family friendly 425 kilometres of slopes.