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Flybe adds summer holiday flights from Southampton

Flybe adds summer holiday flights from Southampton

Flybe has added seven more flights a week on four popular summer sun routes to Spain and Portugal as part of its expanded 2017 summer schedule from Southampton. From May 27th the airline will operate up to five times a week to Alicante, with new flights on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays in addition to existing Tuesday and Friday services.

New senior leadership for Jumeriah Group

New senior leadership for Jumeriah Group

Jumeirah Group has created two new positions to broaden its senior operations team. Joining with immediate effect, Alejandro Helbling has been appointed vice president group services, while Uwe Faust will step up as group culinary director.

End in sight for Southern Rail strikes

End in sight for Southern Rail strikes

Following two weeks of intensive talks, ASLEF and GTR Southern have reached a provision agreement on the long-running dispute between the two. The talks have sought to resolve the on-going dispute between train divers and Southern Rail.

Warwick Hotels & Resorts acquires Capital Group in London

Warwick Hotels & Resorts acquires Capital Group in London

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Warwick Hotels & Resorts has acquired the Capital Group, consisting of The Capital Hotel, Capital Apartments and The Levin Hotel, which are all located in London’s elegant Knightsbridge district. Having built a strong presence in renowned cities such as Paris, New York, Geneva, Dubai, San Francisco and Barcelona, Warwick extends its strategic development into London through this latest acquisition.

Travelodge opens latest property in Andover

Travelodge opens latest property in Andover

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Travelodge has opened its first hotels in Andover. The purpose built 76-room hotel which features a Bar Café and onsite car-parking is situated at Andover Business Park, next door to the British Army Land Forces Headquarters.

Heathrow welcomes UK government National Policy Statement on expansion

Heathrow welcomes UK government National Policy Statement on expansion

Heathrow’s expansion programme has passed its first delivery milestone and is advancing on schedule as the government published its draft National Policy Statement on a third runway at the UK’s hub earlier. Now begins 16 weeks of public consultation across the country on the draft NPS, before submitting a final version for a vote in parliament this coming winter.