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Two new strike threats at Gatwick Airport

Two new strike threats at Gatwick Airport

Two separate groups of workers at Gatwick airport are to begin balloting for industrial action over pay. If the workers vote for strike action, passengers at Gatwick are set to face delays and disruption later this summer.

British Airways to move to Daxing airport in Beijing

British Airways to move to Daxing airport in Beijing

British Airways has announced that all direct flights to and from Heathrow and Beijing will move to new state-of-the-art Daxing airport from October. The new airport is approximately 50 kilometres from both Beijing city centre and the Xiong'an New Area and only 80 kilometres from Tianjin.

Six Senses to launch new property in Loire Valley, France

Six Senses to launch new property in Loire Valley, France

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Six Senses is expanding further into Europe with the 2022 opening of Six Senses Loire Valley, France, in the village of Saint-Laurent-Nouan. The resort will be located in the UNESCO World Heritage region renowned for historic chateaux, medieval towns, fine wines, great food and unspoiled landscapes.

Emirates goes global with in-flight Wi-Fi coverage

Emirates goes global with in-flight Wi-Fi coverage

Emirates’ passengers bound for the US will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi, mobile service connectivity and live TV, even when flying 40,000 feet over the North Pole and Arctic circle. Previously, on its flights to the US, which often travel over the polar region, passengers can find themselves without connectivity for up to four hours.

Kjos steps down as chief executive of Norwegian

Kjos steps down as chief executive of Norwegian

Bjørn Kjos has stepped down as the chief executive of Norwegian Air. The 72-year-old has led the organisation for 17 years, seeing it grow from a small regional airline to become one of the largest low-cost carriers in Europe.

Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese re-opens in Italy

Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese re-opens in Italy

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Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese has re-opened following a complete redesign by French architect and interior designer, Jean-Philippe Nuel. The 78-room hotel lies on a quaint street in the centre of the city, just moments from iconic landmarks including the Villa Medici, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps.