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British Airways deepens Qatar Airways relationship
British Airways and Qatar Airways have unveiled plans to extend their joint business. The news follows British Airways’ relaunch of daily services to Doha.
Hyatt Centric Jumeirah Dubai welcomes first guests
The seven-story property is set to become a social hub in the La Mer district, featuring 173 sophisticated guestrooms, including 27 spacious deluxe rooms and suites.
ATM 2022: Advisory board sets agenda for annual show
Arabian Travel Market has convened its advisory board to set the agenda for the 2022 event. The show will take place at Dubai World Trade Centre from May 8 -11.
Arora Group acquires Luton Hoo Hotel
Approximately 50 minutes’ drive from central London and a few minutes’ drive from the M1 motorway, the estate is set in over 1,000 acres of parkland, woods and lakes.
South Africa welcomes red list move
The latest relaxation means that hotel quarantine is no longer required for those returning to the UK from South Africa and a number of other destination as of today.
easyJet signs extensive Virgin Atlantic partnership
easyJet and Virgin Atlantic have announced customers flying with the low-cost carrier can connect to long-haul flights at Manchester, Edinburgh and Belfast airports.
International Airlines Group pulls out of Air Europa deal
International Airlines Group has pulled out of a deal to acquire Air Europa. The aviation giant originally agreed to purchase the carrier from owners, Globalia, for €1 billion in late 2019.
ABTA calls for relaxation of Covid-19 testing requirements
ABTA has joined calls for a relaxation of testing requirements for travellers to and from the UK. The body has also issued a plea for financial support as bookings slip in response to restrictions.
Eastern Airways relaunches Newquay-London connection
Eastern Airways has celebrated its inaugural Newquay to London Gatwick departure. The flight was operated with an ATR72-600 aircraft, filled with sustainable aviation fuel supplied by Air bp.
Zucker takes up public relations role with Holland America Line
A leader in media strategy, brand reputation and crisis communications, Bill Zucker brings more than 20 years of consulting experience to the executive position.
Belfry Hotel & Resort to welcome British Masters
The Belfry Hotel & Resort has been chosen as the host venue for the much-anticipated Betfred British Masters. The event will take place from May 5-8 next year.
Government removes red list destinations as Omicron spreads
Hotel quarantine had been reintroduced for travellers from a number of destinations in southern Africa earlier this month in an attempt to slow the spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19.