Eurostar has reported a strong performance in the first quarter of 2018 with record quarter one passenger volumes. Sales revenues grew by nine per cent year-on-year, up to £253 million in 2018 from £232 million last year, while passenger numbers increased by four per cent to 2.36 million.
Eurostar has cancelled a number of trains to and from Paris, Lille and Brussels today as French railway workers begin three months of rolling strikes. Cancellations are also expected tomorrow.
Eurostar has reported a strong performance in 2017, underpinned by an uplift in business traffic and a surge in the number of travellers from the US
Eurostar has announced that its new direct route from London to Amsterdam will launch on Wednesday, April 4th. Tickets will go on sale from February 20th, when the inaugural service will take place.
Eurostar has unveiled a ten-point plan in support of its Tread Lightly environmental commitments and in line with the 2016 Paris climate agreement. These new targets build on the achievements of the last eight years during which time Eurostar has achieved a 32 per cent reduction in carbon emissions and a 50 per cent cut in waste across its business.
Eurostar has announced the appointment of Mike Cooper, currently leader of the delivery service firm, Yodel, as its new chief executive. He will succeed Nicolas Petrovic, who will be leaving Eurostar at the end of February to become chief executive of Siemens, France.
Eurostar will be unveiling a range of critically acclaimed Amazon Prime Video content on board its fleet of e320 trains via the new app. Eurostar will be the first transport operator in Europe to feature Prime Video on board, free for all passengers to enjoy as they speed across the Channel.
Eurostar, the high-speed passenger service between the UK and mainland Europe, is expecting its busiest December ever with over 370,000 booked to travel during the Christmas period.
Eurostar has launched a new loyalty programme, Club Eurostar. Available to leisure and business travellers, the new programme offers more flexibility, additional benefits, and is accessible to all passengers across the world without any fees or qualifying fares.