3 OCTOBER 2022
© 2022 Business Travel News Ltd.
Eva Air's dining idea seems a good one. Will it catch on? www.btnews.co.uk/article/19659
When I first started (in PR) someone said to me that to succeed it is a question of “What you know, who you know, and luck”. I am pleased to say that in 50 years of business I’ve had a good dose of all three. It is also true of life.
China has certified the COMAC C919, China’s home-grown passenger jet to compete with the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737 family of aircraft.
Edinburgh Airport’s transatlantic connectivity will grow further next year as Delta Air Lines joins the capital to Atlanta, Georgia, the world’s busiest airport and the airline’s main hub. Delta will also return to Gatwick next summer.
Qatar Airways and British Airways have completed the latest phase in the expansion of their partnership, offering global connectivity between more countries than any other airline joint business through their hubs at Hamad International and Heathrow.
Operations at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) in South Yorkshire (UK), will begin to “wind down” from 31 October, the airport’s owner Peel Group has announced.
Vietnam Airways will have competition this winter from upstart local airline Bamboo Airways.
One of our departing Editor in Chief’s bucket list wishes to fly from London City Airport to New York, this time non-stop writes Alison Chambers.
(Also see ON TOUR: High FIVE - It's a hotel operator but an airline too! in this week’s BTN.
Between 1 November and 23 December Qatar will close its borders to anyone not attending the World Cup.
It should come as no surprise that Virgin Atlantic, 49% owned by Delta Airlines, is to become a member of the airline club founded in 1980.
The latest Wizz Air offspring has been granted an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and an Operating Licence by the Malta Civil Aviation Directorate.
According to OAG, the background tool that supplies the electronic data to the airline industry, Chicago O’Hare is now the most connected airport in the world.
What kind of hotel group orders a first-of-its-kind long-range business jet to fly guests to its hotels from all around the world? Alison Chambers flew to Dubai to find out.
Ferrari’s 75th Anniversary celebrated and top brands unveil latest cars.
All at Business Travel News wish Rob and his team every success with the new acquisition. Head for Points has over the last ten years built up a fine reputation as a investigative and informing publication. BTN is in good hands.
Readers are reminded that the closing date for booking Guillaume Faury, CEO of Airbus Group, is first thing Friday 7 October for the Wednesday 12 October event.
The Elizabeth Line will now stop at Bond Street station in Oxford Street, about half-way between John Lewis and Selfridges.
It is a long time ago, but Malcolm Ginsberg was at the rollout of the first E170 E-Jet on 29 October 2001, at São José dos Campos with Moritz Suter, President of the lead customer airline Crossair, among the guests. He predicted a great future for the aircraft.
Once described by a commentator as ‘the minister for the 18th century’ Jacob Rees-Mogg, MP for North East Somerset, is the new Minister of State for Brexit Opportunities and Government Efficiency in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
On Friday 12 August Norse introduced a daily two-class Boeing Dreamliner service between Gatwick and New York Kennedy (JFK).
The so-called "Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus" (TRNC), an internationally unrecognised but de facto state on the island of Cyprus backed by Turkey will allow Russian airlines to operate direct flights to Ercan Airport starting on 15 November, the Milliyet daily has reported.
Normally only too keen to seek publicity, Ryanair was not represented at the SkyTrax awards, winning the European ‘Low-Cost’ airline award.
Speaking at the announcement of Virgin Atlantic joining Star Alliance (see in this week’s BTN) Shai Weiss, CEO of the airline did not seem too concerned with fears that the pound sterling could even reach parity with the dollar despite a small recovery.
On the way back from the SMMT test day at the Oakly Hall Hotel, Basingstoke, in a delightful Skoda Scala Monte Carlo, the Editor-in-Chief suffered a puncture but managed to limp home.