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With Airlines 2023 looming up 20 November TNU welcomes back Tim Alderslade, Chief Executive of Airlines UK.
With the breakdown of NATS’ services on 6 September (these things are quickly forgotten) this piece by Jim Scott, Managing Director/Founder and Owner of Artemis Aerospace, looks at the crucial work of air traffic controllers and how they keep aircraft moving and skies safe.
With the announcement in October that Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) is to be integrated into the Air France-KLM Group it is increasingly inevitable that the European long-haul scene during 2024 will consolidate into just three major groups.
When Global Airlines was announced in July of this year TNU noted that starting a new airline was a very complex business and one way around the legal and technical problems was to piggyback off an existing licensed carrier.
The government has refreshed its official travel guidance to help passengers navigate their protections and rights when flying.
The countdown is on for Monday 20 November when the great and good of the UK airline and aviation sector assemble in Westminster for Airlines 2023 one-day summit of the industry.
Airline IT provider SITA and Frankfurt Airport have joined together to allow all passengers to jointly use face biometrics as identification from check-in to boarding the aircraft.
After nearly a decade in charge CEO John Holland-Kaye has handed over to Thomas Woldbye, formerly holding the same position at Copenhagen Airport.
British Airways has completed the final refresh of its sometimes forlorn/forgotten Galleries lounge at Heathrow Terminal 5B, introducing a new servery area, deli station, updated furniture and a quiet zone.
In a major move concerning Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that all London Underground and Overground stations, and Dial-a-Ride vehicles, now have life-saving public access defibrillators available to be used if a passenger suffers cardiac arrest.
Over the next few months Heathrow is to trial a security pre-booking slot in Terminal 3 to give passengers extra peace of mind when travelling.
November and December will see Blue Islands airline trialling direct flights between Jersey and the Isle of Man. Flown by a 68-seat ATR 72 the sector length at 1hr 45mins is the longest non-stop flight within the British Isles.
Now well established as an important North Atlantic carrier JetBlue is to add two more European destinations.
If you are into historical aviation films this one might be for you.
At around 21:00 on Tuesday 10 October fire broke out in Car Park 2 at Luton Airport, and over 1,400 vehicles were destroyed. Fortunately there was no loss of life.
The 2024 Summer Olympics, officially the games of the XXXIII Olympiad, runs from 26 July to 11 August. If you are into sport blank out the fortnight in your diary.
The European Union has confirmed that the launch of the new European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) border controls for non-EU visitors has been further delayed until spring 2025.
The winner of the tenth anniversary Royal Automobile Club Motoring Book of the Year Award is 'DRIVEN TO CRIME - True stories of wrongdoing in motor racing' by Crispian Besley.
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, which celebrated its 700th anniversary this year, is thriving. But it wants more. It could be the place to be in 2024.
This headline is somewhat tongue-in-cheek with the Mediterranean undoubtedly one of Europe’s most popular tourist destinations, drawing millions of visitors each year to its sandy beaches and historical attractions.
World Travel Market opens on Monday 6 November and runs until Wednesday 8 November.
The business aviation industry’s biggest gathering, NBAA-BACE, returned to Las Vegas during 17−19 October. Alison Chambers of Emerald Media reports.
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Readers who might have expected a review of P&O’s Arvia will find that TNU is to report on her sister ship Iona in the December issue. All will be explained at the time. The Editor-in Chief was unable to test the Starlink wi-fi system on Iona, hence the delay in reporting. Please see www.travelnewsupdate.co.uk/article/415
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