British Airways minimal disruption as strike action continues

All British Airways customers will be able to fly to their destinations, despite 14 days of further proposed industrial action by Mixed Fleet Unite between Wednesday 2nd August and Tuesday 15th August. The union represents one of five British Airways cabin crew fleets so the the vast majority of services will be unaffected. All flights to and from London Gatwick, London City and Stansted will operate as normal as will the weekend only Mediterranean services to and from Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester.

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Say Howdy to Houston with Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines now flies transatlantic from Manchester to Houston non-stop five times a week. Travel in style in a choice of three cabins; Economy, Premium Economy and Business, on-board the world's most fuel-efficient aircraft. The A350 features higher ceilings giving a sense of space and its smart lighting subtly eases passengers into their new time zone. Plus, selected A350 flights will be powered by sustainable biofuels. Passengers can expect the latest on-board products and award-winning in-flight service.

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Skytrax hat-trick for Etihad Airways First Class

Etihad Airways has once again been presented with three coveted awards for the World’s Best First Class, Best First Class Onboard Catering, and Best First Class Airline Seat at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards. The prestigious World Airline Awards are widely considered to be a global benchmark of airline excellence, from a survey of over 19 million air travellers from 105 countries.

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Spotlight on the Midlands and the South of England Macdonald Hotels

With 14 stunning locations to choose from, Macdonald's unique hotels in the Midlands and the South of England provide the perfect venues for large conferences, business meetings, team-building or as a spectacular setting for corporate events. All of the hotels offer free and unlimited Wi-Fi and the option to add dedicated bandwidth up to 100 Mbps. Traveleads will work in partnership with Macdonald Hotels dedicated Conference Direct team to provide a fast response, the best rate and expert product knowledge to make the best personal recommendation for your next event.

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Traveleads - Supporting children in Scotland

As frequent visitors to our site will have noticed, our wonderful team of people in Edinburgh have recently supported several events in aid of local children's charity 'the Yard'. After witnessing first hand the huge difference this charity makes to so many children and young people living in Scotland, they have decided to dedicate the coming months to raising as much money as possible for this incredible charity.     

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The Apex City of Bath Hotel coming soon!

Apex Hotels are expanding their portfolio this August with the opening of the Apex City of Bath Hotel which will boast the the largest conference room in Bath with space for up to 400 delegates. Featuring eight flexible meeting and event rooms, the hotel is ideal for exhibitions, large conventions and celebratory occasions.

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New First Class 'Grand Central' Lounge opens at Wakefield Kirkgate

Rail users in Wakefield can now enjoy a First Class travel experience as Grand Central Rail reveals its first ever First Class lounge at Wakefield Kirkgate. The investment is part of Grand Central’s on-going support for the transformation of Wakefield Kirkgate and marks the final stage of the station’s £5.6 million regeneration.

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British Airways new routes from London City

British Airways is launching new routes from London City Airport to three European capitals; Paris, Prague and Reykjavik in October 2017.

The new services to the three popular cities will mean British Airways will fly to 32 destinations from London City this winter. There will be three flights a day to Paris Orly during the week and one a day at weekends, six flights a week to Prague and two a week to Reykjavik.

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Travellers warned to allow extra time for US departures

New security measures have been introduced on all routes to the United States today, with a particular focus on vigorous screening of electronic devices, more advanced security protocols around aircraft and in passenger areas and, more sniffer dogs employed. The US Department of Homeland Security have introduced the protocols to safeguard commercial aviation against the threat of terrorism. Passengers flying to the United States are being advised to arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flight departs due to the new measures.


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SAS expands New York Lounge

SAS Scandinavian Airlines continues to invest in its SAS Lounges and have now opened the newly renovated lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport Terminal B. The 100sqm larger lounge creates an exclusive space for SAS travellers to relax or work before their flight.

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