The future of in-flight entertainment?

Despite airlines constantly updating their inflight technology to bring travellers the most extensive selection of inflight movies and entertainment, those seat back screens may soon be a thing of the past.

Step forward WestJet an innovative low-cost airline, continually looking for ways to make air-travel as affordable as possible. Great news for travellers everywhere!

They have announced plans to launch trans-Atlantic flights from London Gatwick next year, without any entertainment systems fitted to seat backs.

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SAS Summer 2016 Routes

SAS have announced eight new routes plus increased frequency on popular routes for the summer 2016 timetable. SAS will add popular holiday destinations for the leisure market plus new direct year-round flights on the most in-demand business destinations.

New Routes:

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New Wizz Air Privilege Pass

Low cost airline Wizz Air has launched a new WIZZ Privilege Pass, designed to benefit frequent travellers. For only €99 per year, you could enjoy priority boarding, a free large cabin bag, the possibility to carry one extra personal item for each flight, and free seat selection which includes front row, upfront and extra Legroom seats. Moreover, these benefits can be added to your previously booked, upcoming flights as well. Travel hassle free, travel like a Pro!

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Battersea Power Station Art'otel

Innovative lifestyle hotel operator Art’otel have confirmed they will become part of the £8 billion redevelopment of the Grade II listed Battersea Power Station in London which is due to open in 2019.

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VisitBritain and Turkish Airlines Partnership

A new global marketing partnership between VisitBritain and Turkish Airlines has been unveiled to encourage more international visitors to holiday in the UK. The international marketing campaign will focus on Saudi Arabia, India and other Gulf countries over the next year. Turkish Airlines serves seven cities in Saudi Arabia, providing even more connectivity via its Istanbul hub to the airline’s five UK regional gateways; London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh.

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Where will you be this winter?

As the leaves start to turn and the met office have already predicted a winter of prolonged freezing conditions due to the coldest Altantic temperatures in 80 years, you may well want to rush out and stock up on de-icer, snow shovels and thermal gloves, but for many the rush is to find sunnier shores this winter. If you love Christmas trees, but would rather lie under a palm tree and prefer your ice in a glass, with a slice of lemon, then the Caribbean might just be the place for you this winter.

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Four Hours in … This week: BERLIN

Berlin - The once divided capital of Germany, has been re-united for more than 25 years. Yes, it really has been that long since we witnessed those unforgettable scenes of the Berlin wall being torn down. In the last two and a half decades the city has become almost unrecognisable from its previous cold-war self. It’s array of buildings offer visitors a glimpse of the past and a view of the future. From the imposing Reichstag building, to the many new futuristic buildings that line the river.

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Can you remember your first school trip?

As our picture shows schools have been arranging educational trips and holidays from as early as the 1930's. We asked a few members of our team what they remembered about their first school trips and suddenly found ourselves on a wonderfully nostalgic trip down memory lane. A list of essentials that always included ‘sensible’ walking shoes and a waterproof jacket. Taking grainy photographs on old fashioned pocket-cameras. Plastic Kodak 110 drop in film cartridges- unless you were really cool and had a 35mm camera. Pushing and shoving to get on the backseat of the coach.

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New routes and destinations – available now and coming soon.

Turkish Airlines are thrilled to announce they have added a staggering 28 new routes to their flying program.
They will now operate flights to Nigeria, Mali, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the Philippines, Mozambique and Taiwan.
All flights transit through Istanbul and it’s even more great news for travellers who are looking for onward journeys out of Istanbul – you can now fly to San Francisco, Miami, Atlanta, Venezuela, Madagascar, Mexico and the Sudan… and many more.

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Travel in style for less. The latest offers on Premium Economy and Business Class travel.

Singapore Airlines have slashed their premium economy fares on over 20 routes including cities in:
Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunel, Cambodia and the Philippines.
Prices start from £700* and are offered on flights departing from Manchester or London Heathrow.
If you want to add a stop-over to your trip, no problem, just let us know and we will be delighted to create your flight itinerary.
Special offer fares must be booked by 27th October, but you can travel anytime up to the 31st December.

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