American Airlines New Mexican Destination

From March 2016 American Airlines will fly five non-stop services per week between Texas and Merida. Passengers travelling from the UK can benefit from 24 flights per week from London Heathrow to American Airlines hub Dallas/Fort Worth, and excellent connections open up the exciting new holiday destination Merida, Mexico's biggest city on the Yucatan Peninsula.

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Planes, Trains or Automobiles?

Do you remember the famous Steve Martin & John Candy movie ‘Planes trains and automobiles’? The film was a comedy blockbuster back in 1987 and featured two characters trying to make their way home from New York to Chicago, in time for the holidays. Everything that could go wrong did, and as anyone who has seen the film will know it made for a hilarious storyline.

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Earn Extra Avios with British Airways this Winter

British Airways Executive Club members booking to 21 long-haul destinations can benefit from bonus Avios points. Customers booking in First Class will be rewarded with 6000 additional Avios, those in Club World will receive 4000 Avios, those in World Traveller Plus will get 3000 Avios and customers booking in World Traveller will gain 1500 additional Avios.

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The New SAS 'Tore Viking' Conquers Hong Kong

SAS Scandinavian Airlines now fly direct to Hong Kong five times a week with excellent European connections and with short transfer times in Stockholm. The new route, SAS’ fourth direct connection between Scandinavia and Asia, will be flown on a by SAS a brand new Airbus 330 Enhanced and an upgraded Airbus 340 with an all new modern interior, mood lighting, wider seats, a new entertainment system, High Definition screens and Wi-Fi on-board, among other facilities.

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Emirates New-Look London Heathrow Lounge

Emirates New-Look London Heathrow Lounge is now open. The re-designed lounge is divided into stylish areas where you can work, dine or enjoy conversation with friends. Savour gourmet cuisine with a wide selection of dining options, prepared by chefs using the freshest ingredients with a range of fine wines, premium spirits and champagne. Do Business your way by staying connected with Wi-Fi, plugging in to the business centre or networking over a drink.

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EasyJet Launch New Flights from Manchester

EasyJet has launched three new routes from Manchester Airport next summer to Paris, Milan Malpensa and Olbia in Sardinia. EasyJet’s expansion at Manchester Airport for summer 2016 will provide greater access to these hugely popular destinations with nine flights a week to Paris, up to seven flights a week to Milan Malpensa and twice a week to Olbia. The additional services will give EasyJet 43 destinations from Manchester, where it will have a total of 11 aircraft.

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Traveleads Takes the Top Spot

Traveleads are celebrating today after being voted “Best Small Business Travel Agent in Scotland” at the Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association annual awards dinner last night. The event was held at the Glasgow City Hotel and attended by a host of travel industry partners. We are especially proud of this award, not only because it is voted on by travel industry giants, including airlines and hotels, but because it is recognition from within the travel industry of the fantastic job done by the entire team at Traveleads.

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Traveleads at the Annual Sport & Recreation Alliance Leadership Convention

Traveleads has just spent two days in the company of senior figures from across the UK’s sporting and recreational community – with organisations as diverse as the Football Association and Cerebral Palsy Sport being represented. Over 200 delegates gathered in Nottingham for the Sport & Recreation Alliance’s annual Leadership Convention to hear from an expert panel of speakers on a wide range of topics.

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Airlines Cancel Sharm el-Sheikh flights

Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook, Monarch, easyJet and British Airways have all suspended flights to and from Sharm el-Sheikh after the government changed its travel advice to the Red Sea resort. The abrupt halting of flights, leaving an estimated 9,000 British tourists stranded in the Egyptian destination follows the disclosure that a bomb was the likely cause of a Russian Airbus crashing shortly after take-off from Sharm el-Sheikh airport on Saturday with the loss of 224 lives.

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Passengers Face Disruption as Lufthansa Staff Strike

Passengers travelling with Lufthansa face disruption after cabin crew threatened a week of strikes from Friday 6th November to Friday 13th November. Click here for a list of cancelled flights.

The on-going dispute regarding retirement and pension benefits continues after the airline’s latest offer was rejected by the Union of Independent Flight Attendant’s Organization (UFO) over the weekend.

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