Air Berlin file for insolvency

Air Berlin have filed for insolvency after Etihad, a key shareholder, withdrew its funding and declared it wouldn’t provide any further support. In 2016 it reported a record loss of £713m and whilst the German government have stepped in to provide a €150m loan to enable the … Read more about Air Berlin file for insolvency

EasyJet sets up new company in anticipation of Brexit

EasyJet has set up a new company, ‘EasyJet Europe’, to pre-empt any impact Brexit has on the single aviation market. The new company is based in Vienna and, as EU rules state that an airline must be based in Europe in order to fly across the continent, this would enable to them … Read more about EasyJet sets up new company in anticipation of Brexit

Etihad introduces paid Chauffeur service and lounge access

Etihad has announced that they will be stopping their complimentary chauffeur service for all business and first class customers for tickets purchased after 03 July 2017, except when travelling to/from Abu Dhabi or in the Residence. From 3 July 2017 they will offer a paid airport … Read more about Etihad introduces paid Chauffeur service and lounge access

EasyJet offers private jet terminal experience

EasyJet have partnered with Luton airport to offer customers the use of their private jet terminal. Customers who opt to use the service will be able to check in, clear security and enjoy a luxury lounge before being driven to the aircraft in a private car. It costs £475 for the … Read more about EasyJet offers private jet terminal experience

JFK terminal upgrade impacts BA customers

British Airways have advised that the next phase of construction at New York JFK Terminal 7 will result in delays going through security for customers travelling between 22nd June and January 2018.  Delays will affect all World Traveller and World Traveller Plus … Read more about JFK terminal upgrade impacts BA customers

New First class check in for BA at Heathrow

British Airways (BA) has revealed its new First class check in area at Heathrow Terminal 5 known as 'The First Wing'. Designed to offer more privacy to customers, there is a ‘three-meter-high signature wall’ surrounding the expanded check in area which leads to a dedicated … Read more about New First class check in for BA at Heathrow

British Airways stops onboard oxygen provision

British Airways has announced it will no longer provide therapeutic oxygen on short-haul flights departing after 1st February 2018. Customers requiring therapeutic oxygen on short-haul flights will need to make their own provisions however they will still need get … Read more about British Airways stops onboard oxygen provision