London hotels pull away from regional competitors

With London properties seeing rate-driven RevPAR growth of 5.1 per cent to £145.97 year-on-year, hotels in the regions saw a decline of 1.3 per cent to £63.42, the third consecutive…

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Pullman Maldives Maamutaa Resort opens to first guests

The all-inclusive resort boasts 122 decadent villas, including two exclusive Aqua Villas featuring bedrooms submerged beneath the turquoise waters. “With our generous all-inclusive offering, we look forward to welcoming guests…

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Air New Zealand to pull out of London from October next year

Air New Zealand acting chief executive, Jeff McDowall, said, while it is hard to bid farewell such an iconic route, the airline must remain focused on markets with the greatest opportunity for…

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Etihad Airways expands Saudia codeshare partnership

  Since signing their agreement in October last year, the two airlines have placed their flight codes on services between Abu Dhabi and the Saudi Arabian cities of Jeddah, Riyadh…

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flydubai Adds Krabi and Yangon to Its Route Network

Dubai-based flydubai announced the launch of flights to Krabi in Thailand and Yangon in Myanmar, expanding its network to Southeast Asia. The new daily flights are codeshared with Emirates and…

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flydubai Introduces Split Scimitar Winglets on its Boeing 737-800 Fleet

The retrofit programme will see up to 30 Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft fitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglets between September 2019 and October 2020. Upon completion of the programme,…

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Norwegian to focus on United States for summer season

The increases will take affect from March 29th next year and run throughout the summer 2020 schedule. The route frequency increases include the Gatwick to San Francisco service, which goes…

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Sheraton Milan San Siro opens in Italy

Marriott International has welcomed the opening of Sheraton Milan San Siro, following a multi-million-pound renovation of the former Grand Hotel Brun. Owned by European Hotel Investments and located in quiet,…

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Saudia lands its first 787-10 Dreamliner from Boeing

More than 30 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners have been delivered to seven operators since the aeroplane entered commercial service last year. The longer 787-10 adds about 40 more seats for Saudia…

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Self-driving robot trialled at Frankfurt Airport

“As a leader in innovation, we constantly strive to push forward new digital technologies aimed at enhancing the travel experience for our passengers,” said Alexander Laukenmann, who heads the Airside…

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