Delta trials new “gate and boarding experience” at Atlanta

Delta has launched the first phase of a new “gate and boarding experience” at its Atlanta hub. Passengers travelling through T Concourse gates T1, T2 and T3 during the three-month project will encounter new features including: Mobile agent pods, which are smaller than traditional gate counters and are designed to free up more space for

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Qatar Airways ramps up frequencies to Vietnam and Thailand

Qatar Airways is continuing its service enhancements in Asia-Pacific, announcing yesterday that it will be ramping up its flight frequencies to Vietnam and Thailand. This notably includes the launch of a new daily non-stop service between Doha and Hanoi, doubling its overall frequency to the city. The carrier currently flies daily between the two destinations,

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Etihad’s Dreamliner is now flying to Seoul

Corporate travellers flying between Abu Dhabi and Seoul Incheon with Etihad can do so aboard the airline’s next-generation B787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The UAE-based airline has begun flying its two-class variant of the aircraft to Seoul, which features 28 Business Studios and 271 Economy Smart seats. For premium travellers, this unfortunately means the loss of the

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aha Hotels & Lodges expands in Namibia

aha Hotels & Lodges’ footprint in Namibia is expanding after the signing of the full management and marketing services contract for Epacha Game Lodge & Spa and the Eagle Tented Lodge, effective 1 July. Located on top of the hills of the Epacha Private Game Reserve, Epacha Game Lodge & Spa and the Eagle Tented

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Sheraton Cairo re-opens

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International, has announced the re-opening of the Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino in Egypt. The results of an extensive renovation are modern interiors, refreshed public spaces and innovative dining concepts. The hotel has 326 fully renovated rooms and suites. Sheraton Club rooms offer exclusive access to the Sheraton®

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British Airways announces new partnership

British Airways has announced its partnership with luxury lifestyle brand, The White Company. The British retailer will supply bedding and amenity kits in Club World as part of the airline’s £400 million ($516 million) customer investment plan. Later this year, customers travelling in Club World between Heathrow and New York JFK will be given a

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Electronic device ban fully lifted on flights from Abu Dhabi to the USA

We welcome the decision by the US Department of Homeland Security to lift the electronic devices ban on flights between Abu Dhabi and the United States, following the successful validation of security measures at the US Preclearance facility at Abu Dhabi airport earlier today (2 July 2017). Effective immediately, the removal of the restrictions allows

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