Business Traveller magazine: January 2007 stories

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  1. QF WP

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    More price competition for Heathrow Express
    Getting to Heathrow from Paddington has suddenly become cheaper.
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    Ryanair relaunches Stansted-Brussels
    In a surprise move Ryanair has said it will reinstate flights linking London Stansted with Brussels' Charleroi airport next summer.
    Full story...

    Qatar to serve Chennai and Ahmedabad
    By the summer Doha-based carrier Qatar Airways will be serving seven destinations in India.
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    Easyjet to launch Athens from Paris Orly
    Budget carrier Easyjet will expand its growing network of services from Paris Orly with a new service to Athens.
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    Jet Airways to serve Bangkok
    Jet Airways is poised to serve Thailand for the first time when it inaugurates daily flights to Bangkok on January 23.
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    Two more Scandinavian links for Scotland
    From April there will be new air services linking Edinburgh with Oslo and Glasgow with Stockholm.
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    Book now for the Business Travel Show
    The Business Travel Show, now in its 13th year, will take place at London's Earls Court 2 from February 13-15, 2007.
    Full story...

     

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    12 January 2007 stories

    Emirates will serve Newcastle
    As exclusively predicted in Online news, Emirates will launch a daily service from Newcastle to Dubai on September 1
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    BA writes off £11 million in APD fees
    British Airways says it will absorb the higher rates of Air Passenger Duty (APD) for passengers who booked before last month's budget announcement and who are flying after February 1
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    Etihad to serve Oz
    Abu Dhabi's national airline Etihad has been granted traffic rights to serve Australia and the carrier expects to launch its first ever flights Down Under in the next few months
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    BA drafts B747s onto Gulf routes and adds an extra Beijing service
    British Airways hopes to compete more effectively with Emirates and Qatar Airways this summer by drafting in its passenger-pleasing Boeing 747s on services to Dubai and Doha
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    Continental offers Manhattan helicopter transfers
    It may not appeal to green-minded travellers, but there's no disputing the fact that a helicopter can whisk you from one of New York's major airports to Wall Street in a matter of minutes
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    Easyjet to open 30 new routes
    Budget carrier Easyjet has announced a total of 30 new routes so far this year
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    19 January 2007 stories


    London City's best-kept secret
    Fans of London's City Airport (LCY) will soon have access to four important Italian cities

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    United upgrades transatlantic premium class catering
    From this summer United Airlines will be offering an improved catering experience for its premium customers
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    Bmi will drop Heathrow-Paris CDG next month
    Bmi will abandon two routes to Paris CDG in the coming months
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    More flights from Bmi regional
    Bmi's regional division is adding new routes and expanding flights
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    L'Avion launches all-business class flights between Paris and New York
    France's first all-business class carrier took to the skies earlier this month
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    Bangkok's former Don Muang airport to reopen?
    It looks increasingly likely that the Thai authorities will transfer most domestic flights from Bangkok's new Suvarnabhumi airport back to the former Don Muang facility
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    Maxjet stops Washington DC service
    Maxjet suspended its Washington DC service on Tuesday January 16
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    26 January 2007 stories

    BA strike action set for next week
    Massive disruption to mainline British Airways passengers is expected next week, as the first of three strikes by cabin staff is due to take place
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    Finnair drops Singapore and Malaysia in favour of China, India and Japan
    Finnair will add more flights to India, Japan and mainland China this summer
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    Clickair arrives in London
    Budget carrier Clickair is poised to add London to its fast-growing network
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    Free first class upgrade for airport expresses
    Recently British Airways sales teams were handing out carrier bags in Central London. Included in the goodies were details of how to get free first class upgrades on both the Heathrow and Gatwick Expresses
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    Free parking at Heathrow courtesy of ANZ
    Premium economy passengers can park free at Heathrow provided they fly with Air New Zealand
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    VLM reduces Liverpool flights
    Liverpool's sole air link with London will be cut to a twice daily service from the beginning of next month
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    Jet2 establishes itself at Manchester
    As British Airways retreats from the regions, the budget carriers are stepping in
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    Book now for the Business Travel Show
    The Business Travel Show, now in its 13th year, will take place at London's Earls Court 2 from February 13-15, 2007
    Full story...
     
  5. Kiwi Flyer

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    Lindsay Wilson - according to the linked article the free parking offer by NZ at LHR is for business pax, not premium economy.

    NZ also apparently offers free limo service for business class ex-LHR.
     
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