British Airways launches new AirPortr partnership | News

British Airways has teamed up with AirPortr to create new fast bag drop areas at Heathrow’s Terminal 5. With the first drop-off point planned at the Heathrow Express train platforms, customers will... Read more »

Heathrow to introduce fast-lane for vaccinated travellers | News

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow have joined forces to assess if it can be quick and easy to verify those arriving into the UK who are fully vaccinated. The trio argue... Read more »

Travelport deal sees Emirates scrap some GDS charges | News

Emirates has reached a commercial agreement that will allow Travelport-connected travel agencies to avoid the airline’s surcharge on bookings via global distribution systems. The charges are due to come into effect today.... Read more »

Sabre renews partnership with Virgin Australia | News

Sabre Corporation and Virgin Australia have reaffirmed their long-standing relationship with the renewal of their global distribution agreement. Under the renewed agreement, Sabre will continue to distribute Virgin Australia flights and services... Read more »

IAG signs with American Express Global Business Travel to accelerate NDC adoption | News

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has renewed its distribution agreement with British Airways and Iberia. This will allow GBT customers and members of its Partner Solutions group to confidently shop within... Read more »

Peoples takes up new marketing role with Skyscanner | News

Skyscanner has appointed Clive Peoples, former customer marketing leader at eBay and Expedia, as senior vice president of marketing. Peoples, who will be based out of the London office, reports to chief... Read more »

American Airlines to offer new testing options | News

American Airlines is expanding its pre-flight Covid-19 testing program with new self-administered and more in-person testing options to make travel easier and safer for its customers. Customers can now order an Abbott... Read more »

British Airways to trial IATA Travel Pass | News

British Airways will begin trialling the IATA Travel Pass on flights from Heathrow to Geneva and Zurich in Switzerland from this week. The app can be downloaded onto a mobile device directly... Read more »

British Airways to trial digital queuing system at Heathrow | News

British Airways has revealed it will be trialling new queuing technology from Qmatic. The carrier hopes the system will enable customers to virtually queue at check-in by pre-booking their slot time in... Read more »

Fully digital control tower launches at London City | News

London City Airport has become the first major international airport in the world to be fully controlled by a remote digital air traffic control tower. The news follows intensive testing and live... Read more »