Lufthansa will soon be relocating its entire operations of London at Terminal 2 London Heathrow Airport beginning from tomorrow. The movement is taking place to bring all star alliance members operating London Heathrow flights under one roof. Starting from October 1st, Lufthansa will be operating its flights from The Queen’s Terminal at London Heathrow Airport.
One of the oldest, finest and flag airline of Germany, Lufthansa
is switching its flight operations to London Heathrow Airport
Terminal 2 from tomorrow onwards. The process is taking place to bring Star Alliance member airlines’ operations under one roof. The airlines that are joining their flight
operations at Queen’s Terminal 2 London Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air China, United Airlines and ANA.
Lufthansa Flights Relocated to London Heathrow Terminal 2
With the relocation, frequent passengers of Lufthansa will be able to access the Business Lounge of Lufthansa which earlier was inaccessible and passengers at the Heathrow Airport can get the access of the partnered lounges which were restricted for frequent flyers.
On this new development, the General Manager of Lufthansa in UK and Ireland stated “The Queen’s Terminal sets completely new standards in customer service and seamless travel for passengers at London Heathrow thanks to its modern airport infrastructure. The terminal’s design, with its open, airy atmosphere, will vastly improve the customer experience at Heathrow, particularly when connecting between Star Alliance member airline flights.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: London Heathrow, London Heathrow Airport, Lufthansa, Germany
Etihad Airways has finalized the launch of Daily Flights to Dar Es Salaam along with flights to Baku and Tbilisi in second half of 2015. With the expansion of flight routes around the world, Etihad Airways will be offering daily flight services to Tanzanian capita from December 1st 2015.
Etihad Airways to Launch Daily Flights to Dar Es Salaam
The leading air carrier of Middle-East and the flag airline of UAE, Etihad Airways
has announced to commence new routes in the second half of 2015 including flights to Baku and Tbilisi along with daily flights to Dar Es Salaam
, scheduled to begin services on December 1st 2015.
Route which will be carried by two tiers Airbus A320 will be carrying approx 136 passengers in one go divided into 16 Business Class passengers and 120 Economy Class passengers on all routes.
On the occasion of announcement the CEO and President of Etihad Airways, Mr. James Hogan stated,” even new routes have already been introduced this year and three more will follow by the end of 2014, enhancing our operations in the United States, Europe, GCC, Indian subcontinent, Asia and Australia. The development of Etihad Airways’ network will be accelerated in 2015, supporting a long-term vision to position Abu Dhabi as a leading international travel hub, with extensive connections across the globe.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Daily Flights, Etihad Airways, Tanzania
British Airways has verified of reinstate daily direct flights between London and Kuala Lumpur in May 2015 due to heavy demand of route carried by Boeing 777-200ER to connect the capital of both the UK and Malaysia by its seamless four-tier air carrier.
British Airways to Resume Daily Direct Flights to Kuala Lumpur from London Heathrow
The leading European Airline and flag air carrier of the UK, British Airways
has announced of resuming the flight route between Malaysian Capital Kuala Lumpur and London Heathrow
in May 2015 after witnessing huge demand of the route among both leisure and business travellers of both nations.
As per the airline, the daily flight to Kuala Lumpur
will be carried by its four-tier carrier Boeing 777-200ER that has the capacity of carrying 219 passengers including 12 passengers in First Tier, 48 in Cabin World Business Tier, 32 in World Traveller Plus Premium Economy Tier and 127 in World Traveller Economy Tier.
Whilst publicizing the news, the Asia Pacific, Africa and Middle Eastern Area Manager of British Airways Mr. Jamie Cassidy stated,” It’s wonderful to be back in Malaysia. We are starting the new flights in response to strong customer demand for direct flights to Kuala Lumpur. As Malaysia’s economy grows, it is becoming an even more important trading partner with the UK, and Britain has long been a favourite destination for Malaysians to study, shop and experience its rich heritage.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: British Airways, Direct Flights, Malaysia, Daily Flights, Flights to Kuala Lumpur
Qatar Airways has announced of launching non-stop flights to the Thailand province Phuket on October 26 this year that will connect the hub Doha directly with Phuket. At present, Qatar Airways is operating daily flights to Phuket that are connected from Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur.
Qatar Airways Flying Non-Stop Flights to Phuket
One of the leading international airlines and the flag air carrier
of Qatar, Qatar Airways
have proclaimed to begin non-stop flights to Phuket
from Doha connecting the most prominent destinations of both nations with each other through non-stop flights. The flights will be carried by Airbus A330 that has the capacity of carrying approx 260 passengers in one go divided into both business and Economy class.
The 14 year old route will now take the next leap to connect and provide a seamless operation that will help to encourage both business and leisure travelling in both nations. Over this development, the CEO of Qatar Airways Mr. Akbar Al Baker stated that,” The start of non-stop services from Doha to Phuket offers travellers from around the world access to the popular tourist destination in a reduced time, from across our expanding global network. With the upcoming winter holidays, this is a great opportunity for travellers from the Middle East, Europe, Africa and the Americas to plan their break with a beach vacation to Phuket. Visitor numbers to Phuket are on the rise and Qatar Airways will look to take advantage of the non-stop connections to the city in the days to come.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Non-Stop Flights, Qatar Airways, Doha Qatar, Akbar Al Baker
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Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Hotels, Cheap City Breaks in Europe, Affordable Flight Deals, Car on Rent
With the announcement of adding three additional flights on the route to Istanbul, Qatar Airways has assured to fulfil the increasing demand on the route of Turkish conurbation Istanbul. These new flights will be adding extra three flights a week on the route between Doha and Istanbul.
Qatar Airways to Add More Flights to Istanbul from Doha
Among the most successful air carriers of the world and the Qatar’s Flag Airline Qatar Airways
has proclaimed the addition of three more flights to Istanbul
from Doha, Qatar that will be taking care of increasing demand on the route of the most visited and successful destination of Turkey. With these new added flights that are expected to be flying in October 2014, Qatar Airways will attempt to fulfil the increased requirement on Istanbul, Turkey.
With the addition of these new three flights a week, Qatar Airways will be serving seven flights in a week on Doha-Istanbul route to connect both leisure and executive travellers of both cities to the financial and travel hub of respective nations.
On this sparkling occasion, the Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways Group, Mr. Akbar Al Baker stated that “Qatar Airways passengers looking to travel to Istanbul will have even more choice with further convenience and flexibility to their travel plans. The extra flights will also be a great boost for the travelling public from Istanbul to cities around the world.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Qatar Airways, Increase in Flight Frequency, Doha Qatar, Akbar Al Baker, Istanbul
To serve the passengers with visual weakness with its astonishing entertainment console, Emirates has introduced Audio description for a pleasant and happening experience of flying with Emirates on the global routes. The new Audio Description will be uploaded with immediate effect on its ICE digital widescreen.
Emirates to Introduce Audio Depiction Entertainment Unit for Visually Challenged Passengers
The plush and among the finest airline of the world, Emirates
has announced a new cabin feature in the flight to serve with great entertainment and comfort to visually weak passengers through its new audio description feature which is entirely introduced to its ICE digital widescreen. The new feature that is introduced in the airline is pretty common in other entertainment zones like cinema halls, theatres and televisions.
The new Audio Description feature is installed primarily on some of the biggest hits of Walt Disney films and soon the sound tracks will be uploaded along with every motion picture film in ICE library.
On this new development, Patrick Brannelly, Vice President of Emirates in Corporate Communications Product, Publishing, Digital & Events stated “Our focus is not just the depth and diversity of our on-board entertainment, but also relevance. Making entertainment accessible to our diverse customers is very important to us. It was our motivation to introduce movies that can be enjoyed by customers with visual difficulties.
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Emirates, Technology
In the prominent tourist area of Phuket, Thailand, Best Western has announced the date of opening i.e. October 2014 of its spectacular iconic hotel property Best Western Patong Beach. The ravishing hotel is a seamless option for travellers to get the most spectacular accommodation on their trip to Phuket and enjoy most of the time close to the beauty and excitement of the city.
Best Western New Hotel in Phuket Proposed to Open in October 2014
Among the most prestigious hotel properties of United States, Best Western
has revealed the opening date of Best Western Patong Beach, a marvellous and spellbinding hotel property in the centre of the tourist hub and entertainment zone of Phuket Thailand
. The enchanting hotel will soon be a prominent accommodation option with luxurious services and impeccable facilities that travellers can enjoy along with the signature amenities by Best Western.
The Best Western Patong Beach is featured with 224 extremely cosy and roomy guest suites composed with wide-screen television, cosy beds, mini bar, high-speed wireless internet connectivity throughout and much more. With equipped fitness centre, poolside bar, outdoor pool, business centre and many other facilities, guests can enjoy the most lavish hospitality in Phuket by Best Western.
On the auspicious occasion, Vice President of International Operations for Asia & Middle East of Best Western International, Glenn de Souza stated that “Best Western Patong Beach is a wonderful example of our new generation of hotels in Asia. With modern design, a full range of facilities and Best Western’s legendary service, Best Western Patong Beach will reinvigorate the midscale sector in Phuket. I am confident this excellent hotel will be extremely popular and look forward to welcoming our first guests when the hotel opens this October.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Hotels, Hotels in Thailand, New Hotel, Best Western
To give the most amazing and delightful experience to the flyers with Emirates on Bangkok route, the airline has gifted its passengers with a refurbished and deluxe lounge at Suvarnabhumi International Airport that is accessible for the passengers of first and business class passengers as well as to the platinum and gold club members.
Emirates Announced Revamped Airport Lounge at Suvarnabhumi International Airport Bangkok
has given its passengers a new delight to enjoy on the route of Bangkok
with its revamped airport lounge
for elite passengers i.e. Business and Economy Class as well as Platinum and Gold Club members of Emirates Skyward on Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Travellers can now enjoy the spellbinding features and services on the airport with Emirates at Suvarnabhumi International Airport that has the capacity of catering more than 130 passengers at one time.
The contemporary design, elite service and amenities, prayer room, LED TV sets, delightful dining room, astounding furnishing and much more to be presented to the elite passengers of Emirates on Dubai-Bangkok and Bangkok Hong Kong route. Currently airline is providing 42 weekly flights on the route between Dubai and Bangkok including 3 Airbus A380 flights daily.
On the occasion of re-launch, the Area Manager of Thailand and Indo-China region, Mr. Jabr Al-Azeeby stated that “The refurbishment of this lounge is an integral part of our premium product and service strategy. We’ve invested to provide our premium passengers with an exclusive area to rest and refresh while travelling. Suvarnabhumi Airport Lounge is in a new design that reflects the modern style of the Emirates lounges at Dubai’s Concourse A, the world’s largest A380 hub.”
Posted by CrystalTravel | Tagged: Emirates, Bangkok Airport, Airport Leisure, Bangkok, Airport lounge