Month: December 2019

New lounge opens at Netherlands’ airport

Aspire Lounges has opened its latest lounge at the Netherlands’ second biggest airport, Eindhoven Airport. The lounge offers seating for 60 guests, free unlimited WiFi, complimentary food and a bar and is on the first floor of Terminal 1 departures. Aspire Lounges are open to all travellers, regardless of class of travel. Access to the…
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December 10, 2019 0

France – strike disrupts flights, travel

A nationwide strike in France has affected hundreds of flights and is disrupting transport networks in some areas. The French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has requested that airlines reduce their flights from Paris CDG, Paris Orly, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse and Bordeaux airports. In a statement on its website, Air France has advised that 15% of…
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December 6, 2019 0

Qantas opens luxury lounge in Singapore

Qantas opened its luxury lounge brand, First Lounge, in Singapore’s Changi Airport on December 2. The lounge will operate in tandem alongside the existing International Business Lounge, providing capacity for 240 customers. Qantas’s first-class passengers and top-tier frequent flyers now have access to four First Lounges worldwide, including those in Sydney and Los Angeles The…
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December 6, 2019 0

Trade relieved by SAA plans

The travel trade has expressed relief that an actionable decision has been taken to move SAA forward, following the announcement that the airline will enter business rescue. It’s a great decision and long overdue, says director of TAG, Jonathan Gerber. “The country can’t keep bailing the airline out and it is positive that important decisions have…
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December 6, 2019 0