Qatar Airways is ramping up its non-stop flights between Doha and Manchester, with the route to go double daily from February 16 next year. Adding to the already-daily QR23/24 services and the three-times-weekly QR21/22 runs, QR25/26 fill the gaps on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays &n...
POSTED 27 Nov, 2014 0 Comments
Virgin Atlantic is gearing up for UK domestic flights from London to regional economic hubs Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Manchester, but they won't sport business class -- the Airbus A320 jets are filled from tip to tail with economy seats. Virgin will lease the planes needed for these flights from I...
POSTED 20 Dec, 2012 10 Comments
An airport lounge just for leisure travellers, with special separated sections for children of different ages, leaving grownups -- and business travellers -- in peace and quiet. It sounds like the business traveller's dream, but Virgin Atlantic's Virgin Holidays subsidiary has just opened ...
POSTED 24 Jun, 2011 1 Comment
Virgin Blue partner Etihad has added flights to its schedule over the southern hemisphere winter, increasing connection opportunities for travellers to and from Australia. The new flights don't open up new destinations for the airline, but they do increase frequencies to five European destinatio...
POSTED 11 Jan, 2011 1 Comment
Passengers travelling from Manchester Airport in the north of England will have their eyes scanned at check-in, and then tracked as they walk around the airport. While biometrics systems, technologies which use physical traits to identify individuals can be time-consuming to use, the eye-scannin...
POSTED 18 Nov, 2010 0 Comments
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