Qatar Airways expands its network to include Doha to Birmingham route

From 30 March 2016 Qatar airways will be adding Doha to Birmingham to its current services to London Heathrow, Manchester and Edinburgh. 2016 schedule will be:

Monday, Wednesday Friday and Saturday

Doha to Birmingham at 13:25, and Birmingham to Doha at 9:15

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Doha to Birmingham at 7:30, and Birmingham to Doha at 15:00

This route will be operated by Boeing 787 Dreamliner, that includes two-cabin configurations (Business class and Economy class seats). Business travel passengers can enjoy the fully-flat bed while economy class can also benefit from 10.6 inch wide screens with latest entertainment.

This new route opens opportunities for Birmingham travellers to benefit from seamless onward connections to 152 business and leisure destinations across Qatar Airways’ global network, including Hong Kong, New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangkok.

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Icelandair announces Heathrow Terminal 2 move date

Icelandair’s passengers travelling from London Heathrow will soon be able to enjoy the wide range of facilities available at Terminal 2, as the airline moves its operations from Terminal 1 to the Queen’s Terminal on 25 March 2015.

The move will allow customers to benefit from such features as faster check-in and security, easier connections, enjoy an improved departures lounge, free wi-fi as well as a broad selection of shopping and dining options, including 33 retail brands and 17 restaurants.

Enjoy Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food with No. 1 Traveller

As part of No. 1 Traveller’s exclusive partnership with Gordon Ramsay’s Plane Food, guests can now take advantage of saving on their pre-flight dining experience. The offer allows passengers to enjoy a dining package from the celebrity chef at a discounted price of £30 per adult and £15 per child.

The package includes a two-course meal, coffee, an alcoholic drink as well as free Wi-Fi access, unlimited soft drinks for children and more. Passengers choose from a selection of magazines to take on board their flight and enjoy panoramic views of the runway, from the restaurant’s location at Heathrow Terminal 5.

For more information regarding the menu choices, special requirements and group bookings, please contact JTA Travel Management on 0121 508 5544.

BA announces more frequency changes for summer and winter 2014

British Airways’ passengers travelling from London Heathrow soon will be able to enjoy more options when travelling to Amsterdam, Basle and Newcastle, as the airline is to increase the number of weekly frequencies to the destinations starting from 01 August 2014. On the same day the airline will also be making changes to the Heathrow – Kiev service, which will be reduced from 12 flights per week to daily.

As for the further changes to the British Airways’ winter schedule, the 11 times-a-week service between London Heathrow and Amman is set to become daily starting from 26 October 2014.