Etihad expand radius for chauffeur service


Etihad guests travelling to and from Edinburgh Airport can now enjoy an extended chauffeur service (currently valid until the end of March 2016). The Etihad chauffeur service is available to any guest who has a confirmed reservation in First or Business Class on all operated flights. This service must be booked by latest 24 hours […]

Flybe will launch 17 new routes this summer 2016

Flybe will launch 17 new routes this summer, including a service from London City to Paris Charles de Gaulle. The regional carrier will operate eight of the new routes from Doncaster Sheffield – to Alicante, Amsterdam, Berlin, Jersey, Malaga, Faro, Newquay and Paris Charles de Gaulle. Other new flights include London City to Rennes (and […]

Remembering Alex Smith

Alex Smith – Visa Consultant It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of our colleague Alex Smith, who passed away suddenly at home on Sunday 8th November. Alex was also a dearly loved Husband of Jean and proud and loving Father of Christina and Phil.   Alex joined Colpitts in 2000 and […]

British Airways to offer Wi-Fi

  British Airways has confirmed that it plans to offer both short-haul and long-haul connectivity across its fleet. IAG, the carrier’s owner, said at an investor day this week that it is “evaluating Wi-Fi retrofit for over 100 existing [long-haul] aircraft” while short-haul will look at “extending Inmarsat’s Air-to-Ground (AtG) offer to over 300 aircraft”. In […]

Marriott acquire Starwood Hotels to create the largest hotel group

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Marriott International confirmed a $12.2 billion takeover of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. The deal will create the world’s largest hotel company with more than 5,500 hotels and 1.1 million rooms worldwide across 30 brands, creating annual revenue of $2.7 billion, eclipsing the likes of InterContinental Hotels Group. Marriott said: “The transaction combines Starwood’s leading […]

bmi regional prides itself on providing outstanding service

Operating up to 300 flights a week throughout the UK and Europe across a network of 22 destinations, bmi regional is the only regional airline in the UK to fly an all jet fleet and prides itself on punctuality. Understanding passenger needs is critical to bmi’s continued success. bmi want to ensure the customers’ trip is being […]