Neil Sealy joins Exsus Travel

Former If Only exec joins luxury operator Neil Sealy, the former head of sales at If Only, has joined Exsus Travel as the specialist tour operator looks to relaunch to the trade. The company said…

Parliament approves Heathrow expansion

The House of Commons approves bill for airport expansion MPs have backed a plan to expand Heathrow Airport by building a third runway. The vote was pushed through by 415 votes to 119. Conservative MPs…

Lufthansa shows interest in Norwegian

Lufthansa has emerged as potential bidder for low-cost carrier Norwegian, writes Jill Sayles. Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr told German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung that the airline was "in contact with Norwegian". He said that there…

Visit Sicily with Air Malta

Promotion: Exploring the beautiful island of Malta and its charming, capital city, Valletta, has never been easier thanks to new regular flights from the UK. Air Malta has launched (in May 2018) a much-anticipated route…

Kuoni adds two more partner stores

The brand will have a presence in Northern Ireland for the first time, writes Anthony Pearce. Kuoni has announced partnerships with two independent travel agencies. The company has added Feherty Travel, which will give the…

Shearings Leisure Group rebrands

Chief executive Richard Calvert announces name change, writes Anthony Pearce. Shearings Leisure Group is rebranding to Specialist Leisure Group. The holding company for Shearings Holidays, Coast & Country Hotels and National Holidays said the change…

Government supports Heathrow expansion

Plans have been approved for a third runway to the northwest of Heathrow subject to certain obligations, writes Jill Sayles. Transport secretary Chris Grayling has today in Parliament confirmed government support for a third runway…

AccorHotels confirms Air France interest

Hotel group may buy French government’s stake in airline, writes Anthony Pearce. AccorHotels has renewed its interest in buying a stake in Air France KLM, the hotel giant has confirmed in a statement. The French…