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Heathrow Sofitel Offering Covid Tests, Oneworld alliance-wide upgrades & UK travel corridor announcements faces controversy

Heathrow Airport Sofitel hotel offers Covid ‘test & rest’ packages The Sofitel London Heathrow, located at Terminal 5, will be one of the first offering ‘Test and Rest’ packages which allow travellers to conveniently get tested for COVID-19 prior to travelling. The package includes a night in the hotel, breakfast,…


NEWS: Oneworld joining date for Alaskan confirmed, UK Parking discount & how do winter sun or ski destinations look?

Oneworld joining date for Alaskan confirmed On 31 March 31, 2021 Alaskan Airlines will become a member of the global airline alliance: oneworld. “Every airline has pivotal moments in its history. Decisions that are made for future success and stability, and to provide increased service and a better travel experience…





OFFERS: Qatar long haul 2021 flights from £1260, Now or later getaways – Club Europe from £156, BA Caribbean from £1403

Summer and winter 20/21 getaways – Club Europe from £156 With the government finally relaxing restrictions for travel, it seemed like some airlines were putting prices up. Some of the August prices for Europe are still pretty eye-watering, even for places which we technically can’t travel to yet like the…


NEWS: BA Gatwick long haul schedules confirmed, Bermuda open, Thailand could open by August, and new AA London route

BA first Gatwick long haul schedules confirmed and Bermuda open Yesterday I wrote about BA’s plans to move all its short haul services from Gatwick to Heathrow until September as well as cancel some long haul routes. Today, British Airways has confirmed its schedule for long haul flights from Gatwick…


NEWS: Light at the end of the tunnel: Qatar Airways start rebuilding – more destinations and additional flights

I think the phrase ‘Go big or go home’ has always applied to Qatar Airway’s strategy with their airline, and this is certainly in evidence with their announcement today. Qatar Airways has announced today that the airline will begin a phased approach to rebuilding its network in line with passenger…