Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover

Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover

Connect Airways chief executive, Mark Anderson, was today joined by over 200 Flybe leaders for the long-awaited unveiling of the airline’s new name. As it enters a new era, the carrier will now fly under the Virgin brand with the name, Virgin…

Competition in the Skies: Which Airlines Have the Best New Seat Offerings in Business Class?

Competition in the Skies: Which Airlines Have the Best New Seat Offerings in Business Class?

The best business class seats these days are practically mini-hotel rooms in the sky. That’s because, as Bloomberg recently reported, an increasing number of airlines have spent some serious change on creating improved business class offerings. Among the most buzz-worthy offerings are…

Bolt launches new vehicle type in London

Bolt launches new vehicle type in London

Bolt has announced the launch of an XL category, giving customers access to larger vehicles via the app. XL is a bespoke category for bigger groups with a seating capacity of up to seven passengers. The introduction of this new category follows…

‘Serial Stowaway’ Strikes Once Again in Chicago

‘Serial Stowaway’ Strikes Once Again in Chicago

The woman dubbed the ‘Serial Stowaway’ for her proclivity to try to board flights without a ticket or boarding pass—succeeding at least one time—was at it again. Marilyn Hartman, 67, was arrested at Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday night, once again…

United Airlines Making Major Changes to 'Premier' Membership Criteria

United Airlines Making Major Changes to 'Premier' Membership Criteria

United Airlines has announced that it’s overhauling the way the airline calculates eligibility requirements for frequent flyers to qualify for MileagePlus “Premier” status. With four Premier tiers—Silver, Gold, Platinum and Premier 1K—Premier status affords its members special perks, such as free upgrades,…