Our own Gray Dawes Group Marketing Director, John Cooper, was recently invited by United Airlines and Heathrow Airport to take a look – first hand – at the measures being put in place for the safety of travellers. What John discovered were a range of innovations and practices which, in his opinion, make taking a flight the safest place to be!
Qatar Airways has become the first global carrier to operate Honeywell’s ultraviolet (UV) cabin cleaning technology in their aircraft. Meanwhile Helsinki Airport are using sniffer dogs to detect travellers infected with COVID-19 and say it is ‘close to 100% accurate’.
to have the option of paying for a rapid COVID-19 test before checking in. The test will cost £80 and the result is guaranteed within an hour. The aim is to help people travelling to destinations where proof of a negative result is required on arrival.
BTN Europe has launched a new podcast series featuring a panel of experts who will discuss the latest issues facing the managed travel industry. Episode 1, featuring our own CCO, David Bishop, explores the implications of ongoing travel restrictions in Europe on business travel.
In this fascinating two minute read, from an article by Connie Lin and first published earlier this month in business e-magazine, Fast Company, we discover the surprising causes of a country’s economic growth thanks to business travel. It’s a different and compelling argument for conducting face to face business over video conferencing than we’re used to seeing.
From new first class lounge facilities and features with British Airways, to free global cover for COVID-19 from Emirates; the measures being implemented by airlines to help build traveller confidence mean that international business travel is safely back on the menu.