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Airport & Airline

 Portuguese airline launches new product in partnership with SeatBoost

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TAP makes it easier to buy upgrades with innovative app
The latest innovation from TAP Air Portugal means it’s now even easier for passengers to secure an upgrade to Business class. As of this month, customers can now bid for an upgrade 24 hours before a flight by joining a real-time, live auction on an app developed by SeatBoost – a US software company that makes it easier to bid on more comfortable business class seats up to 60 minutes before departure. 


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Flybe brightens winter flying with new jet service from Edinburgh

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is increasing capacity at peak times on its popular London City flights from Edinburgh Airport to meet demand from the business community when it is particularly high. Starting on 1st December as part of its 2019-20 Winter schedule, a 98-seat E190 aircraft sourced from Connect Airways’ partner, Stobart Air, will operate the enhanced service.

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Flybe heads into new era as VIRGIN CONNECT

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Connect Airways CEO, Mark Anderson, was joined today by over 200 Flybe leaders for the long-awaited unveiling of the airline’s new name as it enters a new era as an independent company under the Virgin brand with the name, Virgin Connect.

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South African Airways wins Best African Airline award at the Business Traveller Awards 2019

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South African Airways has scooped the ‘Best African Airline’ Award at the Business Traveller Awards 2019 in London, the 13th consecutive year that SAA has won the accolade.   
Philip Saunders, Chief Commercial Officer, South African Airways, said, “Strong customer service is at the heart of our brand and we’re thrilled with the award, voted for by readers of Business Traveller.


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Vietnam Airlines takes the lead in offering in-flight WIFI service

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From 10 October 2019 and for the first time in Vietnam, passengers will be able to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi accessibility on several flights operated by Vietnam Airlines. This is an exciting step for the flag carrier towards embedding digital technology in its products and services, enhancing customer experience and moving towards international five-star quality standards while becoming a digital airline.

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