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Airport & Airline

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

Mr Jon Danks, South African Airways, Mr John Pienaar, BBC
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

Vietnam Airlines Hostess
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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Euro 2020 provides unique logistical challenge

Matt Purton, Group Commercial Jets Director at Air Charter Service
Air Charter Service predicts an extensive use of aircraft charters throughout next year’s Euro 2020 football tournament, with the competition consisting of 24 competing nations in 12 host cities, spanning the entire continent.

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Eurowings expands its offer to Budapest

Additional flights from Stuttgart and Hamburg to Budapest
Eurowings is increasing the number of its flights to Budapest: From April 2020, the point-to-point airline will fly up to three times a day from Stuttgart and up to two times a day from Hamburg to Hungary. Thus, Eurowings complements the already comprehensive service from Cologne/Bonn and Düsseldorf to the Hungarian capital.


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Virgin Atlantic launches Sleep by Headspace content in-flight to help passengers and crew get some more rest while travelling

Headspace app
Sleep by Headspace Aids Passengers, Pilots, Crew and Staff In Managing Jet Lag and Travel Stress
Headspace, one of the world’s leading mindfulness brands, together with their longest airline partner, Virgin Atlantic, today announced the launch of Sleep by Headspace offered on-board to the airline’s passengers, pilots, crew and staff as they manage work, travel, stress and jet lag.


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