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Las Vegas welcomes distinctive MICE space for special events

For the first time, AREA15, Las Vegas’ new immersive entertainment, retail and dining destination opening this December, unveils 40,000 square feet of unique event space within a wholly reimagined world of art, technology and design. Space will be available for group event bookings of all sizes for any occasion beginning in January 2020. Located just seven minutes from the Las […]

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Strike action at Luton Airport hit Wizz Air

Baggage handlers and check-in staff employed by GH London Ground Handling Services at Luton Airport have voted for strike action. The decision was taken in response to the company’s decision to impose a pay freeze on staff. A week-long strike will commence on Sunday, March 3rd at 18:00, the Unite union said. Some 96 per cent of the workers that […]

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UK airports start strong to 2019

Some 5.9 million passengers travelled through Heathrow in January, an increase of 2.1 per cent on the figure recorded last year. As Heathrow recorded its 27th consecutive month of growth, figures were boosted by passengers returning home after the winter holidays. Africa and East Asia continue to be among the best performing regions, up 9.7 per cent and 5.6 per […]

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Revealed: 50 best places to live in UK

THE Orkney Islands have been crowned the best place to live in Britain. The picturesque set of islands off the north east of Scotland were awarded a top spot in a Halifax quality of the survey. Richmondshire in North Yorkshire took second place this year and Rutland, Leicestershire, came third. The survey was carried out by Halifax and it took […]

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Hainan Airlines launches Paris-Chongqing connection

A Boeing 787 operated by Hainan Airlines has left Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport and started its 12-hour flight to Paris. Carrying more than 100 passengers earlier, the flight was the first linking Charles de Gaulle Airport and Chongqing, one of south-west China’s megacities The route is the second direct international flight from Chongqing to Europe by Hainan Airlines, the first […]

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London Gatwick Airport Sold for 2.9 Billion British Pounds

The second largest airport in the United Kingdom, London Gatwick Airport has been sold to France’s Vinci for £2.9 billion. Under the terms of the deal, a consortium led by US investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) will sell a 50.01% stake to Vinci Airports. Vinci operates over 40 airports globally across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Among their portfolio […]

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Say no to ‘mankind’: Political correctness continues to run amok in EU Parliament

European Parliament, faced with a fracturing union plagued by internal squabbles, has taken decisive action to solve the bloc’s numerous real-world problems, issuing a pamphlet which urges MEPs to ditch words coined with “man”. Officials and members in the parliament have been sent guidebooks on using gender-neutral language in all of their official EU-related work and communications, the Telegraph reported […]