Travel blog – Airlines

Start your Journey in Style in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse

Nothing tells you you’re finally starting your holiday like arriving at the lounge. And there aren’t many better lounges out there than the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow. Flight Centre&...
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What it's Really Like Inside Etihad's 'The Residence'

The Residence bedroom (Image: Lauren Burvill) I’m lying down on a soft double bed, nuzzling into a plush duvet. A 27-inch TV shines softly at the end of the bed. If I close my eyes I could easily be...
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Flight Centre Now Selling NEW Qantas Non-Stop Flights to Perth

At Flight Centre, we're so excited about the launch of the world's first direct flight to Australia, flying with Qantas, that w...
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What it's Like to Fly Business Class with British Airways

The view from a British Airways Club World seat (image: Lauren Burvill) If I’ve learnt one thing during my many long-haul flights between the UK and my hometown in Australia, it’s that a flatbed is ...
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What it's Like to Fly Business Class with Singapore Airlines

Before I went to Texas this year on Singapore Airlines’ inaugural flight from Manchester to Houston, I’d never flown Business Class before. In fact, I’ve never even ventured into Premium Economy. So, ...
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Potential Industrial Action During Christmas

We are aware that members of the British Airways cabin crew have announced industrial action on Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 25th and 26th December. In addition, there is planned industrial action ov...
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What to Do When Your Flight is Delayed

You prepare for weeks, nay, months, for that special day. You get up at 4am to get to the airport, after barely getting any sleep the night before, worrying whether or not you’ve packed your phone cha...
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Behind the Scenes: Inside the Best First Class Cabins

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to fly First Class? Or are you a First Class regular, naturally turning left whenever you set foot on a British Airways’ A380? Wherever you’re at with First Class tr...
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How to Survive a Long-Haul Flight

For most, the phrase ‘long-haul flight’ installs immediate dread. The prospect of endless hours spent inside a metal tube, surrounded by strangers who seem intent on annoying you, whilst being subject...
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The Best In-Flight Desserts

So you’ve watched some films, read a few chapters of your book, looked out the window, enjoyed a spot of lunch – now what? You still have several hours to go until you arrive at your destination, and ...
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The Best In-Flight DIY Cocktails

Cocktails in the sky are pretty simple. Of course, some airlines have their own ‘signature’ mixes – Delta has the ‘Sky Breeze’ and Virgin offers Daiquiris in Upper Class – but, generally speaking, mos...
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Business Class Airfares Reach a 5-Year Low

Onboard a Business Class flight with Qatar Airways Flying Business Class need no longer be the reserve of just the rich and famous, as Business Class prices at Flight Centre UK have dipped to a five...
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