What it’s Really Like Inside Etihad’s ‘The Residence’

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 in my bed at home in London. Instead, I’m lying in … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 by Lauren Burvill

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 we’re celebrating with non-stop holidays to Perth from £1,679pp. With  return fares on the new non-stop route initially starting from £1,232 alone, the … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 by Flight Centre UK

What it’s Like to Fly Business Class with British Airways

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 worth its weight in gold. If you can afford it; do it. And if you’re not sure if you can afford … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 by Lauren Burvill

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, when I got the news that, after a busy few days in … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 by Alexandra Gregg

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 over the holiday period from Virgin Atlantic pilots. We are monitoring the … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 by Flight Centre UK

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 charger. You’ve done breakfast, grabbed a coffee and … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg

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 travel, here Kat Townsend will take you behind the scenes for … Continue reading

September 13, 2016 by First & Business

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 subjected to the lingering smell of microwave meals, is enough to put most off … Continue reading

September 9, 2016 by Claire & Laura Jopson

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 you’re looking for your next distraction. … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 by Tessa Watkins

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, most trolleys will offer you mini spirit bottles, a mixer and … Continue reading

June 9, 2016 by Alexandra Gregg