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American to Increase Service on London Heathrow-LAX Route

American to Increase Service on London Heathrow-LAX Route

American Airlines announced it will add an extra daily flight on its route between London Heathrow and Los Angeles International Airport beginning March 28 of next year.  The new flight will operate using a Boeing 777-300ER.
The flight will be in addition to American’s existing daily service between the two cities, as well as its joint business partner British Airways’ twice daily service between London Heathrow and LAX.
American’s Boeing 777-300ERs are …

Flybe Begins Flights at London City Airport

Flybe Begins Flights at London City Airport

Flybe, an English low-cost regional carrier, announced the launch of operations at London City Airport.  The carrier will offer daily service with Bombardier Q400 aircraft to and from the airport.
The airline operates over 180 routes to over 60 European airports.  From London City Airport, the carrier will serve Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Inverness, and Exeter.
Flybe’s Q400 are outfitted with 78 seats.  The planes were acquired under a sublease from Republic Airways …

Soho House to Partner With BMW for i3 Driving Experiences

Soho House to Partner With BMW for i3 Driving Experiences

Soho House Group and BMW Group announced a global partnership.
The two companies will collaborate on an international arts program and create events and experiences that focus on contemporary art, innovation, and design.
BMW and Soho House will provide i3 vehicles for guests to drive throughout locations in both Europe and the United States. The two will also offer a variety of driving experiences at events.
The first event of the partnership occurred …

ANA to Expand Partnership with TAM Airlines

ANA to Expand Partnership with TAM Airlines

All Nippon Airways announced that it plans to expand its codeshare agreement with Brazilian carrier TAM Airlines later this month.
Beginning October 26, ANA will be allowed to place its code on TAM-operated flights to São Paulo from both Paris and Frankfurt.  Along with the transatlantic routes, the carrier will also put its code on five additional TAM routes from São Paulo.
The airline currently offers codeshare flights with TAM between London …

Virgin Atlantic to Discontinue Little Red Flights

Virgin Atlantic to Discontinue Little Red Flights

Virgin Atlantic announced it will discontinue its short-haul Little Red service next year.  The service currently offers flights between London Heathrow and Manchester, as well as Edinburgh and Aberdeen, Scotland.
Virgin will cease Little Red London-Manchester service at the end of March 2015, while its Little Red flights between London and both Edinburgh and Aberdeen are scheduled to operate through the end of September 2015.
The carrier first launched its Little Red …

British Airways Launches A380 Service Between London and Washington, D.C.

British Airways Launches A380 Service Between London and Washington, D.C.

British Airways announced the launch of Airbus A380 superjumbo service on its route between London Heathrow and Washington Dulles International Airport.
The airline will operate the A380 on five flights a week between the two capital cities through the end of October, at which point the A380 service will begin to operate daily.  The flights will be in addition to the carrier’s daily Boeing 747 service, and its thrice weekly 777 …

Mondrian Hotel Opens in London

Mondrian Hotel Opens in London

Morgans Hotel Group announced the opening of the Mondrian London at Sea Containers hotel.  The new property is located on the banks of the River Thames in London, within close walking distance of popular attractions such as Tate Modern, Royal Festival Hall, the National And Globe theatres, and the London Eye.
The 359-room hotel has a handcrafted copper hull leading from the entrance through the lobby, inspired by the age of …