United Airlines Launch Dublin to Chicago Service

February 24, 2015

From June 2015, United Airlines will be offering daily non-stop services between Dublin and O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. Operating until 18 August (subject to government approval) Chicago O’Hare will become the third United hub served nonstop from Dublin following New York/Newark and Washington D.C./Dulles.

The daily flights from Dublin will depart at 9.50am, arriving in Chicago at 12.15pm. The return flight will depart from Chicago at 6.05pm and arrive in Dublin at 7.35am the following day. The westbound flights will

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SWISS Rebrands European Fleet

February 23, 2015

SWISS has renamed the brand’s European subsidiary Swiss European Air Lines, prompted by the integration of new long-haul aircraft into the fleet. The subsidiary will now be known internationally as SWISS Global Air Lines.

With new long-haul Boeing 777-300ERs entering into the fleet, the subsidiary has been given a more ‘international’ moniker in recognition of the brand’s increased global activity. The appropriate commercial and operating licenses are currently being amended by the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation. Slowly, the by-line

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Lufthansa Launches New Eurowings Base in Vienna

February 23, 2015

The Lufthansa Group has announced the first base of the Eurowings brand will be located in Vienna. Following consultation with fellow PartnerPlusBenefit member, Austrian Airlines, the capital of Austria was selected as the base for Lufthansa’s first Eurowings-dedicated base outside of Germany.

Two Airbus A320 aircrafts are due to be stationed in Austria under the Eurowings brand from Autumn 2015 – offering a selection of point-to-point connections throughout European cities. The aircraft will benefit from experienced Austrian Airline crews and make

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Barcelona – Destination Guide for Corporate Travellers

February 19, 2015

If you’re heading to Barcelona for a business trip, our corporate traveller guide will help you plan your journey, covering everything from booking accommodation and travelling into the city to getting around, dining out and entertainment.

Flying in

Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN), referred to simply as Barcelona Airport, is 14 kilometres (just under 9 miles) from the centre of Barcelona.

There are two terminals – T1 and T2 – and the one you end up at depends on which airline you’re flying

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February Competition

February 15, 2015

PartnerPlusBenefit is pleased to present this monthly newsletter competition with a chance to win Fonseca Terra Prima Organic and Glass Set in Box.

Simply answer the questions below and submit your personal details (name, surname and e-mail address) to enter our competition draw.

Be quick as the competition is only valid until 05 March 2015.

 

Answer the questions below to enter the competition:

How many BenefitPoints you can earn with Air Canada promotion? Double points in Business Class, Premium Economy and Premium Rouge Triple points

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Destination Guide for Business Travellers: London

February 12, 2015

London is a hub for business – it has a leading financial services district and it plays host to some of the fastest-growing technology companies across Europe.

If you’re planning on travelling to or through London on business, our corporate traveller’s guide will help you choose the best way to get around the City and give you a few hints on what you can do with your spare time.

Choose the right airport

London has five airports: Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick, City and Luton.

London

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Three New Bonus Schemes Launched for PPB Members

February 1, 2015

PartnerPlusBenefit members will now receive additional benefits with the launch of three new limited edition schemes, from Air Canada, Lufthansa and Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotels. Alongside the traditional PPB points, members will be able to enjoy a range of flight and hotel incentives – with no extra costs or obligations.

 

Air Canada Triple Points

From the start of February until the end of May, flights between UK & Ireland and Canada with Air Canada will be worth triple BenefitPoints. Business travellers with

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ANA to Launch Japan’s Most Comprehensive In-Flight Entertainment System

January 29, 2015

From February 2015, passengers aboard ANA flights will be able to benefit from Japan’s most comprehensive in-flight entertainment systems, offering 351 channels showcasing a wide range of regional and overseas television series and the latest blockbuster films.

This represents a dramatic increase of 40% compared to the in-flight entertainment offerings from March 2014, and a 400% increase over the content available in January 2009. Accommodating international passengers, ANA’s in-flight entertainment will be broadcast in 13 different languages.

With the growing global flight

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PartnerPlusBenefit airlines win twice at Business Travel Awards 2015

January 21, 2015

PartnerPlusBenefit is pleased to announce that 2 of our partner airlines have received awards at the latest Business Travel Awards, held on Monday the 19th of January at Grosvenor House, London.

The Business Travel Awards are one of the most important annual events in the travel industry, serving as a platform for all of the finest business leaders and top corporate clients in the UK and Europe to meet.

With this year being the 20th anniversary of the event, nearly all awards

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115 Lufthansa Routes Transferred to Germanwings

January 19, 2015

More than 100 Lufthansa routes have now been transferred to the Germanwings brand by the Lufthansa Group. The latest route, Dusseldorf to Zurich, was successfully transferred on Thursday 8 January 2015, taking the total to 115.

This restructuring has been one of the biggest projects ever undertaken by the Lufthansa Group and has, thus far, been completed on time. It is just over two years since the Germanwings project was first presented in December 2012, demonstrating the huge progress made by

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