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Philippine Airlines brings forward launch of B777 on Heathrow-Manila route

Philippine Airlines logoFrom 19 September 2017 a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will serve the Heathrow-Manila route - a move designed to enhance the overall passenger travel experience.

The new 777 Business Class provides utmost passenger comfort inflight, with 78 inch pitch seats which adjust into full-flat beds. All seats feature an 18.4 inch personal TV screen, a retractable privacy divider, in-seat power supply to charge via mains or USB and an ottoman that opens to reveal a personal storage area.

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Likewise the 777’s Economy Class is designed for optimal comfort, with a wider seat pitch of up to 34 inches and fully adjustable leather headrests. 11 inch touch-screen personal TVs and built-in USB ports allow PAL’s guests to indulge in world-class inflight entertainment throughout their flight.

Philippine Airlines enables more passengers to surf the internet or browse social media, with 30 minutes or 15 MB completely free.

Japan Airlines launch a new morning flight from Heathrow – Tokyo

Japan Airlines planeMaking Japan even more accessible and convenient to reach, the new daily service will start from October 29.

British Airways new routes for 2017 & 2018

British Airways logoExciting new routes and destinations by British Airways direct from Heathrow.

Figari, Corsica

From 27 May until 7 October 2018, British Airways will fly once a week to Figari, Corsica from Terminal 5

Tenerife, Spain

From 21 October 2017 until 24 March 2018, British Airways will fly once aweek to Tenerife, Spain from Terminal 5.

Turin, Italy

From 26 November 2017, British airways will fly twice a week to Turin, Italy from Terminal 5

Grenoble, France

From 2 December 2017, British Airways will fly once a week to Grenoble, France from Terminal 5


From 24 March 2018, British Airways will fly twice a week to Seychelles from Terminal 5

Nashville, USA

From 4 May 2018, British Airways will fly five times a week to Nashville, USA from Terminal 5

China Southern add second daily flight from Heathrow

China Sourthern logoChina Southern Airlines is pleased to announce a second daily departure between Heathrow and Guangzhou starting 1June 2017.The new service will use the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to match the current departure. New flight schedule will offer lower transfer times to a network of over 120 destinations in China, Japan & Korea, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Third daily Mumbai service for Jet Airways

Jet airways planeFrom 29 October Jet Airways will be adding a third direct daily flight from Heathrow’s Terminal 4 to Mumbai.

Jakarta to Heathrow non-stop

Garuda Indonesia is launching a non stop flight from Jakarta to Heathrow from 31 October. This replaces its current service via Singapore.

Virgin Atlantic to launch twice weekly Heathrow-Barbados service

Virgin Atlantic logoVirgin Atlantic plans to launch a twice weekly Heathrow-Barbardos service operating A330 aircraft from 12 December. The Heathrow-Barbados service will become Virgin Atlantic's sixth new service to launch in 2017.

Oman air

Oman Air logoOman Airlines has re-located its second daily flight from Terminal 3 to Terminal 4

Etihad’s latest award

Skytrax logoIt’s official. When you travel with Etihad Airways you now get the official 5 star treatment. Etihad Airways have recently been awarded ‘Skytrax Certified 5-star Airline’ status. This means that Etihad Airways are committed to making all their customers’ journeys unforgettable, from check-in to touch-down.

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Delta Air Lines now flying to Salt Lake City from Heathrow

Delta logoDelta Airlines has added an eighth USA destination. Fly the only non-stop service from Heathrow to Salt Lake City, Utah.

Delta moves all Heathrow flights to Terminal 3

Delta logoAll Delta Air Lines flights now operate from Heathrow Terminal 3, where partner Virgin Atlantic is also based. The move brings Delta's flights to New York (JFK), Boston, Seattle, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Detroit, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City together in the same terminal.


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