Want to keep up to date with what’s happening in the world of business travel? Here’s our quick round-up of the latest business travel news from around the web.
Concur Revamps Travel Risk Management Offering
By providing more data feeds into Concur Risk Messaging and by partnering with international insurance and medical assistance firm HX Global, the T&E management provider is poised to compete more with full-service travel risk management providers. The updated Concur Risk Messaging platform will launch this summer.
BA regional Club
British Airways is to launch Club Europe (business) on its domestic services between London and Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness and Manchester on 1 April.
The new cabin service coincides with the introduction of single-class flights on the Aberdeen and Edinburgh routes to Heathrow by Exeter-based Flybe, Britain’s third largest airline, which also claims to be the biggest regional operator in Europe.
BA owner to launch low-cost long-haul airline
International Airlines Group (IAG) has announced a new low-cost long-haul airline brand called Level.
The British Airways parent company confirmed it will start flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles (twice weekly), San Francisco Oakland (three-times weekly), Buenos Aires (three-times weekly) and Punta Cana (twice weekly) from June 2017.
Leeds Bradford Airport Unveils Terminal Improvements
Work on a £2.5m improvement programme taking place at Leeds Bradford Airport’s main terminal is progressing well ahead of what is expected to be one of its busiest ever summer seasons.
A number of enhancements have already been completed ahead of schedule.
Travelogix to Supply CTI with Data Management & Reporting Platforms
Travelogix has signed an agreement with CTI Travel which will see them deliver their full complement of products within the Analytix data management suite. Both companies are targeting a launch of Analytix, DataShare, DataPublisher and DataValet in May 2017.
Eurostar to start selling new Bordeaux route
Eurostar is to open ticket sales tomorrow (March 15) for its new route from London to Bordeaux.
The new high-speed service is due to start on July 2 and will cut journey time by more than one hour thanks to a new rail line in France.
Passengers will travel from London’s St Pancras station to Gare du Nord in Paris before transferring to Montparnasse station to connect with a local high-speed train to the centre of Bordeaux.