Category Archives: Travel

The new expansion of Helsinki Airport was inaugurated on the anniversary of the airport

Helsinki Airport ExpansionThe new south pier of Helsinki Airport was opened for passengers and air traffic on Monday, 10 July. The first flight from the majestic south pier departed from gate 54 at 2:10 PM to New York, operated by Finnair. 

“On the 6th of July, around 200 volunteers took up the task to test the functionality of the south pier and verify that everything is working as it should. According to the feedback from the testers, the new extension is full of light, comfortable and a well-functioning part of the airport. It could be taken into use straight away after the test. Opening the south pier for air traffic is a unique moment in the history of the airport. I want to thank everybody who took part in the test for their important contribution to the development of Helsinki Airport,” says Finavia’s Technical Director Henri Hansson. Continue Reading

Victor Named Europe’s Fastest Growing Aviation Business By Financial Times

Victor Named Europe’s Fastest Growing Aviation Business By Financial Times

International jet charter marketplace Victor is Europe’s fastest growing aviation business according to the FT1000, a new Financial Times poll of the continent’s most dynamic, fast-moving businesses. The company’s 113th place reflects major revenue growth of 945% over a four-year period and complements further figures released pointing to the ongoing success of its disruptive ‘on… Continue Reading

easyJet launches Flight Club – revolutionary low fares airline loyalty scheme

easyJet’s new Flight Club will further encourage customer loyalty to easyJet which has increased significantly over the last five years.   As well as being loyal, returning passengers book twice as many flights a year as new passengers, so the value of returning passengers is even higher.  In 2015 some 74% of the airline’s passengers… Continue Reading

Switchfly 2015 Luxury Travel Index: Europe Is Still King of Global Luxury Travel… For Now

The Index reveals luxury travelers still prefer European destinations, with Greece as the most popular country, but Asia and the Middle East are gaining SAN FRANCISCO — July 23, 2015 –Switchfly, Inc., the technology company powering travel search/booking and loyalty point redemption solutions for the world’s most celebrated brands, today announced its 2015 Luxury Travel… Continue Reading

Whistler Blackcomb to End Season with World Ski & Snowboard Festival

The END at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC is the ultimate ski season sendoff. Taking place in the Whistler Conference Centre on Saturday, April 18, The END is an electrifying late-night dance party featuring lightshows, sensory overloading sound and an incredible line up of DJs. This year, The END at… Continue Reading