CrossCountry reduces ticket fulfilment window
CrossCountry has reduced their fulfilment window – the time it takes for tickets to be available for collection - for customers who purchase tickets through their website.
French consortium signs on for Line 3 of Hanoi metro
In its first transportation project in Vietnam, Thales has signed a contract to provide a complete telecommunications system for Line 3 of the Hanoi metro. The line is the first of five lines planned for the Vietnamese capital.
London Night Tube drivers to be balloted on potential strike action
Drives on the London Night Tube are to be balloted over potential strike action, the RMT union has confirmed. The decision is the latest stage in a long-running dispute over pay and jobs on the newly launched service.
Royal Brunei launches new integrated fly-rail-coach product in UK
Royal Brunei Airlines has launched a new fly-rail-coach product with rail and coach operators in the UK. The launch will make RB one of the few airlines in the UK to offer passengers and agents a simplified travel booking service.
Hahn Air signs Eurostar partnership
Hahn Air is expanding its network of over 300 air, rail and shuttle partners with high-speed rail operator Eurostar. The UK-based train services are now available to travel agents worldwide for ticketing on Hahn Air’s HR-169 document with the exception of the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Voyages-sncf signs major partnership with Alitrip in China, a major player in European tourism, continues to expand its operations in China. Having opened a subsidiary in Shanghai last March, the group has signed an agreement with Alitrip to promote and sell French and European rail travel packages.
CrossCountry goes round the clock on social media support
CrossCountry has enhanced its commitment to customer service by launching a 24-hour, seven day a week online customer contact service.
Gatwick launches rail impact study in south-east England
A study into how much the south-east of England’s economy could grow with more investment in road and rail improvements has been launched.
bmi regional signs partnership with Virgin Trains
bmi regional is partnering with Virgin Trains to add a train travel booking facility to its website, making it easier for customers to travel beyond Birmingham International. The news comes as the carrier reveals plans to establish a new base at Birmingham with services to Graz, Gothenburg and Nuremberg.
Eurostar opens new Business Premier Lounge in Paris
Eurostar has thrown open the doors to its new Business Premier lounge in Paris Gare du Nord. With business passengers increasingly choosing high-speed rail over plane travel, the new lounge offers a stylish, comfortable environment for both working and relaxing.