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easyJet puts your passport on your smartphone

Written by Alastair McKenzie on Tuesday, 14 October 2014 10:07.

hand holding UK passport & smartphone with boarding pass

easyJet has launched a new passport scanning function to its mobile app, making it the first European airline to introduce such a feature.


BA introduces iBeacon in lounges

Written by Alastair McKenzie on Tuesday, 23 September 2014 10:33.

British Airways iPhone app iBeacon welcome

From October, British Airways' customers using Heathrow Terminal 5 and Terminal 3 will receive 'push notifications' on iPhones informing them when their gate is open and when the aircraft is boarding.


Ice Hotels Getting Grander

Written by Alastair McKenzie on Monday, 13 October 2014 17:52.

Season 2011/12 Honeymoon Suite at the Jukkasjärvi Icehotel

The popularity of ice hotels and other attractions doesn't seem to be melting away any time soon. The latest major ice project - appropriately, in Iceland - will open in May next year.


New Flights to Orlando

Written by Alastair McKenzie on Monday, 22 September 2014 07:35.

Norwegian 787

Low-cost airline Norwegian is launching a direct service from Gatwick to Orlando, Florida in the spring, with fares from £199.

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