GTM News

Sharing insight, expertise and best practice on business travel management

Author archive for

Aviation Round-up: new routes help business travellers travel further.


Aviation Round-up: new routes help business travellers travel further.

It's always music to a business travellers ears when Airlines announce new routes/ reinstate previous routes making that journey to international meetings that little bit easier. 

Here I list some new routes business travellers may be interested in:

American Airlines

As of March 2020, American Airlines will launch their daily Heathrow - Boston service. The route will be operated by a Boeing 777 aircraft, with business, premium economy and economy classes to choose from.

Air India 

As of the 31st October, Air India will launch a three-time weekly Stansted - Amritsar service. Operated by a Boeing 787 on a Monday, Thursday and Saturday. 

Biman Bangladesh Airlines 

Reviving its Manchester - Dhaka route as of 4th January 2020, this three times weekly service to the Bangladeshi capital will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft on Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays, and will include 24 Business Seats and 247 Economy Seats. 

British Airways 

British Airways new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines helps to extend access across 14 destinations in Malaysia including Penang, as well as 9 cities in Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand and Cambodia. 


Jet2 has also announced a new route - its first to Montenegro! Flights will be operated twice weekly from Stansted and Manchester as of spring 2020.

Wizz Air

Southend Airport sees Wizz Air launch flights to the Romanian second city and "cultural capital" Iasi as of August 2020. The four-times weekly route will fly Mondays, Wednesdays Fridays and Sundays with some One Way fares coming in at £26.99. 

For more information on the above routes, please speak with your Business Travel Consultant. 

The Guide to Reducing Business Travel Costs

About Sarah Walton

Sarah is one of our experienced Business Development Managers and has worked within the travel industry for 25 years. She brings extensive knowledge to the business and loves nothing more than helping a client achieve their business travel objectives.
More by Sarah Walton