News / July 2015

Alitalia airline Strikes on today in Italy, July 24th

Alitalia airline Strikes on today in Italy, July 24th

Alitalia employees are holding a 24-hour strike on Friday July 24th over claims that the company has not provided adequate guarantees for the security of around 1,000 jobs after their contracts expire next February.

The company has cancelled about 15 per cent of its short- and medium-range flights on 24 July, describing the cancellations as “disrespectful” to passengers and colleagues.

If you believe your flight may be affected by this strike, please contact your BMC Travel consultant.

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Latam Airlines will operate a new route between Barcelona and Sao Paulo from October

Latam Airlines will operate a new route between Barcelona and Sao Paulo from October

The Latam Airlines Group will operate direct flights between Barcelona and Sao Paulo from 2nd October, and will have three weekly frequencies and expects to transport about 60,000 passengers per year.

The new route between Barcelona-El Prat and Sao Paulo-Guarulhos will be operated by Tam Airlines from the Latam Airlines Group, and it will be covered with a Boeing 767 with capacity for 231 passengers.

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Renfe plans to offer Wi-Fi in their AVE trains at the end of the year

Renfe plans to offer Wi-Fi in their AVE trains at the end of the year

Renfe plans to start offering wireless service, free Internet access, on board of its AVE trains at the end of this year, according to the president of the company, Pablo Vazquez.

The operator hopes to provide a free basic service for all travelers, and another payment 'premium service', with higher-capacity connections, such as those that facilitate audiovisual content.

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New Iberia program: On Business

New Iberia program: On Business

Iberia On Business program offers the opportunity to enjoy advantages on all flights operated by the Iberia Group, British Airways and American Airlines. When purchasing your flights, Iberia offers two options: get points On Business, either access a direct discount on the price.

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