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New Oman visa requirements

Travellers to Oman will have to apply in advance for a visa online in a move announced by the Omani government. The new entry requirements mean visas can no longer be obtained on arrival.

Previously, most travellers could choose between the two types of application to obtain a visa on arrival, either at an airport or border post, though the e-Visa system launched last year.

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Virgin's twice daily London to Johannesburg service

Virgin Atlantic has announced a second daily service between London Heathrow and Johannesburg OR TAMBO Airport. The new service will begin flying in winter 2018 with the first flight departing on 28th October 2018. The new flights are now on sale and will be operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. With two flights per day to South Africa’s biggest city, Virgin will carry over 300,000 customers annually – helping to support tourism and trade between the two nations.

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British Airways new low-cost options to the US

British Airways have introduced new long haul Basic Economy fares on selected US routes. The new fares aim to offer customers more choice at a lower price with the ability to personalise their trip based on their travel needs.

In partnership with British Airways Atlantic Joint Business partners; Iberia, American Airlines and Finnair, the new low-cost fares will be available on selected non-north Atlantic routes and on routes from the UK to the Middle East and from the UK to Asia. 

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Win a hamper full of international treats for your office with Traveleads

Access live 24hr telephone interpreting services in over 156 different languages with Traveleads.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Airport Experience

The travel industry is full of inspirational quotes: ‘Life is not a destination, it’s a journey!’  ‘Not all who wander are lost!’ Lao Tzu wrote:  ‘A journey of a thousand miles must start with a single step’ …easy for him to say - his journey didn’t involve self-check-in kiosks, security screenings, or immigration queues.  For many travellers the airport experience has become an unavoidable travel inconvenience, the least enjoyable part of any trip.  But it doesn’t have to be, in fact follow our 5 simple steps to improve your airport experience and you will arrive at your destination feelin

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Shares in Low-cost Norwegian Airlines Soar Following Announcement

International Airlines Group (IAG) the owner of British Airways has today announced it is considering making an offer to buy low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle
IAG confirmed it already has a 4.61% stake in the airline which it considers to be “A position from which to initiate discussions, including the possibility of a full offer for Norwegian” However IAG maintain “No such discussions have taken place to date” and “no decision has been taken to make an offer” which means there is no certainty any offer will be made.

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Traveleads Emirates Stansted Skywards upgrade offer

Choose Traveleads to book your First or Business class travel from Stansted to any Emirates destination and receive a one Tier Skywards upgrade from Blue to Silver or Silver to Gold. Valid for new return bookings until 6th July 2018 for travel outbound from 8th June to 15th July 2018.

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West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester set to benefit from improved connectivity with TransPennine Express

People in West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester are set to benefit from improved connectivity, new journey opportunities and enhanced reliability as part of a transformational timetable change by TransPennine Express (TPE) making it even easier to travel to work, or plan a day out with friends or family. 
Part of the Great North Rail Project (GNRP), the changes will come into effect from 20 May 2018 and will see the train company operating six trains an hour across the Pennines between Leeds, Huddersfield and Manchester.

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Canada starts here with Air Transat

Canada starts here with direct flights from Glasgow, Manchester, and London Gatwick.
Air Transat provides a comfortable and enjoyable flight with great economy fares including 23kg of checked baggage, in-flight meals, snacks, soft drinks and entertainment.

When you book your Air transat flight through Traveleads we can include two stopovers in each direction in Canada. The first stopover in each direction is completely FREE and you can add a further stopover for £125.
These stopovers make it even easier to explore the maple leaf country.

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Congratulations to TripAdvisor's 'Best Airline In The World' Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines has been named this year’s 'Best Airline in the World' in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards for Airlines 2018. The Airline has also been recognised in seven other categories of the awards by the international travel planning and booking site. Winners of the Travellers' Choice Awards for Airlines 2018 were selected based on reviews by global travellers focusing on outstanding service, quality and value.

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