May 20, 2024

News in brief: Ryanair, CWT and more…

Ryanair has launched six new routes from Birmingham as part of its winter 2021/2022 schedule unveiled today. There are 28 routes in total from the airport, including new flights to Bergamo, Lisbon, Bucharest, Shannon, Turin and Vilnius.

CWT has successfully integrated Amadeus’ booking and fulfilment platform, Selling Platform Connect, into its European global servicing hubs as part of its continued 2021 technological investment plans to achieve true ‘follow the sun’ customer servicing capabilities.

Focus Travel Partnership has moved reTravel to preferred status. reTravel is an autonomous cross-selling technology for the travel industry designed to maximise value for travellers to ensure they have all that they need for a trip, through the right channel and at the right time.

Collinson has released data which shows that across its Priority Pass network, total lounge visits are up by 46% for the first half of 2021 compared to the second half of 2020. Currently over 75% of lounges across the globe are open for business and visit data showed a 28% month-on-month increase between June and July 2021.