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With an average of 190,000 people passing through Heathrow Airport on a daily basis, it is unsurprising that first-time visitors can feel a little overwhelmed! Sixt branch manager Marie Roberts and her team of dedicated staff look forward to welcoming you and are happy to answer any questions you may have. We offer a wide [...]
Readers of the Sixt blog will remember that back in January we announced that new rental locations would be opening at Stansted and Edinburgh Airports. We can now announce that the brand new office within the arrivals terminal at Stansted Airport will open next week as part of our continued expansion across the UK.
A giant flashmob advertisement shot by T-Mobile in Heathrow’s newest terminal, Terminal 5, aired for the first time on Friday after being shot just two days earlier. Flashmobs occur when a group of people apparently ‘spontaneously’ exhibit some behaviour in a public place, be it pillow fighting, freezing in mid-walk or indeed dancing. However flashmobs [...]
As the discussions between members of the Unite union and British Airways continue to try and reach an agreement between all parties, BA have taken the step of restoring travel perks for staff. This move takes away one of the biggest grievances raised by the striking staff and could pave the way for a settlement [...]
Transport Secretary, Philip Hammond, announced yesterday that he will be suspending the much maligned M4 bus lane. The move should free up an extra lane traffic on the often congested motorway that connects London to the West of England and Wales.
Earlier this year British Airways flight BA1462 performed the first ‘perfect flight’ between Heathrow Airport and Edinburgh Airport, setting an important environmental milestone for the aviation industry. Every aspect of the flight, from backing away from the airport, taxiing and a continuous descent approach, was optimised to cause minimal delays and emissions during the journey.
British Airways’ Customer Service staff at terminals 1 and 3 in Heathrow Airport have voted to accept new working practices that have been agreed with both the GMB and Unite Trade Unions. The deal introduces new flexible, customer focused, working arrangements and effects 2850 staff at the airport.
I’m possibly slightly late with this story, but I have only just found out about and still thought it suitably newsworthy to be putting up for travellers heading to or from our Heathrow Airport car hire branch.
British Airways are currently facing the prospect of yet more strike action from its staff after another ballot to strike was sent out to Unite members this week. It is feared that if the ballot comes back in favour of a strike that the staff could choose the period over Christmas as the time to [...]
A new pay offer from BAA has put the strikes planned for 6 UK airports later this month on hold. Members of the Unite union last week voted to go on strike over a proposed pay increase of up to 1.5%, following last year’s pay freeze. However, after negotiations held late into last night an [...]