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					                                                               the manifest
 It’s June already! And with summer just around the corner, we’ve got everything crossed for a bit of well needed
 sunshine this year
                                                            Emirates have increased their standard
Company news                                                published economy baggage allowance from
                                                            20Kgs to 30Kgs.
We were delighted to re-launch our website
back in May.       The new site has been                    Lufthansa have restarted flight links with the
designed to be fresh, and easy to navigate. It              South west of England. The Saturday service
also comes with a host of links aimed at                    linking Dusseldorf and Newquay will be up and
helping you travel. Add the Useful links page               running from 20th June.
to your favourites for quick and easy access
to online check-in, visa & passport                         United Airlines have upgraded their B767
information and a host of other travel                      fleet to have all flat bed services in Business
essential websites.                                         class. The US carrier hopes to convert all
                                                            B777 aircraft by 2011.
Please remember all travellers must carry
correct documentation when travelling on                    Be aware Ryanair has scrapped all check-in
marine tickets. For up-to-date information and              desks, resulting in passengers having to check
guidelines please click here.                               in online. If this is not done, the airline is
                                                            charging GBP40 to check in at the airport. Due
Our Hull office welcomed a new member of                    to security reasons the marine travel company
staff in June. Emma Robinson has joined the                 is unable to check in passengers on behalf of
team in the Deep business centre.                           customers.

Team marine travel was disappointed not to                  Keep up with all Heathrow changes here
retain the PB annual fishing competition
trophy.    Dave, Christine & Eddie were                     The Netherlands has seen the light by
beaten into second place by 1lb 2oz, despite                scrapping Air Passenger Duty. Perhaps
Eddie landing two “massive” common carp. ☺                  others will follow soon to reduce the burden on
                                                            international travellers?
Airline News
                                                            Kenya Airways has strengthened its West
BA has announced new routes to Malè,                        African presence with new routes to
Montego Bay, Sharm el Sheikh and Punta                      Brazzaville, Libreville and Malabo. The new
Cana. This comes at the expense of 25                       routes commence on the 3rd July.
years of London Gatwick to New York flights.

                               the marine travel company - Canterbury, Hull and Cumbria
                                                  tel: 01227 470720
                                                  fax: 01227 470343
                                         email: info@themarinetravel.co.uk
                                        website: www.themarinetravel.co.uk


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Virgin Nigeria has ceased their international         From 15th June, MALEV will launch 2 weekly
flights between London and Lagos. Virgin              Budapest - Uzhgorod service, a new route to
Atlantic will still serve the route.     The          Ukraine.
Nigerian airline will now focus on becoming a
major regional carrier in Africa.                     KLM has announced that it is to discontinue its
                                                      2x daily Amsterdam- Riga service from 29th
Romanian no-frills airline Blue Air begins a          June;    the    announcement         follows  the
service between Luton Airport and Bacau in            cancellation of its Tallinn service as well as its
Romania. The service will run twice weekly            scheduled link to the city of Vilnius
from June.
                                                      Norwegian.no is to launch new weekly
             th
From the 15 July Lufthansa will commence              services from Oslo to Dublin and Vienna and
flights to Libreville via Accra. The 5-times-a-       from Copenhagen to Vienna, Dublin, Rome
week service will fly from Frankfurt.                 and Warsaw from August 17.

Delta has announced their non-stop Mumbai-            Hotel News
Atlanta service will move back to New York
JFK in October. The move is part of the               We have secured preferential rates with UK
Airlines’ global restructuring.                       hoteliers Jurys Inn. A prominent hotel in their
                                                      collection will be in Hatton Cross, London, just
SWISS passengers in all three classes will be         a 5 minute tube journey to all Heathrow
able to enjoy meatless dishes created by the          terminals.
chefs of the famous Swiss restaurant Hiltl,
the first vegetarian restaurant in Europe.            New Airlines and Marine Fares

Gulf Air has launched summer season
services to three new destinations - Aleppo,
Alexandria and Salalah. Flights will operate
from the 2nd July until Mid-September.
                                                      We have secured fares with a further Middle
Iberia will start flying to Zagreb from Madrid        Eastern Carrier. Etihad will provide us with
on July 4th, operating two weekly return flights      further links in the region via Abu Dhabi.
- on Saturdays and Sundays - until
September 20th.

Auckland       Airport    welcomes       the
commencement of the new Jetstar domestic
air services in New Zealand. From 09-Jun-             Situated in the heart of the Mediterranean,
2009 Jetstar takes the reins from its parent          Malta is a prominent player in the maritime
company Qantas on the main trunk routes in            industry. We now welcome Air Malta on board
New Zealand.                                          with new marine fares to numerous
                                                      destinations across Europe.


                          the marine travel company - Canterbury, Hull and Cumbria
                                             tel: 01227 470720
                                             fax: 01227 470343
                                    email: info@themarinetravel.co.uk
                                   website: www.themarinetravel.co.uk


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                                                     Sporting News

                                                     Canterbury rugby club managed to claim 5th
We are pleased to welcome Bulgaria Air to            spot in the final league standings. Due to
our marine fares programme. Linking Sofia            restructuring the Kent team will start next year
and Varna in Eastern Europe with over 28             in National League 2 South not National
Major destinations in Europe and the Middle          League 3.
East.                                                Hull KR have had a great start to the Super
                                                     League season. Trading first place with St
                                                     Helens, the Yorkshire club are looking for a
                                                     continued effort to challenge for top honors this
                                                     year.
                                                     Meanwhile in Cumbria, the Barrow Raiders
                                                     are hovering near the top of the Co-Operative
Garuda Indonesia Links 18 international              Championship table. A great start to the
destinations across the Middle East and Asia-        season which we’d love to see continue. The
Pacific with 21 Indonesian airports. More is         marine travel company also hosted clients at
expected in 2009 as the airline takes delivery       the recent games Vs Toulouse which saw the
of the first of 50 Next Generation Boeing            Raiders run out 30-22 winners. All eyes now
aircraft.                                            turn to the Northern Rail cup final in Blackpool
                                                     Where Barrow will play the Widnes Vikings

                                                     Chris Field has helped Team GB qualify for
                                                     the 2-man catamaran world championships in
                                                     July. A great achievement as both sailors had
The arrival of Aerolinias Argentina gives us         only been sailing the boat for 2 months.
an even greater presence in the South                Chris has also been racing in A-class single
American market and adds to our extensive            handed catamaran racing and a great display
range of Latin American carriers. The Airline        saw him finish the Spanish Nationals in 3rd
links 33 domestic routes with Europe, The US         Place and a week later win the French National
and Australia via Buenos Aires.                      championships in Martigues.
                                                     In Austria in June Chris managed a great 4th
                                                     place finish in the A-Class European
                                                     championships. The field of 85 Athletes was
                                                     sprinkled with strong competition including
                                                     Olympic athletes.

Our Second Mexican carrier of 2009 adds              Charity news
substantial capacity to routes we can offer          The marine travel company took part in the
throughout south and Central America.                2009 Sailors’ Society annual Dragon boat race
AeroMexico fly from Europe, The US and               challenge.
Canada to over 40 destinations in Central            Hosted at London 2012 Olympic rowing venue
America.                                             Dorney Lake, a fantastic day was had by all
                                                     teams and supporters.
                         the marine travel company - Canterbury, Hull and Cumbria
                                            tel: 01227 470720
                                            fax: 01227 470343
                                   email: info@themarinetravel.co.uk
                                  website: www.themarinetravel.co.uk


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Thankfully the weather held out and the day            Airline Profile
was bathed in sunshine which was perfect for           On the 22nd June, Virgin Atlantic was 25 years
fundraising although not so easy on those out          old and is the 2nd largest UK Carrier. Flying
rowing.                                                across the Globe with 29 routes from the
                                                       Caribbean to Australia.

                                                       Virgin Atlantic offer competitive marine fares in
                                                       Economy, Premium economy and (on certain
                                                       routes) Business class

                                                       In 2003 came the launch of Virgin Atlantic’s
                                                       revolutionary Upper Class Suite, the longest
                                                       and most comfortable flat bed and seat in
                                                       business class.
The ten rowers and one drummer pre-race.
                                                       The new Virgin Clubhouse at Heathrow
The marine travel company team managed                 opened in March 2006. Amongst the many
3rd place finishes in each of its four races and       unique features of the flagship lounge are a
unfortunately missed out on a place in the             cocktail bar, a hair salon, a Cowshed spa, a
semi-finals by a mere 1.94 seconds                     brasserie and a games room.

Spirits were lifted by a brief run of fortune in       In 2007 came the launch of Virgin Atlantic's
the tug-o-war and an overall victory in the            brand new check in facilities at Heathrow
human table football competition.                      Terminal Three. For Economy and Premium
                                                       Economy passengers Zone A is now wider,
Many family, friends and colleagues turned             brighter and more spacious, enabling
out for the day and helped to raise lots of            passengers to check-in at kiosks in a faster
money for the sailors society which helps to           and more stress-free way. For Upper Class
provide a network of Port Chaplains across             passengers, came the Upper Class Wing
nearly 100 ports world wide providing                  which offers a private security corridor so
practical support and counselling during brief         passengers can speed through the terminal to
stops on these gruelling journeys.                     the Clubhouse quicker than ever before.

                                                       In 2008 they operated a pioneering biofuel
                                                       demonstration with Boeing and engine
                                                       manufacturer GE Aviation on a 747 between
                                                       London and Amsterdam. This was the world's
                                                       first flight using biofuel by a commercial airline.
                                                       Virgin Atlantic has also ordered 15 of the 787-9
                                                       Dreamliners which burn around 27% less fuel
                                                       per passenger than the A340-300, the aircraft it
                                                       will replace in the Virgin Atlantic fleet.
The team in action on Dorney Lake.
                           the marine travel company - Canterbury, Hull and Cumbria
                                              tel: 01227 470720
                                              fax: 01227 470343
                                     email: info@themarinetravel.co.uk
                                    website: www.themarinetravel.co.uk


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   Competition                                         Time
We’ve teamed up with                        One lucky winner will
Virgin Atlantic to offer a                  receive a Virgin Atlantic
great prize for this                        leather     ‘weekender’
summers’ manifest.                          bag.

                                            One runner-up will
As always answer this                       receive Virgin Atlantic
simple question to be in                    office goodies including
with a chance of                            a mouse mat and
winning.                                    coffee cup, there is
                                            also some Cowshed
                                            goodies as used in the
                                            Virgin Atlantic London
                                            Heathrow Lounge.
 How many times a day
does Virgin Atlantic fly to                 Email your answer to
   Los Angeles LAX?                         themanifest@themarinetravel.co
                                            .ukwith ‘Virgin Atlantic’
                                            as the subject.
                                            Closing date for entries: Friday 31st July.
                the marine travel company - Canterbury, Hull and Cumbria
                                   tel: 01227 470720
                                   fax: 01227 470343
                          email: info@themarinetravel.co.uk
                         website: www.themarinetravel.co.uk


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