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Direct Traveller offers the widest range of flight routes for holidays to North Cyprus, Turkey, Sri Lanka and Oman. Yet we achieve this by still being selective about the airlines we operate with. Direct Traveller only offers those airlines we are confident enough to provide the best safety and service standards. Airlines on offer for our tailor made holidays are with no limits, but notice we recommend the best for our holidays.
Aegean Airlines is based in Athens International Airport and is the largest Greek airline measured by passenger numbers. It operates both scheduled and charter flights around Europe and Asia and carries over 6 million passengers each year. Originally founded in 1987 as a private business service, Aegean Airlines has since gone from strength to strength, even surpassing passenger numbers of its closest rival Pegasus in recent years. Within Cyprus Aegean flights go to Larnaca Airport in the south from either London Gatwick or Heathrow which gives a great opportunity for passengers to experience either side of the island with a twin centre holiday option or just to transfer into the North for a beautiful traditional holiday.
Aegean Airlines Economy Class
In the Economy class with Aegean Airlines you are given comfortable leather seats and snacks and drinks will be made available, as will meals if you are on a long haul flight. There is entertainment available, as well as a magazine to flick through and a small catalogue of products available to buy on board.
Aegean Airlines Business Class
Aegean Airlines offers a range of special advantages for business class passengers including a free day of car rental, a separate check in counter, extra baggage allowance and access to a private lounge at Larnaca Airport. On board the extra privileges available include more spacious seats than in economy and complimentary newspapers, chocolate liqueurs, espresso or cappuccino, a hot meal and a take-off drink.
Air Berlin is one of Europe's leading Airlines, having carried more than 35 million passengers in 2011. It flies to 170 destinations in 40 different countries. In Economy class you'll have in-flight entertainment, with the option to peruse radio channels, TV channels, cartoons, movies, and magazines and newspapers. In particular, you can shop for jewellery and toys etc in the airlines magazine. The seating is designed with your comfort in mind, ergonomically shaped with extra legroom so that you can keep from getting too restless throughout the journey. Coffee, tea and soft drinks are free of charge on flights.
If short haul you will be served free snacks and sandwiches, though if on a long haul flight economy class are served two meals, with the choice of one main hot dish, and one cold/snack. There are also special menus for children and those that have certain dietary requirements.
Air Berlin Business class has exactly the same facilities as Economy though everything is given that extra feeling of privacy and elegance. You'll be provided with some quality care products and useful travel accessories along with getting to eat from a menu offering several courses and main dishes to choose from. Specialty coffees and teas can also be requested.
Alitalia flies to 79 destinations around the world, with a grand total of 4200 flights a week. They are the main transport group in Italy and have their main hub at the Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Roma Fiumicino. Passengers have the option to pay for extra comfort seats on flights, though this does cost extra.
In- flight meals are available on long haul flights for everyone. They are also available on medium haul flights for business class, and for economy class too so long as the flight is over 3 hours long. Meal choices are separated into various categories such as 'low calorie' and 'vegetarian' to suit the dietary requirements, as well as religions of various passengers. Kid's meals can be provided also.
Meals should be booked at least 12-24 hours before the flight. Alitalia also offer some spectacular lounges. The Freccia Alata Lounges are stylish and modern in design, with an atmosphere of privacy. These lounges offer relax areas, office space and a bar area, so you can truly wind down. These lounges are pay per use, and are only in certain locations.
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AtlasGlobal Airlines (aka AtlasJet) are a fairly new airline, having only established themselves as a company in 2001. AtlasGlobal planes are simply designed with a modern and easy to identify red tail and the logo in red print along the front of the plane. AtlasGlobal Airlines was the first Turkish company that was awarded IATA status and is able to carry both international passenger services and regular charter flights. AtlasGlobal is based in Istanbul, the primary AtlasGlobal Airlines desk is at Istanbul Ataturk Airport, but they fly to multiple destinations around the world. London Stansted is the only British Airport that AtlasGlobal flies to, but this means from London there are dozens of locations that you can reach. From Antalya, Bodrum and Istanbul in Turkey to Mykonos in Greece and even Armenia, AtlasGlobal flies to a fantastic range of destinations in and around the Mediterranean region.
Within Northern Cyprus, AtlasGlobal only flies to Ercan airport, but that's perfect for most people because of the great location to Kyrenia and Famagusta. AtlasGlobal Standard Economy The standard seating in the economy section (now called Economy plus) of an AtlasGlobal flight offers comfortable leather seating, on board entertainment and a food and drink menu. Legroom is slightly less than business class but the seats are still roomy and comfortable enough to survive an international flight.
However, if you are very tall or disabled and require extra space, contact our customer service team who will be happy to help you find a seat that will better suit your needs. AtlasGlobal Business Class The business class seating area on AtlasGlobal is fantastically comfortable, with leather seats and much more legroom than economy (an extra four inches) as well as an amazing 40kg of luggage allowance. Business class passengers are also given priority boarding, a separate check in desk and a private cabin away from economy, with a dedicated business class cabin crew. Upon boarding the plane you are also given a free newspaper and complimentary welcome cocktail and, depending on journey length, you will be offered a choice of meals and drinks.
First established in 1971, British Airways is the largest airline in the UK and flies to a great number of international destinations. These destinations include Larnaca and Paphos in Cyprus for Northern Cyprus or Cyprus holidays. Flying can be boring, especially when you're eager to just get to your destination already. For this reason British Airways aim to keep their customers entertained on flights with some exciting facilities. There is a shopping catalogue selling in flight goods, which is perfect if you need to buy a few extra gifts! Passengers will also have a TV screen designated to each seat so that you can keep from boredom with the latest movies and popular TV shows on demand. The in flight meals are created by leading chefs, so you can expect some tasty food to sustain you on your trip. Meals depend on the travel class you fly.
The Euro traveller class offers teas, coffee and a warm breakfast if it is a morning flight. Complimentary drinks are also served throughout. First class offers food from an a la carte menu.
British Airways Business Class: The facilities in this class are all about providing the passenger with comfort and style, offering a range of services that allow you to have a relaxing journey. There is lounge access, quality prepared meals, drinks, extra space to do some work or just kick back in. There are also fully flat beds on long haul flights. Standard Economy:Flying standard economy allows travellers a great value flight with all the necessities to have a comfortable and smooth journey. You'll have online check-in, a generous baggage allowance, allocated seats and complimentary drinks, snacks and meals.
With headquarters at London's Luton Airport and established less than twenty years ago in 1995, Easy Jet is one of the largest and best known airlines in all of the UK. Measuring purely on number of passengers transported, Easy Jet is in fact the largest, but is beaten by British Airways for number of carriers. With 500 routes between 118 international airports, Easy Jet offers an astonishingly large coverage of the world with almost every popular destination catered to. After being featured in the ITV programme Airline, everyone knows Easy Jet for good or bad. Easy Jet is well known as being a budget carrier that offers regular and wide coverage, especially of Europe. Within Turkey, Easy Jet flies to Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Sabiha Gokcen Istanbul and Izmir airports and Larnaca and Paphos in the beautiful Cyprus ensuring that you can reach every sun kissed destination you could ever want. Economy Class No on-board entertainment Starbucks drinks available Small snacks and alcoholic beverages available
Emirates Airlines is the largest in the Middle East, and flies to 122 cities in 74 countries. This is based at Dubai International Airport of UAE and in 2011 was voted 'Airline of the year' by Air Transport World (so you can feel assured you're in safe hands). Emirates provide a range of services, all hoping to aid to the comfort and ease of your journey, causing no disruptions to your holiday. In flight entertainment is provided, with music, movies and TV shows to make the time pass quicker. Food is served too, and is truly delicious. It's all about fine dining, with appetizers, a range of dishes, tea and special wines. Wi-Fi is available also, though some services can vary depending on the flight you are taking. Business class has all of the above mentioned facilities, along with specifically tailored facilities for kids.
First class has all the luxuries you'd imagine, and more. Not only is the suite private but you'll also have your own mini-bar, adjustable ambient lighting, a vanity table and mirror, plus a fully flat bed available if feeling sleepy. There's also an A380 on board lounge, perfect for relaxing and socialising in. If you're feeling a bit run down you could always pay a visit to the spa too. Extras outside of the flight include a fast track ticket through check in, a chauffeur drive and lounge access. Business class is similar to first class, though without some of the extras such as the spa experience.
Jet Airways had its first flight back in 1993, and since has become one of the fastest growing airlines in the world. It flies to 74 destinations in total, including both domestic and international. You'll find your journey provides service that is fuelled by hospitality, and all the right facilities to ensure your comfort too, with a 'sky cafe', which provides the in-flight meals, and serves a range of foods from samosa’s and cakes to exotically filled sandwiches and hot and cold drinks. There's also 'Jet Screen', which is the in-flight entertainment system that offers a plethora of entertainment, with music, movies, TV shows and games. Jet Boutique allows you to splurge on some duty free gifts and treats for yourself too. There is also special assistance provided for kids, expectant mothers, disabled guests, pets and those with a medical condition.