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Remembrance Day

KNOWLE VETERANS ON PARADE THANKS TO LANDFLIGHT

Army, Navy and Air Force veterans will get special treatment again this year when a Solihull executive travel firm provides them with free transport to the annual Remembrance Sunday parade in Knowle. In a unique partnership spanning more than 35 years, LandFlight has taken the strain for hundreds of former…

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FlyBe

LandFlight agrees new three-year contract with FlyBe

FlyBe’s pilots are responsible for transporting thousands of passengers to their destinations smoothly and safely every day – and thanks to a new deal with a Solihull executive travel firm, their vital journey to the airport is now taken care of too. The Exeter-based airline has inked a new three-year…

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Fuel gauge

WILL THE FUTURE OF MOTORING REALLY BE ELECTRIFYING?

If we are to believe all the recent motor manufacturer announcements, we’ll all be driving electric vehicles (EVs) in the coming years. While it’s a fine notion and environmentally, from a clean air point of view, appears very sensible; is it achievable? Let me put my cards on the table.…

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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

ORCHESTRA ON THE ROAD TO LONDON FOR ICONIC BBC PROMS SHOW

One of the world’s leading orchestras is hitting the road for a BBC Proms show at the iconic Royal Albert Hall with a helping hand from a Solihull executive travel firm. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is performing at the London venue on Monday, August 21 as part…

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Action from last year’s GB VI Judo Grand Prix

LANDFLIGHT PROVIDES THE DRIVE FOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP JUDO COMPETITORS

Athletes from 17 countries were given a warm welcome to the UK by a Solihull executive travel firm last week, as they arrived in the Midlands for the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) European Judo Championships. LandFlight provided several vehicles from its fleet to collect competitors as they arrive at…

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Are autonomous vehicles a private hire opportunity or an industry threat?

Autonomous vehicles have been a point of discussion for a number of years, with questions arising on the probability of them hitting the road soon, where liability lays and whether the technology, and in fact our infrastructure, is ready for this game-changing way in which we travel. But what will…

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Uberisation – the future of the industry or a passing fancy?

Mention Uber to taxi drivers and you’ll generally get polar opposite reactions, it’s either love or loathe. Taxi operators, on the other hand, seem to be firmly in the against camp. Uber has certainly disrupted the industry, not only with what could be called ‘aggressive driver recruitment’ through £500 to…

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TRANSPORT BOSS GETS BEHIND THE WHEEL TO DRIVE EMPLOYEE SUPPORT

The director of a Solihull-based transport service provider is rolling up his sleeves to take Public Carriage Vehicle (PCV) training to support staff at all levels. Akhtar Ali, director of LandFlight, which provides executive chauffeur, bus and coach services, decided to take the PCV Category D training to give him…

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LEADING MIDLANDS BUSINESS PARK ENCOURAGES PUBLIC TRANSPORT COMMUTES WITH FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE

IM Properties, the new owner of Blythe Valley Park in Solihull, is drawing more attention to its free shuttle bus service in a bid to encourage park employees to commute via public transport. With approximately 2,700 employees working for the park’s 24 companies each day, a figure which is set…

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LANDFLIGHT TRAINS HOLLYWOOD DRIVERS

Solihull-based transport services company LandFlight has spent three days training 60 drivers from Hollywood Travel for their Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). LandFlight has previously trained 36 of its own drivers but this is the first time the company has used its CPC accreditation to train drivers outside of…

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