Air Rail Partnership

Maximizing Airlines And Railway Partnerships

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Airlines and railways worked very closely together in the 1930s to transport passengers and mail. Aircraft technology advancement turned the once complementary partners into competitors from the 1950s onwards. This post discusses the  air-rail partnerships over time and how they can maximize through partnerships in the future.

Heathrow Express

Heathrow Express Rolled Out Off-Peak Discounts Of Up To 32% In August

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Summer months are usually quieter for business travellers heading to Europe. As such, airlines often have discounts for their transatlantic services during this time period. London’s Heathrow Express is taking a cue from the travel pattern changes by simulating demand with a big off-peak discount offer.

Luton Airport Parkway Station New Rail Link Interior 1

Travel Time To London Luton Airport Reduces Up To 25% By 2021

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London’s Luton Airport (LTN) received approval from the Luton Borough Council to build a rail line into the terminal building by 2021 at a cost of £200 million (~US$254 million / €227 million).   London Luton Airport Luton Airport ranks the fourth biggest in the London area behind Heathrow Airport (LHR), Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Stansted Airport (STN). […]

Montreal Light Rail Transit (REM) Rendering

Light Rail Transit (REM) Goes To Montreal Airport By Early 2020s

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was on hand at Montreal’s Central Station to make an announcement in support of the city’s light rail transit system called Réseau Electrique Métropolitain (REM). This project will solve one of the biggest transportation headaches of Montrealers with a branch off to the Montreal Pierre Trudeau International Airport (YUL).

Crossrail Train Exterior

Office of Rail and Road Decided On Heathrow Airport Case

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The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) based in London decided on Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) case (News) on charging user fees for the new Crossrail Project – The Elizabeth Line to access Heathrow Airport’s tracks in an attempt to recoup previous construction costs of up to £1 billion (May 31 Exchange Rates: US$1.29 billion, […]