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New Route to portland, oregon

  • British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year-round direct flight from UK to Portland, Oregon
  • Easily connect from Cork, Dublin or Shannon
  • This non-stop flight from London makes getting to the Pacific Northwest from Europe comfortable and straighforward
  • From June 1, 2020, the airline will launch a five-per-week service to the city from Heathrow Terminal 5
  • Flights to Portland will depart on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the route will be operated by one of British Airways’ newest aircraft, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

 

About Portland:

Oregon's largest city, Portland sits in the shadows of the impressive, snowy Mount Hood. This friendly city is well-known for its coffee houses, microbreweries, theatre, music and art scene. The food here is fantastic, with eateries representing diverse cuisines including the likes of ramen, dumplings, sushi, tacos, mezze, stews and much, much more.

Stroll in the beautiful Japanese garden- founded in the 60's as a symbol of healing after WWII- or spend some time at the zoo in Washington Park. Walk the miles of incredible wilderness trails that loop around the city and Mount Hood. Or, in typical quirky Portland fashion, visit the world's smallest dedicated park- the 24 inch diameter Mills End Park. 

Portland's also a fantastic entrance to the Pacific Nortwest Corridor. High-speed rail connects Portland with Seattle and Vancouver. Or, rent a car and make your way down the coastline through Northern California to San Francisco and Los Angeles.

DUBLIN DIRECT TO Dallas, Texas

  • Fly direct from Dublin Airport to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
  • Serviced by the comfortable and fuel-efficient Dreamliner B787-9 it offers 3 classes of service: Business Class, Premium Economy and Main Cabin
  • The flight duration is 9 hours and offers complimentary meals, drinks and in seat entertainment. Wifi is at a nominal charge. Power sockets at each seat and adjustable headrests come as standard on this new aircraft.
  • This non-stop route makes getting to Las Vegas and Mexico from Europe even easier. Spend a few days in Texas (perhaps combine vibrant Dallas with beautiful, trendy Austin?) before connecting onwards
  • Dallas Fort Worth is American Airlines' largest hub, offering around 900 daily departures to destinations across North America, the Caribbean, Latin America and Canada

 

 

About Dallas:

The ninth most-populous city in the US, Dallas is the cultural and commercial hub of the region. After the railroad was constructed in 1873, Dallas grew rapidly and now has a rich history rooted in oil production, farming and ranching. But it's not all oilfields and cattle- the arrival of banks, insurance companies and a variety of other corporations after WWII has made it a vital centre of money, power and politics.

With such a rich history, there is no shortage of places to visit. Take a tour at the infamous Texas School Book Depository, from which Oswald took aim and assassinated John F. Kennedy. The museum houses artifacts from that fateful event, including a replica of the rifle found at the scene, Oswald's wedding ring and Jack Ruby's hat.

Opened in 1903, the Dallas Museum of Art is home to artifacts from the ancient Americas, Egypt, Rome and Greece. The collection also holds several pieces by Monet and Pollock. Art lovers will also enjoy the Nasher Sculpture Center, where works by Degas, Matisse, Picasso, Ernst and Warhol are displayed outdoors in tree-lined grounds.

The most recognisable building in Dallas, the Reunion Tower's distinctive sphere shape stands out on the skyline. Take in the views from the obervation deck, or go for dinner in the revolving 360-degree restaurant.

Other highlights worth visiting include the George W. Bush Presidential Center, Dallas World Aquarium (with jellyfish, turtles, stingrays, sharks, rare seadragons,toucans, sloths, poison dart frogs, geckos, chameleons and crocodiles), HAAS Moro Museum (with over 200 cycles spanning 12 decades) and the Ripley's Believe It or Not! Odditorium.

Our Fare Classes

Scroll down for info on British Airways' fare classes. Want to know more? Call us on 021 427 7094 or email info@shandontravel.ie and we'll be happy to answer any questions.

ECONOMY

Our economy class lets you enjoy the excellent service you expect from British Airways.

Euro Traveller

Discover the UK and Europe with our best value economy cabin: great value fares, an extensive network of conveniently located airports and family-friendly features and kids' activity packs.

  • You'll soon discover there's a lot more to Euro Traveller than our great value fares and convenient network, such as:
  • contoured leather seats innovatively designed to maximise your personal space
  • fully movable headrests
  • eye-level magazine storage for your comfort
  • complimentary newspapers on most flights
  • contemporary LED lighting that adjusts throughout the flight to help you relax

World Traveller

This is our economy class on flights beyond Europe, packed with all the comfort and benefits you expect from British Airways at an affordable price.

  • A range of great value all-inclusive fares with no hidden charges based on your travel needs
  • Basic fares* which include hand baggage only – ideal for travelling light
  • All-inclusive fares for when checked baggage and seat selection is important
  • Generous free baggage allowance
  • Delicious meals and full bar service included in the price of all tickets
  • Personal entertainment system with complimentary headphones
  • Family-friendly features and kids' activity packs
  • *Basic fares available on selected long haul routes

PREMIUM ECONOMY

Flying World Traveller Plus is an exciting upgrade.

Enjoy an enhanced in-flight experience with World Traveller Plus, our premium economy, offering more privacy, space and comfort in a smaller, secluded cabin. With fewer rows, the cabin is quieter, more spacious, and more exclusive than World Traveller.

World Traveller Plus At A Glance:

  • Wider seats and more legroom
  • A separate, smaller cabin with attentive service
  • Two delicious meals, complimentary bar service including signature cocktails (or mocktail)
  • A personal entertainment system with noise-cancelling headphones
  • Stylish amenity kit made from recycled material
  • More free baggage allowance
  • Priority boarding

BUSINESS CLASS

Travel in comfort and style with our range of business services, offering lounge access, delicious meals and drinks, extra space to work or relax, and flat beds on long haul flights.

Club Europe (flights in Europe)

Our feature-packed UK and European business class, a perfect combination of efficiency, convenience and comfort. Who says you can't mix business with pleasure?

  • Access to comfortable departures lounges*
  • Be one of the first on board with priority boarding
  • More personal space on board to work or relax
  • Complimentary food and drink service
  • Dedicated check-in desks* and priority boarding
  • Larger baggage allowance than Euro Traveller
  • Collect more Avios and Tier Points

Your comfort on board is our highest priority. The Club Europe cabin is situated at the front of the plane. We keep the middle seat free so you can always enjoy a guaranteed window or aisle seat and more personal space for working and relaxing:

  • Contoured leather seats with 76.2cm (30") seat pitch that are innovatively designed to maximise your personal space
  • Fully movable headrests 
  • Eye-level magazine storage for your comfort
  • Contemporary LED lighting that adjusts throughout the flight to help you relax
  • Complimentary newspapers on most flights
  • Dedicated cabin crew looking after you on board

Club World (longer international flights)

Club World combines premium levels of comfort and service with the freedom and flexibility to make every journey unique and unforgettable. Whether you're travelling for business or pleasure, there's a Club World seat with your name on it.

  • A spacious seat, which converts into a fully flat bed
  • Delicious food and drink options using fresh, local ingredients
  • Stylish bedding and amenity kits designed by The White Company
  • Access to private lounges and luxurious spa treatments
  • Dedicated check-in desks and priority boarding

Imagine your favourite armchair, your bed, your dining table, and your office; all in one. Our Club World seats are designed for relaxing, sleeping, or getting work done, with more space and privacy.

Relax on board in a spacious seat, extending into a fully flat 183cm (6ft) bed when you need to sleep. Your seat also has a fully adjustable headrest and lumbar support.

Rest up and rejuvenate yourself during flight; with quality bedding and amenity kits specially designed by The White Company. Indulge in a longer sleep; with our soft mattress topper, luxury duvet, and blanket adding an extra layer of comfort.

So that you can be prepared for your journey, please be advised that a few aircraft may require the use of an inflight power adaptor. Please note: adaptors may not always be available on-board for purchase.

Introducing our new Club Suite

We’ve completely reimagined our Club World cabins. Club Suite is now available on selected flights; your own personal space to sit, sleep, work, or relax.

Club Suite is the final step in our Club World investment, following on from the introduction of luxurious bedding by The White Company, a new personalised service, and a restaurant style dining experience.

FIRST CLASS

Cross the world’s skies comfortably, calm, and entertained in your own spacious suite. It’s where British heritage meets contemporary design; letting you work in peace, watch a film, or stretch out and fall asleep.

Experience dedicated service, exceptional comfort and understated British elegance in every stage of your journey, from the moment you book to your final destination. From luxurious lounges to on-board fine dining, we make sure everything meets our meticulous standards.

  • Exceptional, elegant service
  • Your own private, spacious suite
  • A fully flat bed with a foam and microfibre mattress topper and 400 thread count bedding
  • Delicious, indulgent fine dining with exclusively designed crockery, cutlery and glassware from the finest British designers, William Edwards, Studio William and Dartington
  • Exclusively designed Temperley London loungewear, amenity bag and slippers
  • Seven-piece luxury skin and body care collection from Elemis
  • Access to luxurious lounges and spa treatments
  • Exclusive and dedicated service
  • Priority boarding, straight from an exclusive First lounge

Whenever you want some rest we'll turn your seat into a 198cm (6ft 6in) fully flat bed with a luxurious quilted mattress, crisp white cotton duvet and pillow – while you slip into our Temperley London loungewear.

Cleanse, revive, and hydrate during your flight. In collaboration with Temperley London, our sophisticated his and hers amenity bags are designed seasonally and filled with products from luxury British skincare brand, Elemis, including products from their Ultra Smart pro-collagen range. Your suite also includes a personal power supply for laptops and electronic devices 

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