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NEW BUS ROUTE

Paris’s bus route is be­ing up­dated for the first time in 70 years in an ef­fort to cre­ate bet­ter links be­tween the French cap­i­tal and its sur­round­ing suburbs. Four new bus lines will be added to the sys­tem and there will be up­dates to the 57 ex­ist­ing lines, mean­ing that 65% of the cur­rent route will change. The plans are set to be in place by the end of 2018.

CHANG­ING TIMES

Air France pas­sen­gers can now post­pone the time of their flight at no ex­tra cost. Cus­tomers can push back their de­par­ture time via the ‘Af­ter Show’ op­tion which is avail­able via on­line check-in, in­ter­ac­tive kiosks or at the air­port desk. The Af­ter Show op­tion is based on seat avail­abil­ity in econ­omy and the re­quest must be made on the day of the orig­i­nal de­par­ture.

TRAVEL IN STYLE

Euro­tun­nel has in­au­gu­rated a brand new lounge for its Flex­i­plus clients at its Co­quelles ter­mi­nal. The new lounge was opened to cel­e­brate the com­pany’s mil­lionth client us­ing the Flex­i­plus ser­vice since its launch back in 2006. The ser­vice al­lows clients to have a flex­i­ble ticket which they can mod­ify and can­cel at no ex­tra charge while ben­e­fit­ting from pri­or­ity load­ing on the Shut­tle. The new build­ing at Co­quelles, just out­side Calais, known as the Wil­liam Turner lounge, of­fers 500m2 of space with com­fort­able wait­ing ar­eas.

COM­PARE THE MAR­KET

Driv­ers in France can now use their smart­phone to find the cheap­est petrol in their area, thanks to a new gov­ern­ment web­site. By en­ter­ing what kind of fuel they need, along with their post­code or de­part­ment area, the site will iden­tify a choice of petrol sta­tions, list­ing the lo­ca­tion and prices so the driver can com­pare.

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