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Opinion: business aviation needs to write its own story
news Opinion: business aviation needs to write its own story
Business Aviation - 10th July 2024
Opinion: business aviation needs to write its own story

Following sustained attack in Europe from climate activists, class warriors and politicians, the business aviation industry is showing some welcome signs of reclaiming its narrative, but this must only be ...

blogs Five Questions to 8020’s non-executive director Jim Donaldson
80:20 Communications - 10th July 2024
Five Questions to 8020’s non-executive director Jim Donaldson

Jim, how does it feel to be joining the team at 8020 Communications?I am so pleased to have 8020 in my portfolio. I have known Marc for a long time ...

news Posarelli Villas appoints 8020 Communications
News - 4th July 2024
Posarelli Villas appoints 8020 Communications

London, UK: Travel, aviation and mobility PR specialist 8020 Communications has been appointed by Posarelli Villas, a leading provider of luxury villa rentals in Europe and the Mediterranean.With more than 35 ...

blogs What’s new in social media – what the latest updates mean for your travel brand
Social Media - 4th July 2024
What’s new in social media – what the latest updates mean for your travel brand

When social media boomed in the 2010s, its main use was connecting users and allowing them to post pictures for the benefit of family and friends. Now, it has evolved ...

blogs 4 ways generative AI is transforming travel and aviation experiences
AI - 8th May 2024
4 ways generative AI is transforming travel and aviation experiences

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past two years, the hype around generative AI has been impossible to ignore. Recently, in fact, this hype has rapidly evolved ...

blogs Turbulence with Boeing: how this affects companies in the aviation industry
Aviation - 8th May 2024
Turbulence with Boeing: how this affects companies in the aviation industry

I was awoken on my recent flight back to London from AERO Friedrichshafen, where I was informed we were flying to Brussels for an emergency landing due to strange smells ...

news Fleishman Hillard chief Jim Donaldson joins 8020 Communications
About us - 9th April 2024
Fleishman Hillard chief Jim Donaldson joins 8020 Communications

We are delighted to announce that Jim Donaldson, one of the most respected leaders in the UK public relations industry, is joining 8020 Communications as non-executive director.Until January, Jim served ...

blogs Maximising a client film shoot
Video - 3rd April 2024
Maximising a client film shoot

At a PR consultancy you can wear a lot of hats – media relations guru, copywriter, confidant – but another role is becoming increasingly important, that of the film director.Video ...

blogs How to make the most of industry events
Trade Show PR - 5th March 2024
How to make the most of industry events

Industry events and trade shows are a staple of any PR agency’s calendar, and no more so than in the aviation industry post-pandemic, where the desire to engage face-to-face with ...

news Ionian Weddings appoints 8020 Communications
80:20 Communications - 13th February 2024
Ionian Weddings appoints 8020 Communications

We’re really thrilled to have been appointed by Ionian Weddings, to promote the company’s range of destination weddings.Established in 2007 by husband-and-wife team Andreas Palikiras and Jane Stuart-Palikira, Ionian Weddings ...

blogs wind turbines at dawn – Unsplash image so no licence needed sized
Sustainability - 6th February 2024
Communicating sustainability: what airlines can learn from the private jet industry

I was delighted to hear that BAR UK - the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK - has put forward an initiative with IATA to create more concise and ...

blogs Travel booking patterns revert to the ‘80s and ‘90s
Travel - 1st February 2024
Travel booking patterns revert to the ‘80s and ‘90s

I’m sure many Gen X-ers like me have childhood memories of flicking through glossy holiday brochures at their high street travel agents, with family holidays then booked off the back ...