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Ryanair Lists Six Week Flight Cancellations

September 18, 2017

Ryanair Lists Six Week Flight Cancellations

Ryanair published a list of flights it will cancel over the next six weeks as it seeks to extract itself from its self-inflicted problems over pilot leave.


Some Auckland Flights Hit As Pipeline Repairs Continue

September 18, 2017

Some Auckland Flights Hit As Pipeline Repairs Continue

More flights were cancelled on Monday and Tuesday at New Zealand’s main international airport in Auckland as work continued to repair a broken fuel pipe.


Ryanair Cancels Flights To Improve Punctuality

September 15, 2017

Ryanair Cancels Flights To Improve Punctuality

Ryanair will cancel up to 50 flights a day over the next six weeks as it seeks to “improve its system-wide punctuality.”


easyJet Launches Flight Connections Service

September 13, 2017

easyJet Launches Flight Connections Service

Low cost carrier easyJet has announced a new flight connections booking service, initially at its London Gatwick hub, with launch partners WestJet and Norwegian.


Air Berlin Cancels Flights As Pilots Call In Sick

September 13, 2017

Air Berlin Cancels Flights As Pilots Call In Sick

Air Berlin cancelled another 32 flights on Wednesday, down from Tuesday’s total, as some pilots continued to call in sick.



Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights

September 12, 2017

Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights

Some Air Berlin pilots added to the carrier’s problems on Tuesday after 200 called in sick, causing the cancellation of more than 100 flights.


Airlines Resume Services as Irma Recovery Continues

September 12, 2017

Airlines Resume Services as Irma Recovery Continues

As airports in Florida and southeast US continued their clear up and airlines started to reintroduce service on some routes, Tropical Storm Irma was downgraded to a tropical depression.


Air Berlin Cancels More Long-haul Routes

September 11, 2017

Air Berlin Cancels More Long-haul Routes

Troubled German airline Air Berlin, which entered preliminary insolvency proceedings last month, has cancelled more flights as it reduces its long-haul fleet.


US Airlines, Airports Prepare For Irma’s Arrival

September 8, 2017

US Airlines, Airports Prepare For Irma’s Arrival

As Hurricane Irma heads towards Florida, leaving devastation in its track across the Caribbean, airports and airlines are preparing for the storm, expected to hit the Florida coast sometime on Sunday.


Thomas Cook Pilots Strike, Announce More Stoppages

September 8, 2017

Thomas Cook Pilots Strike, Announce More Stoppages

Pilots at Thomas Cook Airlines in the UK went on strike for 12 hours on Friday, and their union announced three more strike days in support of a dispute over pay and conditions.