Tourism News

Mexico Fines Airlines For Checked Bags Charge

June 27, 2017

Mexico Fines Airlines For Checked Bags Charge

Mexico has fined five airlines a total of MXN22.4 million pesos (USD$1.24 million) for incorrectly charging baggage fees.


American Airlines To Roll Out CT Bag Scanning

June 27, 2017

American Airlines To Roll Out CT Bag Scanning

American Airlines has announced plans to expand the use of CT scanning at airport security checkpoints.


British Airways Cabin Crew To Strike From July 1

June 16, 2017

British Airways Cabin Crew To Strike From July 1

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ employment terms will strike for sixteen days at the beginning of July in support of a pay dispute.


TSA Demos CT Scanners At Airport Baggage Checks

June 15, 2017

TSA Demos CT Scanners At Airport Baggage Checks

The US Transportation Security Administration is testing a new 3D carry-on bag inspection scanner this month at airports in Phoenix and Boston.


Heathrow Baggage Problem Fixed After Failure

June 15, 2017

Heathrow Baggage Problem Fixed After Failure

London’s Heathrow Airport said baggage handling issues had been resolved and that bag drop desks were operating normally after a problem prevented luggage check-in at two terminals.



Qatar Air’s Al Baker Says ‘Business As Usual’

June 14, 2017

Qatar Air’s Al Baker Says ‘Business As Usual’

Qatar Airways said it is operating the majority of its flights to and from its Doha hub and operations are “running smoothly.”


Middle East Carriers Cancel Flights To Qatar

June 6, 2017

Middle East Carriers Cancel Flights To Qatar

A number of Middle East airlines, including Emirates and Etihad, have suspended flying to Qatar as tensions rise in the region.


IAG’s LCC LEVEL Launches With First Flight

June 1, 2017

IAG’s LCC LEVEL Launches With First Flight

IAG’s new low cost carrier LEVEL launched services on Thursday with a flight from Barcelona to Los Angeles.


British Airways Monday Flight Update

May 29, 2017

British Airways Monday Flight Update

British Airways said it will operate a full flight schedule from Gatwick and most long-haul flights from Heathrow on Monday.


British Airways Flights, Italy Strike Update

May 28, 2017

British Airways Flights, Italy Strike Update

British Airways said it will operate the majority of its flights on Sunday, as the airline recovers from Saturday’s major IT system failure.