Tourism News

Kenya Airways Pilots Call Off Strike

April 28, 2016

Kenya Airways Pilots Call Off Strike

Kenya Airways pilots called off a strike on Thursday after the carrier met some of their demands, the Kenya Airline Pilots Association (KALPA) said, adding they would fully resume work on Friday.


Delays, Cancellations As German Airport Workers Strike

April 27, 2016

Delays, Cancellations As German Airport Workers Strike

German air travel is set for a day of disruption after public sector workers at airports started strikes in a push for higher wages.


Advantages Of A Single Australia-New Zealand Tourist Visa

April 25, 2016

Advantages Of A Single Australia-New Zealand Tourist Visa

A trans-Tasman Sea regional visa, granting entry to both Australia and New Zealand, could encourage more people to make long-haul flights to the region, tourism chiefs in the two nations said.


Strike Called At German Airports For April 27

April 22, 2016

Strike Called At German Airports For April 27

Workers at several German airports including Frankfurt will strike on April 27 in support of a wage increase, the Verdi union said.


US Senate Passes Bill To Boost Travel Security

April 19, 2016

US Senate Passes Bill To Boost Travel Security

The US Senate has overwhelmingly approved legislation that would boost domestic travel security in the wake of the Brussels attacks and approves FAA spending until September 2017.



Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled In Denver Blizzard

April 17, 2016

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled In Denver Blizzard

A powerful blizzard swept through Colorado on Saturday, dumping at least 2 feet (61 cm) of snow in some parts of the state and forcing the cancellation of most of the scheduled flights at Denver Airport.


EU Parliament Approves Passenger Data Sharing

April 14, 2016

EU Parliament Approves Passenger Data Sharing

The European Parliament has given final approval to an exchange of airline passenger data between security forces in the European Union, ending a stand-off between privacy advocates and those who consider the move crucial to fighting terrorism.


Thailand Sees Tourism Boost During Songkran Festival

April 13, 2016

Thailand Sees Tourism Boost During Songkran Festival

Thailand expects tourism to generate revenues of THB15 billion baht (USD$428 million) during the three-day Songkran festival, 10 percent more than last year.


Brussels ATC Strike Enters Second Day

April 13, 2016

Brussels ATC Strike Enters Second Day

About 50 flights from Brussels Airport were cancelled on Wednesday as an air traffic controllers strike entered a second day.


In-flight Wi-Fi Market Heats Up

April 11, 2016

In-flight Wi-Fi Market Heats Up

In-flight Wi-Fi is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family or catch up on work, but services are often so slow, you're better off sticking to the in-flight magazine.