Tourism News

India Lifts Restrictions On New Note 7 Phones

September 30, 2016

India’s civil aviation authority has lifted restrictions on the use of new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on commercial aircraft.


Spain’s Tourist Arrivals Increase In August

September 30, 2016

Spain’s Tourist Arrivals Increase In August

Spain had 10.1 million visitor arrivals in August, a rise of 5.8 percent from last year as tourists switched from other destinations.


British Airways Scraps Free Snacks On Short Flights

September 29, 2016

British Airways Scraps Free Snacks On Short Flights

British Airways said it will drop free food and snacks in short-haul economy from January 2017.


Air Rage Incidents On the Increase - IATA

September 28, 2016

Air Rage Incidents On the Increase - IATA

The number of incidents of unruly passengers onboard aircraft is increasing, according to global airlines body IATA.


Monarch ‘Operating Normally’ Despite Speculation

September 26, 2016

Monarch ‘Operating Normally’ Despite Speculation

UK airline Monarch has denied speculation it is in trouble and said it was operating normally.



LaGuardia Terminal Reopens After Evacuation

September 23, 2016

New York’s LaGuardia Airport Terminal B has reopened after an abandoned vehicle was cleared.


Bangkok Beats London As Most Popular Travel Destination

September 22, 2016

Bangkok Beats London As Most Popular Travel Destination

Bangkok is now the most popular global travel destination according to Mastercard’s annual Global Destinations Cities Index.


FAA Advises Against Galaxy Note 7 Use On Aircraft

September 9, 2016

FAA Advises Against Galaxy Note 7 Use On Aircraft

The US Federal Aviation Administration has advised passengers not to use or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board aircraft.


Three Australian Airlines Ban Charging Of Galaxy Note7 Phones

September 8, 2016

Three Australian Airlines Ban Charging Of Galaxy Note7 Phones

The three largest Australian airlines have banned the onboard charging of the new Samsung Galaxy Note7 phone over concerns it poses a fire risk.


Norwegian Launches More Flights from the US

September 7, 2016

Norwegian Launches More Flights from the US

Low cost carrier Norwegian Air is increasing its profile in the US and will launch flights from four US cities to Barcelona from next summer.