Tourism News

US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

March 21, 2017

US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

The US and UK have issued directives to stop passengers from taking personal electronic devices in carry-on bags on flights from some countries in the Middle East and North Africa.


US To Introduce Electronics Ban On Some Flights

March 21, 2017

US To Introduce Electronics Ban On Some Flights

The United States government will ban passengers on US-bound flights from airports in 10 Middle East and North African countries from carrying electronic devices larger than a mobile phone in the aircraft cabin.


IAG To Launch Low-cost Long-haul Airline

March 17, 2017

IAG To Launch Low-cost Long-haul Airline

IAG, owner of British Airways and Iberia, will launch a new low-cost carrier in June, with flights from Barcelona to the US and South America.


Finnair Cancels Flights As Helsinki Workers Strike

March 15, 2017

Finnair Cancels Flights As Helsinki Workers Strike

Finnair has cancelled over 90 flights on Friday as ground service workers at Helsinki’s Vantaa Airport strike in support of a pay dispute with a service company.


Thousands Of Flights Cancelled In Northeast US

March 13, 2017

Thousands Of Flights Cancelled In Northeast US

Airlines have cancelled thousands of flights as a winter storm bore down on the northeast of the United States, with over a foot (30 cm) of snow forecast.



Berlin Airports Ground Staff Strike Extended

March 13, 2017

Berlin Airports Ground Staff Strike Extended

Ground services staff at Berlin’s Tegel and Schönefeld airports have extended their strike until Wednesday in an ongoing dispute over pay.


Berlin Flights Cancelled Due To Strike

March 10, 2017

Berlin Flights Cancelled Due To Strike

Most flights at Berlin’s Tegel and Schönefeld airports will be cancelled on Friday as ground handling staff strike in support of a pay claim.


French ATC Strike Causing Flight Cancellations

March 6, 2017

French ATC Strike Causing Flight Cancellations

A five-day strike by some French air traffic controllers has led to the cancellation of over 1,000 flights.


LaGuardia Runway Closes After Lightning Strike

March 1, 2017

LaGuardia Runway Closes After Lightning Strike

A runway at New York’s LaGuardia Airport closed briefly on Wednesday morning after a lightning strike caused minor damage.


British Airways Cabin Crew Call Another Strike

February 24, 2017

British Airways Cabin Crew Call Another Strike

The union representing ‘mixed fleet’ cabin crew at British Airways have called a further round of strikes for March.