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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.


Kenya-US Flights Closer After Security Clearance

February 23, 2017

Kenya-US Flights Closer After Security Clearance

The launch of direct flights between Kenya and the US is one step closer after Nairobi’s main airport received approval from the FAA for Category One status.


Alitalia Cancels Many Thursday Flights

February 21, 2017

Alitalia Cancels Many Thursday Flights

Alitalia has cancelled 60 percent of its flights on Thursday, February 23 as several of its unions called a 24 hour strike.


Flights Disrupted As Berlin Ground Staff Strike

February 16, 2017

Flights Disrupted As Berlin Ground Staff Strike

A walk out by ground staff at Berlin’s Tegel and Schönefeld airports caused the cancellation of over 200 flights on Thursday.


US Airlines Improve On-time and Cancellation Rates

February 14, 2017

US Airlines Improve On-time and Cancellation Rates

The US Department of Transportation has released its air travel report for 2016, showing the lowest rate of flight cancellations in 22 years.



Hamburg Airport Evacuated After ‘Breathing Difficulties’

February 12, 2017

Hamburg Airport Evacuated After ‘Breathing Difficulties’

Hamburg Airport passenger terminals were evacuated briefly on Sunday after passengers complained of nausea at the central security checkpoint.


British Airways Union Announces More Strike Days

February 10, 2017

British Airways Union Announces More Strike Days

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ terms will strike again this month in support of a claim for a wage increase.


Tigerair Australia Cancels All Bali Flights

February 3, 2017

Tigerair Australia Cancels All Bali Flights

Tigerair Australia has cancelled all flights to Bali after Indonesia refused final approval for the low cost carrier.


All BA Passengers To Fly Despite February 5-7 Strike

January 31, 2017

All BA Passengers To Fly Despite February 5-7 Strike

British Airways said that all passengers will be able to fly to their destinations on February 5, 6 and 7, despite a strike by its mixed fleet cabin crew.


Netherlands Ends US Pre-Clearance Talks

January 31, 2017

Netherlands Ends US Pre-Clearance Talks

The Dutch government has ended talks with the United States over passenger pre-clearance at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.