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Ebola Fears Hurt East African Tourism

October 29, 2014

East Africa's Serengeti and Maasai Mara safari parks are as far if not further from the Ebola outbreak in the west of the continent than much of Europe which supplies the tourists, but you'd hardly guess that from the slump in bookings.
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Ebola Fears Hurt East African Tourism

Saudi LCC flynas Suspends Long-Haul Services

October 28, 2014

Saudi Arabia's first and only budget airline, flynas, has suspended long-haul flights because profits on the routes did not meet expectations.
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Saudi LCC flynas Suspends Long-Haul Services

US Doctor With Ebola Went Through Enhanced JFK Screening

October 24, 2014

The doctor who has been diagnosed with Ebola in New York City arrived at JFK airport on October 17 and went through the ramped-up screening for people arriving from the worst-hit West African countries.
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US Doctor With Ebola Went Through Enhanced JFK Screening

Turkish Airlines To Restart Libya Flights Next Week

October 22, 2014

Turkey's special envoy to Libya said that THY Turkish Airlines would resume flights to the eastern Libyan city of Misrata next week, the first foreign carrier to fly to the country since fighting there worsened in July.
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Turkish Airlines To Restart Libya Flights Next Week

Egypt's Tourism Minister Confident Of Recovery

October 22, 2014

Egypt's tourism minister hopes to revive fully one of the country's most vital industries by next April but persuading the world that it is safe to visit the ancient pyramids or Red Sea resorts after three years of upheaval is a daunting task.
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Egypt's Tourism Minister Confident Of Recovery

US Tightens Ebola Travel Safeguards

October 22, 2014

The United States has upped its safeguards against Ebola, requiring passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea to fly into one of five major airports conducting enhanced screening for the virus.
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US Tightens Ebola Travel Safeguards

Pilots Threaten More Strikes At Lufthansa

October 21, 2014

Lufthansa's pilots' union said it could call for further strikes this week if the German airline fails to resume negotiations over retirement benefits, heaping pressure on management as the eighth walkout this year continued.
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Pilots Threaten More Strikes At Lufthansa

Lufthansa Pilots Extend Strike To Long-Haul

October 20, 2014

German pilots raised the pressure on Lufthansa management, widening a two-day strike to include long-haul flights that are among the airline's most profitable.
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Lufthansa Pilots Extend Strike To Long-Haul

Lufthansa Cancels Flights Due To Pilots Strike

October 20, 2014

Lufthansa cancelled 1,450 flights after a pilots union called for a strike on Monday and Tuesday, after millions were left stranded by a weekend-long train drivers' stoppage.
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Lufthansa Cancels Flights Due To Pilots Strike

US Airlines Raise Fares By USD$2 On Average

October 21, 2014

Major US airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by USD2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year.
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US Airlines Raise Fares By USD$2 On Average