Tourism News

Icelandair To Take Over Rival WOW Air

November 5, 2018

Icelandair To Take Over Rival WOW Air

Icelandair has agreed to buy WOW air in an all-share deal that would see WOW shareholders own 5.4 percent of Icelandair Group’s stock.


Brussels Baggage Strike Over, Flights Restart

October 31, 2018

Brussels Baggage Strike Over, Flights Restart

The industrial dispute between baggage handlers and airport handling company Aviapartner at Brussels Airport has been resolved, with operations returning to normal during Wednesday.


UK Adds Five Countries To ePassport Gates

October 30, 2018

UK Adds Five Countries To ePassport Gates

Delays at passport control at UK airports should ease from next summer as five more countries become eligible to use ePassport gates.


Turkey Opens New Istanbul Airport

October 30, 2018

Turkey Opens New Istanbul Airport

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has opened Istanbul’s new airport, expected to become the world’s busiest.


Brussels Airport Baggage Strike Continues

October 29, 2018

Brussels Airport Baggage Strike Continues

A strike by baggage handlers at Brussels Airport is causing some flight cancellations and is likely to continue into Tuesday.



​Cathay Pacific Data Breach Affects 9.4 Million

October 25, 2018

​Cathay Pacific Data Breach Affects 9.4 Million

Cathay Pacific Airways has suffered a serious data breach with passenger information of up to 9.4 million people accessed.


BA Says 185,000 More Customers Affected By Data Breach

October 25, 2018

BA Says 185,000 More Customers Affected By Data Breach

British Airways says it has identified another 185,000 customers who may have had their credit card information stolen in a data breach earlier this year.


GOL Adds Florida Destinations From November

October 23, 2018

GOL Adds Florida Destinations From November

Brazilian airline GOL is returning to the US market with flights to Miami and Orlando launching in November.


Delta Applies For Shanghai Route Permission

October 22, 2018

Delta Applies For Shanghai Route Permission

Delta Air Lines has announced plans to launch a new route from its Minneapolis-St. Paul hub to Shanghai, subject to US government approval.


Cobalt Air Goes Into Administration, Flights Cancelled

October 18, 2018

Cobalt Air Goes Into Administration, Flights Cancelled

Cypriot airline Cobalt went into administration on Wednesday evening and cancelled all flights after it failed to secure emergency funding.