Tourism News

Niki Grounded As Lufthansa Abandons Takeover

December 13, 2017

Niki Grounded As Lufthansa Abandons Takeover

Austrian low cost carrier Niki has ceased flying after Lufthansa dropped its offer to buy the airline from its insolvent parent Air Berlin.


Some Ryanair Pilots Call 24 Hour Strike

December 12, 2017

Some Ryanair Pilots Call 24 Hour Strike

Ryanair faces the prospect of a December 20 strike by some of its Ireland-based pilots after a ballot approved industrial action.


Delta Resumes Normal Flying Out Of Atlanta

December 9, 2017

Delta Resumes Normal Flying Out Of Atlanta

Delta Air Lines said it has returned to normal operations in Atlanta after a winter storm dumped snow on the city’s airport causing over a thousand flight cancellations on Friday.


Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled As Winter Storm Hits Atlanta

December 8, 2017

Hundreds Of Flights Cancelled As Winter Storm Hits Atlanta

Delta Air Lines has cancelled 625 flights from its Atlanta hub for Friday as a winter storm hit the region dumping up to three inches of snow.


Air New Zealand Cancels Some 787 Flights

December 7, 2017

Air New Zealand Cancels Some 787 Flights

Air New Zealand has had to cancel or delay several flights operated by Boeing 787s after incidents affecting the Rolls-Royce Trent engines on two flights this week and earlier maintenance requirements have led to a shortage of aircraft.



Ryanair Italy Pilots To Strike Next Week

December 6, 2017

Ryanair Italy Pilots To Strike Next Week

The fraught relationship between Ryanair and its pilots looks set to continue as a union representing its Italy-based flight crew called a four hour strike next week, the first involving pilots in the airline’s history.


WestJet, Delta, Agree Transborder JV

December 6, 2017

WestJet, Delta, Agree Transborder JV

Delta Air Lines and WestJet have signed a preliminary agreement to set up a commercial joint venture to extend their transborder cooperation.


US Airlines To Carry 3.5 Pct More Passengers During Holidays

December 6, 2017

US Airlines To Carry 3.5 Pct More Passengers During Holidays

US airline trade group Airlines for America expects 51 million people to fly over the three week winter holiday season this year.


American, Pilot Union Agree Terms For December Flights

December 1, 2017

American, Pilot Union Agree Terms For December Flights

American Airlines and the APA union representing its pilots have reached an agreement on terms for staffing its flights in December after a computer error left thousands of flights without pilots over the period.


Thomas Cook To Close 50 Stores In Move Online

December 1, 2017

Thomas Cook To Close 50 Stores In Move Online

UK-based travel group Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 50 of its stores in Britain as part of a review of its retail network.