Tourism News

Air Berlin To Stop Flying This Month

October 9, 2017

Air Berlin To Stop Flying This Month

Air Berlin will stop flying by October 28 at the latest as the administrators for the insolvent airline continue discussions with prospective buyers.


ICAO Removes Thailand’s Aviation Safety Red Flag

October 9, 2017

ICAO Removes Thailand’s Aviation Safety Red Flag

The ICAO has taken Thailand off its list of countries red flagged for concerns the UN body had over its aviation safety.


Aegean Airlines To Expand At Athens Hub

October 9, 2017

Aegean Airlines To Expand At Athens Hub

Greece’s Aegean Airlines will add 18 new routes next year, including 11 from Athens as it seeks to strengthen its hub at the capital’s airport.


Thomas Cook, Pilots Enter Arbitration, Strikes Cancelled

October 5, 2017

Thomas Cook, Pilots Enter Arbitration, Strikes Cancelled

Pilots at Thomas Cook’s UK airline have called off three planned strikes as they enter binding arbitration with the company over pay.


Avianca To Bring In Foreign Pilots As Strike Continues

October 3, 2017

Avianca To Bring In Foreign Pilots As Strike Continues

The Civil Aviation Authority of Colombia has approved Avianca to bring in pilots from other countries on a temporary basis to fly aircraft grounded by striking staff pilots.



Monarch Airlines In Administration, Flights Cancelled

October 2, 2017

Monarch Airlines In Administration, Flights Cancelled

UK leisure carrier Monarch Airlines entered administration on Monday, causing the cancellation of all flights and future holidays, with around 110,000 of its customers currently abroad.


Emirates, flydubai Announce Codeshare Launch

October 2, 2017

Emirates, flydubai Announce Codeshare Launch

Emirates and low cost carrier flydubai announced a new partnership with the launch of a codeshare agreement, initially to 29 flydubai destinations.


Ryanair Cancels Another 18,000 Flights

September 27, 2017

Ryanair Cancels Another 18,000 Flights

Ryanair has cancelled another 18,000 flights, affecting 400,000 passengers this winter to “eliminate all risk of further flight cancellations.”


Avianca Pilot Strike Continues As Talks Fail

September 27, 2017

Avianca Pilot Strike Continues As Talks Fail

The strike by some pilots at Colombia’s Avianca will continue after the airline withdrew its pay offer during late night talks.


United Seeks To Boost Houston-Havana Flights

September 27, 2017

United Seeks To Boost Houston-Havana Flights

United Airlines has applied to the US Department of Transportation to increase flights from Houston to Havana.