Tourism News

Rome Ciampino Flights Disrupted By Fire

February 19, 2019

Rome Ciampino Flights Disrupted By Fire

Flights at Rome’s Ciampino airport were disrupted on Tuesday due to a fire in the basement, with Wednesday operations also expected to be affected.


UK Regional flybmi Goes Into Administration

February 18, 2019

UK Regional flybmi Goes Into Administration

UK regional airline flybmi has gone into administration and cancelled all flights with immediate effect.


Brussels Airlines Cancels All Wednesday Flights

February 8, 2019

Brussels Airlines Cancels All Wednesday Flights

Brussels Airlines has cancelled all flights for Wednesday, February 13th due to a nationwide strike in Belgium.


Germania Cancels All Flights, Applies For Bankruptcy

February 5, 2019

Germania Cancels All Flights, Applies For Bankruptcy

Leisure airline Germania has filed for insolvency and cancelled all flights after failing to cover a short-term liquidity crunch.


Turkmenistan Air Suspended From Operating In EU

February 4, 2019

Turkmenistan Air Suspended From Operating In EU

European air safety regulator EASA has suspended Turkmenistan Airlines’ flights to the EU ‘pending confirmation that it meets international air safety standards.’



Qantas Passengers Request Exercise Areas, VR For Longest Flights

January 28, 2019

Qantas Passengers Request Exercise Areas, VR For Longest Flights

Qantas customers have requested exercise bikes and virtual reality entertainment among other suggestions for the airline’s ultra long-haul flights between Australia and Europe.


US East Coast Airports Recovering After Delays

January 25, 2019

US East Coast Airports Recovering After Delays

New York-area airports were reporting normal delays on Friday evening after ATC staff shortages and an FAA ground stop halted arrivals for a time at LaGuardia airport earlier in the day.


Delta Postpones Airbus A220 Launch

January 25, 2019

Delta Postpones Airbus A220 Launch

Delta Air Lines has postponed the introduction of its new Airbus A220s, due to certification delays caused by the US federal government shutdown.


Cathay Pacific Joins easyJet’s Connections Service

January 23, 2019

Cathay Pacific Joins easyJet’s Connections Service

Cathay Pacific is the latest airline to join easyJet’s international connections service.


Alaska Air Delays Paine Field Launch

January 22, 2019

Alaska Air Delays Paine Field Launch

Alaska Airlines has delayed the launch of commercial service from Seattle’s Paine Field due to the US federal government shutdown.