Thomas Cook announces huge profit loss and Brexit is to blame

Travel giant, Thomas Cook has announced a profit warning this week after reporting a £1.5 billion-pound half year loss.

Unexpected strike closes Brussels Airport

Chaos has descended on Brussels Airport as air traffic control workers walk out unexpectedly.

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EasyJet and British Airways cancel flights as French Air Traffic Control Strikes begin

The first French air-traffic control strike commences today and hundreds of flights have been cancelled. Workers will strike from 7pm local time today until 6am on Friday 10th May.

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Travel chaos expected as airport strikes across Italy and France commence

Passengers due to travel to Italy or France for the Bank Holiday weekend could have their holiday plans turned upside down as airport strikes commence.

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Eco-activists target Heathrow Airport this bank holiday weekend

After a week of disruption, including road blocks in central London and protesters gluing themselves to trains in Canary Wharf, eco-activists have now threatened to shut down Heathrow Airport on Good Friday.

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BA Check-in-crisis – What compensation can you get?

British Airways (BA) suffered another serious systems failure when a technical fault caused flight delays and the BA online check-in system malfunctioned causing chaos…

  

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No fuel for flights from Portugal this Easter

With the Easter holidays nearing an end the last-minute holiday rush begins, but those who have chosen to travel to Portugal are facing severe disruption.

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Troubled airline, Jet Airways, cancels all flights

Jet Airways is the latest airline in a string of companies to declare financial difficulties this year. The Indian carrier has announced that it is in millions of pounds of debt.

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Flybe passengers left stranded as flights are cancelled

Budget airline, Flybe has hit the headlines again following the decision to cancel more than 20 of its scheduled flights today.

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Does your travel insurance cover you for airline failure?

UK travellers venturing overseas for the Easter holiday season are being advised by insolvency and restructuring trade body R3 to make sure their travel insurance covers airline failure.

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Cardiff Airport gets a tech makeover

Cardiff Airport opened its new passport e-gates yesterday. The e-gates are part of the airports no-deal Brexit plan and will allow passengers with biometric (chipped) passports…

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Travelling to Spain post-Brexit? Be prepared for five-hour queues

Spain has been the choice of holiday destination for UK tourists for many years now. The short-haul flight, guaranteed sunshine and ease of entering the country

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Mount Etna has erupted causing travel chaos

Europe’s most active volcano, Mount Etna has erupted. The volcano lies in the Italian island of Sicily.

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Flybmi goes bust, how to ensure you are not left out of pocket?

Flybmi has announced that it would be ceasing all operations. The UK regional airline offered flights to 25 European cities.

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Should you suffer because of a hidden disability?

The majority of airlines will offer airport assistance for passengers who are less able to get themselves around…

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Should you suffer because of a hidden disability?

The majority of airlines will offer airport assistance for passengers who are less able to get themselves around…

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Drones cause chaos at Dubai Airport

Just when we thought we had heard the last of drone attacks on airports, one of the busiest airports in the world is experiencing severe delays and disruption this morning due to drone sightings.

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Budget airline to offer frequent flyer scheme

British Airways, American Airlines and Virgin Atlantic all offer their loyal customers bespoke memberships, and now Europe’s largest budget airline is launching their own annual subscription for frequent flyers.

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All flights in and out of Belgium have been cancelled

A national strike is underway in Belgium and all flights in and out of the country have been grounded. The strike began on Tuesday evening and is expected to run for 24 hours.

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Turkmenistan Airlines banned and passengers are stranded

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has withdrawn Turkmenistan Airlines permit to operate in the UK leaving thousands of passengers stranded in Asia.

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Bali Volcano – Are you covered?

Thousands of tourists are stranded on the Indonesian island of Bali as the airport remains closed for a second day. The popular tourist destination saw the volcano dispensing smoke…