Ryanair forced to cancel flights after Boeing 737 grounding

Ryanair announced earlier this week that it will be cancelling several flights this winter due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 aircraft.

Strike action could shut down Heathrow this summer

The world’s seventh largest airport, London Heathrow, could be shut down this summer. 4,000 Unite union members, including security guards, engineers and passenger service drivers…

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Gatwick Airport descends into chaos after runway closure

The world’s busiest runway at Gatwick Airport was closed for two hours, shortly after 5:00pm, yesterday due to issues with the Air Traffic Control system.

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University students refused boarding in Amsterdam, what are their rights?

Four British women have been refused boarding onto a Flybe flight from Amsterdam to Birmingham and had to spend the night sleeping in the airport.

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Will passports become a thing of the past?

Fear led to many holidaymakers renewing their passports ready for the holiday season, now there is news that new technology is replacing the travel essential…

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5 holiday scams and how to avoid them

Summer is upon us; despite the dismal weather we appear to have been graced with recently. With the UK expecting yet more rainfall over the next few days…

  

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One too many tipples at the airport could leave you with an £80,000 fine or a lifetime airline ban

For the majority of holidaymakers, the flight is safe, enjoyable and most importantly, uneventful. But for those who are unlucky enough to be faced with drunk and disorderly behaviour, we have good news.

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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.

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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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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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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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Parents advised children must have MMR injection before travelling to Europe

Following an outbreak of measles in Europe, parents are being advised by Public Health England to ensure children are up to date with their MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccination before travelling.