Cardiff Airports 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…

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.

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The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has withdrawn Turkmenistan Airlines permit to operate in the UK leaving thousands of passengers stranded in Asia.

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‘New Year, New Me’… or not in Ryanair’s case

Cabin crew working for Ireland’s budget airline, Ryanair, are threatening 24-hour strikes over working conditions and salary disputes. Unions representing the Mediterranean-based staff…

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Gatwick reopens, but drone continues to cause chaos

After having to ground flights for more than 33 hours, with only four days left until Christmas Day, Gatwick Airport is now in a position to allow a limited number of flights to arrive and depart.

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Christmas chaos for Gatwick Airport

Gatwick, London’s busiest airport is experiencing severe delays after two drones were spotted flying over the airfield.

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Delays and Cancellations, how to ensure you are not left out of pocket this winter!

Recent events at Gatwick Airport have jeopardised Christmas travel plans for thousands of people and as temperatures continue to drop passengers…

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Travel chaos and rising fares, this week’s roundup

Parts of the UK have been battered by stormy weather this week with high winds and torrential downpours causing havoc for commuters particularly those travelling by rail.

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Travel chaos and rising fares, this week’s roundup

Parts of the UK have been battered by stormy weather this week with high winds and torrential downpours causing havoc for commuters particularly those travelling by rail.

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2018’s Black Friday Travel Deals

You may have noticed the shops are already promoting Black Friday deals ahead of this Friday 23rd November 2018 and it’s not just limited to televisions and shoes.

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Intoxicated pilots are on the rise, and airlines are cracking down

Adverse weather, mechanical faults and industrial action are the usual culprits for delaying a flight but in more recent months alcohol consumption has been to blame.

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As technology within the travel industry advances, EasyJet ensures it keeps up

Not so long-ago travellers would have found themselves heading to the local travel agent to book their holiday before packing their phrase book and heading off with only word-of-mouth recommendations.

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No more early morning drinks at airports?

Early morning alcohol consumption at airports has hit the news again, however this time there are talks that the Home Office may put a stop to mid-morning boozing altogether.

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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…