Thursday, December 14, 2017

Travel News

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Worst airports in the UK named and shamed

The customer scores for all airports, with the exception of Doncaster Sheffield and Southend, slipped year on year, and only four of the 31 airport terminals in the Which? survey scored more than two out of five stars for the prices in shops and food outlets.

Ryanair faces huge compensation bill for axed flights and Pilots threaten to strike

Pilots met in Dublin yesterday to consider taking some form of industrial action and meetings are expected to be held at Ryanair's other European bases, including the UK, this week, according to the London Evening Standard.
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Second hurricane slams into Caribbean – many flights are cancelled.

Hurricane Maria has already caused widespread damage to the Caribbean island of Dominica after strengthening to a category five storm last night.
British Airways Strike 2017

British Airways is getting ready for a two-week strike

The strike starts this Saturday (July 1) and continues until just before midnight on Sunday July 16.  It is the latest walk-out in a long-running pay dispute between BA management and its 1,400 mixed fleet crew. 
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‘Squashed’ passenger sues airline after he’s ‘squashed’ by obese seatmates

An Australian passenger is seeking hefty compensation from American Airlines after being 'squashed between two 'grossly obese' fliers on a 14-hour flight from Sydney...
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Thomson causes Social Media storm

Thomson has been slammed on social media for failing to warn customers that a Spanish hotel they had booked wouldn't be open on time.The...
British airways food long haul flights

No current plans for BA to expand buy-on-board food to long haul flights

BA has issued a statement saying: "Our parent company, International Airlines Group, has just launched LEVEL, an airline offering customers this kind of choice, and tens of thousands of seat-only fares sold out within 72 hours.

Over 1,500 flights grounded ahead of ‘monster’ US storm

The US is braced for what is being described as the worst storm this winter, with airlines cancelling over 1,500 flights.More are likely to...

Brussels EU lawmakers voted to scrap visa-free travel for Americans to Europe

The European Parliament has passed a non-binding resolution calling on Brussels to force Americans to apply for visas before visiting Europe unless Washington adheres...

McDonald’s in Italy offers diners macabre view of ancient Roman highway

McDonald’s has opened a new restaurant-museum in Italy that gives diners a view with a slightly macabre difference - beneath the fast food joint...

Avalanche hits luxury Hotel Rigopiano in Italy – Up to 30 feared dead

Officials say a number of people have been killed after an avalanche hit a hotel in Italy.It is believed the avalanche was triggered by...

Most complained about airlines in the UK named and shamed

EasyJet has been named as the UK's most complained about airline by flight compensation company EUclaim.It received 15,499 compensation queries from the budget airline's...

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