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Tropical storm forming in the Arabian Sea

May 21, 2018 9:35 am

Muscat: A low-pressure weather system that formed a few days ago in the Arabian Sea could potentially turn into a tropical storm, a meteorologist at Oman’s Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) said. “It may turn into a storm within 48 hours,” according to Hamid Al Brashdi, a meteorologist at the...

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London Luton ranked worst airport for delayed flights

May 21, 2018 9:32 am

The worst UK airports for flight punctuality have been revealed, with the longest delays at London Luton. Departures from the Bedfordshire airport were an average of 20 minutes late in 2017, according to Press Association analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data. London Gatwick recorded the second worst punctuality performance....

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Swedish regional airline NextJet files for bankruptcy

May 21, 2018 9:25 am

The Swedish regional airline NextJet has applied for bankruptcy and cancelled all flights as of Wednesday 16 May at 1pm. In a statement NextJet said: “We regret the situation. Pending the appointment of a receiver and may make decisions on the future of the company; customers who have booked a...

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Ryanair’s Irish union threatens possible strike

May 21, 2018 8:53 am

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair’s Irish union has given the company until May 24 to agree to new working practices, or it will ballot pilots for possible industrial action, including strikes.   The Irish airline recognised trade unions in December for the first time in its 32-year history, when pilots exploited...

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Gunman shouting anti-Trump slogans arrested at Miami resort

May 21, 2018 2:30 am

DORAL, Fla. (Reuters) – A gunman railing against U.S. President Donald Trump opened fire in one of the Republican’s Florida golf resorts early on Friday, exchanging gunshots with Miami police who wounded and arrested him, officials said. Neither Trump nor any of his immediate family members were at the Trump...

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Government pumping $700k into airport upgrades

May 20, 2018 10:18 pm

The provincial government says it is spending $700,000 to refurbish a dozen small airports in communities across the province, including North Battleford, Yorkton and Moose Jaw. The announcement comes less than three weeks after some pilots raised concerns about the slow deterioration of community airports potentially hindering air ambulances and...

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Cornwall paramedics, library staff, outside workers on strike

May 20, 2018 7:18 pm

Approximately 250 Cornwall paramedics, library staff and outside workers are on strike as of this morning. CUPE, which represents the three unions involved, said wages are a main issue that’s sending people to four picket lines, including at City Hall. CUPE representative Keith Sandford told CBC News on Thursday morning he didn’t...

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