Belgium strike set to disrupt flights

December 18, 2017 12:19 pm

Travellers to Belgium are being warned about potential disruption on Tuesday (December 19) as workers across several sectors take industrial action. Airlines and train companies operating to Belgium have warned that services may be affected by a national demonstration taking place in Brussels on Tuesday. Brussels Airlines said that the...

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Irish pilots at Ryanair suspend planned strike

December 18, 2017 12:06 pm

Dublin — Ryanair’s Irish pilots suspended a planned strike, after Europe’s biggest low-cost carrier agreed to recognise their labour union. The Irish company wrote to pilot organisations in Ireland, the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal inviting each of them to talks “to recognise these unions as the representative body...

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Snowfalls Forced the Airport in Frankfurt to Cancel 170 Flights

December 18, 2017 11:51 am

Frankfurt Airport, the largest in Germany, canceled 170 flights due to snow, said the Associated Press. Weather forecasts predict weather conditions will improve over the course of the day. Airport authorities said flights to Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna, Dublin and Warsaw were affected. Delta and Lufthansa’s flights between Frankfurt and the United States are also affected by an interruption in the power supply...

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Cyprus Cabbies in work stoppage Wednesday

December 17, 2017 2:18 pm

Nicosia and Larnaca taxi drivers announced on Sunday they will stage a two-hour work stoppage on Wednesday outside Larnaca airport. The work stoppage will be between 8.30 am and 10.30 am on Wednesday in protest against “the illegal activities of companies at the Larnaca airport” that affected the cab profession...

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The Hottest Destinations for New Year’s Eve

December 15, 2017 6:14 pm

The Hottest Destinations for New Year’s Eve PHOTO: New Year fireworks in Los Angeles. (photo via Flickr/Shane) For those who view New Year’s as a time to get out of Dodge, luxury travel network Virtuoso has a host of destinations—plus tips—for where and how to enjoy New Year’s Eve. The...

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Knifeman shot at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport

December 15, 2017 6:11 pm

Image copyrightAFP Dutch police say they have shot and arrested a man who wielded a knife at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport. The emergency prompted the authorities to evacuate part of Schiphol, one of Europe’s biggest airports. No other injuries were reported. Schiphol Plaza, a shopping area near passport control, was temporarily...

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EasyJet to begin Germany flights in January

December 10, 2017 12:43 am

UK LCC easyJet will launch flights in four German markets in January, as it picks up routes formerly served by now-bankrupt airberlin. EasyJet will start flying from Berlin to Munich, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt and Stuttgart on Jan. 5, 2018.