When his flight was cancelled, the minister for tourism in the Gilgit-Baltistan provincial government, in the north of Pakistan, reacted in rather radical fashion. In the middle of the departures hall of Islamabad Airport, from where he was supposed to fly to Gilgit on November 16, he set fire to his clothes. Footage of the incident was shared widely on social media, prompting anger among many Pakistani internet users.
Two people call customer service at the same time to complain about the same thing. One waits a few seconds before a representative gets on the line. The other stays on hold. Why the difference?
Passengers affected won’t be surprised, but the announcement by Lufthansa that the airline group was forced to cancel 18,000 flights up to the end of August shows the headwinds the aviation industry has faced this year.
I’m on board the inaugural flight of SQ22, SIA’s new non-stop service to New York. It’s the first time the national carrier is serving this route in five years, after deeming it unsustainable – due, in part, to rising fuel prices – and axeing it in 2013.
The 39-year-old suspect has arrived on a flight from Lahore. The officers have found 2 kg and 426 g of heroin concealed in a false bottom of the suspect’s luggage. The heroin stock was said to be worth about Rs. 30 million.
Typhoon Kong-rey is expected to pass through southeastern South Gyeongsang Province around 10:00 a.m. to the East Sea around 1:00 p.m., the agency said.
DUBAI: SriLankan Airlines has achieved the remarkable feat of being named the world’s most punctual airline in the month of September 2018 in the key categories of ‘Global Airlines’ and ‘Major Airlines’, by the flight data analysis company Flightstats.com.
When an airline says no smoking on the flight, you better believe they mean it.
An EasyJet passenger traveling from Italy to England was greeted in Liverpool by police after sneaking a smoke in the lavatory and “putting the whole plane in danger,” the Liverpool Echo reports
AAI granted permission to Saudi Airlines for operating flight service from Calicut to Jeddah and Riyadh, as per their request. A letter granting permission for starting the service of mid-sized aircrafts from Calicut was delivered to the Jeddah central office of the Saudi Airlines.
WHY IT RATES: Travel agents with clients who love to ski will be able to utilize United’s expanded service to popular winter destinations.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer.
Dramatic confrontation between delayed plane passengers and cop who is trying to remove drunk passenger before their flight takes off
Passengers were seen arguing with a policeman on a grounded Air Austral flight
Cop was removing a drunk passenger at Charles de Gaulle Airport in France
An internal investigation is now underway to determine what happened onboard
Separately, Ryanair said it had agreed a collective labour agreement (CLA) with the three main cabin crew unions in Italy. The airline said the FIT CISL, ANPAC and ANPAV unions cover all of Ryanair’s Italy-based cabin crew.
On arrival in Christchurch a health check was requested for a passenger, a statement from the airline said.
JetBlue started this round of bag fee hikes and United and Delta followed. American took a tiny bit longer, but bowed to the inevitable.
-Want to take a flight with your cat or dog that keeps you chill? Southwest Airlines says OK. But they’re right there with United Airlines on peacocks and Spirit Airlines on hamsters — they need to stay at home, take the train, or maybe the bus.
The only catch is that flights have to be booked through Frontier by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 to receive the sale price. Thrillist reports there are $20 one-way trips available with nearly 80 routes, and more than 300 routes with one-way prices coming in at less than $40.
Airlines cancel flights, ferries halt services as Super Typhoon Mangkhut heads to Hong Kong and China
“Customers are advised to contact their local travel agent or Emirates booking offices for assistance,” the airline said.
Airline has cancelled one in six of Friday’s flights, and is taking the Dutch union to court to try to prevent extended industrial action
Of the 7,251 complaints received by Civil Aviation Ministry platform AirSewa from December 2016 to July this year, 2,233 pertained to flight delays and 1,753 were related to ticket fare and refunds
‘We are pressing the airline to provide refunds as quickly as possible to allow passengers to rebook with other carriers,’ said an airport spokesperson
Ryanair has so far grounded more than 20 flights to and from UK airports, with many of the 4,000 passengers affected finding out only at check-in.
The Aswan International Airport received a Spanish tourist group through a direct charter flight from Madrid to the Egyptian city of Aswan on Friday morning, the first time in almost nine years.
Flight services across the UK have been severely disrupted after restrictions were put in place by air traffic control due to the weather.
Girl Guides on Romania volunteer trip stranded at Manchester Airport for nine hours after flight cancelled
Guides from the North West England region were travelling to carry out volunteer work at an orphanage
Typhoon Jongdari was heading west along Japan’s Pacific coast and was expected to make landfall in central Japan overnight.
FlyOrange, which offers flights from Rotterdam, Amsterdam and Brussels to various destinations in Morocco, said on its website that is ‘sorry for the problems’. It is unclear how many passengers are affected, but the flight schedule is for 18 flights a week, broadcaster NOS said.
Ryanair refusing to compensate passengers after cancelling 600 flights – but could be breaking the law
The Irish airline could be breaking the law by not compensating passengers
he airline is not convinced that it will have a sizeable passenger traffic to make wide body operations profitable
EasyJet has said it plans to join rivals in launching a legal complaint to the European Commission over crippling air traffic control strikes after revealing a £25million hit from the disruption.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) –– The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are just months away from their first out-of-this-world passenger flights — though neither has set a firm date.
Amazon’s Prime Day “presents a tremendous opportunity for other retailers if they know how to take advantage of it,” said David Bassuk, global co-head of the retail practice at consultant AlixPartners.
The airline arranged an alternative aircraft which also developed a technical glitch and subsequently the airline had to cancel the flight.
A new court ruling means passengers shouldn’t necessarily go to the airline listed on their booking documents when claiming for delays.
Belfast flights are not being affected by the Ryanair pilots strike.
After the deal was announced by the State Government in May there have been about 2000 bookings for the discounted flights, which will start in August.