Monthly Archives: June 2015

Greek Tourists Urged To Travel With Cash

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Holidaymakers visiting Greece have been urged to take sufficient cash to cover the costs of the planned visits as the economic crisis in the country deepens. Banks in Greece are closed until at least July 5th as the country prepares …

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At Least 49 Dead In Military Plane Crash In Indonesia

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At least 49 bodies have been recovered after a military transport plane crashed in Medan, Indonesia, the Indonesian air force commander, Air Marshal Agus Supriatna, told reporters Tuesday. Twenty-three of the bodies have been identified, Supriatna said. Supriatna said the …

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Heathrow’s Terminal 1 Hosts Final Passengers Today

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Heathrow Terminal 1, opened by Queen Elizabeth II in May 1968, will say goodbye to its final passengers this evening. The terminal will close after 47 years with airlines having completed their move to new, modern world class facilities. The …

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Flight Attendants Sue Boeing After Allegedly Inhaling Toxic Air

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Four flight attendants have filed a lawsuit against The Boeing Company, and their claims will make you think twice about boarding your next flight. According to the lawsuit, the four women claim they were exposed to toxic air aboard a …

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Pilot Reports Near Collision With Drone At Heathrow

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A suspected drone passed within 50ft of an aircraft coming in to land at Heathrow in the second near-miss in less than a year, investigators have revealed. The object was flown over an Airbus A320 at 1,700ft as it descended …

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Welcome To Palestine, Alitalia Pilot Tells Tel Aviv Passengers

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“Welcome to Palestine,” said an Alitalia pilot as he landed in Tel Aviv on Tuesday, causing a stir among passengers and the airline’s Israeli employees, an Alitalia spokesman reportedly said. The Israeli daily Ha’aretz reported that his announcement came when an …

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Holland America Line Cruise Ship Crash Claims Nine Lives

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A sightseeing plane carry passengers from a Holland America Line cruise ship has crashed with the loss of nine lives in east Alaska. Eight passengers from the Westerdam were killed along with the pilot of the aircraft. The wreckage of …

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Travel Agents Urges CBN To Stop Banks From Selling Air Tickets

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Travel Agents in Nigeria, under the auspices of the the National Association of Nigerian Travel Agencies, NANTA, have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop banks from selling airlines’ tickets online to their customers. According to the travel …

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Chelsea FC and Delta Airlines Renews Partnership

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Delta Air Lines has inked a new three-year deal with Chelsea Football Club as the club’s official airline sponsor, again bringing together two major international brands. Delta and Chelsea FC, the English Premier League and Capital One Cup champions, first …

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Arik Air Increases Flight Frequency On Warri Route

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Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest carrier, has increased flight frequency on the Lagos-Warri and Abuja-Warri route, due to the temporary closure of Benin Airport by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).   Arik Air started, last Monday, …

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