LONDON (AP) — Heathrow Airport has cancelled 172 flights Monday and Tuesday amid strike plans by thousands of workers. Members of the Unite union overwhelmingly rejected the airports 7.3% pay increase offer. The airport says it has asked airlines to consolidate flights and re-book passengers on alternative services in advance. Passengers are also being advised to contact their airlines to seek the most up-to-date information. Security is also expected to take longer than usual and passengers are being advised to prepare. Union leaders are set to meet with Heathrow's management Saturday after talks dragged late into the night on Friday. Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. × … [Read more...] about London’s Heathrow Airport cancels flights before strike
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Jet Airways looks to be on the point of collapse as the India-based carrier suspends all international flights. This is the latest travel advice. The vast majority of flights with Jet Airways are currently shown as “cancelled” or “non-operational.” The last Jet Airways London Heathrow departure left last night and arrived at 10.51am today local time. The carrier operated flights from Heathrow to both Delhi and Mumbai in India. No further flights from London are planned. Related articles WATCH: easyJet baggage handler shocks with bizarre activity ‘Drunk’ British football team hauled off Alicante plane by police Jet Airways CANCELS flights as Indian airline nears collapse - are your holidays affected? Flights between Mumbai and Manchester with Jet Airways were launched in November 2018 but were axed in March 2019. In the same month, a consortium of creditors, led by the State Bank of India (SBI), became the majority shareholders of Jet … [Read more...] about Jet Airways CANCELS flights as Indian airline nears collapse – is your travel affected?
Regional airline Flybe has cancelled dozens of Wednesday morning flights as it enters discussions over potential job losses.It is not clear whether the flight cancellations and job discussions are connected.Flights from Belfast City Airport and Birmingham are among those affected. Most of the flights are within the UK. The airline said it would like to "sincerely apologise for any inconvenience caused".Cardiff Airport boss Deb Barber said: "We understand Flybe is in the process of consulting with a number of its employees, including its crew at multiple bases across its network, which includes Cardiff."Flybe's plan to restructure and reduce its jet operations across many bases is part of the company's long-standing objective to stabilise the business," she said.The cuts are thought to affect Doncaster and Exeter, as well as Cardiff, as the company seeks to drop expensive jets in favour of cheaper turboprop routes.The discussions are thought to be at an early stage.Flybe did not … [Read more...] about Flybe cancels flights amid redundancy talks
If you miss your flight, don't stress out. There's more than one way to save your vacation or business trip. That's what Laura Coletti discovered when she didn't make her recent flight from South Bend, Ind., back to New York. "I slept through my alarm and woke up in a panic when I realized that my flight was taking off in five minutes," she recalls. United Airlines' policy seemed unbending. She risked losing her entire return fare if she didn't show up for the flight. Missed flights may be one of the biggest air travel irritants. Depending on where you're headed, anywhere from 2% to 8% of passengers miss their flight. But there are ways to fix the problem and get to your destination. If you act quickly, know your rights and stay polite, you'll be on your way. What to do if you miss your flight If you think you're going to miss a flight, call your airline immediately, experts say. The sooner your airline knows that you'll be late, the more options it has to fix it. … [Read more...] about Travel nightmares: What to do if you miss your flight
Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn The fleet and hubs of American Airlines Fullscreen Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. The tail of an American Airlines Boeing 777 peeks out of a hangar at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Oct. 14, 2016. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, Special for USA TODAY Fullscreen Two American Airlines Boeing 757 tails pass one another at Chicago O'Hare International Airport in June 2015. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, Special for USA TODAY Fullscreen An American Airlines Airbus A330 lands at London Heathrow in March 2016. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, Special for USA TODAY Fullscreen Crews push an American Airlines Boeing 757 out of a gate at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on June 27, 2015. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, Special for USA TODAY Fullscreen An American Airlines Boeing 777-200 takes off from Los Angeles International Airport in January 2015. Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren, Special for USA … [Read more...] about Holiday air travel woes: Cancellations, delays continue in Dallas