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.
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.
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.
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.
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
‘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.
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
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.
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.
Air India passengers who were travelling from Delhi to Tokyo stranded at the Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport for eight hours due to technical glitch and change in crew.
Low-cost carrier AirAsia said that as at 8.30am, the I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) was temporarily closed on Friday from 3am to 7pm local time.
Indonesia’s authorities shut down Bali’s international airport for a 2nd time in 7 months due to Mount Agung’s latest eruption.
Around 25 flights of national carrier Air India were delayed after its software in the check-in system developed a 3-hour long snag on Saturday afternoon. Passengers were stranded at several airports across the world.
British Airways has apologised after cancelling a slew of bargain flights it says were offered in error.
PSA Airlines canceled all Tuesday flights after problems persisted through the weekend
Heavy fog has caused major delays at Adelaide Airport with a number of flights in and out of the city cancelled, leaving passengers stranded.
Air France-KLM’s board is due to meet next week to appoint an interim transition team to succeed Janaillac, who lasted less than two years in the job.
Indonesian authorities ordered people living near a volcano to leave their homes on Friday and a major city closed its airport after the 5,500 metre (18,000 ft) peak sent a column of steam and ash into the sky.
Travellers going through Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport today are being warned to expect serious delays after a total power outage overnight forced officials to close the airport.
A Southwest Airlines jet sits on the runway at Philadelphia International Airport after it was forced to land with an engine failure, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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PARIS (Reuters) – Air France KLM(AIR.PA)’s French unit is predicting that 25 percent of its flights will be cancelled on Monday, on the 10th day of a strike by staff over pay.
Passengers arrive at the Air France check-in at Bordeaux-Merignac airport, as Air France pilots, cabin and ground crews unions call for a strike over salaries in Merignac near Bordeaux, France April 7, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File Phoro
Severe storms have forced cancellation of about 100 flights at Beijing’s main airport and more are expected across northern China, China’s civil aviation authorities warned on Saturday.
A wedding party headed for Bali has been left angry and exhausted after 30 of its members were temporarily stranded in Auckland following Air New Zealand’s flight cancellations.
Dozens of stranded Sun Country Airlines passengers are fuming after the carrier canceled their flights home from Mexico and then told them they’re on their own to find a new way back.
Up to 90,000 Lufthansa passengers will be affected by widespread disruption tomorrow after the carrier cancelled over half its flights as a result of strikes over pay.
This file photo taken on Oct 5, 2015 shows the sign of Air France at the entrance of the company headquarters, in Roissy-en-France. (Photo: AFP/Kenzo Tribouillard)
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The bus, which was outside the terminal entrance, was well alight when firefighters appeared on the scene and the blaze was completely extinguished by 5.02pm, Essex Fire and Rescue Service said.
Several passengers took to social media to express disappointment at how the evacuation was handled.F
The state government said there would be temporary road closures and diversions in Ikeja, Agege, Maryland and Victoria Island.
The Corporate Communications Manager, Air Peace, Chris Iwarah, said many passengers could not make it early to the airport, prompting the carrier to delay its flights for them.
With Winter Storm Jonas set to hit the East Coast in the next few days, many travelers will have to contend with flight delays, cancellations and other weather-related interruptions.