Entries by Paul

Our Operation Today – 18th January.

Published today at 0835. We have already made plans to deal with the potential disruption to people’s travel plans today, and over the weekend, and the knock-on effect it will have on our ability to help them. We have approximately half of our team in the office already and the other half working remotely from home, therefore, […]

Friday 18th January – UK Travel Update.

This update published at 0817. Currently Bristol, Cardiff & Southampton airports are closed. As the snow moves eastwards airports in the London area are making plans to cope with the disruption. Some airlines, such as British Airways, have made a change to their normal rules and are allowing some passengers to make changes to their […]

UK & European Weather & Travel Update.

Please note that low visibility is affecting the flight operations at both London Heathrow & London City airports this morning (Wednesday 16th January). The following European airports are also affected today by snow and/or weather issues: Basel, Budapest, Frankfurt, Geneva, Gothenburg, Paris, Porto & Lisbon. Please contact us should you have any concerns, or wish […]

European Travel Update.

Further to our UK weather update below, please note that the following European airports are also being affected by adverse weather: Budapest, Dusseldorf, Gothenburg, Moscow, Stockholm & Vienna.

UK Weather Update.

Due to the light overnight snowfall in some parts of England we have been checking the operations at the UK’s major airports this morning (please find an update below). However, the Met Office has also warned of a second, heavier, band of snow which will fall across some parts of the country this afternoon. Furthermore, […]

Northeast USA Weather Alert.

A winter storm with heavy snow has caused disruption to the transport networks across the Northeastern Seaboard of the USA. Thus far we have received re-booking instructions from American Airlines. These also apply to the codeshare operated services of British Airways & Iberia (where the operating carrier is American Airlines). The airports currently affected are : […]

Planned Iberia Strike Cancelled.

Further to our post below, regarding workers at Spain’s national airline, Iberia, carrying out a series of strikes which were due to start today (Fri 14th Dec); these have now been cancelled. Unfortunately though the unions representing some of Iberia’s workers have threatened to strike again from early January, although this has not been confirmed yet. Please […]

London Heathrow & City Airports Affected By Fog.

London’s Heathrow & City airports have been affected by fog, both last night and this morning, Wednesday 12th December. The rule of thumb, as always, is check in online, alternatively you can check the status of your flight via web sites such as www.flightstats.com. Please also bear in mind that our emergency out of hours team […]

Germany – Wintry Weather Affecting Travel.

Frankfurt Airport yesterday cancelled 150 flights yesterday because of snowfall and warned that more cancellations could be expected today (Monday 10th December). Both Munich and Dusseldorf are also currently experiencing similar delays this morning due to snow and wintry weather. Please ensure that you check in online for your flight as this will provide the […]

Iberia Pre-Christmas Industrial Action.

Unions representing Iberia’s ground staff and cabin crew have announced six days of strike action, to be staged before Christmas. The dates announced for industrial action are December 14th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st. The strikes are being held in protest at restructuring plans announced by the airline’s parent company, International Airlines Group (IAG). The plan, announced […]