Entries by Dave

Hungary: Emergency Message: State of Emergency caused by flooding

The Hungarian Government has declared a State of Emergency due to anticipated flooding of the Danube River. The Danube is expected to reach near-record levels and could create disruptions in low-lying areas of Budapest– especially areas in District III. On June 4 Margaret Island closed until further notice; water traffic is also suspended.  Expect traffic […]

Pilots of Air Dolomiti plan four-hour strike on Wednesday

Bloomberg News reported pilots of Air Dolomiti, an Italian regional airline and partner of Lufthansa, are planning a four-hour strike on 29 May, to protest the dismissal of four crew members and to express concern for the future of the airline. Air Dolomiti, which provides services from Frankfurt, Munich and Moscow mostly to cities in […]

Strike disrupts flights at Milan, Naples airports

A strike by workers at three Italian airports has caused flights to be cancelled on Wednesday, 29 May. EasyJet, the British-based budget airline, has cancelled dozens of flights into Milan’s Linate and Malpensa airports and Naples Capodichino airport. A statement by the Naples airport warned passengers of delays to flights departing on Wednesday due to […]

Fog over London area

________________________________________ London Heathrow & London City (delays and cancellations) London LHR and London City (LCY) airports are currently reporting delays and cancellations this morning due to fog. Travellers are advised to check the status of their flight with the airline / operating airport or GTM.

United Arab Emirates: Flight traffic affected at Dubai Airport as fog lingers across the country

The National reported on Wednesday that dense fog was affecting flight traffic at Dubai International airport, resulting in several flight cancellations and numerous delays. Some 21 other flights were diverted to other airports. Airport officials reported that conditions were expected to improve by the afternoon, but passengers should contact airline companies to confirm individual flight […]

Update Travel Alert/South Africa/Strike Action

Pretoria — Strike action by the National Transport Movement (NTM) has not impacted operations at South African Airways (SAA), the airline said on Friday. “There has been no impact whatsoever on SAA’s operations as a result of the strike. We emphasise that no flights have been cancelled or delayed as a result of the industrial […]

Travel View (Europe) – delays 17th January 2013 * latest update *

The following additional airports are now experiencing delays due to local situations: Update as of 11.50am (UK GMT) City Note Nice / NCE (FR) Weather Issues Porto / OPO (PT) n/a Zurich / ZRH (CH) Weather Issues Frankfurt / FRA (DE) Weather Issues Bologna / BLQ (IT) n/a Stuttgart / STR (DE) Weather Issues

South Africa: Airlines, rail workers to strike on 18th January 2013

From media reports: Bloomberg Businessweek reported on Thursday that airline and rail workers were planning to strike on 18th January over unmet union recognition demands. Some 1,300 South African Airways staff and about 3,3000 workers at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa were planning to strike beginning Friday. Most of the airline staffers work […]

Christmas Opening Hours

Global Travel Management Christmas Opening Hours Monday 24th December                830am to 2pm Tuesday 25th December               Closed Wednesday 26th December         Closed Thursday 27th December             830am to 6pm Friday 28th December     […]

Sweden : Snow update

From media reports: The Local is reporting that air traffic at Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport has been grounded due to a powerful snowstorm. Airport officials expect air traffic to remain grounded through the early afternoon, with delays persisting throughout the day. Travellers are advised to await further information, follow developments, and to contact individual airline carriers. […]