Entries by Dave

Virgin Atlantic to launch new passenger systems

Virgin Atlantic has announced that it will move to AIR4, an innovative suite of passenger service systems (PSS). AIR4 offers reservation, ticketing and departure control functionality, as well as enhanced web, kiosk and mobile capabilities, featuring customer-centric options such as automated bag drop and disruption management. The best-in-class suite of systems has been built on […]

Canadian eTA mandatory from 10Nov

From Thursday 10th Nov the Canadian authorities will be checking whether customers have an ETA to travel to Canada where required. Customers with a Canadian resident permit card do not require an ETA. For further information See Canadian Government website http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/visit/eta.asp

Flight delays(London)

London Heathrow (LHR) and London City (LCY) are both currently reporting flight disruption due to fog conditions. Others will have issues. Travel networks are also impacted as planes are in the wrong places this morning (from last night’s situation). The UK Met office has issued another weather warning.

Heavy fog cancels flights at London Heathrow

Fog has swept over London and the south east of England, causing the cancellations of 40 flights at Heathrow Airport. Other UK airports are expected to have impact also due to weather/ visibility conditions. You can check on your flight’s status at Heathrow Airport.

France: Air traffic controllers will strike on 10 October

Eurocontrol reported on 8 October that all five French air traffic control unions are expected to strike at some point on 10 October beginning at 4 am GMT. Conditions will change throughout the day as staffing levels change, and different airports and air routes will be affected in different capacities. Both arrivals and departures will […]

Delays at Heathrow for BA travellers

A baggage system problem has caused delays to British Airways passengers at Heathrow Airport. Travellers were earlier unable to check in baggage at Terminal five (T5) due to a computer problem. The airport says the problem has been resolved, but some passengers face long queues and delays. BBC reporter Keith Doyle said there was a […]

Asiana Airlines flight crashes on landing at San Francisco airport

An Asiana Airlines flight crashed while landing at San Francisco airport Saturday, according to the FAA. Injuries are unknown. The aircraft is a Boeing 777, media reports. Smoke could be seen for miles. An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul crashed on landing at San Francisco’s airport Saturday, forcing passengers to escape the aircraft using inflatable […]

Flights disrupted as storms move through Chicago, east into Pennsylvania

New storms are firing across parts of the Midwest Tuesday afternoon (and are expected to continue into Wednesday) and moving east into parts of Pennsylvania, bringing the threat for flash flooding, damaging winds and large hail. The greatest impacts will likely occur in a swath from Iowa and southern Minnesota to Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, parts […]