Monday, February 26, 2018

Global Travel

Global Travel

French air traffic controller strike hits 450,000 travellers

PARIS: Roughly 1,000 flights were canceled in Europe on Tuesday because of the strike, according to industry association Airlines for Europe. The cancellations affected an...
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At least 50 killed, over 200 injured in Las Vegas shooting

LAS VEGAS: A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip...

Monarch flight cancelled, airline goes into administration

LONDON: The UK's biggest peacetime repatriation operation has been launched to bring home 110,000 holidaymakers after Monarch Airlines was placed into administration, reports The...

Chaos at airports globally due to check-in systems crash

LONDON: Air passengers faced problems at airports across the world computer check-in systems crashed due to a “network issue”. Passengers endured long waits at check-in...

Rescuers dig through collapsed buildings in Mexico, toll 149

MEXICO CITY: Rescue crews and ordinary citizens searched through rubble for survivors as night fell on Tuesday on battered cities in central Mexico, including...

7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico, at least 62 dead

MEXICO CITY: At least 42 people are dead after a 7.1 magnitude hit central Mexico Tuesday afternoon on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest...

Hurricane Maria headed for Puerto Rico after hitting Dominica

After hitting the Caribbean nation of Dominica last night, the Category 5 Hurricane Maria is now headed toward Puerto Rico and the US and...

Crude bomb explodes on London tube, 22 hurt

LONDON: A home-made bomb exploded on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London injuring 22 people on Friday, police said, in what was being...

Louvre Abu Dhabi to open its doors in November

ABU DHABI: The Louvre Abu Dhabi will finally open its doors to the public in November, bringing to the Gulf Mesopotamian artefacts and post-impressionist...

Hurricane Irma hits Leeward Islands, Florida in sight

Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic outside of the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, is bearing down on the...