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Warning – UNITED KINGDOM – UK/France – British authorities on Friday order Eurotunnel to stop running its ferry service to France on grounds of unfair competition. Eurotunnel will be given 6-months to stop running its MyFerryLink services from the southern English port of Dover to Calais in northern France, from the date of an order […]

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Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways said on Wednesday it had agreed principal terms and conditions to buy a 49 percent stake in Italian airline Alitalia. A tie-up with Etihad is seen as a last chance to turn around Italy’s flagship carrier, which has made an annual profit only a few times in its 68-year history […]

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27
Jun-2014

Warning – PAKISTAN – Peshawar – Qatar Airways has joined Emirates and Etihad in stopping its jets flying to Peshawar after a deadly attack on an airliner. Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific says it is suspending all flights to Pakistan Details

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27 Jun Copenhagen – Baggage handlers of Scandinavian Airlines at Kastrup Airport in the Copenhagen capital go on strike, forcing SAS aircraft to be grounded. All aircraft handled by SAS affected by the work stoppage. Details

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Warning – BELGIUM – Countrywide – 24-hour rail strike from 10 pm June 29 until 10 pm June 30. Thalys and the Eurostar not affected

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GREECE STRIKE NEWS FLIGHTS DELAYED
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Warning – GREECE – Countrywide – The Civil Aviation Authority’s union has confirmed its 48-hour scheduled strike from June 30 until July 1. Air-traffic controllers are not participating in this strike. Strike may cause flights to be delayed or rescheduled. Reconfirm flight status. Source: http://livingingreece.gr/strikes/

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Heavy rains in Recife, Brazil, the location of today’s World Cup match between the U.S. and Germany, has caused extensive flooding, turning roads into rivers and making access to the stadium difficult. FIFA, the world governing body of soccer, just announced that the U.S. game will be played as scheduled at noon ET. FIFA also […]

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HOT DEALS TICKETS AIRLINES LEBANON
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UNBEATABLE HOTEL DEALS in the USA and WORLDWIDE.

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Warning – BELGIUM – Countrywide – Belgium air space to be closed due to a strike by Belgium Air traffic controllers. Update :Thursday morning between 2h en 4h local there was a second strike

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Warning – SPAIN – UK FCO TRAVEL ADVICE: – UK citizens advised that the French air traffic controllers’ strike, expected to last until June 30, is affecting flights to and from Spain. If you plan to travel over the next few days, be prepared for delays and cancellations.

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25
Jun-2014

Warning – EGYPT – Cairo – 4 makeshift bombs explode within minutes of each other at 3 Cairo metro stations during morning rush hour Wednesday, wounding at least 4 people. One bomb explodes at the Ghamra station, in central Cairo, while the others occurred at Shubra el-Kheima and Hadayek al-Kobba on the outskirts of the […]

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Strike notice filed by French air traffic controllers from 24 to 29 June 2014 Updated on 23 June 2014, 11am Paris local time Following the call for strike action launched by an air traffic controller union for the period from Tuesday 24 to Sunday 29 June 2014, the French Civil Aviation Authority has instructed airlines […]

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ETIHAD DUBAI AIRLINES TICKETS BOOKING
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Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has opened a new one-stop travel retail and check-in facility in Dubai. The outlet, known as the Etihad Travel Mall, will replace the airline’s previous facilities at Chelsea Tower on Sheikh Zayed Road, and will allow guests to purchase tickets, drop off baggage and board a coach directly to Abu Dhabi […]

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Air navigation and controllers across France have begun strike action today in a move that will see disruption of the country’s airspace for the remainder of the week. The National Union of Autonomous Trade Unions filed a strike notice to take place between Tuesday, June 24 and Sunday, June 29, 2014. The Directorate General of […]

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Warning – BULGARIA – US SECURITY MESSAGE: Varma – US citizens advised of massive flooding and mudslides in the city of Varna and the surrounding municipality. Media report that the flooding has caused deaths and more rain is predicted. Avoid these areas and take all possible precautions until the situation improves. Details

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RAMADAN KAREEM TRAVEL AGENCIES IN LEBANON
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19
Jun-2014

Ramadan will start on Sunday, June 29. Eid to begin on July 28

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ITALY HOT PACKAGES
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Warning – ITALY – UK FCO TRAVEL ADVICE: Countrywide- UK citizens advised that on June 22, a 24-hour air transport strike by ground and flight personnel will affect national, regional and local air transport. Monitor local media for updates and contact your airline for further information. Details

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Warning – Illinois, US – Chicago OHare International Airport – Due to weather/thunderstorms some arriving flights are being delayed an average of 1 hour and 32 minutes. Details NEBRASKA Tornados  

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  W 24 Jun – 29 Jun FRANCE – SNCTA air traffic controllers strike June 24-29, against economic objectives of RP2 performance. Confirm flight status with airline, if flying into or out of France between June 24-29. Details 26 Jul ITALY – ENAV air traffic controllers strike on July 26th from 10am to 6pm. Details 20 Jul ITALY – […]

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 Lebanon     Country Risk Level – Extreme   W 19 Jun Beirut– Air traffic controllers at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport to hold a two-hour strike on June 19 from 10 a.m. to noon. Inbound and outbound flights will be affected. Source: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2014/Jun-16/260398-no-flights-for-two-hours-in-beirut-airport-thursday.ashx#axzz34tqFvsIg

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Warning – FRANCE – Countrywide – Rail worker unions strike expected to last until at least 7 p.m. on June 18. It is likely to be extended further. For more than a week, the labor action has severely affected local, intercity and international rail services in France. Details

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Warning – IRAQ – Baghdad – Australian Govt issues urgent warning to Australians in Iraq to leave immediately as the crisis escalates and Barack Obama sends in troops. Warning comes amid reports of clashes near Badghdad’s International Airport as Islamic militants begin their push towards Baghdad. Details

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17
Jun-2014

Warning – CROATIA – UK FCO TRAVEL ADVICE: Eastern Slavonia – UK citizens advised that following the flooding in Eastern Slavonia region, the Croatian Ministry of Health has declared a state of emergency in the area due to the risk of disease. If you plan to visit this area, seek medical advice before you travel. […]

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17
Jun-2014

Warning – INDIA – Mangalore International Airport has been put on high alert following information from the Central Intelligence Bureau about a possible terror attack on the airport. Details

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Warning – FRANCE – Countrywide – Railway disruptions continue as workers vote to prolong strike. Details

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Warning – ITALY – Sicily- A new eruption at Mount Etna eruption forced the temporarily closure of Catania Airport. Details

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Travel Alert London travellers to expect travel disruption 7th July   Travellers are advised that, on Monday 7th July, the Tour de France will be coming to London and there will be significant road closures in East London from 10.00 to 18.00 which may affect passengers’ journey to/from London City Airport. As this event is […]

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16
Jun-2014

Warning – KENYA – Mpeketoni- Gunmen open fire in Kenyan coastal town and set fire to hotels killing approximately 48 people. Details

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 Iraq     Country Risk Level – Extreme   W 16 Jun Baghdad-Update June 16th – The Australian embassy remains open with reduced staffing levels. Australia has begun withdrawing its officials from strife-torn Iraq. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says a number of embassy staff members have been withdrawn from Baghdad due to the deteriorating security […]

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ALITALIA ETIHAD AIRLINES
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Alitalia will press on with talks to secure a definite deal with Etihad Airways, the Italian airline’s board decided at a meeting on Friday, having welcomed the rescue plan proposed by the Gulf carrier. Italy’s flagship carrier was kept afloat by a government-engineered 500-million-euro ($680 million) rescue package last year but risks having to ground […]

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The Qatari stock market sank 1.1% on Monday, underperforming the region, after a British newspaper published what it said was evidence of corruption in Qatar’s successful bid to host the World Cup. Qatar and tournament organizers denied the allegations. Plans to spend billions of dollars on building stadiums could be scrapped if the allegations eventually […]

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  C 26 Jul Countrywide – ENAV air traffic controllers strike on July 26th from 10am to 6pm. Details   C 20 Jul Countrywide – Meridiana airline staff 24-hr strike on July 20th. Details   C 5 Jul Countrywide – General air travel strike on July 5th from 12.30pm – 4.30pm. Details   C 22 Jun Countrywide – Meridiana […]

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Warning – FRANCE – Countrywide – Rail workers at SNCF to continue their strike at least until June 16. No progress has made in a solution. Travelers should reconfirm their train status. Details

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 France     Country Risk Level – Low   W 24 Jun – 29 Jun Countrywide – SNCTA air traffic controllers strike June 24-29, against economic objectives of RP2 performance. Confirm flight status with airline, if flying into or out of France between June 24-29. Details   W 15 Jun Paris – Charles de Gaulle Airport – Air France […]

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  New   W 15 Jun Paris – Charles de Gaulle Airport – Air France ground crews at Charles de Gaulle Airport have announced they will stage a walk-out on June 15 over restructuring plans. Possible flight delays or cancellations. Travelers recommended to reconfirm flight status with airline if travelling on June 15 with Air France. Details […]

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Warning – FRANCE – SNCF said it plans to extend its strike through Thursday. Details

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Warning – UNITED KINGDOM – London- UPDATE June 10 PM – Expect grid lock in London on June 11 as black taxi drivers plan to mass protest over a new app by Uber Technology Inc which encourages people to become their own taxi service. Seek alternate mode of transportation if travelling within London on June […]

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Warning – SPAIN – Madrid & Barcelona – Taxi drivers in Madrid and Barcelona to strike June 11 for 24 hours beginning at 11 am, in protest at a new app by Uber Technology Inc which encourages people to become their own taxi service. Seek alternate mode of transportation if travelling in Madrid or Barcelona […]

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An agreement has been reached amongst four French rail unions. The unions are supporting a strike due to commence this evening,10th June 2014, that could last throughout the week. Whilst Eurostar is expected to operate normally, SNCF expects only 1 in 3 of its high speed TGV trains to be running, and some disruption to […]

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Warning – ITALY – Countrywide – UPDATE June 9 – Italian ENAV air traffic controllers to conduct a work stoppage on June 11 from 12:30 to 4: 30 pm local time. Flight delays and cancellations can be expected. Travelers are recommended to reconfirm flight status with airline. Details

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Warning – ITALY – Rome – A 4-hour ATAC transportation strike has been called by the unions for Tuesday, June 10. The strike will affect Metro, buses, trams, and all other local transportation (Roma-Lido, Termini-Giardinetti, and Roma-Viterbo). All runs will stop from 11:00-15:00. U.S. MESSAGE – Details

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  New   W 10 Jun Beirut – Air traffic controllers at Beirut airport are to hold a two-hour strike from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 10, in protest at the Lebanese parliament’s failure to approve long-delayed public sector pay increases. Details

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Warning – UNITED KINGDOM – Heathrow & Gatwick Airports – Heathrow and Gatwick Airports experiencing problems with baggage as an IT failure is affecting the performance of baggage systems. The computer failure may cause some passengers to fly without their luggage. Details

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Warning – PERU – Countrywide – Maintenance workers for LATAM Airlines have threatened to delay or cancel flights throughout South America in support of a strike by Peruvian colleagues in the days ahead of the World Cup. Details

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Warning – SRI LANKA – U.S. MESSAGE:SRI LANKA – A severe weather warning with heavy showers accompanied by lightning and strong winds are expected in most parts of Sri Lanka during the next twelve hours. Certain locations within the island, especially the Southwestern parts, are also likely to experience more than 100mm of rain. The […]

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03
Jun-2014

Apple unveiled iOS 8, an update to the operating system that powers iPhones and iPads. One of the biggest additions to iOS 8 is a HealthKit application that will monitor users’ heart rates, sleep, weight and blood pressure. At its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco on Monday, Apple also unveiled Home Kit, which would […]

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Warning – IRAN – Tehran – Iranian airports in the Tehran province will stop all local and international flights on June 4, due to 25th death anniversary of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran. There are eight airports functioning in Tehran province, and all of them will be closed on […]

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After nearly 40 years on the throne, Spain’s King Juan Carlos will abdicate, the country’s prime minister said Monday. The monarch’s 46-year-old son, Felipe, will take over. Get complete coverage of breaking news on CNN TV,

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Warning – INDONESIA – Bima District, West Nusa Tenggara-Update Jun 2nd – Sultan Muhammad Salahudin Airport in the Bima district, forced to shut down, canceling all flights due to continuing eruptions from the Mt. Sangiang volcano and dangerous levels of volcanic ash invading the atmosphere. Many passengers left stranded. Details

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