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Airports UK

Updates on Delays, Cancellations and Closures The morning has started quite steady for airports, UK travellers have cause for optimism. While heavy snow and icy weather isn’t yet on the decline, air travel is OK and most flights are running on time throughout the UK major airports. With more snow due to come over the [...]

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Snow Plough Clears Snow From Runway

Hope for Passengers Stranded By Snow at Heathrow Airport

Runway Reopens To Allow Passengers To Finally Make It Home For Christmas Passengers have awoken to a glimmer of home this morning as Heathrow Airport has announced that they are reopening their second runway. This means that hundreds of the air travellers stuck in the airport will finally be on their way home or abroad [...]

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Flight Delays and Cancellations

Severe Weather Returns As expected there has been heavy snow fall over the weekend and icy weather has returned to the whole of the UK causing its fair share of disruption in the travel industry. Throughout Europe there is a long list of flight delays and cancellations at many of the continents major airports. Here [...]

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Troops to Deal with Snow

From Sand to Snow It seems the British troops are having to turn their efforts to domestic issues during the coming winter in the UK. The idea to draft the army in was made after roads aren’t been cleared quickly enough, which as a result has an effect on everyday life. Places in Scotland have [...]

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Spanish Airport Strikes Will Not Affect Christmas Travel

Air Traffic Strike Postponed Over Festive Break Spanish air controllers have agreed to postpone any further strike action until after the Christmas period, enabling passengers looking to travel over the festive break to breathe a sigh of relief. Airlines are currently in the process of returning back to normal service after thousands of passengers were [...]

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From Snow to Sharks!

Two Ends of the Spectrum The severe snowfall throughout the UK has caused all sorts of problems with various forms of transport. Domestic rail companies have had to reduce services as a result of poor weather, which is affecting commuters. Again, there are many airports closing for safety reasons. With all of the UK’s airports [...]

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Airport Closures

Current Closures Due to Weather As expected the severe winter weather has become too problematic for some airports and the risk of allowing flights to go ahead is too much. Already today airports have been contemplating closure for the rest of today or at least till conditions improve dramatically. Durham Tess Valley Airport has announced [...]

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Snow It Begins

Severe Conditions Close Airports The winter season is certainly upon us and the snow hasn’t waited very long to join in the fun. The early snowfall has affected the northern regions of the UK mostly so far and it looks like there is still plenty to come. If you were looking to flee to warmer [...]

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Dublin Welcomes Terminal 2

Brand New Facility Able to Hold 15 Million Passengers The long awaited second terminal in Dublin Airport was officially opened today and will see its first flights depart from the €609m facility over the next week. The terminal has been in construction for over 25 months and has the potential to hold over 15 million [...]

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Indonesian Eruption Sparks Flight Cancellations

Mount Merapi Showing No Sign of Slowing Down Indonesian authorities have issued a warning to airlines planning on flying over routes affected by the devastating Mount Merapi volcano. The volcano has erupted again sending another large ash cloud towards the thousands of villagers that live on the mountain slopes. A spokesman for the Indonesia Transport [...]

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X-Ray Scanners Set To Tackle Liquid Ban

New Airport Scanners Able To Detect Liquid Explosives A brand new airport scanner that can tell the difference between water and liquid explosives has been given the official EU approval. The scanner can even check the bar-code on your bottle to ensure that the contents have not been tampered with, heralding a new age of [...]

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