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Sri Lanka travel advice

Torrential rains have caused serious flooding in several parts of Sri Lanka. Eastern districts such as Batticoloa, Ampara and Trincomalee have been particularly affected by flooding. Some access roads to the east are impassable. Areas in the central province such as Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Badulla have experienced earth slips due to the rain. The [...]

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Passengers left stranded at Heathrow Airport

Airlines Warned Over December Snow Travel Chaos

Passengers ‘Misled’ Over EU Obligations After thousands of passengers were left stranded due to the ‘big freeze’ some airlines are being warned about their apparent ‘unacceptable treatment of passengers’ during the December chaos. The Civil Aviation Authority has investigated the actions of several major airlines and written to them to discuss any EU-enforced obligations that [...]

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Heathrow Airport Snow Closure

Fresh Wave of Snow Causes More Airport Drama The latest onslaught of winter weather has caused even more flight cancellations across Europe, throwing thousands of holiday-makers plans into chaos. The vast majority of flights in and out of European airports were either cancelled or delayed over the weekend including busy airports in London, Frankfurt and [...]

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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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Airports Battle through November Snow

Edinburgh Airport Reopens However Delays Expected After severe snow forced its closure, Edinburgh Airport has announced this morning that it has partially reopened its runway. Many flights are still disrupted however passengers are advised to contact their airline before setting off to the airport. The snow has so far caused major disruption to transport services [...]

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Winter Has Arrived

Severe Weather Warning Issued Many of us will have awoken this morning to look out the window and see landscape blanketed in white snow for miles. If this isn’t this case for you, then you have all the joy to come. The Met Office has already issued 9 severe weather warnings in various areas in [...]

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London Heathrow has rise in passenger numbers

London Heathrow has seen a huge surge in traffic thanks to the lack of sunshine and the failure of the ‘barbecue summer’. July was the third busiest month after hundreds of Brit’s booked up last minute holidays in a bid to escape the rain and see some sunshine. 6.48 million passengers used London Heathrow in [...]

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Rise in last minute bookings

After all hopes of a ‘barbecue summer’ have been washed away, us Brit’s are rushing to get last minute holidays to enjoy some summer sun. August is now set to be wet and miserable and operators have seen a large increase in the number of last minute bookings being made. 56mm of rain are expected [...]

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