Travellers wait as fighting shuts runways in Libya

By Ayman Sahely MISRATA, Libya, Sept 21 : The queue snakes out of the departures hall and deep into the carpark at Libya’s small Misrata airport – the main remaining gateway in and out of the country since fighting shut down the last runways in the capital Tripoli. The people lined up with their luggage […]

Belgian union rejects Ryanair offer ahead of planned strike

By Daphne Psaledakis BRUSSELS, Sept 19 : The union representing Ryanair cabin crew in Belgium has rejected an offer from the Irish airline ahead of a planned one-day strike across five countries on Sept. 28, the union said on Wednesday. Separately, European pilots threatened new strikes against Ryanair if talks with unions did not progress […]

Belgian union rejects Ryanair offer ahead of planned strike

By Daphne Psaledakis BRUSSELS, Sept 19 : The union representing Ryanair cabin crew in Belgium has rejected an offer from the Irish airline ahead of a planned one-day strike across five countries on Sept. 28, the union said on Wednesday. Separately, European pilots threatened new strikes against Ryanair if talks with unions did not progress […]

Ryanair cabin crew unions threaten major strike in late September

By Conor Humphries DUBLIN, Sept 7 : Seven trade unions representing Ryanair cabin crew in five countries threatened on Friday to hold a strike in late September unless the airline agrees to improve working conditions. Europe’s largest low-cost carrier suffered its worst ever strikes this summer, but secured a breakthrough in August when it reached […]

British Airways apologises after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

By Paul Sandle LONDON, Sept 7 : British Airways was forced to apologise on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were stolen over a two-week period in the worst ever attack on its website and app. The airline discovered on Wednesday that bookings made between Aug. 21 and […]

Ten aboard Dubai flight hospitalized in New York after falling ill

By Gina Cherelus and Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, Sept 5 : Ten people aboard an Emirates flight from Dubai were taken to New York hospitals with a mystery ailment on Wednesday after scores of passengers and crew complained of feeling sick during the 14-hour overnight flight from the Middle East. The nature of the illness […]