Norwegian offers unique opportunity to travel between the Arctic and Antarctica

Norwegian today announces that holidaymakers, travel enthusiasts and #avgeeks now have the unique opportunity to travel between the Arctic and Ushuaia, one of the world’s southernmost cities and gateway to Antarctica on Norwegian from £398.50 one way. From 21 September, Norwegian became the only airline to operate flights to and from the world’s northernmost airport…

Emirates has become the first airline outside the US to receive approval for biometric boarding from the US Customs Border Protection

Soon, customers flying from Dubai to any of Emirates’ 12 destinations in the US will be able to choose facial recognition technology at the departure gates, reducing the time taken for identity checks to two seconds or less. No pre-registration is required, and customers may also choose not to use the technology. Emirates does not…

BREAKING Thomas Cook declares bankruptcy and ceases flight operations with immediate effect

Travel giant Thomas Cook has ceased trading after failing to secure a last-ditch rescue deal, leaving an estimated 150,000 Britons abroad awaiting repatriation. Thomas Cook’s chief executive Peter Fankhauser told reporters: “This is a statement I hoped I would never have to make: “Following a decision by the board late last night, the UK Government’s…

BREAKING UK Civil Aviation Authority is preparing for the worst scenario about Thomas Cook, in talk with airlines to rescue passengers

The UK Civil Aviation Authority is on high alert to rescue Thomas Cook customers if the tour operator cannot be saved from collapse within 24 hours. The CAA has held detailed conversations with a group of five airlines to rescue passengers, which includes: British Airways Virgin Atlantic easyJet German travel operator Tui Jet2 Thomas Cook…