NEWS 3 customs officers arrested in “rape table” case at Newark airport

Three Customs and Border Protection officers were arrested Wednesday morning and charged with assaulting two fellow officers at Newark Liberty International Airport, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced in a press release. The 3 officiers are charged with forcibly assaulting, impeding, intimidating and interfering with two fellow CBP officers while they were on duty. According to the…

NEWS easyJet has today launched long-haul ticket booking partnership with Norwegian & WestJet for London Gatwick connections

easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today launched ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ – the first global airline connections service by a European low fares airline. Legacy airlines have traditionally offered connectivity through costly and complex interline and codeshare agreements and procedures – with Worldwide by easyJet these will be replicated by self-connect and sales partnerships through a…

ALERT New ATC strike in France

USAC CGT, one of the main Air Traffic Controllers Union in France, supports a national call for strike from Monday 11th of September 1700 UTC till Wednesday 13th of September 0400 UTC. Ryanair has been forced to cancel 110 flights today. LFRR (Brest) Several sectors regulated. High delays on J and NU sectors. LFBB (Bordeaux)…

BREAKING Air Berlin cancels 70 flights after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers

Insolvent Air Berlin said it has cancelled around 70 flights so far on Tuesday, affecting both its own operations and flights it carries out for Lufthansa’s Eurowings, after pilots called in sick in unusually high numbers. Departures information on Air Berlin’s website showed flights cancelled from a range of German airports including Berlin Tegel, Duesseldorf,…

LIVE Hurricane Irma tracking

Hurricane Irma, live tracking Please reload the page for updates… UPDATE Monday 09/11 19:28 Charleston SC Airport reported wind gusts of 59 mph – 94 km/h. UPDATE Monday 09/11 09:11 Hurricane #Irma expected to weaken to a tropical storm by Monday morning and a tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon. UPDATE Sunday 09/10 20:10 Naples Municipal Airport, Florida is reporting sustained…

NEWS Miami Airport closed on Monday after suffering significant damage from hurricane #Irma

Miami International Airport will close Monday after sustaining “significant water damage” Sunday from Hurricane Irma. The airport’s director, Emilio González, noted MIA had endured wind gusts of nearly 100 mph during the storm. MIA has been closed for flights, but the terminal remained open for more than 600 hotel guests and 40 stranded passengers who…

NEWS US airlines racing against the clock to evacuate residents as hurricane #Irma to be near Florida by Sunday morning

Airlines were racing against the clock to clear as many customers as possible from the likely Florida path of Hurricane Irma, as social and political pressure mounted for carriers to play a bigger role in aiding evacuations. As the powerful storm threatened to rip through the Florida coast by Sunday, airlines ramped up the number of…