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…