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Travel News Roundup July 2017
10 August 2017 | Industry Insights
The summer season is well and truly upon us and that can only mean one thing: jam packed airports. To prove the point, Birmingham Airport recently reported its best June ever for passenger numbers. Meanwhile, there are further developments on the laptop ban and British Airways staff are striking throughout August. For more on what […]
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The 9 Best Airports for a Layover
13 July 2017 | Fun with travel
The layover: stuck in an airport for hours on end with nothing to do but watch the planes taking off or plonk yourself in a lacklustre café and drown your sorrows on overpriced beer. But it doesn’t have to be this way. While some airports remain a hotbed of bored travellers and broken travel dreams, […]
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ELECTRONIC DEVICE BAN FOR US AND UK FLIGHTS - IMPORTANT UPDATE
03 July 2017 | News
Important Update: Effective 3 July, Etihad (EY) flights from Abu Dhabi to the USA were exempted from the restrictions. Customers travelling on Etihad between Abu Dhabi and the USA may carry all their electronic devices on board. On 21 March, the US and UK governments announced a ban on certain electronic devices on all flights […]
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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and UAE cut ties with Qatar
05 June 2017 | News
The nations of Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced they are cutting ties with Qatar because of what they claim is the country’s ongoing support of terrorism and Islamist groups. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar while […]
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