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Typhoon Kammuri slams into the Philippines, disrupting flights and forcing thousands to flee

RAZVALE SAYAT/AFP via Getty Images Typhoon Kammuri hit the Philippines on Tuesday bringing heavy rains and prompting preemptive halts in air travel, schools and government offices, with some 200,000 p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 2nd, 2019

British Airways pilots strike grounds 1,700 flights in latest blow to airline

Nearly all British Airways (BA) flights were grounded by its first ever pilots strike on Monday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 9th, 2019

British Airways cancels 1,700 flights as pilots strike

British Airways (BA) pilots began a two-day strike on Monday, grounding nearly all of its flights and disrupting thousands of passengers in a dispute over pay......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 9th, 2019

British Airways pilots ground planes in unprecedented 48-hour strike

British Airways pilots began a 48-hour strike on Monday, grounding most of the airline's flights and disrupting thousands of travelers' plans in unprecedented industrial action over a pay dispute......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 8th, 2019

SAS grounds more flights as pilot strike continues

Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2019

SAS pilot strike grounds more flights across Scandinavia

Scandinavian airline SAS canceled hundreds of flights scheduled for Sunday as a pilot strike entered its second day, disrupting the travel plans of tens of thousands of passengers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 27th, 2019

Typhoon pummels Japan, flights canceled, trains shut down

A powerful typhoon ripped through Japan on Sunday, forcing cancellations of flights and trains, including in the Tokyo area as authorities warned of strong winds and torrential rain......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 30th, 2018

Storm Slams the Southeast US Bringing Power Outings Throughout the Region

More than a thousand flights were canceled and hundreds of thousands of households and businesses lost power after a Winter storm brought freezing rain and up to about 18 in o.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 10th, 2018

S.Africa"s SAA workers start strike that could cripple airline

South African Airways’ future is hanging in the balance after its workers went on strike on Friday to demand higher wages and protest planned job cuts, forcing the struggling state-owned carrier to cancel all flights. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Lufthansa cancels 700 flights on first day of cabin crew walkout

Lufthansa flight attendants went on a 48-hour strike over pay and pensions on Thursday, forcing the biggest German airline to cancel hundreds of flights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 7th, 2019

Instacart workers protest as pressure mounts on gig companies

Instacart's "gig" workers on Sunday will target the grocery shopping and delivery firm with a three-day work action aimed at disrupting service and forcing executives to fix inequalities in pay structures that they say are getting worse every year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 3rd, 2019

A fire near the Getty Museum forced thousands to flee, including LeBron James. Here are the latest updates on the blaze.

Left: Jayne Kamin-Oncea USA TODAY Sports via Reuters; Right: Reuters/Gene Blevins The Getty Fire broke out early Monday morning near the Getty Center in Los Angeles. I.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines offers travel waivers, new flights for Hawaii-Japan routes impacted by Typhoon Hagibis

Following a number of flight cancelations for Hawaii-Japan routes due to Typhoon Hagibis, Hawaiian Airlines has added new flights and is offering travel waivers for passengers who had tickets booked for impacted routes. The airline added four new.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2019

Fast-moving wildfire kills at least one, destroys homes north of Los Angeles

A fast-moving wildfire fueled by dry Pacific winds engulfed houses, roads and wooded areas near Los Angeles on Friday morning, killing at least one person and forcing some 100,000 residents to flee their homes, officials said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2019

Having an emergency fund of credit card points has saved me thousands of dollars on last-minute, emergency travel. Here"s how I do it.

Courtesy of Elizabeth Aldrich I keep at least 30,000 credit card points at all times for emergency flights and hotel rooms. Chase .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 5th, 2019

BA-owner IAG warns of profit hit from strikes

British Airways owner IAG warned on Thursday full-year operating pretax profit will be 215 million euros lower than last year, after major pilot strikes grounded thousands of flights. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 26th, 2019

United Airlines says MAX grounding will cancel 9,500 flights through late December

United Airlines on Friday announced that it has removed the Boeing 737 MAX from its schedule through Dec. 19, a move that will mean thousands more cancelled flights and new murkiness to the timing of the jet's return.  The carrier had previously .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2019

Flights Resume At Hong Kong Airport After 2 Days Of Chaos

After being shut down for two days, Hong Kong International Airport re-opened on Wednesday after thousands of protesters blocked access to the main terminals. All told, five people were arrested and six were hospitalized.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 14th, 2019

British Airways cancels some flights due to IT failure

Problems with British Airways' IT systems left thousands of passengers facing flight cancellations, delays and long queues at airports. Rough cut (no reporter narration).....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 7th, 2019

American Airlines sees $185 million profit hit from Boeing MAX grounding

American Airlines Group Inc said on Wednesday its second-quarter profit would be reduced by about $185 million as the No.1 U.S. airline had to cancel thousands of flights due to the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 10th, 2019

NewsWatch: Alarming scenes from Southern California’s strongest earthquakes in two decades

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake emanating from Ridgecrest, Calif., rocked much of Southern California and the surrounding areas late Friday, swaying roller coasters, disrupting professional sporting events, and forcing some news anchors to duck for cover......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2019