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Jet2 decides to cancel all flights and holidays

  After the Foreign Office warned against overseas travel indefinitely, Jet2, Britain’s second-biggest holiday company has cancelled all flights and holidays up to mid-June.   The company is based in Leeds and offers both scheduled flights and package holidays. Considering …

  • Skymark plane makes an emergency landing

    Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    A Skymark Boeing 737 passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing shortly after its departure due to its engine failure at Japan’s Fukuoka Airport on Wednesday.     The runway was temporarily closed soon after the incident, but …

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  • Canada issues travel warning for Bolivia, travel disruptions due to violent protests and civil unrest

    Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    The Canadian state government has issued a travel advisory for Bolivia due to the violent protest, political uncertainty, roadblocks and civil unrest, so those planning to travel should rethink and avoid all non-essential travel. In Bolivia the political situation is …

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  • Storm hits Durban, kills three

    Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    A  storm has wreaked havoc in various parts of Durban as the municipal clean-up crews attempted to clear debris and minimize traffic disruptions.   A tornado ripped through a substation in the midlands and this caused panic among the Durban …

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  • Crossrail project will not open until 2021, cost of the project to reach £20bn

    Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    Crossrail project is expected to get delayed by more than two years and its costs is heading towards £20bn. The east-west link will be known as the Elizabeth line when it finally opens and it was supposed  to start functioning …

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  • Beaches closed in France after hauls of cocaine wash ashore

    Published on : Wednesday, November 13, 2019

    French authorities have closed beaches after kilos of pure cocaine found washed up on beaches in France. Beaches along the Atlantic coast have been closed as new tide delivers another haul of high-quality cocaine and other drugs.     Over …

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  • EMITT will host world tourism professionals and holiday consumers for 24th time in Istanbul

    Published on : Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Hyve Group, which brings together thousands of foreign investors with domestic business partners every year by organizing exhibitions for the locomotive industries of the Turkish economy, will host tourism professionals along with holiday consumers at EMITT for the 24th time …

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  • Travel chaos in Hong Kong, protestors disrupt traffic and public transport

    Published on : Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    The protestors in Hong Kong continue to disrupt traffic and public transport for the second consecutive day. There was yet another day of tear gas and morning travel chaos.     At least four MTR train lines were either running …

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  • Many flights between Sydney and NSW cancelled

    Published on : Tuesday, November 12, 2019

    Many flights between Sydney and NSW have been cancelled by Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways today due to smoke and dangerous weather conditions.   Strong winds and visibility issues have also caused contributed to the flight cancellations. Qantas tweeted today …

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  • Istanbul aims to attract 3 million cruise tourists every year

    Published on : Monday, November 11, 2019

    The Yenikapi Cruise Port Project in Istanbul will become operational soon, Turkey’s transport and infrastructure minister said on Tuesday. Istanbul will be the starting and finishing points in cruise tourism after the port becomes operational. The cruise tourism constitutes 2% …

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  • Passengers evacuated from Victoria Station

    Published on : Monday, November 11, 2019

    Thousands of passengers were evacuated from Victoria Station this morning following a casualty on the track with tube services suspended between Brixton and Warren Street.   A person fell on the track at Victoria Station which created chaos at the …

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  • State of emergency declared in two Australian states, catastrophic threat due to bushfires

    Published on : Monday, November 11, 2019

    In New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland at least three people are dead and thousands have been displaced by three days of dangerous weather conditions.   It has been predicted by the officials that the worst danger will come on …

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  • Flooding blocks ten rail routes in UK

    Published on : Friday, November 8, 2019

    Flooding has blocked ten rail routes in the UK, mainly in South and West Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.       TransPennine Express and Northern Rail have asked people not to travel wherever possible and have said that rail replacement …

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  • Powerful 5.9-magnitude earthquake batters Iran; kills 5 at least, injures 300

    Published on : Friday, November 8, 2019

    At least 5 people have died and more than 300 injured after a major magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran in the early hours of Friday morning. The initial earthquake struck Tark County, a rural area about 35 miles from …

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  • Fires blazes across New South Wales

    Published on : Friday, November 8, 2019

    Dozens of bushfires are burning out of control in New South Wales and  Queensland as the temperature is increasing.     Weather experts have cautioned that hot and windy weather has created volatile conditions along Australia’s east coast.   Bushfires …

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  • Courts give a nod to 48-hour strike, hundreds of Lufthansa flights cancelled

    Published on : Thursday, November 7, 2019

    A 48-hour strike has been announced by the Lufthansa cabin crew on Thursday which has forced to cancel 1,300 Lufthansa flights.     The airline has offered train tickets for travel within Germany to make up for hundreds of cancelled …

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  • Smog envelops Greater Bangkok

    Published on : Thursday, November 7, 2019

    Smog has enveloped Greater Bangkok again. The pollution department has said that fine dust has reached unsafe levels in 14 areas of Greater Bangkok.   The levels of particulate matter 2.5 micrometres or less in diameter were measured at 45 …

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  • Tongan gets new island due to volcanic eruption

    Published on : Thursday, November 7, 2019

    A volcanic eruption beneath the sea in the Tongan archipelago has sunk one island and created another one, which is three times larger.     The Tonga Geological service said that the new island is estimated to be about 100 …

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  • 27 days walkout could wreck Christmas travel plans for thousands, South Western Railway strike over role of guard

    Published on : Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    The RMT union member have voted in favour of a month-long strike, passengers commuting through South Western  Railway (SWR) services will be able to rely on their trains for only two days in December.     There has been a …

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  • Boeing 777 makes emergency landing with 488 people on board

    Published on : Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    A Boeing 777 plane made an emergency landing with 488 people onboard at Sheremetyevo Airport of Moscow. As per the pilots, oil leak was found in one of the aircraft’s engines.     As per Russian emergency services, the oil …

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  • Temperature plummets in Britain

    Published on : Wednesday, November 6, 2019

    Britain is going to be plagued with relentless rain and wintry showers as the temperature continue to drop after hitting -4 degree Celsius.     As per weather experts, the chilly start of the day is expected as thermometers plunged …

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