July 30, 2022

Airline sent US couple’s bags to their hotel on a Scottish island – 5 days after they checked out

Aer Lingus and Eagle Aviation sent the Bayers’ luggage to their hotel in Iona. By then, they were on the other side of the country in […]
July 30, 2022

Travel chaos increased when a burst pipe at Gatwick caused water crisis in toilets and restaurants

London’s Gatwick Airport had to close some of its toilets and restaurants on Thursday after problems with local water supplies. Travel chaos increased when a burst […]
July 30, 2022

SA’s railways have lost a quarter of its freight in five years – making already bad roads worse

South Africa’s crippled railway network has forced more trucks onto the road, adding more strain to already overburdened infrastructure. Link to news24.com
July 29, 2022

Passengers kicked off plane because crew had worked too many hours, but it later flew off without them

A TUI plane flew from Greece to Scotland without passengers, who had to stay at the airport overnight but weren’t given hotels, per MailOnline. Link to […]
July 28, 2022

‘Shoot, but not to kill’ quip by Mbalula angers DA at Cape Town central line’s partial reopening

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula has come under fire for remarks he made during the partial reopening of Cape Town’s crucial Central Railway Line. Link to news24.com
July 26, 2022

Air passengers are using TikTok hack pretending to need wheelchair to skip lines, airport CEO says

Heathrow’s CEO said demand for the passenger support team had increased significantly, partly because people are using the hack to get fast-tracked. Link to news24.com
July 25, 2022

Cabin crew member claims they found a severed snake head an in-flight meal on Turkish airline – report

SunExpress said in a statement to a Turkish news site that it has stopped supplies of the meal, pending an investigation. Link to news24.com
July 20, 2022

UK budget airline letting passengers drop bags off the night before flying amid huge lines, luggage chaos

EasyJet passengers at three European airports can check in their bags the night before their flight. Link to news24.com
July 18, 2022

Two of Europe’s biggest airports cutting back on flights to stop labour shortages causing travel chaos

Gatwick in London will limit flights to 825 a day next month, 75 fewer than capacity, while Amsterdam will cap the number of passengers it can […]