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Ryanair tells pilots ‘take unpaid leave or move if you want to avoid Thomas Cook-style job losses’

Ryanair has doubled down on a veiled threat to cut jobs, by bringing in bankrupt Thomas Cook into an internal spat. The airline is urging its pilots to go on unpaid leave or transfer to other bases to avoid redundancies of the kind that have resulted from the travel firm’s collapse. Ryanair – at loggerheads with its pilots over…
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New technology could mean the end for liquid restrictions at UK airports

Air passengers will no longer have to take liquids and laptops out of their carry-on bags under new rules coming into force for UK airports to upgrade their security scanners. Similar to CT scanners used in hospitals, the new technology will provide a detailed picture of a bag’s contents and allow images to be visually…
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British Airways – Strike Updates

British Airways – Strike Updates British Airways strike could cause at least five consecutive days of flight cancellations. BA pilots announced three days of strikes – taking place on 9th, 10th and 27th September – in a dispute over pay.  The union said strikes were a “last resort” born out of “enormous frustration” with airline management. …
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Strikes at Heathrow Airport to disrupt summer travel

Strikes at Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to disrupt summer travel 25th July Update – Unite, the union, said up to 4,000 workers at London’s Heathrow airport, including security guards and engineers, had called off industrial action planned for this weekend so its members could vote on a new pay offer. If agreement is not reached,…
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Lost and Found at Alicante Airport

Alicante Airport Lost and Found There is no special dedicated “Lost and Found” desk at Alicante office. Instead lost and found items are handled by an office of the local police ( policia local Elche). The office is located at the arrival area, just to the left of the arriving exit, where incoming passengers arrive.…
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Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days 

Travel chaos at Stansted Airport as EasyJet staff prepare to strike for 17 days Check-in staff working at Stansted for EasyJet have announced a series of strikes every weekend during the main school summer holidays.  The strikes are over a long-running pay dispute. A total of 17 days of strike action have been proposed, Unite…
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Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car?

Transport to and from Alicante Airport, Transfer, Bus,Taxi or car? You have booked your holiday to Benidorm and are now wondering how to get here from your chosen airport…. there are quite a few options which we will go into detail about below. Alicante Airport is Spain’s 5th busiest so it can seem a bit…
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Duty Free Allowance from Spain to UK

Duty Free Allowance from Spain to UK Arrivals from EU countries – Correct details as of June 2017 from the official UK Government  You don’t pay duty or tax on goods you bring in from the European Union (EU) as long as you: transport them yourself will use them yourself or give them away as…
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Airport Scams – Avoid these top 10

Stay safe while travelling and Avoid these Top 10 Airport  Scams. Information Issued and provided by the Airport Authority in Majorca intended for all travellers to Spain or abroad The article and data below is not designed to scare anyone just to make people are aware and avoid these scams. 1. The airport security scam…
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Save Space and Money by Pre-Ordering at the Airport

Superdrug is a health and beauty favourite, stocking all the last minute travel essentials you need at great value prices. Superdrug stores are located in most UK departure lounges after security.  You can pre-order items before you travel and collect it from the Superdrug store after security, giving you greater space in hand luggage for…
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