Rainbow Travel Blog 31May10

BA cabin crew begin second five-day strike. BRITISH Airways crew union began their five-day strike Sunday after talks held on Friday failed to resolve the dispute between the airline and the Unite union. Despite the new strike British Airways said it will increase flights because more crew were returning to work than had been expected.Continue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 31May10”

Rainbow Travel Blog 27May10

Airline Travel Advisories. British Airways    The following flights in and out of London Heathrow to Canadian cities are showing as cancelled up to June 4 as of 01h00 EST May 27:  May 27 – June 4 BA0099 LHR/YYZ May 27 – 28 BA0103 LHR/YYC May 30 – June 3 BA0103 LHR/YYC May 27 – BA0087 LHR/YVR May 29Continue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 27May10”

Rainbow Travel Blog 26May10

BA confirms May 30-June 4 flight schedules. BRITISH Airways has confirmed its flight schedule for the next wave of cabin crew strikes, set to start on May 30. Again, the airline plans to operate all flights to and from London City and London Gatwick. Flights to and from Canada cancelled include: May 26 -29 BA0099Continue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 26May10”

Rainbow Travel Blog 20May10

EST 06h00: BA Strike shock for travellers.   THE UK’s Unite Union has won their appeal against a High Court injunction prohibiting British Airways cabin crew members from participating in planned walkouts. The decision by the High Court means that strikes can go ahead as soon as next week. Walkouts by cabin crew members wereContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 20May10”

Rainbow Travel Blog 17thMay2010

BA strike latest. BRITISH Airways has published its contingency plans for Unite’s strike period of May 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 and will fly more than 60 000 customers each day. All flights at Gatwick will operate as normal as will flights to and from London City airport during the entire strike period. AtContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 17thMay2010”

John Lennon Tribute Season Kicks Off.

Artist Shannon honored as official painting of Lennon birthday celebration. Starting this month, a celebration will start in my hometown, Liverpool, England for the countdown of the most anticipated birthday/memorium for the most celebrated man in the history of Rock and Roll. John Lennon would have been 70 years old on October 9, 2010. On DecemberContinue reading “John Lennon Tribute Season Kicks Off.”

Rainbow Travel Blog 11May10

BA to be hit by 20 days of strike action.   BRITISH AIRWAYS cabin crew are to hold a further 20 days of strike action, the Unite Union announced. According to the union the airline’s management failed to offer any new proposals to settle the dispute. The strikes are planned on May 18-22 inclusive, MayContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 11May10”

Rainbow Travel Blog 10May10

ASH CLOUD CLEARS IN EU; BLOCKS AIR ROUTES IN MID-ATLANTIC. Eurocontrol announces that volcanic ash has now dispersed in Europe; another band in the mid-Atlantic is still blocking air routes between Europe and North America Associated Press Flights across Europe were operating normally Monday after a plume of volcanic ash that disrupted air traffic andContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 10May10”

Rainbow Travel Blog 7thMay10

Important Air Canada Information. Air Canada’s check-in for flights within Canada at Vancouver International Airport has temporarily been moved to the international terminal due to maintenance of the baggage system in the domestic terminal. This change will be in effect until May 22, 2010. Visa introduces World Cup Visitors Guide.   Visa has created anContinue reading “Rainbow Travel Blog 7thMay10”

Today’s Travel News

Thai PM to dissolve parliament in September THAILAND’s Prime Minister, Abhisit Vejjajiva, has announced that he is ready to dissolve parliament in September, paving the way for elections in and effort to end the political crisis. Vejjajiva outlined a five-point national reconciliation plan to end the crisis, including holding early elections on November 14. The set electionContinue reading “Today’s Travel News”