Hear it first from Rainbow Travel: Vancouver Airport recently launched Automated Passport Control (APC)

Hear it first from Rainbow Travel: Vancouver Airport recently launched Automated Passport Control (APC) giving US passport holders options for streamlining their airport travel experience, while pre clearing US Customs at YVR Airport. YVR Airport is the first Canadian airport to launch with US Customs and Border Protection Automated Passport Control that gives passengers tangibleContinue reading “Hear it first from Rainbow Travel: Vancouver Airport recently launched Automated Passport Control (APC)”

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”

That Ash Cloud Just Won’t Go Away.

Just when you thought things had nearly got back to normal, hundreds of flights were cancelled over the last 24 hours, causing travel misery for thousands, after airlines had to scrap all services to and from the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and Scotland. The restrictions also prevented flights to and from Tiree, Barra,Continue reading “That Ash Cloud Just Won’t Go Away.”

Ash Alert: Updated airline advisories Friday 23rdApril2010

Ash Alert: Updated airline advisories. Air Canada advises that it plans to operate a full schedule of 40 flights from Canadian cities and the following destinations in Europe: London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich, Geneva, Rome, as well as Tel Aviv. Some airspace restrictions continue to be in place as a result of the spread ofContinue reading “Ash Alert: Updated airline advisories Friday 23rdApril2010”


UK AIRSPACE RE-OPENS Flights from UK airports will be able to resume from 22.00 this evening BST. Much of the UK airspace will re-open in phases, the Department for Transport said. “Most of the skies over the UK has been closed to commercial airliners due to the volcanic ash plume over the UK. “There willContinue reading “UK AIRSPACE RE-OPENS”

Ash Cloud Permits Some European Flights To Resume.

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, April 20  – A new ash cloud spewed from a volcano in Iceland forced Britain to ground flights and operate a nearly flight-free zone Tuesday. Limited air services began operating in Scotland and Newcastle, but aviation officials scrapped plans to reopen the rest of Britain’s airspace as a new ash cloud moved toward theContinue reading “Ash Cloud Permits Some European Flights To Resume.”

Breaking News Ash Cloud, Which Airports Are Open So Far?

EU airport status: flights remain interrupted 06h00 EST THE National Air Traffic Service’s (NATS) latest statement on the Icelandic volcanic eruption – based on the latest information from the Met Office, advises that the current restrictions across UK controlled airspace remain in place until 01h00 (local time) on Tuesday, April 20. Conditions around the movementContinue reading “Breaking News Ash Cloud, Which Airports Are Open So Far?”

Ash cloud: Scottish airports May open tomorrow?

Ash cloud: Scottish airports to open tomorrow Monday, April 19, 2010 The Sabre Flight Explorer map above shows the extent of the ash cloud, in red, over Europe at 7pm last night.Straight blue lines show flight routes being used, with A and B being the only two in or out of northern Europe, which areContinue reading “Ash cloud: Scottish airports May open tomorrow?”