Flybe flights canceled after UK airline ceases buying and selling

London CNN  —  British airline Flybe has “ceased buying and selling” and canceled all scheduled flights, the corporate and the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) mentioned on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled companies from Belfast Metropolis, Birmingham and Heathrow to airports throughout the UK and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased buying and selling,” the … Read more

Republican lawmaker signifies Congress will examine TSA no-fly listing breach

CNN  —  A Republican congressman who serves on the Home Homeland Safety Committee stated Congress “will probably be coming for solutions” after a hacker revealed the Transportation Safety Administration’s no-fly listing of recognized or suspected terrorists was accessible on an unsecured pc server. “All the US no-fly listing – with 1.5 million+ entries – was … Read more

Entry to Machu Picchu suspended amid unrest in Peru

CNN  —  Vacationer entry to Machu Picchu Citadel and the Inca Path Community has been suspended till additional discover resulting from ongoing unrest in Peru, officers within the nation stated Saturday. The Decentralized Tradition Directorate and Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary Directorate stated in a press release the day earlier than that vacationers who’ve a ticket … Read more

New York airplane crash: Passenger in deadly single-engine airplane crash contacted family members as flight descended, officers say

CNN  —  Certainly one of two individuals killed after a airplane skilled mechanical points and crashed in New York on Thursday night reached out to family members within the remaining moments of his life, officers mentioned. Pilot Boruch Taub and passenger Binyamin “Ben” Chafetz each died after their airplane took off from JFK Worldwide Airport … Read more

Nepal airplane crash: At the very least 68 killed as Yeti Airways plane comes down close to metropolis of Pokhara

Kathmandu, Nepal CNN  —  At the very least 68 individuals have been killed Sunday when an plane went down close to town of Pokhara in central Nepal, a authorities official mentioned, the nation’s deadliest airplane crash in additional than 30 years. Seventy-two individuals – 4 crew members and 68 passengers – have been on board … Read more

Boeing 737 Max 8 takes off in China for the primary time since 2019

CNN  —  A Boeing 737 Max 8 took off in China on Friday, for the primary time for the reason that authorities grounded all 737 Max 8 planes in 2019, in keeping with the flight monitoring web site, Flightradar24. In March 2019, Chinese language aviation authorities instructed airways within the nation to floor all their … Read more

FAA is years away from upgrading the system that grounded all US flights

Washington CNN  —  The Federal Aviation Administration software program that failed Wednesday inflicting hundreds of flight delays and cancellations is 30 years previous and a minimum of six years away from being up to date, a authorities supply aware of the scenario tells CNN. The Notices to Air Missions (NOTAM) database failure triggered the FAA … Read more

China stops issuing short-term visas for South Koreans in retaliation for journey restrictions

Hong Kong CNN  —  Chinese language authorities have stopped issuing sure visas to South Korean and Japanese residents as Beijing retaliates in opposition to current Covid entry restrictions on arrivals from China. “Visas for enterprise, tourism, medical remedy, transit and normal non-public affairs shall be suspended for South Korean residents efficient at this time,” the … Read more

Put up-zero-Covid: What the return of Chinese language vacationers means for the worldwide financial system

Hong Kong CNN  —  Within the years earlier than Covid, China was the world’s most essential supply of worldwide vacationers. Its 155 million vacationers spent greater than 1 / 4 of a trillion {dollars} past its borders in 2019. That largesse fell precipitously over the previous three years because the nation primarily closed its borders. … Read more

Dubai simply dropped a 30% tax on alcohol

London/Abu Dhabi CNN  —  Dubai has scrapped a 30% tax on alcohol and can not cost vacationers or expats for permits to purchase alcoholic drinks because the emirate tries to draw extra overseas employees and guests within the face of rising regional competitors. Two main retailers within the metropolis, situated within the United Arab Emirates … Read more