UK Border Force have confirmed that Monday 13 May is the target ‘go-live’ date for the expansion of e-Gates and removal of the requirement of landing cards for the seven countries known as B5JSSK – USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore and South Korea.
Over the weekend, Marriott announced that the database of its Starwood division had been hacked. The database is thought to contain records of up to 500 million customers with information including personal details such as name, address and passport number.
Millions of people in the US have been advised to evacuate their homes as Hurricane Florence approaches the East coast, with the greatest risk in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia and a potential threat in Maryland and Eastern Georgia.
British Airways has apologised for what they have called a very sophisticated breach of the firm's security systems.
Ryanair have changed the rules regarding luggage passengers can take on board as from November, they will now be charging £6 for bags that are stored in the overhead locker.
A total of 80 workers, including firefighters, bird control staff, engineers and drivers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport will be striking from Thursday 23rd August to Saturday 25th August in a dispute over pay.
It's double trouble for Ryanair passengers on Friday. The airline has cancelled 20 of its scheduled 300 flights to and from Northern Ireland and a strike from Ryanair pilots in Belguim, Sweden and Ireland will see a further 146 flights cancelled.
Last month, it was announced that, after many years of discussion, a third runway at Heathrow had been approved by MP's, with estimated completion by 2026. However lawyers acting for Heathrow Hub, a rival Heathrow expansion group, have put forward objections for the proposal.
Ryanair have announced a cancellation of up to 600 flights over two days next week. It will affect almost 50,000 passengers who are due to fly to or from Belguim, Portugal and Spain on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th July.