After many years of discussions surrounding the Heathrow expansion, the decision for a third runway was approved today by Ministers and it is thought the project could be concluded by 2026.
Luton Airport workers were due to walk out on 26th May in a dispute over pay and zero-hours contract. However, the airport has made an enhanced pay offer that has currently been accepted, suspending the strikes that were due to impact the May Bank Holiday.
Air France have announced that members of the union are set to stage a four day walk out on 3rd, 4th, 7th and 8th May, which also coincides with strike action by French rail staff. The airline's chairman opened up a staff vote on a new pay deal last week, but the strike action was announced later that day.
A four-day DLR strike, which was set to start earlier today and impact many Marathon runners who were required to register at The Excel Centre, has been cancelled.
The ABTA Destinations team have advised that a German public sector strike has been declared for Tuesday 10th April, with the strike action set to extend to airports across Germany.
Passengers flying to and from London airports are being warned to expect some delays for at least the next 10 days and possibly up to three weeks as Britain upgrades its outdated air traffic control system.
The Air France strike, which commenced on 30th March, is now set to continue over the next two weeks, with further action expected to take place on 17th April, 23rd and 24th April.
'The Beast from the East' has hit Britain this week, bringing freezing temparatures and heavy snowfalls, causing lots of travel disruption across the country, with red weather warnings being issued.
London City Airport is currently closed after a World War Two bomb was found nearby in the River Thames.