British Airways cancelled flights: Heathrow Airport passengers face technical problems | Travel News | Travel

British Airways passengers are facing huge delays and cancelled flights due to a system failure at Heathrow Airport. The airline tweeted: “We are experiencing disruption to our flights as a result of an issue with some of our IT systems. “We are working hard to urgently resolve the matter and are sorry for the disruption to some customers’ travel plans.” Passengers are being advised to book overnight accommodation as Heathrow Terminal Five was affected due to the computer failure. Four long-haul flights have been cancelled so far. Many were complaining…

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Ryanair flight: Passengers suffer bleeding ears after cabin pressure loss mid-air | Travel News | Travel

Ryanair flight FR7312 was flying from Dublin to Zadar in Croatia when the incident occurred. A loss of pressure in the cabin meant the plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Frankfurt airport. Oxygen masks fell as the plane descended thousands of feet, dropping 26,000 feet in just seven minutes according to flight tracking website Flight Radar. According to Sky News, German police explained that 33 of the passengers out of 189 were taken to the hospital. Some suffered from bleeding ears due to the loss of pressure,…

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Cruises: How often do passengers fall overboard a cruise ship? | Travel News | Travel

The 33-year-old cruise worker was found 26 miles outside of the search zone after falling from a Carnival Cruise ship near Cuba. After 22 hours of searching 1,600 square miles, he was eventually found and a lifeboat was sent to rescue him. He is currently in a stable condition after being treated onboard, with Carnival Cruise president Christine Duffy calling it “miraculous”. But how often do passengers fall overboard a cruise ship? Thankfully, the rate of people falling into the sea is rather low. The 33-year-old cruise worker was found…

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Flight secrets: Cabin crew reveal passengers who do this before takeoff could delay plane | Travel News | Travel

And now a flight attendant has revealed there is one thing any unsuspecting passenger could do which would delay the plane. But it isn’t sinister behaviour, and in fact is something every does without thinking. Going to the toilet on a plane which is waiting to takeoff will delay the flight. This is because when a passenger gets up to use the bathroom, flight attendants much alert the flight deck. Pilots cannot legally takeoff when passengers are in the bathroom. Explaining why to Business Insider, Robert Bingochea, a flight attendant…

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Cuba plane crash: Tributes for Boeing 737 passengers after Havana airport accident | Travel News | Travel

A Boeing 373 has crashed shortly after departing from Havana Jose Marti International Airport in Cuba. The plane, operated by national airline Cubana de Aviacon was scheduled to travel to the city of Holguin on the eastern side of the island. Three survivors have been rushed to hospital in critical condition, whilst one passenger has been confirmed to have died from burns and trauma, according to Reuters. With 104 passengers onboard the flight, the Cuban President told AFP that a “high number of victims” is to be expected. Tributes have…

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Cruise ship storm viral video: Passengers vomiting and ‘thrown into walls’ | Cruise | Travel

Cruise ship holidays often face difficult weather when out at sea, battling cyclones and storms. They can leave passengers struggling onboard with sea sickness and falling objects. Passenger Jessica Grace posted a video showing a P&O Australia ship during a storm, with doors being slammed open as the liner battled strong waves. It also showed the huge waves outside the window as well as the swimming pools overflowing as they rocked. Other passengers reportedly struggling to get around the ship and stay upright. She told Daily Mail Australia: “Everyone walking…

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