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Tsunami Warning for South Pacific Island Chain after 7.4 earthquake

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 15, 2019 23:30

A tsunami threat has been issued for Kermadec Islands.  Kermadec Islands, volcanic island group in the South Pacific Ocean, 600 mi (1,000 km) northeast of Auckland, New Zealand; they are ... Read More

Beirut Airport expansion: Curing crowds and a system failure

editor editor- June 15, 2019 02:26

Last summer, Beirut Rafik Hariri International Airport made headlines when passengers were stuck in lines for hours on end as the crowd grew larger and larger when the facility suffered ... Read More

Disabled group stuck on plane at Manchester Airport

editor editor- June 8, 2019 02:21

Six disabled passengers were left on board a plane at Manchester Airport for an hour and a half waiting for help to arrive so they could disembark. OmniServ is the ... Read More

Can you take an iconic road trip in an electric vehicle?

editor editor- May 7, 2019 21:56

Electric vehicles (EVs). They need recharging just like a fossil-fuel car needs to stop in at a gas pump. But how easy (or difficult) is it to stop in for ... Read More

Dispatchers Ratify Contract With Allegiant Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019 21:41

With close to 90 percent of eligible workers participating, flight dispatchers at Allegiant Air have voted overwhelmingly to ratify their first collective bargaining agreement as members of Teamsters Local 986. ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019 20:14

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything about it’.” It is indeed true because however much you ... Read More

Record travel insurance claims expected after grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 19:37

Travel insurance claims advocates at InsureMyTrip are gearing up for a record number of claims following the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets nationwide. "This is a very rare occurrence ... Read More

183 passengers trapped on Amtrak train, stranded in snow since Sunday

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 26, 2019 16:10

183 people remain trapped on the Los Angeles-bound Amtrak train in rural Oregon after the train struck a downed tree shortly before 6:20 p.m. Sunday. The train had left Seattle ... Read More

German Federal President stuck in Ethiopia after government plane breaks

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2019 16:20

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier's flight onboard the Airbus A340 was originally scheduled to depart Addis Ababa for the German capital at 12.30pm CET (11.30am GMT) on Wednesday, but his stay ... Read More

Sierra Leone Tourism went all out at FITUR to attract Spanish visitors

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 27, 2019 09:21

With its palm-fringed beaches, breathtaking mountains, tropical rainforests, and vibrant culture, Sierra Leone is one of West Africa’s most seductive destinations. Sierra Leone is on a penetrative entry strategy for ... Read More

“Tour operator” fleeces US tourists of $20K, arrested by Uganda’s Tourism Police

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 17:20

Tourism Police on the morning of Friday, January 25, arrested a quack tour operator who had fleeced a family of American tourists that had paid for a 15-day safari in ... Read More

Did Sri Lankan turtle whisperer receive a message days before the tsunami?

editor editor- January 13, 2019 01:29

“I saw the sea rushing in, sweeping away houses, animals and people and causing destruction,” said the turtle whisperer on the tsunami. Read More

Russia wants to sells its passenger planes to Iran. Not so fast, says US

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 7, 2019 16:40

Last year, Russia's JSC Sukhoi Company has signed an agreement to deliver 40 new twin-engine regional passenger jets, Sukhoi Superjet 100R, to two Iranian carriers – Iran Air Tours and ... Read More

Tourists Evacuated, stranded, cancellations: Chaos in Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 06:05

Thousands of tourists ended the last Christmas holiday in the Alps on Sunday being evacuated. This included visitors to the famous glacier Matterhorn in Switzerland. Airports and trains experienced mass ... Read More

Kashmir travelers annoyed by traffic snarls to Srinagar Airport

editor editor- January 1, 2019 00:38

Srinagar International Airport is also known as Sheikh-ul-Alam Airport and is plagued with extreme traffic congestion for travelers. Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 14:53

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday night, as devices have been ... Read More

Zimbabwe: A genocide in progress? Should Tourists Leave?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 2, 2018 07:58

Foreign tourist should leave Zimbabwe. After a violent crackdown Tuesday night, a scary calm is returning to portions of Zimbabwe This may not be a constant situation. "Zimbabwe is open for ... Read More

Baggage fees strand passenger at the airport for over a week

editor editor- November 3, 2011 07:46

Various airline fees can be a pricey annoyance for many passengers, but one caused a whole lot of trouble in the life of a Sonoma County woman. Read More

Mumbai runway finally cleared

editor editor- September 6, 2011 05:02

The Turkish Airlines’ Airbus A340 plane, which had skidded three days earlier on the main runway at the airport here and then got stuck, rendering the stretch inoperative, was finally ... Read More

Torrential rain, landslides strand tourists in Uttarakhand

editor editor- September 22, 2010 02:36

Dehradun - More than 100 tourists, including many from abroad, were stranded in different areas of Uttarakhand where torrential rain and landslides have claimed 66 lives over the past three ... Read More

British tourists stuck in Costa Rican mountain pass

editor editor- August 13, 2010 07:03

SAN JOSE — Sixteen British tourists remain stuck in a mountain pass in the central American country as rough weather kept rescuers from bringing them out, Red Cross officials have ... Read More

US citizen on the no-fly list allowed to return to US

editor editor- July 16, 2010 06:25

McLEAN, Va. – A Virginia man whose travels to Yemen caught the attention of the FBI and landed him on the U.S. Read More

Tourist trapped on ski lift, burns cash to attract attention

editor editor- February 16, 2010 02:35

German tourist stuck on a ski lift for six hours in the Austrian Alps saved himself by burning bank notes to attract attention. Read More

Penguin cruise tourists stuck in ice

editor editor- November 16, 2009 06:10

Eighty British tourists on a journey to watch emperor penguins in the Antarctic have been stranded for a week after their cruise ship got stuck in the ice. Read More

Senate panel: Airlines must let passengers off stuck planes

editor editor- July 22, 2009 06:21

U.S. airlines would have to let passengers off planes stuck on tarmacs after three hours, a move urged by consumer groups, under legislation approved by a Senate panel today. Read More

Trapped passengers evacuate Singapore ferris wheel

editor editor- December 24, 2008 03:18

SINGAPORE – More than 100 passengers stranded for six hours on the world's largest ferris wheel were being evacuated and given medical treatment in Singapore after the attraction ground to ... Read More

Tokyo airline stuck, waits for a taxi

editor editor- November 17, 2008 03:46

A Japan Airlines passenger plane from Malaysia became stuck on the runway shortly after landing at Tokyo's main airport. Read More

Tourist sucked into hotel pool filter dies

editor editor- August 27, 2008 04:39

A young French girl drowned while on holiday in Tunisia after her leg became trapped in the filter drain at the bottom of her hotel swimming pool, several sources said ... Read More