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Another tsunami heading to Indonesia? New cracks

editor editor- January 3, 2019 02:15

Indonesia's latest tsunami is raising questions about the growth of the country's tourism industry. Read More

More airlines resume flying despite volcanic ash cloud

editor editor- June 13, 2011 05:59

More airlines are preparing to resume flying despite forecasts the volcanic ash cloud hovering in New Zealand skies could stick around for another few days. Read More

WTTC yearly summit: how important is thee?

editor editor- June 10, 2011 23:25

The World Travel & Tourism Summit’s (WTTC) yearly Global Travel & Tourism Summit, by pure coincidence, has become the ideal platform to discuss global travel and tourism’s most important subject ... Read More

Volcanic eruption in Iceland seems to be over

editor editor- May 28, 2011 03:10

ICELAND (eTN) - The Grimsvotn Lakes eruption in Vatnajokull glacier in Iceland seems to be over. Read More

Hundreds of flights cancelled due to volcanic ash

editor editor- May 25, 2011 02:35

An ash cloud from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano began to reach London's Heathrow airport around lunchtime. Heathrow is the world's busiest international air travel hub. Read More

Iceland’s foreign minister tackles climate change and same-sex marriage

editor editor- September 29, 2010 07:41

(eTN) - Geothermal energy could answer a substantial part of the energy demands of many poorer countries, Iceland's foreign minister said last week in New York, telling United Nations Member ... Read More

SAS reports loss, says volcano ash to blame

editor editor- August 19, 2010 04:09

STOCKHOLM — Beleaguered Scandinavian airline SAS on Wednesday said it narrowed its losses in the second quarter but remained deep in the red due to the flight chaos caused by ... Read More

Volcanic ash affects 1000 flights in Europe

editor editor- May 17, 2010 17:17

LONDON – Flight restrictions affecting London's two major international airports — Heathrow and Gatwick — were lifted Monday after a no-fly zone had been imposed due to dense volcanic ash ... Read More

Malaysia Airlines flights to London and Amsterdam disrupted due to volcanic ash

editor editor- May 17, 2010 10:59

SUBANG (May 17, 2010): Malaysia Airlines flights to London and Amsterdam today were disrupted once again due to the closure of airports affected by fresh Icelandic volcano eruptions. Read More

Airlines: UK flight bans unjustified and “beyond a joke”

editor editor- May 17, 2010 09:55

Airlines have criticised the latest decision to ban flights at a raft of UK airports because of volcanic ash. Read More

London’s Heathrow, Amsterdam’s Schiphol airports shut down due to volcanic ash

editor editor- May 17, 2010 09:47

LONDON – Two of Europe's busiest airports closed early Monday morning as a dense cloud of volcanic ash drifted from Iceland, aviation authorities said. Read More

Saudi Arabian Airlines suspends US flights due to volcanic ash over Atlantic

editor editor- May 11, 2010 09:12

RIYADH — Saudi Airlines said on Monday it had halted flights between the United States and Saudi Arabia because of the cloud of volcanic ash from Iceland over the Atlantic. Read More

Déjà vu – ash clouds menacing European air travel again

editor editor- May 5, 2010 05:42

DUBLIN – Iceland's clouds of volcanic ash are menacing European air traffic again, but transport chiefs insisted Tuesday they are learning from last month's crisis and won't let the hard-to-measure Read More

All flights in and out of Ireland canceled due to renewed ash risk

editor editor- May 4, 2010 07:35

DUBLIN – All flights in and out of Ireland have been canceled Tuesday morning because of the renewed risk of volcanic ash drifting south from Iceland, the Irish Aviation Authority ... Read More

Middle East travel industry tackles ash crisis

editor editor- May 3, 2010 02:41

How did the Middle East travel industry cope with what’s been called the “worst travel disruption the world has ever seen”? Read More

Volcanic ash costing travel insurance industry millions of dollars in claims

editor editor- April 21, 2010 03:18

The travel insurance industry is paying millions of dollars in claims to travellers stranded in Europe and elsewhere by the drifting Icelandic volcanic ash. Read More

UNWTO calls for solidarity among the travel and tourism industry and urges for fair treatment of travellers

editor editor- April 19, 2010 12:41

- The plume of volcanic ash drifting across Europe following the eruption of the volcano Eyjafjalla in Iceland on 14 April has determined the closure of a major part of ... Read More

Volcanic ash costing El Al $20 million a week in revenue

editor editor- April 19, 2010 02:57

The volcanic ash cloud that is shutting down air traffic over Europe is also seriously affecting Israeli airlines and other companies in the aviation industry. Read More

EU: Air traffic could return to 50%of normal levels Monday

editor editor- April 19, 2010 01:00

AMSTERDAM – European air traffic could return to about 50 percent of normal levels Monday if weather forecasts confirm that skies over half the continent are emptying of the volcanic ... Read More

New York hotels offer discounts for those staying in the city due to volcanic ash fallout

editor editor- April 17, 2010 06:31

“While for many travelers having a stay in New York extended unexpectedly is a great stroke of luck, the logistics involved can also be a bit of a pain in ... Read More

Alaska Airlines resumes flights after cancellations due to volcanic ash

editor editor- August 12, 2008 02:07

SEATTLE, WA (August 11, 2008) - Alaska Airlines announced it has resumed operations this morning between the state of Alaska and lower 48 states and is adding flights to help ... Read More