UK Travel News

China Passenger Throws Coins Into Plane Engine 'For Good Luck'

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK

A passenger on a Chinese flight threw coins into a plane engine in an apparent attempt to bring about good luck. The 80-year-old passenger reportedly ...

Couple Whose Wedding Guests Were Stranded After BA Flight Cancellations Finally Tie The Knot

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A couple who were forced to delay their wedding due to the cancellations of BA flights have finally tied the knot. Laura Sciortino and her husband Sam...

Things Just Got A Whole Lot Worse For British Airways' PR Department

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 29.05.2017 | UK

BA’s public relations nightmare worsened on Monday when the Daily Mail suggested the beleaguered airline should be stripped of its ‘British’ mon...

Driving From Kent To Essex Is Set To Become So Much Easier

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

A tunnel beneath the River Thames is expected to be announced as the Government’s preferred option for a new road crossing. Transport Secretary Chri...

United Airlines Becomes Possibly Most Mocked Company In The History Of The Internet

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK

United Airlines has found itself at the centre of a PR storm - so the public has stepped in to suggest some more appropriate mottos and logos for the ...

Ryanair Issues Desperate Plea To Theresa May Over Brexit

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK

Ryanair has said it will be forced to stop flying from Britain if Theresa May does not secure key ‘open skies’ rights in the upcoming Brexit negot...

Flight Escorted By Fighter Jets Into London Stansted Airport

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Two RAF fighter jets were scrambled to escort a Pakistan International Airlines flight to London Stansted Airport, as a passenger was wanted by police...

Shaken Passengers Share Pics As BA Plane 'Skids Off' Runway At Billund

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Shaken passengers have shared chaotic images on social media after their British Airways plane appeared to skid off the runway at Billund, Denmark, th...

Thick Fog Causes Flight Cancellations And Delays Amid Freezing Temperatures

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK

Flights have been cancelled at London airports as thick fog swathes parts of south and south east England on Monday. Around 100 flights were affected ...

Almost 1,000 UK Holidaymakers Are Being Flown Back From Gambia

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK

Nearly 1,000 holidaymakers on Thomas Cook packages in Gambia are to be flown home amid growing concerns of political unrest in the west African nation...

An Obscure Law Could 'Open The Floodgates' For Big Refunds For Southern Rail Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK

A Southern Rail commuter claims to have used an obscure law to get a refund worth thousands from his season ticket due to bad service. The man, known ...

Brexit Could Mean An Even Longer Queue At Passport Control, Airports Warn

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 15.01.2017 | UK

Passengers landing at UK airports could be in for longer queues after Brexit, airports have warned. The Airport Operators Association (AOA) has said t...

Flight Cancellations, Road Closures And Evacuations Begin As Snow And Gales Arrive

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK

Gales, snow and heavy rain have brought traffic chaos to Britain, as Londoners marvelled at snowfall. Fights were cancelled, roads were closed due to ...

M1 Closed After Body Discovered On Motorway

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK

Part of the M1 was closed after a body was discovered on the motorway. The road was closed northbound after on Tuesday between junctions 16 (Northamp...

This Is What Happens When Two Great British Traditions Collide

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

Monday’s Tube Strike has created what might be the world’s biggest queue for public transport - as two great British traditions collide with chaot...

Thousands Of Holidays Cancelled As Travel Firm Goes Bust

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

Thousands of travellers have had their holidays cancelled or cut short after a British cruise firm went into administration. All Leisure Holidays, whi...

London Flights Cancelled As Thick Fog Descends On The Capital

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK

A number of flights from London City airport were cancelled today because of thick fog. By midday, 22 arrivals and 29 departures had been cancelled. A...

Southern Rail Passengers Should Brace Themselves For An Awful Start To The New Year

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Commuters on the beleaguered Southern Railway are to face horrific delays and disruption over New Year as Britain’s biggest rail union confirms fres...

These Three Strikes Announced On The Same Day, Are Bad News If You're Flying At Christmas

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK

BA cabin crew will strike on Christmas Day and Boxing Day in a row over pay - the latest airport staff to announce industrial action that threatens tr...

Ferrari Crashes Into Group Of Pedestrians, Injuring Six

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.12.2016 | UK

A Ferrari has crashed into a group of people in South London, injuring six of them. The sports car reportedly mounted the curb on Monday morning near ...

Adverts Promoting Human Rights Act Deemed 'Too Political' For Train Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK

Adverts that defend the Human Rights Act by Amnesty International have been deemed “too political” for Britain’s railways and ditched by Network...

Lorry Spills 20 Tonnes Of Pasta And Bolognese Creating 'Spaghetti Junction'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

A main road has been blocked in both directions after a lorry shed its load of pasta and bolognese sauce. The vehicle spilled 20 tonnes of the Italian...

EU Countries Could Be Adding A Tax To Your Holiday Thanks To Brexit

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK

The home secretary has warned that British holidaymakers could face a “holiday tax” to travel to the European Union as part of a trade-off for lea...

Black Lives Matter Occupy London City Airport Runway To Ground Flights

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.11.2016 | UK

London City Airport if fully operational after a Black Lives Matter protest occupied the runway and grounded all flights in and out. Police were call...

Black Lives Matter Occupy London City Airport Runway To Ground Flights

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK

Black Lives Matter protesters staging a demonstration over climate change at London City Airport have brought flights both in and out to a standstill....