British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong amid reports more of its crew members have been forced to quarantine in a government centre. BA confirmed it has temporarily stopped flights "while we review operational requirements for this route". https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-594...Jump to post
The flight was American Airlines #1182 from Guatemala City.
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/11/27/us/m ... index.html
Must have been an awful experience.
With the infection in Beligum over 5 days old it must have spread to others.Eygpt is another popular location with the UK winter holiday group,guess that will be hit as well. European lock down seems likely this December.Jump to post
The EU is calling on member states to halt travel to and from nations where the new highly-mutated Covid variant has been found.
Belgium has identified one case of the new variant within its borders, the person arrived from Egypt earlier this month.
Stock markets around the world have tumbled on the news. Airlines and travel firms hardest hit. BA stock down 10% Easyjet down 9% Rolls Royce down 9.4%. A top health official calls it "the most significant variant" to dateJump to post
Perhaps a good idea but doubt it will sell well. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-59246473 "Mr López Obrador made it a priority to sell the plane when he came to power in 2018, including by lottery. But three years on, there are still no buyers. Mr López Obrador has admitted that ...Jump to post
Aesma wrote:Russia is the biggest country in the world, mostly empty. Why does he need to take bits and pieces of neighboring countries ? Yet he does it.
Cathay Pacific imposes tough new rules on aircrew. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-59301409 Those returning to the city from layovers abroad have been told to remain at home and "avoid unnecessary social contact" for a total of 21 days. On Monday, Cathay said that any aircrew members w...Jump to post
It's looking gloomy along the Ukraine boarder, US has warned allies an invasion is possible. Read an interesting article about the knock on global effects should that come to pass. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2021/11/13/shock-invasion-ukraine-would-trigger-economic-chaos-europe/?li_source=L...Jump to post
Looks like TK folded: Turkish Airlines will not accept citizens of Iraq, Syria and Yemen on flights to Minsk if they do not have diplomatic passports http://www.uniindia.com/~/turkish-airlines-pledge-not-to-carry-citizens-of-iraq-syria-yemen-to-minsk-warsaw/World/news/2560561.html Of course they di...Jump to post
Don't see them being released anytime soon, things have got a lot worse. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-59233232 "In the power vacuum following the president's killing, gang leaders have become more brazen and stepped up their criminal activities. Jimmy Chérizier, better known u...Jump to post
My best friends wife has started and he is not best equipped to deal with as a guy. He says that the moods swings are bad and not sure what to do. He is looking for help but understands little about the problem. Any suggestions welcome. Joint counseling would be great - that way both he and she can...Jump to post
My best friends wife has started and he is not best equipped to deal with as a guy. He says that the moods swings are bad and not sure what to do. He is looking for help but understands little about the problem. Any suggestions welcome. Asking for a friend eh? :? Yep, I am one of those who joined a...Jump to post
Was going to suggest Ennio Morricone but then someone pointed out he had died and I had missed that.
Karl Jenkins is rather good.
While the actual video is down or has been taken off, there is still the Guardian video which shows that dumping, although I am not sure if it reported that the wastewater was dumped in that place for 49 hrs. I have become deaf due to covid, and that video has no subtitles, so would have to learn f...Jump to post
Good news, First pill to treat Covid gets approval in UK. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-59163899 "In clinical trials the pill, originally developed to treat flu, cut the risk of hospitalisation or death by about half. The UK has agreed to purchase 480,000 courses with the first deliveries e...Jump to post
In the UK British Telecom have now moved all call centres back to England and Ireland, the service is so much better. I spoke to both India and Philippine centres and stuggled to get them to understand the scope of my broadband problems. Now the worse here is the DVLA incharge of Cars and licencing,...Jump to post
Fly over the city of Glasgow at the moment is a Vulcanair P.68R, been doing laps since 16:00.
Guess they will be flying all night in shifts, at 3500ft they might well keep some people awake.
Ryanair's recovery from the Covid-19 collapse in air travel has continued, but the airline still expects a heavy loss for the year.
The airline has narrowed losses in the past few months, but warned its annual deficit could hit €200m (£170m).
A controlled explosion was carried out and a man arrested, airport has now reopened.