Airline

Second round of BA strike begins

May 31 - Gulf passengers will once again be bracing themselves for the next round of strikes by the British Airways (BA) cabin crew that kicked off yesterday. Talks between Unite – BA cabin crew union – and the management failed once again on Friday.

This round of strikes will last five days, coinciding with the June British bank holiday while the third round will begin on June 5, right before the FIFA world cup that begins in South Africa on June 11. “We are very disappointed that Unite are continuing to take strike action up to 9 June,” said BA on its website.

Flights in the Gulf have already been affected, with scheduled flights due to operate this week on the Dubai-London, Doha-Bahrain-London and Jeddah-London routes already cancelled.
 

More Airline
Qatar Airways launches direct flights to Skopje
Emirates launches dedicated airport lounge at Boston Logan Airport
Laptop ban lifted on Qatar Airways flights to the US
Latest Travel News
The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam is a great...
Family summer holiday destinations...
Iconic Sheraton Cairo reopens after exte...
Featured Sights To See
The Cathedral of Christ the Savior

The Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Moscow, Russia

This was built in the 1800s to commemorate Russia's victory over Napoleon Bonaparte. Records of Russian military victories are engraved in the marble panels leading to the main hall.   Timings: Daily 11 A.M- 7 P.M. Admission: free Tel: 095-202-8024 Address: 15 Volkhonka ...

Little Tokyo/Chinatown

Little Tokyo/Chinatown

Los Angeles, United States

Little Tokyo and Chinatown are the Japanese and Chinese cultural centers of California.  Declared a National Historic Landmark District, it boasts the David Henry Hwang Theatre, numerous restaurants, wagashi shops, specialty stores, and the Japanese Village Plaza. ...

Trajan's Market

Trajan's Market

Rome, Italy

Thought to be the world’s oldest shopping mall, the arcades in Trajan’s Market are now believed by many to be administrative offices for Emperor Trajan. The shops and apartments were built in a multi-level structure and one can visit several of the levels. Highlights include delicate marble floors and the remains of a library. The new museum of the Imperial Forums houses a wealth of artefacts fr...

Promenade

Promenade

Isfahan, Iran

Address: downstream along the Zayandeh River. The simplest way to enjoy the Zayandeh area while avoiding noisy, huddling crowds is to take a walk down the paved promenade that runs parallel to the course of the river. An especially well-liked area is the downstream path from the Si-o-Seh to the Khaju Bridge. Splendidly landscaped, with colorful floral beds, charming sitting and resting sp...