Incident highlights vulnerability of an important international airport to breaches in perimeter security
Protesters reportedly bypassed security by using rubber dinghy to cross docks
The start-up airline's focus is on cutting out the fuss of travel rather than complicated bells and whistles, with unlimited travel from £2,500 a month
'All customers and their bags were re-screened as a precaution.'
The Man Who Pays His Way
I’ve just come back from a holiday in Seattle, on the north-west coast of America.
I have just returned to London from Los Angeles, and my early reflection is this: it’s nice to be in a place where the sun shines all day, where the transport systems work, and where the people are generally friendly and helpful.
The head of air traffic operations for the United States resigned last night after a string of attention-grabbing news reports about controllers falling asleep in airport towers leaving pilots to land their planes with no guidance from the ground beyond the visual track of runway lights.
Bored stuck waiting for a flight out of Europe? Here are ten ways to help while away the time until you get your flight.
The government's disastrous plan for a third runway at Heathrow Airport is on the ropes. And the campaigning of Lily Kember is a major reason why. Just over a year ago, Lily and almost 60 other activists from Plane Stupid brought Stansted Airport to a halt. On a freezing December morning, they used bolt-cutters to enter a secure area and stopped flights from taking off. Still a student at the time, Lily said: "Being arrested is a terrifying prospect, but it is not nearly as terrifying as the threat of climate change."
The union representing British Airways cabin crew released a video today to counter "gross misrepresentations" over issues at the heart of a dispute which threatens industrial action.
The battle to save the planet sometimes comes down to a battle to be heard, and amid the din of the information superhighway, that is becoming harder and harder. But one environmental campaigner is showing superlatively how it should be done.
If you like your hotels quirky, get a copy of Bed In A Tree by Bettina Kowalewski. Find some of the oddest locations to stay in, such as the German hotel shaped like a giant suitcase. Published on 1 October, by DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, price £14.99.
Since when has Oxford been in London? For that matter; when did Stansted, Luton or Gatwick get a London postcode?
Actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers was taken away in handcuffs by police at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris following an alleged drunken brawl.
Shock rocker Alice Cooper was being reunited with his beloved collection of more than 300 horror movies after his bag went missing at an airport.