Italy: Travel Updates

October 9: The unions have postponed to October 9 the Alitalia pilots and flight attendants strike that was initially scheduled for September 6. https://www.travelnostop.com/news/compagnie-aeree/ennesima-proroga-alitalia-sindacati-proclamano-sciopero-9-ottobre_465933 September 23: Some Alitalia personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 to 24:00. Please check with your ticket office whether this will affect your flight. https://www.summerinitaly.com/traveltips/transport-strikes-in-italy Tuscany – […]


UK: BA pilots strike continues

British Airways passengers suffered further disruption on Wednesday due to the knock-on effect of a two-day strike by pilots. The airline cancelled at least 71 Heathrow flights and 18 Gatwick flights as almost half of its fleet and more than 700 pilots started the day out of position. Most of the passengers affected were due […]


Florida: Hurricane Dorian

Hurricane Dorian is an 85 mph Category 1 hurricane, but isn’t content to stay that way for long. The National Hurricane Center is forecasting Dorian to become a Category 3 or greater “major” hurricane by Friday morning as it heads toward a potential landfall in Florida or elsewhere along the East Coast by Monday, potentially […]


Update: UK: BA Pilot strike (Sep 9, 10, 27) some flights on Sep 8, 12 cancelled

The British Airways strike next month is to cause at least five consecutive days of flight cancellations. BA pilots announced three days of strikes – taking place on 9, 10 and 27 September – in a dispute over pay. Despite the first strikes being on 9 and 10 September, some customers flying between the 8th […]


Eastern Caribbean: Tropical Storm Dorian

Forecasters said Tropical Storm Dorian was gathering strength Monday while approaching islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, and could strike Puerto Rico and its neighbors as a minimal hurricane on Tuesday. The latest advisory has the storm approaching Florida as a tropical storm, but interaction with land can greatly affect the system’s path, so we’ll […]