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US expands Global Entry trusted traveller programme to UK low-risk travellers

3rd November 2015

At the World Travel Market (WTM), the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner (CBP) R. Gil Kerlikowske announced the expansion its partnership with the United Kingdom by making the CBP’s Global Entry Programme accessible to UK citizens. Through this cooperation, UK low-risk travellers can register for Global Entry from 3rd December 2015, which makes it easier […]

Business Travel Alerts: Lufthansa cabin crew strike action

3rd November 2015

The German cabin crew trade union UFO has confirmed week-long strike of Lufthansa cabin crew from Friday, 6th November until Friday, 13th November 2015. 6th November 2015 – Update: Start: Friday, 6th November 2pm local time at Frankfurt and Dusseldorf Airport. Munich Airport is excluded from the strike action until Sunday (inclusive) Strike Impact: The strike […]

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Business Travel Update: London DLR staff to strike for 48-hours

28th October 2015

London DLR unionised workers have announced they will stage a 48-hour strikes in the dispute over working conditions and the use of agency staff. The 48-hour walkout of RMT unionised members has now been confirmed and is expected to start on Tuesday, 3rd November in the morning. According to reports the strike has the potential to ‘completely […]

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Business Travel Alert: Lufthansa pilots strike on short-haul flights – Update 09 Sept 2015

8th September 2015

The ongoing Lufthansa pilots strike has been temporarily stopped by a regional state labour court. Earlier this week association Cockpit has announced to extend the Lufthansa pilots strike to short- and medium-haul flights for 9th September. On Tuesday, 8th September the Lufthansa pilots strike caused already a number flight cancellations on long-haul flights and cargo […]

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UK Rail Services: RMT Union announced proposed industrial action affecting First Great Western services

7th July 2015

Business Travel Alert: RMT Union has announced proposed industrial action on First Great Western rail services starting Thursday, 9 July to start of service Saturday 11 July 2015.  Minor alterations to some First Great Western rail services are expected to take place on Wednesday 08 July from 18.00. The proposed industrial action is a result of on-going disputes between the […]

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UK Travel Alert: London Tube Strike announced by RMT, Unite, TSSA Union

4th July 2015

London Underground workers are preparing for a London Tube strike from 18:30 on Wednesday, 8th of July 2015. The strike action on the Tube is expected to be a 24-hour walkout of RMT , Unite and TSSA members. RMT and TSSA union members advised they intend to be backing the 24-hour strike action originally planned by the drivers’ union ASLEF, […]