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Black Death Plague latest: Holidaymakers will now be screened at airports – tourist update

More than 1,300 cases have been reported in Madagascar since the start of the outbreak.  Last week, the World Health Organisation figures showed two thirds of those with the plague are suspected to be pneumonic, which is described as the “deadliest and most rapid from of plague”.  Addressing media, Professor Lucille Blumberg, South African National Institute of Communicable Diseases Deputy ...

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News: NATS launches hub and spoke system at Belfast airports

NATS has successfully transitioned Belfast International and Belfast City airports from paper to electronic flight strips earlier this year following a ten-month programme using new hub and spoke system architecture. While electronic strips aren’t a new concept, this UK first sees all airports in the hub and spoke system linked to a single set of data servers at NATS Swanwick ...

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Hurricane Ophelia: Flights at Irish airports axed – travellers may be delayed by a WEEK

Hurricane Ophelia, which is hours away from hitting Ireland, has caused an airline to cancel its flights to and from Dublin airport – and a number of flights from Cork Airport have been cancelled. Cork Airport have cancelled flights to Manchester, Bristol, Glasgow and Southampton, among others. Deric Ó hArtagáin, an Irish weatherman, tweeted a screen grab of the announcement from KLM airlines. ...

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News: Ryanair calls on UK airports to limit passenger alcohol consumption

Ryanair has called on UK airports to take “necessary measures” to prevent excessive alcohol consumption, in the wake of increased disruptive behaviour from passengers travelling from British airports. The CAA reported a 600 per cent increase in disruptive passenger incidents in the UK between 2012 and 2016 with most “involving alcohol”. As a result Ryanair urged the airports to take ...

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News: MAG sees continues growth at UK airports

MAG owned airports in the UK saw continued growth in both passenger numbers and cargo tonnes flown in July. Manchester Airport, the only airport in the UK with two runways apart from London Heathrow, grew 7.4 per cent year on year to handle more than three million passengers in July. It has now seen a record 27 million people pass ...

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