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Travel Alert January 2020: Large Winter Storm to Impact Midwestern United States

If the midwestern United States is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a large winter storm.

A major winter storm is tracking across the United States and brushing along the border with southern Canada. Snow is expected from…

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Travel Alert January 2020: Industrial Action in France Causes Flights to Be Canceled

Here we go yet again.

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France starting tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 and lasting through Thursday, January 16, 2020, during which public servants and private sector employees will once again protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — including air traffic controllers — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as flights to, from and within France have already been delayed or canceled.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of…

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Travel Alert January 14 2020: Industrial Action in Italy to Disrupt Air Travel

The trade unions of air traffic controllers and other sectors of the commercial aviation industry in Italy have confirmed that employees who are members of those unions will be on strike tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 for four hours, from 1:00 in the afternoon through 5:00 in the afternoon.

Hundreds of flights have been delayed or canceled in advance as a result, which will…

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Travel Alert January 2020: Volcano Eruption Impacts Travel in the Philippines

If the Philippines is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the recent eruption of the Taal Volcano.

The operations of Manila International Airport have been partially restored earlier today, Monday, January 13, 2020 after it was closed due to the eruption of the Taal Volcano, which is located approximately 35 miles almost due south of the airport and resulted in the cancellation of…

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Travel Alert January 2020: Australia Wildfires and How You Can Help — Including Donating for Photographs of a Naked Woman

With record heat and 147 wildfires burning in the state of New South Wales alone, almost every state in Australia is experiencing the worst fire season in decades during the hottest and driest year on record. At least 27 people have been killed; almost 2,100 homes have been destroyed; and as many as one billion animals may have already succumbed to the wildfires — and those are only two of the many statistics which fail to paint a remotely accurate picture of the devastation that country is experiencing.

Volunteer firefighters from around the world — including those as far away as the United States — have descended upon Australia to fight the bushfires which have ravaged at least 17.9 million acres of the landscape, which is larger than the state of…

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Travel Alert January 2020: Earthquakes in Puerto Rico

At least one fatality was reported as a result of a series of dozens of earthquakes and aftershocks — some of which measured on the Richter scale up to a magnitude of 5.6 — have rocked much of the island of Puerto Rico since Monday, January 6, 2020, which caused the collapse of the iconic soaring stone arch natural wonder along the southern coast known as Punta Ventana or Window Point; structural damage and electric outages across much of the island territory.

The most significant of the earthquakes occurred…

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Travel Alert December 19 2019: Industrial Action in France Causes More Flights to Be Canceled

Here we go yet again.

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France for today, Thursday, December 19, 2019, during which public servants and private sector employees will once again protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — including air traffic controllers — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as flights to, from and within France have already been delayed or canceled.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of…

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Travel Alert December 17 2019: Industrial Action in France Causes More Flights to Be Canceled

Here we go yet again.

A call for labor strikes has been issued by members of trade unions in France for today, Tuesday, December 17, 2019, during which public servants and private sector employees will once again protest their anger pertaining to pension reforms by the government — including air traffic controllers — and the industrial labor action has already affected air travel for the day, as flights to, from and within France have already been delayed or canceled.

This notice is currently displayed at the official Internet web site of…

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