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Strike threatens summer holiday plans

We have heard today that air traffic controllers are expected to be among 750,000 workers who will join a day of mass strikes that are planned by trade unions for the 30th June. If this happens then the travel industry will face more delays, cancellations and travel misery. Oh dear.

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Aftershock. World First advice for travellers in Pacific region following earthquake in Japan.

It’s heartbreaking watching the news today. As we stare open mouthed at our televisions it’s hard to imagine the magnitude of what has happened in Japan and what is about to happen in the rest of the Pacific. Tidal wave alerts are in force in Russia, Hawaii, The Philippines, Indonesia, Alaska, Central America and even South America.

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Your travel insurance policy will cover you for Icelandic ash

Your travel insurance policy will cover you for Icelandic ash With the ongoing problems relating from the fallout from the volcanic ash (pun intended), World First has set out how it intends to respond to the claims its policyholders will …

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Extreme travel – are you insured?

Extreme travel - are you insured? Travelling off-piste is very much in vogue these days. You can do some pretty extreme things in the pursuit of pleasure like flying a MiG jet over Moscow, swimming with sharks or going to …

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What do I do if my British Airways flight is delayed or cancelled?

What do I do if my British Airways flight is delayed or cancelled? You may be a little concerned by the recent turn of events at British Airways. Legal action and reconciliation notwithstanding, the company is considering cancelling large chunks …

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