US bans Pakistan's PIA over pilot licence scandal

Government review found around 260 of country’s 860 active pilots hold fake licences or cheated on exams So far 17 pilots have been fired in the first phase of its investigation, a PIA spokesman told AFP. The United States has banned Pakistan International Airlines from operating chartered flights to the

How to sleep on a plane: Top tips for sleeping on a flight as foreign holidays resume

Sleep on a plane is something many passengers struggle with. Despite there being several hours of me-time available, it’s not always simple to drift off. So what’s the best way to master sleeping on flights? This is the travel advice to follow. READ MORE Flights: Cabin crew reveal why you

Portugal holidays: Britons are ‘100% welcome’ despite being exempt from travel list

Portugal is an especially popular holiday destination with Britons who visit holiday hotspots such as the Algarve and Lisbon regularly. But this year the sunny holiday spot has been off limits due to coronavirus. On July 4, the government unveiled its “air bridge” plans. READ MORE Portugal holidays: Portugal entry requirements

Covid upends passport power rankings, New Zealand an outlier

The New Zealand passport has held on to its status in the world power rankings, as other countries feel the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. Covid 19 has punished countries’ poor handling of the crisis in the soft power rankings – as the latest Henley and Partners Passport Index rankings

Holidays 2020: Maldives, Cuba and Cape Verde could be on next ‘air bridge’ list

Holidays to the Maldives and other top travel destinations could be back on the cards. New travel advice updates by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office suggest a new slew of countries could be added to the ‘air bridge’ list. The UK government unveiled its ‘travel corridor’ list on July

IATA Study Reveals Concerns From Travelers During Coronavirus Outbreak

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently conducted a study about the potential holdups tourists are experiencing regarding air travel in the age of the coronavirus outbreak. The name of the game for many travelers is precautions, as 77 percent of survey respondents said they wash their hands more frequently,

Barbados to offer year-long stays for remote workers

Barbados could allow remote workers from around the world to relocate to the Caribbean island for a year, under a new scheme currently being considered. Bajan prime minister Mia Mottley has proposed the new policy in response to the impact of coronavirus on travel. Under the scheme, visitors would have

Google Maps Street View: Woman caught in awkward position – what has happened to her legs?

Google Maps Street View allows users to travel anywhere in the world and see some of its most impressive landmarks. When users search the site, they often uncover some weird and wonderful sights. One woman has been caught in a very awkward position while in Mexico.  READ MORE Google Maps