Emergency Schengen Visa on Arrival at Amsterdam and Paris (02 Mar 2016)

It is now possible to have a Schengen Visa issued at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport (CDG) for Marine passengers arriving on Air France and KLM who were unable to obtain a Schengen visa before departure due to short notice (within 10 days of their departure). This service is available

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for Canada (01 Mar 2016)

Starting 15 March 2016, the Government of Canada imposes a new Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement for passengers flying to or transit through Canada. The entry requirement states:  Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an eTA. Exceptions include U.S. citizens and travellers with a valid visa.  eTA

Bangkok Airways Baggage Through Check In Policy (29 Feb 2016)

Bangkok Airways has recently announced a new baggage through-check in policy to comply with industry standards & practices as well as APPS (Advance Passenger Processing System). Effective for travel on and after March 27th 2016, when a customer has two separate tickets, Bangkok Airways will no longer through-check bags to the end destinations.

Periodic Airport Closures at Douala Airport, Cameroon until 27 Nov 2015 (24 Nov 2015)

Intermittent airport closures causing disruption in normal air traffic pattern are expected due to the ongoing runway maintenance at Douala airport. Travelers flying in or out from Douala are recommended to reconfirm their flight status directly with the airlines.

Flights Cancellation During APEC in Manila, Philippines (12 Nov 2015)

Air Asia, Cebu Pacific, CebGo and Philippine Airlines announced the cancelation of several domestic and international flights due to the temporary runway closures of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Manila to give way to the culminating event of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 16th – 19th November 2015. World leaders are expected to

Planned Strike by Lufthansa Flight Attendants Union (06 Nov 2015)

The ‘Organisation of Independent Flight Attendants’ union (UFO) has announced that it will take strike action on Lufthansa flights from today, Friday 6 November until Friday 13 November. Flights operated by Lufthansa City Line, Germanwings, Eurowings, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and SWISS will not be affected by any possible strike action and will

Bali & Lombok (Indonesia) Airports Closed as Mount Barujari Spews Volcanic Ash (04 Nov 2015)

Indonesian authorities have closed Bali and Lombok airports as ash blown from an erupting volcano continues to disrupt flights. Last night, the Indonesian transport ministry announced that it would close airports in Bali and Lombok until further notice, on advice from the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.The volcanic ash cloud is about one kilometer high and

Further Flight Disruption in Parts of Indonesia & Malaysia Due to Poor Visibility (20 Oct 2015)

The ongoing haze caused by land and forest fires in the island of Sumatra and Kalimantan (both Indonesia) continue to affect flights at various airports in Indonesia (Pekanbaru, Pontianak, Jambi) and Malaysia (Penang, Langkawi, Tawau). Travel disruption is likely to persist over the coming weeks due to the unusually dry weather conditions this year. Separately

Aeroflot Halts Ticket Sales for Ukraine Flights (19 Oct 2015)

We hereby inform you that Aeroflot (SU) has ceased ticket sales for flights to/from Kiev and Odessa from 25 October 2015 following the decision by Ukrainian authorities to ban flights by Russian airlines. The affected routes are: 1. Moscow – Kiev – Moscow 2. Moscow – Odessa – Moscow 3. St. Petersburg – Kiev –

Anticipate Disruption Due to Typhoon Dujuan (28 Sep 2015)

Travelers should expect disruption over the next 48 hours due to the passage of Typhoon Dujuan, which is a Category Four storm (the second highest on a five-point scale). The typhoon is forecast to maintain its strength as it approaches the Sakishima Islands (Okinawa prefecture) on 28 September. Dujuan is forecast to hit the eastern

British Airways 2276 Catches Fire at Las Vegas Airport (09 Sep 2015)

There were 159 passengers and 13 crew on board. Two people were treated for minor injuries as a result of the fire on this flight that was due to fly from the US city’s McCarran airport to Gatwick. The blaze was quickly put out by around 50 firefighters.

Indonesian Trigana Flight TGN267 Goes Missing Over Papua with 54 Passengers and Crew On Board. (16 Aug 2015)

The National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) said the domestic Trigana Air Service was carrying 49 passengers – including five children – and five crew members. The plane was flying between Sentani Airport Jayapura and Oksibil in Papua, a region of Indonesia, and is said to have lost contact with air traffic control. Trigana Air

Anticipate Travel Disruption In Japan, China, Taiwan, Philippines Due To Passage of Typhoon Soudelor In The Coming Days (07 Aug 2015)

The typhoon is forecast to pass south of Okinawa prefecture (Japan) and make landfall in Taiwan on 8 August, before making a second landfall on Fujian province (China) overnight on 8-9 August. Flight disruption is expected at major airports across Taiwan, including Taipei Taoyuan (TPE), Taipei Songshan (TSA), Kaohsiung ( KHH) and Taichung (RMQ) airports

Nationals of Philippines and Central African Republic Require Airport Transit Visa (ATV) to Transit Through France (29 July 2015)

Nationals of the Philippines and Central African Republic, including passengers travelling with a Marine or Offshore ticket, will require an Airport Transit Visa (ATV) when transiting France and traveling to another non-Schengen country. Standard exemptions from ATV apply: • Holders of a valid visa issued by Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland (Rep.), Japan, Romania, USA

Eruption of Calbuco Volcano Causes Travel Disruption in Parts of Chile & Argentina (24 April 2015).

The red alert is in effect and the authorities have also issued a state of emergency in the province of Llanquihue, commune of Puerto Octay, and the cities of Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas in Chile. According to the recent reports, several smaller airports in Chile and Argentina in the vicinity of the Calbuco volcano

France Air Traffic Controller Strike Affecting Domestic Network (08 April 2015)

France’s civil aviation authority said controllers had notified it of plans to strike on both Wednesday and Thursday (8th & 9th April 2015) and traffic disruption on the domestic network is expected. According to recent report, Air France will cancel up to 40 percent of its medium haul flights, while most of the long-haul flights

Anticipated Travel Disruption Due to Typhoon Maysak (Chedeng) in Philippines (04 April 2015)

Typhoon Maysak (Chedeng) is expected to make landfall on the morning of 5th April somewhere along the shores of central Luzon and Cagayan Valley region (Luzon). Although Maysak is expected to weaken before making landfall, heavy rains and strong winds are expected in parts of Luzon Island including Metro Manila.

Travel Disruption Is Expected In US Mid Atlantic and Mid South States (17 Feb 2015)

Winter storm Octavia has brought heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain causing travel disruption in Washington (DC) and the states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Flight cancellations were reported at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT), Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU, both North Carolina), Louisville International Airport (

Airport Workers Strike at Paris Airports 12 – 13 Feb 2015

Various unions representing staff working for Aeroports de Paris (ADP) have called the strike as they demand wage increases. Civil aviation authorities in France (DGAC) have warned of delays and disruption to flights from Charles-de-Gaulle and Orly airport. Travel Cue is monitoring the situation and will be contacting affected traveler to offer alternative routing.

Air Asia QZ8501 Surabaya to Singapore Lost Contact with Air Traffic Control (28 Dec 2014)

Air Asia Flight QZ 8501 is reported missing with 162 people on board. The aircraft lost contact with air traffic control just after 07:00am local time. Air Asia has issued a statement that search and rescue operations are under way for the missing plane. Based on our initial search on bookings held by us, there

Lufthansa – Pilots’ strike Action on 01st & 02nd Dec (1 Dec 2014)

Lufthansa pilots have announced strike action beginning at 12:00 on 1 December through 23:59 on 2 December, local German time. Lufthansa is currently planning a reorganise flight timetables due to the expected flight disruptions. Customers with connecting flights on Lufthansa may be affected during this period. The planned strike action will cause disruptions for Monday

Anticipate Flight Delays and Cancellations at Chicago Airports – USA (7 Nov 2014)

Flight delays with an average of up to 1 hour and cancellations are expected to continue at O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport due to bad weather and high winds. Reportedly, more than 50 flights were canceled at O’Hare and about half a dozen flight delays at Midway Airport yesterday.

Travel Disruption at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport – USA (5 Nov 2014)

Travellers at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport should continue to anticipate travel disruption due to inclement weather. Reportedly, over 150 departures and arrivals were canceled on Tuesday morning.

VISA Restrictions – Ebola Affected Countries (4 Nov 2014)

Canada authorities on 31st October has suspended VISAs issuance for people who has recently traveled from Ebola affected West African countries or those who have travelled to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in the past three months. The VISAs suspension also being implemented by Australia last week. Travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who

Travel Disruption – Gujarat, India (30 Oct 2014)

Travelers to northern Gujarat should expect travel disruption to air, road and rail transport due to severe Cyclone Nilofar expected to make landfall on 1 Nov. Flight schedules at Jamnagar’s Airport (JGA), Porbandar Airport (PBD) and Bhavnagar Airport (BHU) are likely to be effected.

Flight Cancellation (5-7 Nov) – Chiang Mai, Thailand (29 Oct 2014)

Travelers flying to/from Chiang Mai International Airport between 5-7 Nov should anticipate flight disruption due to Loy Krathong festival. Reportedly, more than 100 flights have been cancelled and 50 more rescheduled during this period.

Ebola Travel Restrictions Set Up Across America (23 Oct 2014)

The United States and several countries across South America have implemented travel restrictions in response to the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus; travelers flying through Ebola-affected countries are advised to check the countries’ different limitations prior to travel. Below are the countries and their reported restrictions. • Antigua and Barbuda imposed an entry ban

Germany: Flights Cancelled Due to Lufthansa Strike (20 Oct 2014)

Anticipate major travel disruptions as a 35-hour strike by Lufthansa pilots takes place on 20-21 October, causing more than a thousand flights to be cancelled. The strike is set to begin at 11:00 on Monday, local time, ending on 22:00 on Tuesday. Lufthansa’s low-cost subsidiary Germanwings will continue operations and will remain unaffected. Disruptions are

Greece: Anticipate Travel Disruptions Due to Air Traffic Controllers’ Strike on 23 October (20 Oct 2014)

A strike by air traffic controllers in Greece has been scheduled to take place on 23 October from 9:00-13:00, local time; flight cancellations are likely if the action continues. Previously announced strikes have been cancelled and no flight cancellations can be issued until the strike pushes through. Domestic and international flights will possibly be impacted

Toronto and Northeast America: Weather-Related Travel Disruptions (17 Oct 2014)

Passengers at Toronto, Canada, and the northeastern region of the US are set to grapple flight delays and cancellations due to inclement weather. Flights to and from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport will be affected. In a statement by Porter Airlines, it is said that various route services will be cancelled or delayed, including flights

India: Visakhapatnam Airport (VTZ) Flights Suspended Due to Cyclone Hudhud Damage (15 Oct 2014)

Flight service to and from Visakhapatnam are suspended due to the extensive damage suffered by the city’s airport following Cyclone Hudhud’s force; flights operated by SilkAir will be suspended until 31 October 2014. Singapore Airlines has announced that cancellation fees and admin fees for refund, rebooking or re-routing will be waived. The waiver is valid

Ebola Screening at Heathrow and Changi Airports (15 Oct 2014)

London Heathrow Airport, UK, and Singapore’s Changi Airport are implementing health screenings in new efforts to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. The screening at Heathrow will start at Terminal 1 before being expanded into the other terminals, Gatwick airport and Eurostar later this week. Nurses from the Public Health England will assess

Australia: Sydney Storm Causes Major Disruptions (15 Oct 2014)

Sydney is set to assess damages caused by an overnight storm that flooded roads and closed down the airport; delays are expected following readjustments. A fierce storm in Sydney stranded many passengers in the airport as floodwaters seeped into the terminal floor. Several motorists also had to be rescued due to dangerous situations on the

Cyclone Hudhud’s Extensive Damage Across Visakhapatnam to Delay Normal Operations (14 Oct 2014)

Air and travel conditions as well as electricity and telecommunications are still disrupted following Cyclone Hudhud’s passage through Visakhapatnam in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on 12 October. The international airport at Visakhapatnam has been closed for repairs and flights have been diverted to two runways operated by the Indian Navy. Long-haul train services

Tropical Storm Gonzalo Hits Puerto Rico and Neighboring Islands (14 Oct 2014)

Expect disruptions due to strong winds and heavy rain at Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and the neighboring region as Tropical Storm Gonzalo gathers strength and turns into a hurricane tomorrow morning. The eye of the hurricane puts its trajectory near the eastern Virgin Islands but was not expected to reach the US mainland. Forecasters

Japan to Get Hit by 2014′s Strongest Super Typhoon: Vongfong (9 Oct 2014)

Super typhoon Vongfong, the strongest typhoon of the year, is set to cause significant disruptions, arriving in the Okinawa prefecture on 11 October and hitting mainland Japan and South Korea in a weakened state afterwards. The typhoon has been described as violent with the highest rating in a scale of four and is reportedly as

Japan Update: Typhoon Phanfone Leaves Tokyo (7 Oct 2014)

Travel may still be affected in Japan following typhoon Phanfone’s landfall early yesterday morning near Hamamatsu, skimming the coastlines of the country’s islands of Kyushu, Shikoku and Honshu as it heads out to sea. The typhoon had been downgraded from its earlier status of super typhoon. Many families were evacuated because of storm surges and

Lufthansa Pilots to Hold 15-Hour Strike Today, Reconfirm Long-Haul Flights (30 Sep 2014)

Travelers scheduled to fly with Germany’s Lufthansa carrier from Frankfurt Airport on 30 September should have their flights reconfirmed due to a planned walkout strike by pilots for 15 hours. The strike is planned to be between 08:00 and 23:00, local time. The pilots are members of the Cockpit Association union and are in a

Air France Update: Strike by Pilots to Continue Until 26 September (23 Sep 2014)

The week-long strike by Air France pilots is set to continue until 26 September as the airlines reels from financial loss caused by the action. An estimated 42 percent of flights is expected to continue operations today. Only a small portion of the carrier’s flights was able to continue since the action began, following the

Travel Tips to Ebola-Affected Countries (19 Sep 2014)

According to the World Health Organization, travel to and from Ebola-affected countries are low-risk, as long as the following measures are followed: When traveling, inform airline personnel if you or anyone else is exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms. Symptoms include: fever, weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat followed by vomiting, diarrhea, and bleeding. At airports, avoid

Mexico Updates: Hurricane Odile Exits; Hurricane Polo to Cause Heavy Rainfall (19 Sep 2014)

Extensive damages in infrastructure have been observed at Baja California Sur state due to Hurricane Odile on 14-15 September. Meanwhile, Hurricane Polo is expected to cause heavy rainfall and further travel disruptions. Travelers are advised to defer non-essential travel to the region. Individuals already within the area should observe curfew, stay within their hotels or

Air France Pilots Strike Action from 15 to 22 September 2014 (15 Sep 2014)

Due to the call for strike action by several pilot unions, expect disruptions on Air France flights schedule as of Monday, 15 to 22 September 2014. Please note that Air France flights operated by other airlines, including HOP, KLM and Delta, are not affected by this strike. According to the Air France’s website, schedule will be adapted

Latest Updates on the Measles Outbreak in the Philippines and Vietnam (12 Sep 2014)

A measles epidemic is continuing in the Philippines, with outbreaks in other countries, including Vietnam. Dozens of travelers affected with the illness have returned home to their countries.   The majority of cases in the Philippines have occurred in Metropolitan Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon. In Vietnam, the outbreak is mostly within the cities of

Tropical Storm Odile Approaches Mexico, Travel Disruptions Expected (12 Sep 2014)

The southwest coast of Mexico is anticipated to experience strong winds, heavy rain and high seas in the coming days due to the arrival of Tropical Storm Odile, resulting in possible travel disruptions.   The storm is expected to turn into a hurricane by today, but it will reportedly still be far off from shore

Travelers to Southern Thailand to Take Extra Precaution (12 Sep 2014)

Travelers to the southern provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani, Yala and Songkhla in Thailand are strongly advised to exercise extra precautions due to ongoing tensions and unpredictable violence. Attacks are carried out almost daily against both the military and civilians, with frequent attacks directed at government and security buildings and personnel as well. Public places such

Eight Hour Strike by Lufthansa Pilots at Munich Airport (10 Sep 2014)

Travelers on Lufthansa departing Munich today are advised to reconfirm their flights.  Flight operations may be delayed due to the planned strike. The pilots involved in the strike are from the Vereinigung Cockpit union. The action is a result of a dispute over retirement benefits. Travel Cue is monitoring the situation and will advise alternative

Travelers to Cameroon Must Have Polio Vaccination (04 Sep 2014)

Effective immediately, passengers traveling to Cameroon (Douala) are required to have Poliomyelitis (Polio) vaccination. Travelers are required to carry or present an Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) certificate issued by government hospitals or doctors to enter the country.

Tigerair’s Joint Venture with Taiwan Schedules First Flight on 26 September (3 Sept 2014)

Tigerair Taiwan, Taiwan’s first low-cost airline, announced on Monday that it had set its maiden flight later this month, taking advantage of the demand for budget travel in Asia. Tigerair Taiwan is a joint venture between China Airlines, Taiwan’s largest air carrier in terms of size of fleet, and Singapore’s budget carrier Tigerair. It is

Singapore Airlines Moves From Terminal 1 to Terminal 3 in Manila (2 Sep 2014)

Effective 1 September 2014, Singapore Airlines will be operating at Terminal 3 instead of Terminal 1 at Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Customers departing from Manila are requested to check in at counters located at Row B1-9, Terminal 3, which will be open three hours before departure of the scheduled flight. The check-in counters will close

Singapore Airlines Flights Will Operate From London Heathrow Terminal 2 (2 Sep 2014)

Starting on 17 September 2014, Singapore Airlines will operate from Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal at London Heathrow Airport. Flight SQ322 departing from Singapore on 16 September will arrive at Terminal 2, London Heathrow. A new check-in process will also be implemented. Economy Class travelers are requested to check-in through a self-service kiosk located at

Latest Update – Ebola Related Flight Bans (28 Aug 2014)

Details about travel restrictions and flight schedule modifications are subject to change in short notice. It is advised to consult with airlines directly to inquire about suspensions and the status of flights. It is also advisable to reconfirm details and allow enough time to go through departure and arrival checks in airports, in addition to

Phone Line Disruption (22 Aug 2014)

There seems to be an intermittent issue with the phone lines and while SingTel is currently working on the issue, we kindly request you to contact us through email and we will respond timely. We thank you for your patience and understanding in this matter.

Latest Update – Ebola Related Flight Bans (21 Aug 2014)

The authorities in several countries have implemented flight bans and several Airlines have also restricted their flights or modified schedules due to the spread of Ebola. In addition, health screening has also been implemented at points of entry and departure in various countries across the region. Updated details can be found as per the following:

Suspension of Services To Cairo and Riyadh (18 Aug 2014)

Singapore Airlines will be suspending services to Cairo in Egypt and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. The last flight to Riyadh will be operated on 28 September 2014 and the last flight to Cairo will be operated on 30 September 2014. Customers holding confirmed tickets issued on/before 16 May 2014 for travel to Riyadh and Cairo

Silkair Suspends Services to Solo (18 Aug 2014)

SilkAir will be suspending its twice-weekly flight services to Solo in Central Java, Indonesia with effect from 26 October 2014. The Airline will be assisting customers who have purchased tickets for travel to Solo after 25 October 2014. Customers will be given the option of a full refund, or the choice to utilize a SilkAir

Several Airlines Suspended Flights to Ebola Affected Countries – Update (15 Aug 2014)

The authorities in several countries have implemented flight bans due to the spread of Ebola. Countries that have implemented Ebola-related flight restrictions: –  Côte d’Ivoire and Gambia have banned all passenger flights from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. –  Chad has banned flights from Nigeria. –  Nigeria has suspended flights to the country operated by

Flights Remain Suspended at Quetta International Airport – Pakistan (15 Aug 2014)

All flights into and out of the Quetta International Airport has been suspended until further notice due to security concerns.  Travelers on essential travel to Balochistan (including Quetta) should be for essential purposes only until the authorities confirm that the situation has stabilized. Outgoing flights are likely to be cancelled and incoming services diverted to

Custom Workers Planned Strike in Argentina on 14-15 August (14 Aug 2013)

Customs workers in Argentina (SUPARA Union) are planning to observe a nationwide strike on 14-15 August to demand for wage increases.  This planned strike will affect air, land and maritime ports entry resulting in travel disruption at land border crossings and delays at various airports. Travelers are advised to contact the relevant airline and/or airport

Iran Plane Crash Reportedly Kills Dozens (10 Aug 2014)

State media outlets say passenger jet carrying 48 people crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran’s Mehrabad airport. All 48 passengers and crew on board an Iranian jet have reportedly been killed after the plane crashed near an airport in the capital Tehran, state television reported. IRNA agency said the plane crashed shortly after takeoff from

Possible Strike on 6 August by Biman Bangladesh Airlines Employees (6 Aug 2014)

Travelers flying from Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) with Biman Bangladesh Airlines on 6 August should anticipate flight disruption.  The disruption is probable if a threatened eight-hour strike from 09.00 (local time) by unionized employees goes ahead. Travelers are advised to check with the airline regarding possible suspensions flights before setting out and to

Several Airlines Suspended Flights to Ebola Affected Countries (6 Aug 2014)

Emirates Airlines from 2 August suspended flights to and from Guinea, and Arik Air and Asky Airlines have suspended services to and from Liberia and Sierra Leone. British Airways on 5 August announced the temporary suspension of all flights into and out of Sierra Leone and Liberia until 31 August. All flights between London Heathrow

Air Algerie Loses Contact With Plane From Ouagadougou to Algiers (24 Jul 2014)

Contact was lost about 50 minutes after take-off from Ouagadougou, the airline is quoted by Algeria’s state news agency as saying.  The passenger airliner, last seen at 0155 GMT, was bound for the Algerian capital Algiers, it added. Flight AH 5017 had 110 passengers and six crew on board, officials said. From the initial search

Update on Air Traffic Controllers Strikes in Yemen (23 Jul 2014)

Local sources had announced that air traffic controllers have suspended their ongoing nationwide strike until after the Eid al-Fitr festival, which is expected to fall on 28/29 July following the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Expect Significant Flight Disruption to and from Eastern China (23 Jul 2014)

Travelers flying to or from eastern China cities’ airports would face extensive delays until 15 August 2014. Affected airports include Hangzhou (HGH, Zhejiang province), Hefei (HFE, Anhui province), Jinan (TNA, Shandong province), Lianyungang (LYG, Jiangsu province), Nanjing (NKG, Jiangsu), Ningbo (NGB, Zhejiang), Qingdao (TAO, Shandong), Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA), Shanghai Pudong (PVG), Wuhan (WUH, Hubei province),

Air Traffic Controllers Plan Strikes in Yemen on 22-25 July (22 Jul 2014)

Travelers should anticipate some disruption to flight schedules on 22-25 July during partial nationwide strikes by air traffic controllers at the capital’s Sanaa International Airport (SAH) and Aden International Airport (ADE, Aden province).  Timings are as follows (all times local): •         22 July: 08.00 to 10.00 •        

Defer Travel to Libya Due to Security Issues (22 Jul 2014)

Heavy fighting is likely to persist for several days at the capital’s Tripoli International Airport (TIP) and in the Abu Salim district just north of the facility.  While Tripoli International Airport remains closed, Misrata Airport (MRA) and Tripoli’s Mitiga International Airport (MJI) have not been affected and have reopened, though conditions at these facilities are

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Crashes in East Ukraine (18 Jul 2014)

A Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official was quoted as saying by Interfax-Ukraine news agency.  The aircraft, which other sources said was a Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, came down near the city of Donetsk, stronghold

Update on Typhoon Rammasun – China, Vietnam (17 Jul 2014)

Disruption to travel and essential services should be anticipated in southern China provinces (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunan and Guizhou provinces) and northern Vietnam provinces (Binh Dinh, Da Nang, Hai Phong, Phu Yen, Quang Nam, Quang Ninh, Quang Tri,  Thai Binh and Nam Dinh provinces) due to heavy rainfall and strong winds brought by Typhoon Rammasun

Malaysia Airlines Introduces Self Service Check-in For Travel From KUL (15 Jul 2014)

Malaysia Airlines will enforce a 100% Self Service Check-in policy effective 15 July 2014 for all Economy Class passengers with confirmed bookings flying on Malaysia Airlines Domestic and International flights departing from Kuala Lumpur. Self Service Check-in is available on: – Website check-in – MH mobile – Kiosk located at KLIA and ERL Station Putrajaya Passengers

Uncharged Phones and Laptops Banned From US Flights (8 Jul 2014)

It was announced recently that the United States Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will not allow powerless cellphones or other electronic devices on US-bound planes. The traveler may also undergo additional screening. The new measure is part of the TSA’s effort announced last week to boost security amid concerns over fears that Al-Qaeda-linked militants are developing

Expect Travel Disruptions During Passage of Hurricane Arthur in The USA (4 Jul 2014)

Travelers in the southern of North Carolina (US) region should anticipate travel disruption due the passage for Hurricane Arthur for the next 48 hours. Majority of flights have been cancelled and delayed in several airports. And reportedly will affect more airports in US. Travelers are advised to be on alert as rain and thunderstorms are

Tigerair Mandala Will Cease Operations on July 1st 2014 (27 Jun 2014)

Tiger Mandala announced that it will cease operations on July 1st. It was reported that the carrier does not have sufficient funds and resources to continue operations. The decision was based on consideration of overcapacity in the Indonesian aviation sector and increased operating costs due to depreciation of the rupiah.

Anticipate Significant Disruption on Major Routes Around São Paulo-Congonhas Airport (6 Jun 2014)

Travelers should anticipate significant disruption on major routes around São Paulo-Congonhas airport (CGH) on 6 June due to planned protest marches led by the umbrella Union Force organisation. Reportedly, the protest will start at 9.30AM (local time), which may lead access to the facility being restricted. Travelers are advised to allow additional time to reach

Travel Cue – Office Relocation

We are pleased to announce that effective June 2, 2014 we will be operating from our new office. 7 Keppel Road #01-26A/B PSA Tanjong Pagar Complex Singapore 089053

Quick Update Post Sangeang Api Eruption (3 Jun 2014)

Flights at Darwin Airport have resumed to normal post Sangeang Api eruption last Friday (May 30th) evening.

Darwin Flights Cancelled After Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia (31 May 2014)

Majority of flights in and out of Darwin have been cancelled today because of the volcanic eruption in Indonesia and the resultant ash cloud dispersion. The Sangeang Api Volcano, near Bali, erupted yesterday evening. It was reported that ash cloud is moving further south possibly effecting more airports in Australia. The Sangeang Api Volcano, is

Latest Update on Ukraine (28 May 2014)

Flights at Donetsk airport and rail connections have been suspended indefinitely following a sporadic gunfire in the vicinity of the airport and rail station. It is recommended to avoid any travel in/out Donetsk for the time being.

Hamad International Airport – Doha’s New International Airport (26 May 2014)

Hamad International Airport (HIA) continues with its phased opening. More airlines will commence their operations from HIA instead of Doha International Airport this week including Qatar Airways. The following airlines have started their operations from HIA: Lufthansa, Air France KLM, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Oman Air, Etihad Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Kuwait Airways, United

Thailand Update (22 May 2013)

Travellers are advised to reconsider any travel plan to Thailand due to the ongoing political instability. Expect road blocks due to the imposed martial law by Thailand’s army as announced last Tuesday, May 20. The situation remains fluid, however land transportation and flight operations still remain normal.

Expect Residual Disruption in Hong Kong and Shenzhen Due to Flood After the Heavy Rainfall (12 May 2014)

Flights at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport (SZX) have been affected due to flood after the heavy rainfall. The bad weather also disrupted train services between Guangzhou (Guangdong) and Hong Kong. Travellers are advised to be on alert as rain and thunderstorms are expected to continue today and please allow

KLIA2 – Kuala Lumpur New Budget Airport (9 May 2014)

The KLIA2 is built to cater for the explosive growth in low cost travel with bigger capacity and more superior facilities. It is reported that Malindo, Lion Air, Cebu Pacific has started their operations since early May at KLIA2 and Air Asia has also agreed to move from the current Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT)

Latest News on Ukraine (9 May 2014)

Due to the ongoing political instability and deteriorating security environment, it is strongly recommended to defer non-essential travel to Ukraine. Further unrest is expected on Victory Day on 09th May.

Air France (AF) Pilots Cancelled Strike (5 May 2014)

France’s main pilots union SNPL had announced at a news conference at Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris, that it was cancelling plans for a month-long strike that was due to start last Saturday 3rd May. It was reported that the SNPL union has received assurance that airlines in France would not be permitted to recruit

Air France (AF) Pilots Plan Daily Strike in May 2014 (2 May 2014)

Disruption to Air France flight schedule is expected as Air France’s pilot union is planning to go on strike for several hours daily between May 3rd – May 30th. The French government is hopeful that the strike will be called off, however passengers traveling on Air France are advised to reconfirm their flights accordingly.

Possible Emirates Airlines (EK) Flight Disruptions during Dubai Airport Runaway Maintenance (26 Apr 2014)

Emirates Airlines (EK) announced that some of their flight services will be affected during the period of Dubai Airport Runaway Maintenance from 1st May to 20th July. Possible delays and cancellations are expected while the maintenance is taking place.

Labor Day Rallies Expected in Jakarta, Indonesia and Manila, Philippines on 01 May 2014 (26 Apr 2014)

Expect roadblocks due to large-scale labor-related demonstrations this coming 01 May 2014 in Jakarta, Indonesia and Manila, Philippines. Travelers planning to travel on this day are advised to allow plenty of time to travel to the airport to ensure on-time check-in.

Anticipate Disruptions on Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY) Flights Schedules on 30 April 2014 Due to Strike (23 Apr 2014)

It was reported that more than a thousand cabin crew of Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY) will go on strike on 30th April due to the ongoing labor dispute with the airline’s management. Should the strike goes ahead as planned, expect possible disruptions to the flight operations.

Possible Flight Delays at Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport (GIG) From 24 April Onwards Due to a Planned Strike (23 Apr 2014)

Expect possible delays at security checks which might lead to possible flight delays due to a planned strike by airport security guards from 24th April onwards. The union leaders have threatened to extend the strike if their demands are not met accordingly.

Anticipate Peak Demand During 2014 Brazil FIFA World Cup, June-July 2014 (10 Apr 2014)

Travelers planning to travel in/out from Brazil between June – July 2014 are advised to secure their seats and ticket issuance in advance due to the expected high traffic of spectators visiting (and returning from) Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Singapore Airlines A380 Services to Mumbai, Delhi & Shanghai (9 Apr 2014)

Singapore Airlines has announced that travellers flying between Singapore-Mumbai and Singapore-Delhi will soon be able to enjoy the comfort of the world’s largest aircraft, the Airbus A380 from 30 May 2014.

Anticipate Flight Delays on 8th, 23rd, 25th, 30th April at Reykjavik-Keflavic Airport (Iceland) Due To Strike (07 Apr 2014)

Flight delays with an average of up to 4 hours on the 8th, 23rd, 25th, 30th April 2014 are expected at Reykjavic-Keflavic Airport, Iceland due to the planned nationwide strike by airport workers. The planned strike will run from 04:00am – 09:00am and may last longer if a deal is not reached. Travelers planning to

Possible Flight Disruption Due To Thai Airways Ground Staff Strike on 13th April 2014 (07 Apr 2014)

Expect flight disruption in all airports across Thailand due to the planned strike by Thai Airways ground staff on 13th April 2014. In line with this planned event, travellers are advised to reach the airport earlier to allow enough time for check-in as backlog are expected.

US Airways Joins Oneworld (2 Apr 2014)

Effective March 31, US Airways has officially joined Oneworld following their exit from Star Alliance. With its merger with American Airlines, US Airways had been transitioning its rewards programs to American Airlines and Oneworld. The Dividend Miles Chairman, Platinum and Gold members will be able to access some 600 airport lounges worldwide offered by Oneworld

Garuda Indonesia Joins SkyTeam Alliance (2 Apr 2014)

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has recently welcomed Garuda Indonesia as its 20th member and the second airline from Southeast Asia. Garuda has implemented the alliance’s customer-focused initiatives which include SkyPriority – priority airport services for Elite Plus, First and Business Class passengers. Effective immediately, Garuda’s passengers will be able to earn and redeem miles

Lufthansa is Significantly Reducing Its Flight Operations From 2-4 April 2014 (2 Apr 2014)

s a consequence of the strike by the pilot union from Wednesday, 2 April to Friday 4 April 2014, Lufthansa is significantly reducing their flight operations. Travelers are advised to check on the status of their flight at LH.com before setting out on their journey and cancelled flights will be transferred to alternative flights.

Travel Disruption Due to Heavy Rainfall in Southern China Region (2 Apr 2014)

Flight operations at the provincial capital’s Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN), as well as at Shenzhen Bao’an Airport (SZX) were affected significantly due to the severe weather conditions. Due to residual flooding in certain areas, travelers are advised to allow enough time to reach the airport.

Anticipate Roadblocks to and from Kuala Lumpur Low Cost Carrier Terminal During Formula 1 Petronas Grand Prix 28th – 30th March 2014 (27 Mar 2014)

Roadblocks and traffic diversion to and from Kuala Lumpur Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) are expected during 2014 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix which is set to begin on 28 – 30 March 2014 at Sepang International Circuit (SIC). Travelers are advised to arrive at the airport early and perform self check-in via web

Anticipate Significant Flight Disruption Due To Four-Hours Strike by Air Traffic Controllers in Italy Airports on 30 March (27 Mar 2014)

Expect significant flight cancellations and delays to and from major airports in Italy due air traffic controller strike scheduled from 12.30 to 16.30 (local time) on 30 March.

Train Service Disruption at Chicago O’Hare International Airport (25 Mar 2014)

Travelers planning to utilize the train service to/from Chicago O’Hare International Airport are advised to allow additional time to travel following train derailment that happened on Monday around 3 a.m local time. The Chicago Transit Authority reportedly has suspended its Blue Line rail service between the airport and Rosemont station and will provide shuttle bus

Union Airport Worker Strike at Frankfurt Airport on 27 March (25 Mar 2014)

Expect flight disruption at Frankfurt Airport (Germany) due to the Union Airport Worker Strike which includes baggage handlers and security staff on 27 March. As the start and duration of the strike remain unclear, travelers are advised to reconfirm their booking with airlines before setting out on journeys.

Normal Operations at Major Airports in Ukraine (24 Mar 2014)

Despite the ongoing political crisis in Ukraine after Crimea’s declaration of independence, major airports (Kiev, Odessa, Donetsk and Simferopol) are operating normally.

Continued Flight Suspension at Tripoli International Airport (24 Mar 2014)

Following the incident on last Friday, 21 March 2014 at Tripoli International Airport that resulted in damaged runway due to a rocket-propelled grenade; Lufthansa, Australian Airlines and British Airways continue to suspend their flight until Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (LH & OS) and Wednesday, 26 March 2014 (BA).

Bali Airport Closures on 31 March as Balinese Observe Nyepi Day (Day of Silence) (21 Mar 2014)

Apart from the closure of Ngurah Rai International Airport Denpasar, all ferry terminals will also be closed for 24 hours (from 06:00 am – 06:00 am the next day). Travelers to Bali are advised to stay at their accommodation during this Hindu festival as no one is allowed onto the beaches or streets.

Simferopol Airport in Ukraine Closed to Until at Least 17 March (14 Mar 2014)

Commercial flights to and from Simferopol International Airport (SIP) in Ukraine will remain suspended until at least 17 March 2014. Due to the ongoing political instability, travelers planning to travel to Ukraine are advised to postpone or reschedule their trip.

Flight Disruption at Pekanbaru, Indonesia (14 Mar 2014)

Thick haze caused by forest fires continues to disrupt flights at Sultan Syarif Kasim II International Airport at Pekanbaru. Most of the airlines including Garuda Indonesia, AirAsia, BatikAir, Citilink and Firefly have suspended their operations as the situation deteriorated. The haze has disrupted flight activities in Riau for a month leading to delays, flight diversions

Possible Air Traffic Controllers Strike in France on 18th March (14 Mar 2014)

French Air Traffic controllers plan to strike on 18th March, which may lead to significant flight disruption at major airports in France.

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Lost Contact With Air Traffic Control Centre (8 Mar 2014)

The Malaysia Airlines plane Boeing 777-200 carrying 239 passengers lost contact with Air Traffic Control two hours after take off. The plane departed Kuala Lumpur and was scheduled to arrive in Beijing at 6.30 am local time. Rescue teams are currently looking for any information relating to the aircraft.

News on Qantas (28 Feb 2014)

Qantas recently announced detail of its $2 billion cost reduction program and capital expenditure review. Underperforming routes will be withdrawn including Perth – Singapore route and there will be more changes to some of the existing timetables. Travelers holding existing Qantas ticket specifically Perth- Singapore (or v.v.) ticket are advised to contact us for further

Thick Haze Continues to Disrupt Flights in Pekanbaru (21 Feb 2014)

Poor visibility caused by haze from ongoing forest fires continues to disrupt flights to and from the Sultan Syarif Kasim II airport in Pekanbaru (Indonesia). Travelers intending to travel to Riau province in the coming days are advised to contact the airline before travel as cancellation or flight reschedule are expected.

Volcanic Eruption in Indonesia Closes 3 Airports (14 Feb 2014)

Airport closures due to eruption of Mount Kelud on Java island (Indonesia) has forced at least 3 airports to close their operations on 14 February including Adisucipto International Airport (Yogyakarta), Adisumarmo International Airport (Surakarta), and Juanda International Airport (Surabaya). Travelers are advised to reconfirm flights before traveling as cancellation or flight rescheduling are expected.

Anticipate Travel Disruption Due To Heavy Snowfall in US and UK (14 Feb 2014)

Travelers scheduled to fly to or from airports in the US and UK are affected by severe weather during this winter season. Conditions vary in different region, travelers are advised to monitor weather conditions and be prepared to adjust itineraries accordingly as airports may be temporarily closed at short notice.

French Air Traffic Controller & Other Unions Strike on 27-31 January (24 Jan 2014)

Anticipate flight delays and cancellation across Europe as French air traffic controllers plan for strike from 27-31 January. The other unions (Germany, Portugal, Italy, Slovakia and Hungary) will stage strike on 29-30 January. Travelers are advised to check the flight schedules before traveling to avoid inconvenience.

Anticipate Airports Disruption by Air France Ground Staff on 24-25 January (24 Jan 2014)

Possible airports disruption at several airports in France, including the capital Paris’ Orly Airport (ORY) as the national carrier Air France plan to strike on 24 and 25 January. Traveler should reconfirm flight schedules reconfirm arrive allow plenty of time at the airport to prevent their seats from being reallocated to standby passengers.

Expect Residual Disruption in United State Regions (24 Jan 2014)

Mid-Atlantic and north-eastern regions, should continue to expect flights disruption after the heavy snowfall on 21 Jan. Please reconfirm your flights before traveling as cancellation or flight reschedule are expected.

Anticipate Travel Disruption During Rainy Season in Jakarta, Indonesia (24 Jan 2014)

Travellers in and out Jakarta airport should anticipate travel disruption as heavy rainfall (which typically lasts until March) will usually cause floods in Jakarta and surrounding areas. Please ensure that routes are clear and allow additional time to reach the airport.

Russia Temporarily Ban on Liquid in Carry–Ons (20 Jan 2014)

Russia’s aviation regulator has imposed a ban on any liquids, aerosols and gels in carry-on baggage on passenger flights departing from all of the country’s airports. The new safety requirements are part of a wider tightening of security measures ahead of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Possible Flight Disruption in Italy Due to Strike From 9 Jan (9 Jan 2014)

Travelers should anticipate flight disruption during a series of planned strikes by aviation workers between 9 January and 21 February. Please reconfirm your flights before traveling as cancellation or flight reschedule are expected.

Internet and Mobile Check-In on Garuda Indonesia (26 Dec 2013)

Garuda Indonesia introduces Internet and Mobile Check-In service to allow travelers to check-in and choose their seat anytime from 24 hours up to 4 hours prior flight’s departure. This service is available for both International and Domestic Flights. For the next 30 days, all internet Boarding Passes are still required to be re-printed at the

Expect Travel Disruption Due to Bad Weather Conditions in US & UK (24 Dec 2013)

Severe bad weather will continue to hit several airports in US & UK and flight delays are expected. While we are constantly monitoring the flight conditions, passengers are advised to check with local airlines and local news before setting out on journeys. As lost baggage is common during this holiday period, please attach a proper

Singapore Airlines Updated Baggage Allowances & Excess Baggage Rates (14 Nov 2013)

Effective 15 Nov, Singapore Airlines’ (including Silk Air) baggage allowances will increase by 10kg across all classes. The new limits are 30kg for economy class, 40kg in business class and 50kg in first class and suites for worldwide except US and Brazil. Additionally, flights to and from United States with per-piece luggage concept will increase

Anticipate Flight Disruption During Regional Summit In Bali Until 10 October (4 Oct 2013)

Anticipate flight disruption in and out flights at Ngurah Rai International Airport (DPS) – Bali as airport is scheduled partially closed during the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit from on 5, 6, 8 and 9 October. Reportedly airlines including Garuda cancelled and rescheduled flights during this period.

Possible Flight Disruptions Across Europe On 10 Oct (4 Oct 2013)

Possible flight disruptions are expected at airports in several countries across Europe on 10 Oct due to air controller strike. Anticipate delays during and after the strike and reconfirm bookings before traveling.

Poor Weather Conditions Might Affect Flight Schedules In Metro Manila Airport (26 Sep 2013)

Expect flight delays (outbound and inbound) due to poor weather conditions in southern, south-western and central parts of Luzon island, including the capital Manila.  Travelers are advised to reconfirm their flight timing.

Anticipate Travel Disruption During The Annual Hajj Pilgrimage Season (19 Sep 2013)

Travelers should anticipate travel disruption once the annual Muslim pilgrimage, Hajj, commence on 13 October. During this period should maintain flexible itineraries to Mecca and Jeddah (both Mecca province) and Medina (al-Medina province).

Airport Operations Suspended At Zamboanga Airport (Philippines) (10 Sep 2013)

Due to the current unrest in Zamboanga (Philippines), the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines has suspended Zamboanga Airport operations. Cebu Pacific has confirmed, in and out flights to this destination has been cancelled for the time being.

Possible Significant Travel Disruption In France During Nationwide Strike On 10 September (10 Sep 2013)

Reportedly, several unions in France planned to hold nationwide general strike on 10 September. The Nationwide strike may caused travel disruption and travelers  should seek information from their respective airlines before heading to airports and leave plenty of time for the overland journey.

Anticipate Flight Disruption At Russia Airport Due To G20 Summit On 5-6 September (2 Sep 2013)

Airport operations at the city’s Pulkovo International Airport (LED) will be affected during G20 Summit on 5-6 September. Travelers should anticipate flight disruption and to contact the relevant airline for possible changes on flight schedules. Travel Cue will monitor the situation and provide alternate options.

Strike At Argentina Airport On 29 August (29 Aug 2013)

Expect flight disruption for domestic and international flights at Jorge Newbery Airport (Buenos Aires, Argentina) on 29 August as the airlines union plan for 24-hour strike. Traveler are advised to reconfirm schedules with their airlines.

Ground Staff Strike In Portugal Airport From 30 August to 1 September (26 Aug 2013)

Expect flight delays in the capital Lisbon (LIS), Porto (OPO), Faro (FAO), Madeira (FNC, Madeira autonomous region) and Porto Santo ( PXO, Madeira) as the operations might get affected by the ground staff strike started on 30 August to 1 September. We advise traveler to reconfirm their flight schedule before leaving the airport. Travel Cue

Expect Flight Delays in Brazil Today (31 Jul 2013)

Expect flight delays across 63 airports in Brazil due to airport workers strike today (31 Jul). Traveller are advised to allow additional time for travel.

Italy – Anticipate Flight Disruptions During Strike by Alitalia, easyJet, Blue Panorama Employees on 18 July (17 Jul 2013)

Anticipate flight delays and cancellations on 18 July due to a 24-hour strike by employees of Alitalia as well as easyJet and Blue Panorama airlines over various grievances.

Typhoon Soulik Update (11 Jul 2013)

Presently flight operations to and from Taiwan (Taipei / Taichung / Kaohsiung) remain normal however the situation may change rapidly as Typhoon Soulik is approaching near Taiwan. Travelers are advised to check the latest flight status before departing for the airport.

South African Airways Workers Threaten Strike From 11July (11 Jul 2013)

Reportedly, Unions representing the majority of South African Airways (SAA) ground and cabin crew are threatening to go on strike later this week after pay talks deadlock. There has been no official announcement in relation to possible flight disruption and Travel Cue is monitoring the situation.

Poor Weather Caused Disruption At Beijing Airport (10 Jul 2013)

Further flight disruption is expected at several airports including Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) if the weather conditions deteriorate. Reportedly, at least 70 domestic and 12 international were affected on 9 July.

Residual Travel Disruption Is Expected In Toronto (10 Jul 2013)

Operations at Toronto City Airport (YTZ) and Pearson International Airport (YYZ) are back to normal. However, residual travel disruption is expected in the Great Toronto Area (Ontario province) due to the flood after heavy rainfall on 08th July.

Americas: Expected Heavy Rainfall Due To Tropical Storm Chantal In Several Caribbean Islands (10 Jul 2013)

All flights in and out of the George F.L Charles Airport (SLU) in St Lucia has been cancelled due to airport closure until 16.00 (local time) on 9 July. Further disruption is anticipated in parts of the Lesser Antilles islands of the Caribbean region.

Potential Flight Delays at Beijing Capital International Airport (08 Jul 2013)

Cathay Pacific advises that flights in and out of Beijing Capital International Airport are subject to delays, due to air traffic flow control in Beijing. Travelers are advised to check the latest flight status before departing for the airport and allow plenty of time before check in.

Residual Delays Expected at San Francisco Airport Following Asiana Incident (07 Jul 2013)

Asiana Airlines flight 214 from Seoul, South Korea to San Francisco has crash landed at San Francisco. There are two reported dead and multiple injured. Delays are expected at the airport as clearance activities and investigation continues.

Expect Further Flight Disruptions at Mexico City Airport Due to Ash Cloud From Popocatépetl Volcano (05 Jul 2013)

Several US airlines, including US Airways, Delta, United, American and Alaska airlines, on 4 July cancelled flights to and from Mexico City’s Benito Juarez Airport (MEX) as a precaution against volcanic ash emitted by Popocatépetl volcano (Puebla, Mexico and Morelos states). Operations at the facility are normal, however further disruption can be expected in the

Expected Disruption Due To Heavy Rain In Western Australia (26 Jun 2013)

Travelers in or intending to travel to the Pilbara region of Western Australia state should anticipate disruption, particularly in low-lying areas, as heavy rainfall and associated flooding on 25 June resulted in road closures, including in Karratha, Port Hedland and Roebourne. Please allow sufficient time to ensure on time check-in on this day.

Disruption in Hong Kong Caused by Heavy Downpour and Flooding (23 May 2013)

Heavy rainfall  and possible thunderstorms are expected in Hong Kong for the coming days and travelers are advised to reconfirm schedules with their airlines.

Anticipate Travel Disruption During 1 May Labour Day Rallies in Several Countries (26 Apr 2013)

Labour Day rallies resulted in significant traffic disruption can be expected in several countries such as Indonesia, Philippines and China this coming 1 May. Please allow sufficient time to ensure on time check-in on this day.

Lion Air Crashes, All Passengers On Board Survive (14 Apr 2013)

Lion Air Boeing 737-800 plane crashed into the shallow seas off Bali and snapped in two after it missed the runway at the Ngurah Rai International Airport (Bali).  The flight was ferrying 108 passengers and crew members from Bandung (West Java) to Bali yesterday afternoon.  All passengers on board survive.

Germany: Security Staff Strike Cause Disruption at Düsseldorf and Cologne-Bonn Airports (15 Mar 2013)

Flight cancellations and delays should be expected at Düsseldorf and Cologne-Bonn airports during a strike by security staff today (15 March). Travel Cue will closely monitor existing bookings and will advise alternative solution accordingly.

Qatar Airways – Due to Operation Reasons QR641/643 & QR640/642 cancelled in April 2013 (15 Mar 2013)

Due to operational requirements Qatar Airways service flight Singapore-Doha-Singapore on QR642/643 & QR640/642 will be cancelled for the month of April 2013 (Except on 5th April 13, QR641/QR640 will operate). The affected traveler will be accommodated on alternate QR flights.

France: Heavy Snow Disrupts Air Travel (12 Mar 2013)

Due to extreme weather conditions, several flights out of Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) and Orly Airport (ORY) have been cancelled. Travelers are advised to reconfirm travel bookings before travelling. Travel Cue will closely monitor existing booking and will advise alternative solution accordingly.

US Airports Flight Disruptions (11 Mar 2013)

Continued heavy snow and high winds has led to numerous flight cancellations and delays to and from airports in US. Disruption may persist and it is advisable to travelers to reconfirm their flight and allow plenty of time before check in. Travel Cue will closely monitor existing booking and will advise alternative solution accordingly.

Airline Suspension Update (15 Feb 2013)

Both Air Malawi and Bahrain Air have filed for bankruptcy on 12 and 14 February respectively due to financial challenges. Suspension of flights operation will increase the demand on other carriers for the selected routes served by these airlines. TravelCue will proactively monitor existing booking on these two carriers and will advise alternative solution accordingly.

Malaysia Airlines Joins One World Alliance (13 Feb 2013)

Malaysia Airlines is the latest carrier to become part of the oneworld Alliance. This will strengthen the alliance network to include 16 new destinations and connect Brunei as a country. While for Corporate travellers this will expand the choice of flights within an alliance, personnel rotating from Offshore installation and Vessels will now be able

Chinese New Year Period Travel (31 Jan 2013)

Any travel plans to China from around the last week of January onwards, should take into consideration the Lunar New Year rush across all cities. While the Lunar New Year falls between the 09th February and 15th February, the Lunar New Year itself falls on the 10th February. Air fares during this period will fall

AeroSvit Flight Disruptions (14 Jan 2013)

Ukrainian carrier AeroSvit is experiencing financial problems with key airports over payments. Recent cancellation of over 20 domestic and international flights from Boryspil International Airport (KBP) has caused concerns over its ability to accept and endorse tickets to other carriers. Further  suspensions of AeroSvit services as well as cancellation of flights are possible while the

Public Health Emergency New York (14 Jan 2013)

New York State officials have declared public health emergency after confirming 19,128 cases of flu and 20 children have died accroding to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The New York Health Department has launched a large scale campaign to promote immunization. Flu strikes every year across the United States bringing chill, sore throats,

Technical Problem (10 Nov 2012)

Technical problem causes flight delays at airports across country Flights operated by the Virgin Australia, Tiger Airways, Jetstar and Rex Express airlines on 10 November are experiencing significant delays due to a computer glitch in check-in systems. The glitch is affecting airports nationwide, including those in Brisbane (BNE, Queensland state), Sydney (SYD, New South Wales)

China Heavy Snowfall (04 Nov 2012)

A heavy snow fall hits Beijing, capital city of the People’s Republic of China on November 4, 2012, Sunday. The city experienced a snowfall since Saturday night as a cold current that swept north China but today, the snowfall gets worse and it continues to paralyze Beijing and parts of Northern China.  The National Meteorological