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Greece Air Traffic Control Strike

A 24 hour public sector worker strike has begun in Greece today, 7 April 2016, including air traffic controllers, which has brought air travel to a virtual standstill across the entire country. (more…)

e-Passports Required for the USA

As of today, 1 April 2016, the USA will no longer allow entry to visitors under the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) unless they hold an e-Passport. (more…)

British Airways Baggage Allowance

British Airways have announced that they are to reduce the baggage allowance for Club World passengers for bookings made from 10 May 2016. (more…)

Virgin Flybe Partnership

Virgin Atlantic have announced that they are to offer codeshare flights with Flybe commencing 2 April 2016 which will enable significant connectivity to their longhaul network. (more…)

London City Airport Pick-up Fees

London City Airport has begun to enforce pick-up fees of at least £2.50 for all cars, including private hire cars such as Uber, due to a change in policy regarding use of the drop-off area. (more…)

World Travel Awards 2016

Midas are delighted to announce that for the tenth consecutive year we have been shortlisted for “Europe’s Leading Travel Management Company” at the World Travel Awards.

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British Airways Unaccompanied Minors

British Airways have announced that further to a review of their Skyflyer Solo (unaccompanied minor) product they will no longer be offering the service in future. (more…)

Changes to USA Visa Waiver Programme

The United States have implemented changes to the Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) which mean that two categories of visitor will no longer be eligible to enter the country under the previous scheme. (more…)

SAS Hand Baggage Only Fares

SAS have announced that further to the successful trial of hand baggage only fares on a number of European routes, these are to be introduced to UK routes. (more…)

Canada eTA

The Canadian Government have announced that as of 15 March 2016, nationalities that were previously exempt from obtaining a visa prior to arrival can now apply for an electronic travel authorization (eTA).

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