Category Archives: Breaking

U. S. State Department Issues Europe Travel Alert

As part of the State Department’s continuous efforts to provide Americans travelling abroad with information about relevant events, we are alerting U.S. citizens to the risk of potential terrorist attacks throughout Europe, targeting major events, tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers and transportation. The large number of tourists visiting Europe in the summer months will present greater targets for terrorists planning attacks in public locations, especially at large events. This Travel Alert expires August 31, 2016.

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Lufthansa Strike Causes Hundreds of Cancellations

Lufthansa cancelled about half of its flights scheduled for Wednesday as pilots began the first day of a two day strike in which they are seeking retirement benefits. Wednesday’s strike predominately affected shorter flights, while Thursday’s scheduled strike will affect longer haul flights and cargo flights.

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