Category - Europe

20
Apr

Paris, France: Champs-Elysées in Paris closed after shots fired

Champs-Elysées in Paris closed after shots fired, CNN affiliate says Gunshots were fired Thursday night on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, CNN affiliate BFMTV is reporting.   BFMTV reports two policemen were seriously injured. The area has been closed and authorities are telling people to avoid the area. French police tweeted, “Police intervention underway in the …

19
Apr

Italy: cancelled: April 21 strike by ATC

ATC strike planned for Friday April 21 in Italy now cancelled https://twitter.com/eurocontrol/status/854668157528788993  

17
Apr

Italy: strike updates for April 21

Italian Aviation Strikes Friday April 21, 2017 All Local times Your flight could be delayed, cancelled or brought forward. This will involve flights the day before and after, so call your airline.   Italian Air Traffic Control Strike Italian air traffic controllers will strike nationwide for 8 hours 10 am – 6pm. Call your airline …

12
Apr

Italy: Strike update: April 21 strikes planned

April 21, 2017 Some Alitalia personnel will be on strike for 8 hours, from 10:01 to 17:59. Please check with your ticket office whether this will affect your flight. April 21, 2017 Some EasyJet personnel will be on strike for 8 hours, from 10:00 to 18:00. Please check with your ticket office whether this will …

7
Apr

Sweden: Stockholm: Truck crashes into street full of pedestrians

Stockholm truck crash: ‘Several dead’ as vehicle crashes into crowd of people At least three people have been killed after a truck crashed into a crowd of people on the streets of Stockholm.   Swedish police said several people were injured after the truck was driven into people on the street in central Stockholm.   …

4
Apr

Italy: Strike update for April

April 5, 2017 Some Air Italy personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 to 24:00. Please check with your ticket office whether this will affect your flight. April 5, 2017 Some Alitalia personnel will be on strike for 24 hours, from 00:01 to 23:59. Please check with your ticket office whether this …

29
Mar

Iceland: Keflavík Airport: security screening delays flights

Breaking: Keflavík Airport evacuated. All passengers sent through weapons screening Due to what has been described as a “security breach” Keflavík International Airport was shut down shortly before five this afternoon, and all passengers evacuated and sent through weapons screening. According to the local news site Vísir there were between two and three thousand passengers …

29
Mar

Italy: strikes on April 5 (affecting flights on Apr 4, 6)

There appears to be new wave of strikes in Italy affecting Alitalia’s flights on April 5 which has a spillover effect to some flights on April 4 and 6 as well. Flights between 7AM-10AM and 6PM-9PM Rome time on April 5, 2017, should operate. Alitalia is offering free rebooking for passengers traveling during the affected …

29
Mar

Russia: Far Eastern Kamchatka Region – 6.6 Earthquake, Tsunami warning

Tsunami warning was issued after a strong earthquake hit off the coast of Russia’s Far Eastern Region of Kamchatka, Russian Science Academy’s geophysical survey reported. The 6.6 earthquake occurred at 5:09 local time near the east coast of Kamchatka, according to the United States Geological Survey. The quake epicenter was 85 kilometers north-east of the Krutoberegovo settlement in the region’s Ust-Kamcatsky …

24
Mar

France: Lille: shooting

Terror fears in Lille as ‘many wounded’ in shooting near metro station in centre of French city Armed police have sealed off roads into the city centre as they try to contain the situation A mass shooting in central Lille has left ‘many wounded’ and sparked fears of a terror attack.   It is unclear …

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