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US: Winter Weather Causes Travel Disruption

Over 250 flights have been cancelled and dozens of others delayed at Seattle-Tacoma Airport due to snow and ice conditions. A winter weather advisory has been in effect across the city of Seattle while a winter storm warning was issued in parts of Washington and the...

FINLAND: Air traffic controllers to strike nationwide

SLJY union leaders representing over 90 percent of Finnish air traffic controllers (ATC) announced that workers will strike nationwide on 29 January, over pay and other issues. Further information on the duration of the strike was not immediately available. ADVICE:...

Brexit Update: Travel Advice – Passport Validity

Business Travel Direct has received revised advice for travellers planning to travel to the EU and the possible implications of a possible no-deal Brexit. Individuals planning to travel immediately after 29 March 2019 should check their passport validity to allow for...

Germany- Airport security staff strike 10 Jan

Security staff to strike at Düsseldorf (DUS), Stuttgart (STR), and Cologne-Bonn (CGN) airports January 10; flight disruptions expected. If you are concerned about the effects on your travel plans, please contact your Business Travel Direct team.

EU Reveal No-Deal Brexit Contingency Plans

The European Commission says it has started to implement its preparations for a no-deal Brexit – in case the UK leaves the EU without a plan. The plans reveal short term contingency for the outcome of Britain leaving the EU without a deal, and spells out some of...

US: ESTA Application Processing Times Update

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have advised that changes in ESTA application processing mean real-time approvals will no longer be available. International travellers using the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) for travel to the United States...