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easyJet has warned that its third quarter profits might not be as good as expected. The airline did not blame Brexit, however. The reason for the slump has to do with ongoing French air traffic control strikes, bad weather and congestion at its main airport, London Gatwick.
A week after flight attendants went on strike, unions for China Airlines pilots, mechanics and ground crews asked their members to “go on leave.” Negotiations for a new contract broke down earlier today, prompting the strike call.
Industry analysts have suggested that the number of air travelers coming to and from Great Britain could drop by three to five percent by 2020 because of economic troubles related to Brexit. The biggest problem: a falling British pound.
Emirates made a mistake by offering $200 round trip fares between Australia and Brazil. About 300 people bought the tickets before the error was discovered. Unfortunately for them, the Dubai-based airline is refusing to honor these tickets, immediately canceling them.
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