Bomb Alert on an EasyJet Lyon-Rennes Flight: The Plane Makes a U-turn

An easyJet aircraft, which left Lyon for Rennes on Friday 18th January, 2019, had to turn around after a bomb threat. An easyJet aircraft, which left Lyon for Rennes on Friday afternoon, turned back in flight over Clermont-Ferrand after a bomb threat . INCIDENT: easyJet #U24319 Lyon to Rennes (Airbus A319 G-EZDA) squawked 7700 General Emergency and has just returned …

Autoroutes: 30% Discounts on Tolls from 10 Round Trips per Month

Companies of the autoroutes (toll roads) are committed to offering 30% discounts on subscriptions for motorists who make at least 10 round trips per month. Details. A first answer to yellow vests. Motorists who regularly use the autoroutes will benefit from a lower toll rates , announced the Minister of Transport , Elisabeth Borne, Thursday 17th January. According to her, motorway companies …

2018, A Record Year for Air France-KLM, which Exceeded 100 Million Passengers

RECORD: The activity of the Air France-KLM group was nevertheless affected in December by strikes and the movement of “yellow vests” … Great first for Air France-KLM . The giant of the French-Dutch air transport crossed for the first time last year the bar of the 100 million passengers transported, a record obtained despite an internal social movement in …

Because of Frost, Tram-Train Traffic between Nantes and Châteaubriant could be Disrupted

The tram-train that connects Nantes (Loire-Atlantique) and Châteaubriant could have difficulties to circulate, this Thursday 3rd January and Friday 4th January, 2019, because of the cold. After the mildness at the end of the year, cold weather in early January 2019. A cold snap is announced by Meteo France from Thursday 3rd January, 2019, for several days. And the …

Brexit: Brittany Ferries Increases Freight Traffic from Le Havre, Cherbourg and Roscoff

To avoid the risk of congestion in the “Brexit” scenario, Brittany Ferries is increasing its freight capacity by 50% in three French ports, including Le Havre. The announcement follows an agreement with the British Ministry of Transport. To prevent the risk of monster truck plugs before boarding for the United Kingdom in the event of a ”  hard Brexit “, the shipping company Brittany Ferries announced …

Ile-de-France: Public Transport will be Free for the New Year Eve

December 31st, subways, trains, RER and buses will circulate all night throughout the Ile-de-France. And for free! As every year, public transport will be free throughout the Ile-de-France. “Ten lines of trains and RER, 6 subway lines and many bus lines (Noctiliens and special circuits) will work all night,” says Ile-de-France Mobilités in a statement. From 2:15 am, …

Air Traffic: Ryanair Cabin Crew in Spain Calls for Strike Action in January

MOBILISATION: Spain is the third largest market of Ryanair with 13 of its 89 bases … The call to strike is launched. Unions representing the 1,800 cabin crew members in Ryanair Spain threatened Friday a strike in January if the low-cost Irish airline would not agree to improve their working and pay conditions. The unions USO and Sitcpla, which claimed …

Lyon: Why TCL Regulators are on Strike?

SOCIAL MOVEMENT: They begin an indefinite strike in Lyon as of Monday … The regulators, responsible for monitoring and controlling the network of subways in Lyon, begin Monday an indefinite strike. Their claims are primarily technical. The movement could get bogged down as Keolis management believes it has proposed “significant progress” The strike was announced …