| Jan 26, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Aer Lingus announced Monday that British Airways parent IAG has made an improved takeover offer of 2.55 euros ($2.85) per share, and the board of the Irish airline says it is considering the proposal.
The offer — the third by IAG in the past...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Heathrow Airport, London, 1979. Bleary-eyed from our all-night flight from Miami, my wife and I ushered our three young sons onto the London underground. The Piccadilly Line was poised for the dash into central London. My journal description of this...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Two days after the attacks in France, the U.S. State Department updated its worldwide caution, replacing the one issued in October.
Because of U.S. strikes against Islamic State, the State Department says "there is an increased likelihood of reprisal...
| Jan 13, 2015
International travelers this year can expect to see some reductions in the usual red tape and general hassles. Some important gains are already in place, and others are coming.
Preclearance. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced last year that...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:20 PM
IRBIL, Iraq As French police and security forces scoured the country for the two brothers suspected of massacring 12 people at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, intelligence officials in Europe and the United States were conducting a search of...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:52 AM
A computer failure caused widespread disruptions in airline service around London on Friday, grounding flights and stranding passengers at one of the busiest times of the week.
Britain’s air traffic control service confirmed a “technical...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 4:15 AM
Mince pies, Christmas crackers, all those "Keep Calm and Jingle On" T-shirts — and now television.
This year, Americans can celebrate a very British Christmas without leaving their homes, much less braving Heathrow at the holidays.
In the U.S.,...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Scottish authorities say a health care worker who has just returned from Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and is being treated in a Glasgow hospital.
The Scottish government says the patient flew to Glasgow via Casablanca and London's Heathrow...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
A healthcare worker who just returned from helping to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been confirmed as Scotland’s first case of the disease, officials said Monday.
The patient, a woman not identified by name, is being treated at the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Questions were being raised about Ebola screening measures at British airports after a Scottish nurse who was later diagnosed with the disease was allowed to board a flight from London to Glasgow.
Pauline Cafferkey, who is being treated for the deadly...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 8:50 AM
The Scottish nurse being treated for Ebola in a London hospital is now in a critical condition, doctors said Saturday.
A brief statement issued by the Royal Free Hospital said it was "sorry to announce that the condition of Pauline Cafferkey has...