As the train curves around the tracks, the mountains grow higher and closer. The valley narrows, with steep limestone rocks on both sides, clusters of pine trees and a rushing river below, which the train runs alongside.
Trade unions representing cabin crew of Ryanair plan a strike later in June in Belgium and elsewhere in Europe, increasing disruption for passengers to and from Belgium during a peak holiday weekend and a European Union summit.
Unions representing some of Ryanair's Spanish cabin staff have said they’ll strike on six days in late June and early July. The news means potential disruption for tourists to Spain in what is traditionally one of the busiest times of the year as schools break for summer and the risk of knock on pressure on Europe’s already strained aviation sector.
If it’s been a while since you last visited Tramore, it might be time to take another look at the seaside town long associated with bucket-and-spade holidays, old-school amusements and a food offering limited to fish and chips.
The long-awaited post-lockdown travel boom is rapidly turning into a bust for holidaymakers as Europe's aviation industry struggles to overcome crippling staff shortages and labour strife, forcing airlines to cancel hundreds of flights ahead of the peak summer period.
Emergency measures introduced at Dublin Airport helped avoid any repeat of flight chaos during the opening of the June bank holiday travel rush - with pressure on airport bosses set to be eased by an 11pc reduction in overall flight numbers for the Saturday departure peak.
Passengers have described queues at Dublin Airport as ‘quick and painless’ as the DAA security is taking less than 10 minutes, with more than 300 flights are scheduled as the bank holiday exodus begins.
Passengers at Dublin Airport will have to keep removing laptops, iPads, liquids, aerosols and baby food from their luggage for another 12 to 18 months, until new, more sophisticated baggage scanners are installed, the Irish Independent can reveal.
Britain's Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has told airlines to stop selling tickets for flights they cannot staff after a spate of airline cancellations caused widespread disruption for holidaymakers.
“If someone says to you ¡Que te den morcilla!, it’s not a good thing,” says my guide Rosalía, animatedly. I don’t understand. How could someone wishing that you are given a morcilla (Spanish black pudding) be a bad thing?