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Air Flight Gel has been developed to thin the blood and reduce swelling in the legs and ankles

Gel 'eases long-haul swelling'

Thinning the blood to cut the risk of thrombosis on long-haul journeys is one of the claims being made by Air Flight Gel, a new product for travellers.

Union leaders are deciding whether to take strike action ahead of the London Olympics

Cameron hits out at strike plans

David Cameron has spoken out against planned strikes by border staff ahead of the Olympics.

A new app has been designed to boost holidaymakers' knowledge of their rights

App 'empowers stranded travellers'

Travellers will hope they never have to use it but if they do a new app will give them the perfect answer to anyone questioning their rights when they're stranded at an airport.

The flight diverted back to St John's, Newfoundland

Flight 'dipped' over the Atlantic

A passenger plane bound for London "dipped like a ferry" over the Atlantic, forcing the pilot to fly back to North America.

EasyJet has trialled new ash detection equipment technology

Ash detection technology trialled

Budget airline easyJet has trialled new ash detection equipment in the wake of the 2010 ash cloud crisis which saw holidaymakers checking the small print of their travel insurance cover.

Eurostar passenger numbers were up two per cent in the first six months of the year, new figures show

More tourists travel on Eurostar

Taking the Eurostar to Paris or Amsterdam is becoming increasingly popular among holidaymakers, new figures suggest.

Two-fifths of passengers are unclear on hand luggage rules, according to a poll

Uncertainty over hand luggage limit

Edinburgh Airport has moved to clarify the rules on hand luggage after two-fifths of holidaymakers claimed they were unaware how many bags can be carried onto a flight.

Standard adult passports will cost £5 less from the autumn

Passport costs to fall in autumn

British holidaymakers received a small financial boost after it was announced the cost of a standard adult passport will be reduced by £5 later this year.

Passengers walk through the south terminal station of the Gatwick Shuttle inter-terminal transit train

Surge in passengers at UK airport

Figures have shown that events to celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee saw the number of passengers at a major UK airport rise nearly 5% last month.

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