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The ban will prevent drunken behaviour on flights

Crackdown on pre-flight drinks

In a bid to crack down on drunken airport accidents, airport bars are considering limiting drinking hours.

Survey shows the extent to which movies influence holiday choices

Fifth of Brits book holidays after watching a movie

A nationwide poll has uncovered the movies most likely to convince British holidaymakers to book their next getaway.

Airline offers fare refund if frightened passengers can't be calmed

Airline offers fare refund if frightened passengers can't be calmed

Virgin Atlantic has vowed to cure passengers who are afraid of flying, and to refund their fare if unsuccessful.

Flights have been delayed across parts of Western Europe

Flight delays as Europe rocked by heavy storms

A violent storm involving winds of up to 100mph has battered parts of Western Europe, derailing trains, toppling trees and halting flights.

The VTOL will be able to take people from Heathrow to Charing Cross in 12 minutes

New drone tests to 'transform city travel'

A UK start-up is aiming to "transform city transportation from the air" with a drone that is expected to perform test flights with passengers as early as next year.

The #SpeakUp campaign aims to get more people to share their views

Mental health tops the list of patients' priorities

The NHS should prioritise mental health in 2018, a health watchdog is urging.

Dozens of flights have been grounded at Stansted

Snow and ice causes travel chaos at Stansted

Snow on the runway of Stansted Airport has grounded hundreds of passengers who have been forced to sleep in the terminal buildings, it is reported.

'Generation backpack' is least likely to have travel insurance

Young people less likely to have travel insurance

So-called 'silver surfers' are leading the way when it comes to covering themselves with annual travel insurance, a YouGov survey has found.

50,000 passengers are said to be affected

Bad weather leads to travel chaos at Heathrow

Treacherous weather conditions have grounded dozens of flights at the UK's busiest airport.