Meet the suitcase which is impossible to lose

A suitcase which follows you around like a besotted pet might sound like the stuff of science fiction – but it looks like this will be part of our essential travel kit in the very near future. The clever case, which is being created by NUA Robotics, uses an in-suitcase camera sensor as well as Bluetooth pairing via a smartphone app to ‘recognise’ its owner, and will follow them around – so, effectively, you’ll find it very hard to lose your case."Any object can be smart and robotic," Alex Libman, co-founder and CEO of NUA Robotics, told Mashable. "We want to bring robots into everyday life." ... Read more

Heathrow Cargo staff announces strikes

In a dispute over pay, staff working for Swissport Cargo Services at Britain’s largest airport announced two three-day strikes. The proposed walkouts will take place from: 6.30am on Wednesday, June 27 to 6.29am on Saturday June 30 6.30am on Wednesday, July 4 to 6.29am on Saturday, July 7 ... Read more

Strikes in Portugal will cause delays

Flights to and from Portugal will be disrupted as a result of a series of walkouts planned by Portuguese Air Traffic Controllers. Thousands of passengers face having their flights cancelled or delayed as airport staff are planning 24-hour strike action tomorrow starting at midnight, which will exte... Read more

Iberia to stage five strikes in February

Pilots of the Spanish airline Iberia plan to stage five separate strikes on February 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th and 29th. Cabin crew and ground staff might join these actions.If not called off, these walkouts are likely to cause severe flight disruptions, including delays and cancellations on the entire... Read more