Liquids in hand luggage

Can You Carry Aerosols in Checked Baggage?

Ready and eager to travel, but not sure if you can take aerosols in checked baggage? It’s not unusual for people to worry about taking their hair sprays, sun block, hair mousse and deodorants on board an airplane. Here’s what you should know about aerosol restrictions and how to answer the question: can you carry…

When Can Airlines Refuse to Pay Compensation?

When Can Airlines Refuse to Pay Compensation?

Flight disruptions can be frequent, so every passenger should know their compensation rights when travel is delayed. However, sometimes an airline refuses to pay compensation due to extraordinary circumstances. These are defined as the occurrence of an event that was beyond the control of the airline. Circumstances under which the airline can refuse to pay…

Flight issues due to the weather

Flight Delays Due to Weather

What is a flight delay? The definition of a delay in your trip due to inclement weather or other reasons depends on the distance of the flight. Here is a brief overview of how many hours it takes to classify as a delay based on the different flight distances: For flights up to 1,500 km…

Alcohol and cigarettes in luggage - what are the EU limits?

Alcohol and ciggarates in luggage – what are EU limits?

Although every country within the EU has different limits for the import of alcohol and cigarettes , there are a few general observations that apply to all EU countries. The import limit of these products from non-EU states is always lower than when importing from EU states. Travelling within the EU Generally speaking, there is…

Canada’s new air passenger regulations

Denied Boarding: Canada’s new air passenger regulations

Confederation of 1867, Canadian Bill of Rights of 1960, or the Charter of Rights and Freedoms of 1982 are only few of several big moments and great historical events for the greatest country in the world: Canada. Today, though, on the day of 15th July, there is one more event that will go down in…

Overbooked Flight Definition

Overbooked Flight Definition

If more people show up for a flight than there are seats on the aircraft, there is a chance that some passengers may be denied boarding. If you are involuntarily  denied boarding , you could be eligible for compensation under EU law. How airlines decide who gets on There are several factors in deciding which…

Checked Luggage

What is checked baggage?

If you’re wondering “What is checked luggage?” you needn’t be intimidated by the check-in process. If you arrive with a properly-weighed bag and have taken stock of restricted baggage items, checking your luggage in will take a few seconds. The differences between checked and carry-on luggage that matter most are their size, weight, and restrictions….

Cancelled flight with travel agency

Cancelled flight with a travel agency – check who’s at fault

Flight prices offered by travel agencies are tempting to anyone who’d like to spend their dream vacations in the paradise destination of their choice. This is mainly because they offer comprehensive holiday packages, including flight to and from the destination. But what when we’ve been waiting to take off for several hours or, worse yet,…

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