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Major flight disturbances expected on December 5th in all French Airports

Nationwide strikes will bring traffic to a halt in France on Thursday the 5th of December. As part of continuing protests against pension reform unions across the country have called on members to strike. Most effected with be rail travel with national rail company SNCF cancelling 90% of services and Parisian transport system RAPT with…

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Flight chaos as Lufthansa hit by 48 hour strike

More strikes could come “at any time“ Lufthansa has had to cancel over 1,300 flights after a legal bid to halt a strike by cabin crew failed. The 48 hour action over pay rates and worker conditions began at midnight Central European Time. Up to 180,000 passengers are facing travel disruption. Lufthansa’s main hubs, and…

New European Court ruling to make payouts easier for passengers

We’re really excited about Europe’s highest court, the European Court of Justice’s new ruling. Passenger rights have been given a huge boost. A decision from the 24th of October has confirmed that boarding passes should not be needed to file a claim. This decision makes the process of filing a claim for disrupted flight compensation…

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New trial by easyJet at Gatwick speeds up boarding by 10%

Gatwick Airport, in conjunction with easyJet, is working to reduce delays by trying out new boarding techniques. Passengers with window seats are being allowed to board first, followed by the middle seat passengers, and then aisle passengers. Groups of friends or family groups are boarded by row, starting from the back of the plane. Gatwick…

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Italy braces for travel chaos as “Black Friday” hits major cities

A national strike on Friday 25th October will affect flights, as well as public and private transport, including buses, trains, ferries and toll motorways, in and around Italy’s biggest cities Rome, Milan, Naples, Turin, Florence, Palermo and Catania. The national strike was called by trade unions protesting over pay and work conditions, with Rome being…

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Frankfurt and Munich airports to be hit by strikes this Sunday

Lufthansa cabin crew, members of UFO, Germany’s largest cabin crew trade union, are set to strike from 6am to 11am on Sunday 20th of October. The strike was announced by UFO trade union chair, Daniel Flohr, and is set to affect Frankfurt and Munich airports. Frankfurt airport is Germany’s busiest airport, and Europe’s fourth in…

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