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Claiming flight compensation in the event of airline bankruptcy

Thankfully airlines don’t go bust every day, but the possibility is always lurking around the corner. An airline bankruptcy announcement can be catastrophic and makes it very difficult for customers to enforce their compensation rights for cancelled flights. Cessation of activities Two possible situations exist, either an airline ceases operations and declares its intention to…

When Can Airlines Refuse to Pay Compensation?

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…

What is Allowed in Checked Baggage?

What is Allowed in Checked Baggage?

Airline regulations are strict, but confusing, so if you’re wondering, “What is allowed in checked baggage?” you’re not alone. Banned items may explode or catch alight under pressure. Asbestos, fireworks, and detonators are obvious examples of what is allowed on checked baggage, but corrosives are just as flammable. Toxic substances and dry ice are restricted…

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What is Not Permitted in Checked Baggage

If you plan to take bags or small suitcases on board a plane with you, dangerous and other restricted objects are not permitted. Here, review aviation regulations, along with what is allowed and what is prohibited in checked luggage when you fly on an aircraft. Avoid unnecessary inconvenience and enjoy your flight by checking the…

The Finest Autumn Getaways

Best Holiday Destinations in Autumn for Culture Buffs

Autumn is probably the most underrated season for travel. It brings an eerie element to the landscape and comes without the touring hoards of spring. The climate is generally mild, with just enough sunshine for infinite seaside days. Our top picks will inspire the poet in you. If you’re passionate about history and love immersing…

How to count flight delay

How to count flight delay?

How long was my flight delayed for? Learn how to work out whether you are entitled to compensation from your airline, and how much you are able to claim, based on the length and destination of your flight and how long a delay occurred. Make sure you receive what you are entitled to, as quickly…

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Extra Baggage Costs And How To Avoid Them

If you want to avoid an excess baggage cost during your next trip, the first thing you will need to do is go to the airline’s website and read their policies carefully. Extra baggage price varies from airline to airline and from route to route, so never assume that your baggage is within the allowance….

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Understanding International Flight Luggage Limits

International luggage weight restrictions are ever changing, and rules are becoming increasingly complex as airlines try to adjust to EC 261 compensation rights. These rights have altered the way airlines qualify checked baggage. Every ounce counts, but you have the right to accurate and timeous information. International flight suitcase size limits are generally around 50…