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Simplified process for disrupted flight claims

To help further passenger rights, delayed and cancelled flights compensation company GIVT, has launched a new feature on their website, givt.com. The feature, Airlines & Airports, will help travellers apply for flight compensation due from airlines by helping users find delayed or cancelled flights easily by airport and airline. All disrupted flights to, from and…

Passenger Rights after Brexit – What you need to know?

At midnight on the 1st of February 2020, the United Kingdom officially left the European Union. A transition period now applies until midnight on the 31st of December, with 2021 heralding a new era in pan-European relations. Much has been said about Brexit and the questions of passports, and visas, driving licences, and duty free,…

Canada – favourable changes in passengers’ rights regulations

A new legal act, Air Passenger Protection Regulations (APPR, SOR/2019-150), became effective in Canada on 15 December. Thanks to it, passengers of all airlines travelling to, from and within Canada can expect better standards of care, quicker communication and larger compensation for cancelled or delayed flights. The scope of the new Canadian law is broader…

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Low-cost airlines and passenger rights protection

The popularity of low-cost airlines is growing steadily. Their global market share is 30%, twice as much as 15 years ago, according to IATA. Thanks to low prices and an attractive route network, low cost lines airlines are growing almost twice as fast as traditional airlines. This despite reduced passenger comfort and the possible cancelled…

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The Most Expensive Airline Strikes of 2019

Passing year has been another year fraught with strikes, costing the aviation industry billions. With air passenger numbers passing the 4.5 billion mark for 2019 and airlines being held liable for flight compensation, carriers are now more than ever vulnerable to staff strike actions. 2020 was heralded by a 72 hour strike by Eurowings Cabin crew that ran from December…

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Top 10 best gifts to buy at the airport

December is a time of crowded airports and increased air traffic, it’s when airport shops make their biggest sales. It is also the perfect time to profit from what they have on offer, there’s never been a better time to shop airport. Whether it’s something for that special person, something for the kids, or a…

Which airlines are not flying anymore? Airline Bankruptcies in 2019

Increased competitiveness, cost pressures, Brexit uncertainty and high fuel prices are the most common causes of airline bankruptcy according to IBA consulting company. This year has been a record-breaker in terms of bankruptcies, nearly 20 carriers have ceased operation so far, but this number may increase before the end of the year. Thomas Cook’s bankruptcy…

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GIVT sky ranking for airports and airlines Q3 2019

Disrupted flights including carriers and airports. The must-have list for travellers and fans of industry. Have you ever wondered which airlines cancel the most flights, which airports have the biggest delays, or which countries have the highest risk of disrupted flights? If the answer to any of these questions is yes then you will enjoy…

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Top 10 weirdest reasons for flight delays and cancellations

Sudden bad weather, or technical problems are the main reasons for cancelled or delayed flights. Sometimes, however, flight disruptions occur even in the best of weather, and with perfectly tuned aircraft. Here are 10 of the weirdest reasons given for grounded aircraft. 1. Ground crew stuck in the cargo hold A flight by Angolan national…