Tag: compensation

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 07:01 0

London Heathrow has announced that its statutory 12 and a half-week consultation on its expansion plans will launch on the 18th of June. This step is ... Read More

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41 0

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17 0

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30 0

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16 0

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their ... Read More

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Lufthansa makes dedicated staff look bad: The eTN Hero is Patricia Dzai of Swissport Johannesburg

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019 23:52 0

"My personal hero today is Ms. Patricia Dzai. Patricia works for Swissport in Johannesburg, South Africa," said eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz. Swissport is one of ... Read More

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

US airlines wrongfully reject over 25% of their passengers’ compensation claims

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:24 0

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than 25% of compensation claims, indicating ... Read More

What smart travelers know

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56 0

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US travelers don't know their rights, ... Read More

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

FlyersRights files lawsuit against US DOT for not enforcing flight delay compensation

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12 0

FlyersRights.org has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Transportation (DOT) in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals over its refusal to enforce the ... Read More

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019 22:16 0

As dramatic videos of deadly floods leaving behind destroyed vehicles and other damage circulate on Iranian social media networks, ordinary Iranians are doing what they ... Read More

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

British Airways Pilots thought Edinburg was in Germany and landed in the wrong city

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019 02:52 0

Passengers at London City Airport today boarded British Airways flight BA3281 assuming they would fly to Duesseldorf, Germany but were surprised when landing they saw ... Read More

Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020

Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020

editor editor- March 22, 2019 21:05 0

Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the establishment of a Graduate School of Tourism by 2020, which will be based at the University ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20 0

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the ... Read More

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 22:35 0

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the City of Santa Monica's Home-Sharing Ordinance in the face of a challenge brought by Airbnb and ... Read More

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

2019 Quality of Living: Vienna is still the world’s best city

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 15:42 0

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent monetary policies looming over markets, ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25 0

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for ... Read More

Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots

Trans States Airlines introduces $60,000 signing bonus for pilots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 02:10 0

Trans States Airlines now offers the highest new hire bonus package of any regional airline, with up to $60,000 in signing bonuses available to new ... Read More

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 19:30 2

Planning a trip for the spring, or recently experienced a flight disruption that delayed your trip? If you are flying out of one of these ... Read More

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019 23:36 0

The European Union yesterday renewed sanctions against Zimbabwe after condemning the chaotic situation of human right abuses in that Southern African country. Here is what ... Read More

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

EU airline passenger law: “Lazy” stereotype holds true for American travelers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 20:30 0

More than 90 percent of U.S. travelers do not know their rights when it comes to airline compensation, and of those that do, it takes ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20 0

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:05 0

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said that they are aware of ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15 0

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were ... Read More

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:20 1

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the Montreal Convention may cost United Airlines ... Read More

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

250 United Airlines passengers taken hostage in freezing temperature by Canadian Authorities

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019 22:55 1

Are Americans are no longer welcome in Labrador, Canada? The Canadian Government has shown how a bureaucratic interpretation can create an international incident. Instead of showing ... Read More

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 19:33 0

2019 is already off to a bad start for travelers with The first national ATC strike taking place in Italy tomorrow afternoon is heralding a ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 17:11 0

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 carriers flying from the UK. ... Read More

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

London’s Gatwick Airport shuts down, grounds all flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 14:53 0

Thousands of passengers have been affected by drones flying over the UK's second busiest airport's runways. London's Gatwick Airport's runway has been shut since Wednesday ... Read More

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:25 0

The most popular and disrupted flight routes from 2017, and the worst day to fly. Read More

Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers

Canadian Minister Garneau announces new regulations to protect marine passengers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 09:49 0

The Government of Canada takes marine safety and security, and the well-being of all Canadians very seriously. That is why we are taking action to ... Read More

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