Tag: compensation

Airline passenger rights group: US travelers don’t know their rights
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Airline passenger rights group: US travelers don’t know their rights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019

The results of the most recent study looking into whether travelers are aware of their rights were unveiled today by ... Read More

Airline misleading passengers on flight delays and baggage loss?
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Airline misleading passengers on flight delays and baggage loss?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019

FlyersRights.org, the largest airline passenger organization, on October 4 filed a reply brief in its Flight Delay Compensation Notice lawsuit ... Read More

Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’
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Royal Caribbean: Cuba travel policy change ‘impacts our guests, operations and earnings’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd today noted the U.S. government's policy change on travel to Cuba and provided a range for ... Read More

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays
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Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

AirHelp offers valuable information to passengers who are planning air travel, such as information about which airlines have the best ... Read More

Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday
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Canada’s flight attendant union celebrates its holiday

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019

The Canadian Union of Public Employees  is celebrating International Flight Attendant Day today, May 31st, and inviting flight attendants around ... Read More

China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million
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China Air Transport Association: 737 MAX fiasco to cost Chinese airlines $579 million

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 25, 2019

The China Air Transport Association (CATA) said it estimates losses at Chinese airlines caused by the grounding of Boeing's 737 ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations
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Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient ... Read More

Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions
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Bold action by London Heathrow to reduce vehicle emissions

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019

London Heathrow has announced it is getting ready to introduce a set of tough new measures to protect local air ... Read More

‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding
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‘Big losses’: China Eastern Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for 737 MAX grounding

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 21, 2019

Chinese carrier, China Eastern Airlines, has requested compensation from the US aerospace giant Boeing over financial damages the carrier had ... Read More

More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants
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More confusion over the fate of Botswana‘s elephants

editor editor- May 20, 2019

by Dr. Louise de Waal President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana categorically denies that his government would ever cull elephants, contradicting ... Read More

Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion
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Statutory consultation on Heathrow Airport expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays
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Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019

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

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed
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Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 24, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019

Consumer rights advocacy group released the results of a new study showing that United States airlines wrongfully reject more than ... Read More

What smart travelers know
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What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019

A record-breaking number of Americans are traveling, but most are unprepared for the journey - more than 90% of US ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 29, 2019

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

 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods
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 Iranians open homes to travelers stranded by floods

editor editor- March 27, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 26, 2019

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

Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020
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Bartlett welcomes Tourism Graduate School for 2020

editor editor- March 22, 2019

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

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses
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Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

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

City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court
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City of Santa Monica prevails against Airbnb and HomeAway in court

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019

Trade tensions and populist undercurrents continue to dominate the global economic climate. Combined with the threat of stringent and inconsistent ... Read More

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019

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

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed
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US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019

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

Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?
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Why does the European Union Parliament condemn Zimbabwe again?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 14, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

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

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

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019

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

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel
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Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019

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

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019
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Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019

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

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

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 20, 2019

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

Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers
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Italian Air Traffic Control strike will affect thousands of passengers

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019

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