Tag: compensation

Flight Compensation Will Be Standard Procedure

Reading Time: 4 minutes The failing of the European airlines Alitalia, Monarch, and Air Berlin was just the start of a troubling trend that is plaguing the European market. Financial instability and the inability to gain traction in the European airline market led these airlines into bankruptcy. And now, more airlines are following suit. The most recent casualties in […]

EU Law: Booked Airline Must Pay Compensation in the Event of a Delay or Cancellation

Reading Time: 1 minute In the event of delay of more than three hours or cancelation of a flight, the airline that offered the flight must pay compensation to passengers – even if the aircraft and crew have been chartered. This was decided by the European Court of Justice. Travelers who are delayed for over three hours will receive […]

Emirates Loses Case of EU Delay Compensation

Reading Time: 1 minute The UK Court of Appeal has found that Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) is liable to pay compensation to passengers in line with EU regulations for flight delays. Emirates had argued that it was not covered by the legislation, as a non-EU carrier, however, the court has found that non-EU airlines must comply with the rules […]

How And Why Airlines Sell You Tickets That Do Not Exist?

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to ABC News, in 2016, 46 000 US travelers were bumped from flights. In Britain, even more, 50 000 passengers were asked to leave the plane the same year. Many airlines worldwide deliberately overbook their flights for economic reasons ruining thousands vacation and business plans. Airlines do everything to maximize profit by selling extra […]

Germany Seeks Further 12.7 Million Euros from Airbus for A400M Delays

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to Reuters, Germany’s defence ministry said it is asking for 12.7 million euros in damages from Airbus Group SE for delays in the delivery of a fourth A400M military transport plane that it received last month. “The German military has claimed the full 12.7 million euros in compensation that were contractually negotiated for delays […]