Tag: flight delay

American Airlines to Avoid Putting Travellers on Other Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute American Airlines has introduced a new policy to control and reduce rebooking of delayed or cancelled flights for economy passengers on other airlines. A new policy at American directs airport agents not to rebook economy passengers on competing airlines — with no stated limit on how long they must wait for a seat on another […]

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 […]

European Passengers Face Huge Delays As Flights Cannot Depart On Time

Reading Time: 1 minute Thousands of flights recently had to be delayed because EU border controls are significantly understaffed to comply with tightened immigration checks — some passengers even missed their flights. During this busy summer travel season, airline travellers have become victims of the disproportionate impact that the implementation of a new EU Regulation is having on the […]

Protesters Take Over Runway at London City Airport

Reading Time: 1 minute A number of protesters occupied the London City Airport‘s runway disrupting all flights. It has been reported that the protesters bypassed security by using a rubber dinghy to cross the docks. Responsibility for the protest via a series of tweets has been claimed by the Black Lives Matter UK movement. The protesters tweeted: “Activists in support of BLMUK #Shutdown […]

Emirates Flight Delayed for Nearly 2 Days

Reading Time: 1 minute An Emirates flight from Australia has been delayed by two days after the airline suffered its second “technical fault” this week. Emirates flight EK435 was scheduled to depart Brisbane on Thursday, but instead will now take-off 43 hours later on Saturday at 4pm, according to the airline’s website. Emirates told Gulf News on Thursday the flight […]