Red-eye flights are by far and large a big no-no for a lot of airline passengers. People usually avoid such flight mainly because of the TIME they leave and because it seems INCOMPREHENSIBLE to them to spend an entire night in the air crammed in an airplane seat.
RED EYE FLIGHTS owe their name to the fact that they usually take off late at night and land early in the following morning. There aren’t many passengers to fancy such flights. Nevertheless, these flights have their own ADVANTAGES when contrasted to daytime flights. Besides the fact that night flights enable you to reach your… Read more »
Has your flight been delayed? Or worse… has it been cancelled? Or even worst…has it been overbooked? Has it all happened in Europe?
It may be a traveller’s worst nightmare. And do not deceive yourself in believing that it will never happen to you. You might and you will one day find out that you’re stuck in an airport as your flight was CANCELLED or even DELAYED. You might as well discover that you’re left behind, that the… Read more »
I guess there is no more infuriating sight that seeing your baggage all damaged or destroyed. Besides cancellations, delays and overbookings, lost or damaged baggage may all part of air travel experience.
Irrespective of your disability, you have as much the right to travel as anybody else. This means that airline companies have a legal obligation to make sure that they are able to assist you in case of IMPAIRMENT.
Reduced mobility does not mean that you have LESS travelling possibilities. You have as many travelling possibilities as anyone else. You only need to STAY INFORMED in so far as your rights are concerned. Moreover, just as any other potential airline passenger, it is wise to follow certain guidelines, so better said tips and tricks… Read more »
Despite the fact that nothing out of the ordinary usually happens during a flight (which is exactly what any airline traveller wishes for) there are a great deal of events that may delay or cancel a flight. For instance, flight is unquestionably weather-bound. Adverse weather often makes an airplane come later than scheduled or would… Read more »
Most of American airline passengers have heard of “Rule 240”. Many of them have already made use of it more than once. On the other hand, many of them tried to use it but were unsuccessful. How come? Is “Rule 240” a genuine ace up in the sleeve or is it a mere myth?
If we were to refer to an European equivalent of the American Rule 240, we would certainly refer to the Regulation passed by the European Commission, No 61/2004 establishing common rules on COMPENSATION and ASSISTANCE to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights.
First of all, let us point out that the American Airlines are demanded by the Department of Transportation to give their clients whatever information is needed in order to file in a complaint with the company. They have to display these details on their web sites, all e-ticket confirmations, as well as ticket counters or gates.
Suppose you were denied boarding, or were stranded in an European airport because your flight was cancelled or delayed and are not satisfied with the way the airline company handled your case, than you may as well try complaining.
AIR TRAVELERS’ RIGHTS are protected in Canada by the Airline Passenger Charter which has been approved by most of the Canadian airlines. In 2007 the Parliament of Canada adopted Bill C-11 whose aim was to strengthen the Canada Transportation Act. This statutory document laid down the airline passengers’ rights in Canada.
It is widely known that things do not always go as planned, that schedules are not always complied with and that we sometimes need to solve our problems by filling in a complaint. If you happen to feel that your rights were not observed in CANADA, you should know that The Canadian Transportation Agency managed… Read more »
Traveling with a baby may indeed require you to make full use of your ABILITIES or RESOURCES. However, you’ll definitely be relieved of a lost of the anxiety you may be feeling the minute you learn that you are practically given all the support you need in order to safely and peacefully fly with your… Read more »
Traveling with your baby may be a CHALLENGING task especially if you set off on a journey by plane. Not only that you have to be certain you managed to take everything you need aboard the plane but you also have to make sure you comply with all the regulations that apply in your case…. Read more »