Tag: flight delays

Which airlines reject the most compensation claims?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019 17:15

Latest investigation by an air passenger rights organization reveals United Airlines rejects 40% of claims that have been identified as eligible, and American Airlines and Delta each reject 27% of ... Read More

San Jose International Airport celebrates opening of additional boarding gates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 23:20

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached an important milestone yesterday in commissioning a $58 million Interim Gates Facility, which was designed and constructed to support current and near-term passenger ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:57

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? Air travel experts invite you for a sneak peek of ... Read More

Summer Travel Chaos: AirHelp predicts millions of flight delays

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 20:38

AirHelp offers valuable information to passengers who are planning air travel, such as information about which airlines have the best success rate when it comes to being on time. Choosing ... Read More

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:45

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient and more transparent air industry. Buying tickets for air travel ... Read More

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

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

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 that more than one in ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at DXB and deliver a seamless ... Read More

What smart travelers know

editor editor- April 5, 2019 02:56

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, according to AirHelp, advocate for ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

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

editor editor- March 29, 2019 00:12

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 Montreal Convention mandate that airlines ... Read More

US airports with most flight delays and cancelations revealed

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

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 major airports, there is a ... Read More

Travelport Digital and BCD Travel extend long-standing partnership

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 19:08

Travelport announced today that it has renewed its long-standing partnership with BCD Travel. With this new agreement, Travelport Digital will continue to collaborate on BCD Travel’s digital traveler engagement solution, ... Read More

Why travel insurance? VisitorsCoverage on National Plan for Vacation Day

editor editor- January 28, 2019 16:04

Global travel insurance provider urges travelers to always secure travel insurance when planning for vacation and holidays Read More

US Travel: Shutdown sending immediate shockwaves throughout US economy

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:03

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President Jonathan Grella issued the following statement today: "This morning's reports of air traffic control delays are the strongest indication yet that the shutdown runs ... Read More

How Emirates gets a handle on aircraft turnaround in Dubai?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 19, 2018 08:05

Delays in aircraft turnaround in DXB has to be kept under control. A new innovative application built in-house by Emirates called the Hub Monitor is invented to ensure this. Read More

Most stressful US airports this Christmas named

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 13:30

To help empower travelers to make more informed decisions when it comes to holiday travel, travel experts reveal which airports to possibly avoid. • Experts predict New York's LaGuardia (LGA) ... Read More

Holiday Travel using U.S. airports: The best and the worst

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 11, 2018 20:33

U.S. airlines carried 72.3 million passengers in December 2017, a new all-time high, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Read More

Kenya Airways not proud to be the pride for a change

editor editor- November 19, 2011 09:42

(eTN) Passengers reacted angrily earlier in the week when their scheduled Kenya Airways (KQ) flight was first delayed and then cancelled altogether, prompting the country manager of KQ in Kampala ... Read More

FlightRights: Airline scare tactics follow tarmac delay fines

editor editor- November 17, 2011 02:38

The largest non-profit consumer organization in the United States representing airline passengers, FlightRights.org, has cautioned that empty threats by airlines against consumers to cancel more fligh Read More

Livingstone Airport fraught with delays

editor editor- July 13, 2011 04:21

(eTN) - Although Livingstone Airport in Zambia has new techonologically-advanced security processing available at its facility, it appears that modernization has not streamlined processing time for tr Read More

Busiest airports for Thanksgiving travel

editor editor- November 9, 2010 03:16

CHICAGO - The Insider Index of the busiest airports during the 2010 Thanksgiving holiday has been unveiled today. Read More

Randy Babbitt: FAA will not be a scapegoat over flight delays

editor editor- May 20, 2010 06:12

DALLAS — The head of the Federal Aviation Administration says his agency isn't willing to be the scapegoat when airline flights are delayed. Read More

Canada passes airline passengers’ bill of rights

editor editor- September 12, 2008 04:14

(September 11, 2008) - At a press conference in Ottowa, Transport Minister Lawrence Cannon announced the passage of a passenger's bill of rights program, nicknamed "Flight Rights." The Canadian govern Read More

Flights delayed across the US

editor editor- August 27, 2008 04:19

Problems with the FAA's traffic management computer system at Georgia facility caused flight delays at U.S. airports on Tuesday. Read More