Tag: passenger rights

How will airline bailouts affect passengers?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 2, 2020 18:46

With most flights grounded and canceled due to the corona crisis, there is no doubt the aviation industry needs financial support. United States airlines are now asking for loans upwards ... Read More

Travelers don’t trust airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 16:15

An alarming number of passengers (55%) do not trust airlines to abide by air passenger rights laws, a new global study revealed. The survey, which investigated to what extent consumers ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 19:50

The results of the most recent study looking into whether travelers are aware of their rights were unveiled today by an air passenger rights company AirHelp. The data indicated that ... 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

Reforms needed at US airliners: Air travel delays

editor editor- May 14, 2019 22:41

Most major US airports experience flight disruptions on a daily basis, with Chicago O'Hare International Airport leading the pack. Within the top 10 airports in major US cities, each airport ... Read More

Best & Worst Airlines and Airports of 2019 revealed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 10, 2019 17:17

Today AirHelp announced the results of its annual AirHelp Score which rates global airlines and airports. First launched in 2015, AirHelp Score is the most comprehensive data-based evaluation of airlines ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their trip and get the most ... 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

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

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

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

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure to be here in Qatar ... Read More

Revealed: Most popular and disrupted flight routes for Christmas week

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:25

The most popular and disrupted flight routes from 2017, and the worst day to fly. Read More

The 10 commandments of air travel

editor editor- December 7, 2018 13:27

Delays, cancellations and destroyed travel plans: 2018 has been one of the worst years in terms of flight disruptions. Read More

UNWTO calls for solidarity among the travel and tourism industry and urges for fair treatment of travellers

editor editor- April 19, 2010 12:41

- The plume of volcanic ash drifting across Europe following the eruption of the volcano Eyjafjalla in Iceland on 14 April has determined the closure of a major part of ... Read More

FlyersRights.org strongly opposes airline exemptions

editor editor- March 23, 2010 04:35

FlyersRights.org, a major airline passenger rights advocate, said it strongly opposes the Department of Transportation (DOT) granting any exemption for airlines seeking a change from DOT rules on tarm Read More

Should airlines be re-regulated?

editor editor- August 7, 2009 08:08

"Imagine if you bought a 42-inch, flat-panel TV from Best Buy and they substituted a 32-inch model for the same price," wondered Airfarewatchdog founder George Hobica. Read More

Cries of the flying public are finally heard

editor editor- June 27, 2008 05:41

A new, separate Bill providing significant relief for air passengers from extended on-board delays was welcomed today by Kate Hanni, founder-president of the Coalition for Airline Passengers' Rights, Read More