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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

Montreal Convention: United Airlines must pay 250 freezing stranded passengers $5700 each?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 23, 2019 07:20

United Airlines is speechless. The Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, also known as the Montreal Convention may cost United Airlines more than a million Dollars. ... 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

Thousands stranded at Pakistan’s airports after union leader’s assassination

editor editor- July 18, 2011 05:52

KARACHI, Pakista - Thousands of passengers remained stranded at the airports across country after some 56 flights were delayed while several domestic and international flights cancelled following the Read More

Stranded Air India passengers forced to buy overpriced tickets

editor editor- May 3, 2011 03:55

Hundreds of passengers remained stranded at the Delhi airport on Monday as strike by a section of Air India pilots entered its sixth day. Read More

Ryanair slapped with $4M fine for not helping stranded passengers

editor editor- May 17, 2010 05:38

Italy's civil aviation authority has imposed a fine of just over $4 million on the Irish low-cost airline, Ryanair, for failing to help passengers stranded during the disruption caused by ... Read More

Emergency operation to rescue stranded Flyglobespan travelers

editor editor- December 18, 2009 04:07

Passengers left stranded by the collapse of the airline Flyglobespan are all expected to arrive home by Christmas after the airline industry mounted an emergency operation to repatriate thousands of ... Read More

Stranded China Eastern Airlines passengers finally depart for Shanghai

editor editor- June 4, 2009 03:48

More than 70 China Eastern Airlines passengers stranded in Los Angeles since the weekend because of mechanical problems with their plane finally departed for Shanghai Tuesday night. Read More

‘Prisoners of War have more rights’ than stranded airline passengers

editor editor- March 7, 2008 04:45

The New York State Airline Passenger Bill of Rights seeks to save fliers from a recurrent travel nightmare: being stranded on a crammed airplane for hours— breathing stagnant air, with ... Read More

Tourists blocked in Kenya back to Malpensa

editor editor- January 8, 2008 03:35

Milan, 7 Jan. - Tonight the 36 tourists blocked in Mobasa in Kenya have come back to Malpensa. The EUROFLY flight arrived in Malpensa at around 6 pm after a ... Read More