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Passenger rights are often ignored

Most people who go through a troublesome flight experience, such as the Belgians who got stuck on the Dominican Republic due to a problem with a TUI flight, don’t know what theire passenger rights entail.

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TUI – 250 Belgen ellenlang gestrand in Punta Cana

Bij TUI zou men best, voor deze 250 Belgen, de ’’Dreamliner” omdopen tot ‘’nightmare-liner’’ Want die 250 Belgen zitten meer dan 30 uur (!) gestrand in Punta Cana, de Dominicaanse Republiek.

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World’s largest aircraft the Airlander makes maiden flight in UK


18 AUGUST 2016 • 7:01AM Ablimp-shaped, helium-filled airship considered the world’s largest aircraft flew for the first time on Wednesday with a short but historic jaunt over an airfield in central England. Engines roaring, the 302-foot Airlander 10 rose slowly into the air from Cardington airfield, 45 miles north of London. A hybrid of blimp, helicopter and […]

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100 years of Schiphol


2016 is a special year for Schiphol and for all the people that have made Schiphol the airport it is today. We are celebrating our 100th anniversary! But what is the story behind Schiphol’s hundred-year history? 1916. In that year, a few little wooden structures placed on a muddy stretch of reclaimed land in the […]

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These Airlines Have the Best Wi-Fi in the World


Three American airlines come out on a top in a new study. Three American airlines offer the most onboard wireless Internet connections worldwide, according to new research. Delta Air Lines DAL 0.60% topped the list of the most connected airlines, as measured by available seat-miles with at least a chance of getting a wireless connection, […]

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Flying In The ’70s Was Very Different


Having to catch a flight home for the holidays is a frustrating experience to endure during this time of year. Airports are packed full of travelers trying to reach their destinations, so long lines are usually the norm. This time of year is also one of the costliest times to travel. When you also take […]

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DHL’s Boeing 737 freighter crashes into the road in Italy

Boeing 737-400 freighter, owned by German logistics company DHL, crashed into the road in Italy, after overshooting the runway at Bergamo’s Orio al Serio international airport due to bad weather. Un avión de DHL se sale de pista en el aeropuerto de Bérgamo (Italia) The incident happened around 4 am on August 5 when the aircraft […]

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Emirates Airline Plane Catches Fire After Landing at Dubai


An Emirates flight from India, with 282 passengers and 18 crew on board, was involved in an accident at Dubai’s main airport on Wednesday. The airline confirmed that everyone on board was safe and accounted for. Photo: Hayen Ayari. By NIKHIL LOHADE in Dubai, ROBERT WALL in London and ANDY PASZTOR in Los Angeles Updated […]

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10 MOST EXPENSIVE PLANES IN THE WORLD


Nowadays the best option for fast travel is by airplane, but the world’s billionaires aren’t exactly flying economy class with the rest of us. They have a significantly different, more privileged experience of air travel. Some billionaires are making their airplanes as flying hotels, outfitting and pimping their million dollar flying machines. Meanwhile, organizations, such as US military, spend […]

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EASYJET PILOTS STRIKING IN AMSTERDAM TODAY


EasyJet pilots stationed in Amsterdam are striking again on Monday morning, pilots union VNV announced. This third strike is taking place between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., ANP reports. The pilots are striking for a better collective bargaining agreement. They want guaranteed sick leave pay, more time to rest between flights and a better pension […]

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