3 hour flight delay in USA? At least now you can de-plane

April 29, 2010

According to today’s NPR report, airline passengers in the United States now have an exit option as a result of prolonged delays on the tarmac. Last November, we blogged about a European law that would provide refunds to European airline passengers in the event their flights were delayed more than 3 hours. (original story can…

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Flugausfälle durch Vulkanausbruch – die Rechte der Beteiligten

April 21, 2010

Seit heute, 21. April, wird in Deutschland wieder geflogen. Dennoch dauert es noch einige Tage, bis wieder alles “normal” ist. Nachdem seit letzter Woche der Flugraum über den meisten europäischen Ländern lahmgelegt war, ist nun die Frage, welche Ersatzforderungen möglich sind. Dies betrifft auch Deutschland. An keinen deutschen Flughäfen durfte gestartet oder gelandet werden. Die…

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New Air Security Rules issued by TSA

December 28, 2009

They are, however, subject to change. See for more details. On Dec. 25, 2009, an individual on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253 set off a device and was subdued by passengers and crew. As a result of this incident, TSA has worked with airline and law enforcement authorities, as well as federal, state, local,…

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Flight Delayed 3+ Hours? EU passengers now get refunds

November 25, 2009

According to last Friday’s Irish Times newspaper, the European Court of Justice has ruled airline passengers are entitled to a REFUND if their flights have been delayed for 3 or more hours. Good news for travelers in the European Union, but passengers here in the U.S.A. should not expect to receive similar judgments for their…

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