Top cities to visit in Europe 2016

Last updated on July 5, 2016

 

Europe is packed with amazing locations to visit, but here are a few of our favourites. This isn’t meant to be an exhaustive guide to each city, but it should give you a quick idea of what’s available, and why each of these great cities is worth a visit if you get the chance (and if you don’t have the chance, you should make it!).

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Delays Expected On Air New Zealand’s Flights From London

Last updated on September 11, 2014

Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG), the provider of Air New Zealand’s ground handling services at London Heathrow, has announced a strike action on Friday, 12th September 2014.

According to Air New Zealand’s announcement, flights are expected to operate as scheduled. However, check-in processing may be a little slower than normal for departures and there may be some delays in baggage processing for arriving flights.
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ATC Strike In Italy On Saturday

Last updated on September 5, 2014

I must say that it has been very busy week in aviation and it still hasn’t ended. Besides Icelandic volcano eruption, there was also an eruption in Papua New Guinea followed by a strike of Lufthansa’s subsidiary Germanwings – C’mon, I can’t even write this posts so quickly to cover everything! The latest news for upcoming weekend – ATC strike in Italy on Saturday, 6th September.

The strike could affect every single airport in Italy but according to Italian law, intercontinental and inbound flights will not be affected. It will take place between 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (Central European Summer Time) so many flight delays and cancellations are expected during a whole afternoon.

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Another Strike Of Lufthansa, 200 Flights Cancelled

Last updated on September 5, 2014

The pilots union of Lufthansa has announced a strike at Frankfurt Airport for today from 5 p.m. till 11 p.m. local time. Short and medium haul flights departing and arriving at Frankfurt/Main will be affected.

A list of all cancelled flights can be found here.

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Don’t Let Icelandic Volcano Bardarbunga Ruin Your Trip

Last updated on September 3, 2014

Remember Eyjafjallajokull, the Icelandic volcano whose eruption in 2010 forced airlines to cancel more than 100,000 flights (accounting for 48% of total air traffic) which affected more than 10 million passengers and caused about $1.7 billion in lost revenue? Right now, as history repeats itself, our latest Iceland’s volcano covering everyday news of recent weeks is Bardarbunga. I made a list of the most common questions & answers you should be aware of if you plan to fly over Europe in a near future.

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How To Get Compensations From Codeshare Flight

Last updated on August 14, 2014

“On behalf of American Airlines, British Airways, Finnair and Cathay Pacific, I would like to welcome you on board of the flight to London.” How many times have you heard such welcome message from a flight attendant and wondering why so many airlines are involved when there is just one aircraft preparing to take off? In fact, it’s nothing extraordinary within the aviation industry and it’s called a codeshare agreement or simply just codeshare. Let me tell you what benefits it brings you and what you should be aware of.

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Get EUR 600,- For Flights Up To Six Years Back

Last updated on July 17, 2014

In one of my previous post you can find out that you can pursue your claims through the courts for all flights that you made up to 2 years back. Now I have a great news for thousands of UK air travelers – you can claim your rights also for flights from up to 6 years ago thanks to James Dawson.

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Airline Safety Videos You Always Wanted To Watch Live

Last updated on July 1, 2014

Recently I wrote many posts about the legislation and what to do when things go wrong and your flight is delayed, cancelled, you get bumped from the flight or your baggage gets lost. Well, I think it’s important to be prepared for every possible flight disruption during your trips but on the other hand, I am perfectly aware that traveling should be primarily about fun.

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Case Study – Slight Delay Caused Missed Connecting Flight

Last updated on June 19, 2014

An interesting situation happened to me last week when I visited a printing office to pick up our latest posters for a purposes of our visit in Amsterdam. There was a young woman named Veronika standing next to me and when she spotted the poster she began asking me about the details of our project. It happened to me for the first time so I was very impressed by her interest and excitedly began talking. We discussed for more than ten minutes about ClaimAir and more importantly, about her real experience with airlines’ common practices in relation to her recent delay and missed connecting flight.

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Airlines’ Common Practices And How To Overcome Them

Last updated on May 22, 2014

Getting flight compensations from airlines don’t have to be a difficult issue once you are familiar with airlines’ common practices. Of course, the situation can be sometimes quite tricky so I will tell you how proper attitude can make the most of it.

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French Strike Caused Flight Delays And Cancellations

Last updated on May 15, 2014

French air traffic controllers take part in strike action today. As usually, it will cause air travel chaos all around the country as many flights will be delayed or cancelled. Here is a brief recap of what you should claim during a flight disruption.

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How U.S. Air Travelers Can Benefit From European Union’s Legislation

Last updated on May 10, 2014

In previous blog posts, I wrote a lot about the European Union’s legislation and its application in various flight irregularities. However, it’s important to realize that these rules have significant impact on the U.S. air travelers too. This post will lay down all situations which U.S. passengers should pay attention to in connection with the European Union’s Regulation (EC) No 261/2004. Moreover, I’m going to reveal secrets that airlines struggle to hide from you… psst, it’s a secret!

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Make Profit On Denied Boarding

Last updated on May 1, 2014

Airlines are greedy and want to load their aircrafts as much as possible in order to increase their revenue. In fact, every single flight can be overbooked up to 10% of its total capacity to cover a chance of no-show passengers and to eliminate the possibility of a free seat right next to you – what an unimaginable situation for all airlines! In this post, I will show you how denied boarding rules can work for you and how you can make a nice profit on it.

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In-depth Guide On How To Claim Delayed Baggage Compensation

Last updated on April 24, 2014

Have you ever experienced a situation when you arrived to your final destination and find yourself staring at an empty baggage carousel and hoping there is still one last baggage coming? Well, in a better case, your baggage is delayed. The worst case, the baggage is completely lost and you’ll never see it again. This post will give you an in-depth guidance on how to handle such situation and how to get your delayed baggage compensation so there won’t be a space for a panic or a confusion anymore. All necessary information can be also found within our web app

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We Are In Beta

Last updated on April 9, 2014

We finally made it to the beta release and want to share our excitement with you!

During the last several months, we’ve strived to build the FREE Android app that would seamlessly and instantly help you with flight irregularities, such as delays, cancellations, denied boardings and baggage related issues.

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Get up to €600 in compensation

  • Delayed or cancelled flights
  • Missed connections
  • Lost baggage
  • Related extra expenses