Lufthansa strike and and other airline news

September 3rd, 2012

The hottest aviation-related topic that has made to the headlines these days is the strike of Lufthansa flight attendants. After the first round of the strike action on Friday, the UFO union annouces its members will resume strike.

The second round will affect Lufthansa‘s passengers on Tuesday, September 4, 2012. Just as was the case on Friday, the details will be provided 6 hours ahead of the walkout.

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Airlines, Aviation news, Europe, Flybe, Lufthansa, News by Continent, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, SAS

Malaysia Airlines baggage allowance 2012. An update

August 30th, 2012

Wondering how much luggage is allowed on Malaysia Airlines? Get answer to this and other related questions here.

Firstly, we’ll have a look at the hand baggage restrictions.

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Airlines, Baggage allowance, Malaysia Airlines

Hurricane Isaac causes disruptions & Lufthansa strike

August 29th, 2012

Hurricane Isaac is causing headaches for US travellers. Even though the hurricane is reported to be weakening, it has affected among others operations to New Orleans Airport.

Delta Air Lines had a total of 107 cancelled flights on Tuesday and 60 flights on Wednesday across the Gulf Coast region. Most likely the carrier will resume its operations to Pensacola and Mobile today afternoon. As far as the flights to Mobile and New Orleans are concerned, they will probably be resumed by tomorrow morning (Thursday 30 August)

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Airports, Delta Airlines, Lufthansa, New Orleans Airport, Southwest Airlines

Play game and win a flight with Czech Airlines

August 28th, 2012

Do not fall from your chair when reading this – but you may fly free! Czech Airlines have announced a competition for anyone who likes travelling or/and playing games which applies do everyone reading this.

All you have to do is to be over 18 years old, become a fan of the competition site and play a simple and colourful airplane game. Your goal is clear – to fly the longest distance within a given time limit.

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Airfare Deals, Airlines, Czech Airlines

News: New airline routes

August 27th, 2012

Looking for airline news? You are in the right place. We start off with Virgin Atlantic, a carrier associated with long-distance flights. The most recent announcement concerns a short-distance route though.

By March 2013 Virgin Atlantic intends to launch London – Manchester flights and according to a statement from the airline’s CEO, this is just the beginning of the carrier’s short-haul expansion.

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Airlines, Europe, Flybe, News by Continent, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Volotea

Discounted airfares to the best destinations

August 23rd, 2012

Low cost flights to Palma, New York or Chile – you will find all of this and more in this blog post presenting a blend of some of the most interesting air ticket sales around.

Browse samples that come straight from the websites of several known airlines. Click on the links to get more info about the carriers or go to their websites and see the entire offers.

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Airfare Deals, Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, LAN Airlines, Monarch Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Transavia, Volotea

Ryanair to abandon Copenhagen-plans

August 22nd, 2012

The latest headlines from the world of airlines have been dominated by the Irish low cost airline Ryanair and we bring you a summary of what is going on.

In spite of several rejections of its offer to buy its rival Aer Lingus, Ryanair has not lost its self-assurance and recently it was revealed that Ryanair had held talks with a couple of airlines regarding selling Aer Lingus’ slots at London Heathrow.

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Aer Arann, Airlines, Airport Copenhagen, Ryanair, Virgin Atlantic

Budget travel worldwide. Amazing infographic!

August 21st, 2012

You’re in for a treat – download the most concise budget traveller guide around and become a really savvy traveller.

We bet none of you enjoys spending more that strictly necessary when travelling. We also guess that the question that occupies you the most when planning is that of how much you will have to allocate to the average day of your stay.

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Tips and hints, Useful websites

Ryanair to reduce its Denmark flights in winter schedule

August 20th, 2012

Read the latest news about the winter schedule of Ryanair. Travellers flying with this low cost airline on its routes from or to Denmark may want to know that as of October 28, when the winter schedule goes into effect, the Danish routes of Ryanair will be cut.

The change will affect Billund Airport as well as Aarhus Airport. Out of 20 routes currently operated from Billund, 8 will be left among others Billund – Barcelona or Billund Malaga.

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Airlines, Europe, News by Continent, Ryanair

Cathay baggage allowance 2012. An update

August 16th, 2012

Not sure about the baggage policy of Cathay Pacific? You’ll find the answers here. Read the post and stay updated!

To begin with, we’ll have a look at the rules for hand-baggage on flights of this renowned Asian carrier.

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Airlines, Baggage allowance, Cathay Pacific