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Greek Consumer Body Wants Airline ‘No-show’ Clause to be Scrapped

Greece’s consumer body is calling for the termination of a "no-show" clause in the terms of agreement with airlines, to protect passengers from unfair charges.

Airline Association Unhappy with EU-U.S. Aviation Agreement

The European Union late last month reached a agreement that gives airlines greater freedom to choose trans-Atlantic routes and potentially lead to lower fares. While details of the pact were not released as we went to press, it is intended to allow European airlines to fly from...

Delta Out to Conquer the Airways Albeit Under Chapter 11 Protection

Just a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Delta has announced a huge international expansion plan. With the aim to be the "world's largest airline across the Atlantic" the beleaguered carrier will launch additional flights from its Atlanta and New York bases...

New Airline Compensation for Passengers

New rules on an airline's obligations to passengers came into effect last month. The rules change the amounts given in compensation, and redefine the circumstances where compensation must be provided.

Europe Gets Ready To Fly

The European Commission won the right on June 5 to start talks with the United States on airport landing rights, in a move destined to lead to a wholesale shake-up of transatlantic aviation.

Airlines Double Passenger Compensation

The European Union's transport council recently announced a decision to effectively double the compensation paid to passengers who are unable to be accommodated on the flights on which they are booked.

European Airlines Create Online Travel Portal

Nine of Europe's leading airlines recently unveiled plans to move into the online travel market with the launch this year of a new online travel service, that sells flights and other travel products direct to the consumer.