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Flight disruption to and from Sharm el-Sheikh | FairPlane UK image
The recent tragedy in Egypt has led to the British Government cancelling all flights to and from Sharm el-Sheikh. The Government suspect that the Russian flight 9268 was blown up by a bomb placed in the luggage hold. The situation is very difficult both for passengers stuck in the resort and also...
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Can I claim cancelled flight compensation due to fog? | FairPlane UK image
The recent spell of fog in the UK has caused havoc at many of the UK's airports with many flights being cancelled due to safety restrictions in areas where the pilot is unable to see the runway. Heathrow, City, Gatwick and Manchester airports have all suffered from the fog with many flights being...
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Guide to Making a Flight Delay Compensation Claim | FairPlane UK image
We have a lot of experience dealing with airlines. Unfortunately, many airlines don't play fair when someone contacts them to make a claim for flight delay compensation. To help you, here are our top tips: At the Airport: Keep a copy of your boarding pass, ticket or email confirmation - you...
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Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET500 Engine Shuts Down Over the Atlantic | FairPlane UK image
Etheopian Airline's new Dreamliner suffered a major problem this morning halfway out in the Atlantic. Flight ET500 was 2 hours into its flight from Dublin to Washington when one of its engines suddenly shut down. The pilot immediately declared an emergency and the plane returned safely to Dublin airport...
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Lack of Staff at Bag Drop Results in Missed Flight Payout | FairPlane UK image
Niall and Aileen Caldwell had arrived at the airport in Sicily in plenty of time to catch their Easyjet flight to London Gatwick. As they proceeded to bag drop, they spotted a problem. There was a massive queue and only 3 staff manning the desks. The queue did not move very much and, after a while,...
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Flight Delay Ends in Divorce | FairPlane UK image
Not the most obvious connection: a delayed flight and getting divorced but by all accounts this is a true story. A woman in Saudi Arabia wanted to visit her sister in Jeddah and so she asked her husband for his permission. He refused. So, when her husband went to visit his parents in another city,...
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