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BBC report reveals which flights, airlines and airports have the most delays | FairPlane UK image
After analysing aviation data, the BBC have recently revealed which airports and routs suffer the most delays. And the winner is (or is that loser?)…London Gatwick. Passengers flying from Gatwick experienced on average a delay of 18 minutes for each flight they took. A spokesperson from...
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Bumped off a flight? | FairPlane UK image
Have you ever been bumped off a flight? I have come close. I remember a flight from Luton to Geneva a few years ago. Easyjet had overbooked the flight and needed to find 4 people to take the next flight 4 hours later. They made an announcement offering free baggage allowance for anyone who would take...
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Missed Connecting Flights | FairPlane UK image
The EU regulations regarding compensation for delayed or cancelled flights also extend to connecting flights. If the flight you were on was delayed to such an extent that you missed an onward connection and you therefore ended up more than 3 hours late at your final destination then you may be...
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Smoke detected in toilets of Pakistan Airways flight | FairPlane UK image
A Pakistan Airways flight to New York on Saturday 23rd April 2016 was forced to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport in Northern Ireland when an indicator in the cockpit detected smoke in one of the toilets. The plane set out from Manchester as 1.37pm but made the emergency landing at Shannon...
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Will Flight Delay Compensation cause flights to become more expensive? | FairPlane UK image
Airlines don't want to pay you any flight delay compensation as the sums involved appear to be very large. If everyone on board a long haul flight claimed the €600 they were entitled to then just one flight carrying 350 passengers could cost the airline €210,000. With the large Airbus 380s,...
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Thomas Cook Flight MT2152 Forced to Dump Fuel Following Fault with Landing Gear | FairPlane UK image
Thomas Cook flight number MT2152 from Manchester to Paphos Cyprus was forced to turn back to Manchester minutes into the journey when the pilot noticed a problem with the landing gear. Due to maximum landing weight issues, the flight had to circle Manchester for more than 2 hours to burn off fuel....
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