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Are Airlines Committing a Criminal Offence if they Fail to Pay Compensation For a Cancelled Flight?  image
The Civil Aviation Regulations 2005 seem to have been forgotten by many airlines. These regulations were brought in by the UK Government to compliment the EU regulations governing late and cancelled flights. The Civil Aviation Regulations went much further than the EU rules when it came to flights...
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02-10-2015
Passengers on Flight TOM2657 Delayed for 13 Hours at Menorca Forced to Sleep in Airport | FairPlane  image
They had had a great holiday but 300 passengers bound for Manchester had a horrible surprise when they arrived at Menorca airport for their flight home. They were told by Thomson that, due to an earlier emergency at Cardiff, Flight TOM2657 on 19th September 2015 was delayed by 40 mins. Without warning,...
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30-09-2015
Ryanair Lose Battle to Limit Flight Delay Compensation Claims to 2 Years | FairPlane UK image
Ryan Air have today lost an important court battle in the Manchester County Court relating to the time limit which applies to passengers making flight delay compensation claims. Ryan Air had argued that the time limit for claims should be just 2 years as per their booking terms and conditions. The...
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21-08-2015
Civil Aviation Authority Forces Jet2 and Wizz Air to Pay out Flight Delay Compensation, FairPlane UK image
The CAA has finally managed to force Jet2 and Wizz Air to pay out flight delay compensation or cancelled flight compensation claims where the flight delay or cancellation was due to technical difficulties. Up until now, despite Court of Appeal rulings that technical difficulties were not allowable excuses,...
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20-08-2015
Super Quick Turnaround for Thai Airlines Cancelled Flight Claim | FairPlane UK image
We have managed to beat our record for a delayed flight or cancelled flight compensation claim. Flight TG911 was due to depart from London Heathrow on 4th April 2015 bound for Bangkok. The Boeing 747 taxied to the runway but then the pilot announced that there was a technical problem – one of...
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20-08-2015
Making a Family Claim for Delayed Flight Compensation is Quick and Easy | FairPlane UK image
Most people don’t go on holiday on their own so when your flight is seriously delayed or cancelled, it is not just you but your whole family who is affected. It is not easy travelling with children at the best of times but if you have to spend unscheduled hours at the airport, the start or end...
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19-08-2015
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