FlyLAL (also known as Lithuanian Airlines and LAL) was the national airline of Lithuania based in Vilnius – probably best remembered by the public for the fun pink insignia and the perky pink uniforms. It operated domestic and international scheduled services from its main … Continue reading
I am sure that anyone who travels has at one point encountered some outrageously silly airline pricing rules. For example, if a return ticket costs $800, then how a one-way can possibly cost $3.000? How can a ticket to city A can be more expensive … Continue reading
LOT Polish Airlines, the only airline that flew direct between Tallinn and Warsaw, stopped its flights last weekend. Priit Kivik represents the company in Estonia, but he told Eesti Paevaleht that he did not know the reasons for the move, … Continue reading
US airlines have been threatening to merge for a while now. As the industry is going through hard times industry in such shambles, it’s another way to survive. Now it looks like the consolidation has begun. Delta and … Continue reading
Luggage claim can be a nerve-wrecking experience for travellers. Each year, millions of suitcases don’t arrive where they should. Most find their way to their proper destination within 24 hours, but some sit at airports for months waiting to be … Continue reading
Lufthansa has announced that the services provided to passengers and airlines by Tallinn Airport are the most punctual in the world. The Estonian airport’s services were the best out of 960 airports around the world to where Lufthansa flies. Criteria … Continue reading
WestJet has announced the removal of its fuel surcharge, in acknowledgement of the recent decline in fuel prices. According to officials, the elimination of the fuel surcharge supports WestJet’s commitment to providing the best value to its guests, the premise for the airline’s new advertising campaign. Three new television commercials shot in Toronto during August and airing now represent theContinue reading
In response to decreasing fuel prices, Air Canada is eliminating all second checked-bag charges ($25) implemented in the spring. The airline also announced it is incorporating fuel surcharges into its advertised base fares on North American flights. “Although the cost of fuel remains highly volatile and far above historic norms, the recent retreat in oil prices is enabling us toContinue reading
Estonian Air has started selling tickets on its new route Tallinn-Kuressaare. The Estonian national carrier will start flying on the route from October 2. Estonian Air will operate the route with a 33-seat SAAB 340 aircraft eight times a week, on Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri and Sun. The flight takes about 45 minutes.
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Continental Airlines has become the fifth major US carrier to charge $15 for the first piece of checked luggage. The airline already charges $25 for the second-checked bag. As is the policy for the other carriers, elite members of the airline’s frequent-flier program and those traveling in business and first class will not have to pay for their checked baggage.The move leavesContinue reading
Passengers have the right to take the flight they paid for.
If the plane is overbooked or cancelled, the airline must find the passenger a seat on another flight operated by
No matter what airline you fly – there can always be a chance that your baggage can get lost or delayed. Here are some tips for you that help to prevent such loss or at least make it easier to deal with it.
1. Make your bag stand out. Buy luggage that is a color other than black – because with
Zoom Airlines Inc. and Zoom Airlines Ltd. filed for insolvency yesterday, cancelling all scheduled flights and grounding all of its aircraft. A Transport Canada spokesperson confirmed that Zoom had voluntarily surrendered its operating certificate and that all of its planes were on the ground.
Exactly how many passengers have been stranded by Zoom’s shutdown is still being determined.
In a statement