About all things concerning aviation
Every week we illustrate various subjects regarding our service, passenger rights and commercial aviation. We also provide you with tips & tricks regarding air travel.
Flying overweight: Do I fit in an airplane seat?You are going to travel and are wondering if you will fit into an airplane seat. What should you do if you are unsure whether you can fit into an airplane seat?
Flying with a cold: do or don’t do?What to do if you have a flight coming up and you have a cold? Just go or stay home? And what about the costs? Read about it in this blog. What do you decide to do? Lots of chewing, swallowing, sniffing, yawning and sniffling and hope it goes well? Or do you stay at home?
Flying with castFlying with a cast is not always permitted. If you have a plaster cast and are planning to travel by air, read what you need to know before you fly.
The Summer of 2022, European Aviation in NumbersWhat happened in Europe last summer? EUclaim has the statistics. Last summer (June, July & August), more than 2,576 million flights were scheduled. Which airline had the most delays, which had the most cancellations and which major strikes affected your holiday plans? We have all the statistics for you and have made a comparison with 2018 and 2019, as these were the last of pre-Covid years.
Tips for flying in bad weatherBad weather has an effect on traffic, including air traffic. Strong winds, thunderstorms, fog and snow can disrupt air traffic considerably. How can you best avoid the inconveniences of flying in bad weather? We will explain it to you.
Fuel prices sky high! Will airline ticket prices go up too?When you fill up your car at the gas station, you feel the high price directly in your wallet. You would think that the high fuel prices have a direct effect on the price you pay for your flight ticket. This assumption does not seem to be entirely correct. EUclaim explains the relationship between high fuel prices and the cost of your airline ticket.
Can you confidently board a plane that has been stationary for a long time?
It was a special sight, the many planes parked at London Heathrow and in the Mojave Desert when there was much less flying due to Corona. But what does standing still do to an aircraft and is it safe to board an aircraft that has been standing still for so long?
3 essential photos before you travel
A holiday isn’t complete without holiday snaps, but did you know that it pays off to take photos before the trip as well? For example, it is a good idea to take a picture of the contents of your suitcase. Why? EUclaim, an expert in the field of aviation, will be happy to explain.
How will Brexit affect flying to Europe?
The departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union has been a fact since 31 December 2021. This means that a lot of changes will take place including flying between the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe. What are the changes to your rights as an air passenger due to Brexit and where exactly can you find this out? EUclaim is happy to explain it to you.
My suitcase has been delayed. What now?
A holiday without a well-filled suitcase with clothes sets and toiletries? Of course you don’t want to think about that. However, it may happen that your suitcase does not arrive at the holiday destination. It is possible, for example, that, due to the hustle and bustle at the airport, suitcases are left behind or even go to the wrong destination.