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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.

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    What happens to your passenger rights when the airline goes bankrupt?

    The past few years have been marked by some disastrous bankruptcy cases for British airline passengers. In 2017, Monarch went bankrupt along with Air Berlin and Niki Air. In 2018, Small Planet Airlines, Azur Air Germany and Primera Air went bust as well. Since the start of 2019, Germania, FlyBMI and WOW Air filed for bankruptcy. More recently, one of the largest travel agencies in the world, Thomas Cook, also filed for bankruptcy, leaving more than 600.000 holidaymakers stranded across the world. What are your rights when an airline goes bust and what organization can you turn to for help?

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    Which airline uses the most comfortable airplanes?

    The Airbus A320, Boeing 737 or an Embraer 175, the difference may not ring many bells. Airlines use different airplanes from different manufacturers, and they are completely free in that choice. However, which airline uses the most comfortable airplanes for its passengers? We explain.

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    Your passenger rights and the no deal Brexit

    After the 31st of October there is no turning back, Brexit will be a fact. On the day that the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union, everything will change for Brits and EU passengers. EUclaim explains the changes that you should keep in mind and how to prepare for the no deal Brexit.

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    Flying in thunderstorms

    Can you fly during a thunderstorm? Is flying during a thunderstorm dangerous? Such questions often arise when passengers have to take off during a heavy thunderstorm or when light flashes surround them up in the air.

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    Summer flights and airports strikes

    Spring and summer are popular times for personnel in commercial air traffic to go on strike. Whether it concerns a strike with the airline, baggage handling, security or air traffic control, chances of you being affected are a lot higher in summer. We explain what your rights are for the different types of strikes in air traffic and give you tips to prevent most of the discomfort caused by a sudden strike.

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    Top city trips for the summer

    When visiting a city in the summer you have to consider the warm weather. Are you not the type for a long beach holiday and do you prefer to explore a new European city that is not blazing hot in summer? EUclaim has listed the top five cities suitable for a summer visit.
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    The most amazing airports in the world

    Some airports are a destination on their own. They are noticed by their unique architecture, impeccable design or far stretching facilities leaving even Charlie’s Chocolate factory behind in creativity.  We have listed he most iconic airports in the world for you to see.

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    Flight delayed by fog? You have rights!

    Fog is not a rare sighting in the UK and flights are delayed by foggy weather regularly. If you flight is delayed by fog you have rights.

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    Flying Business class? How to improve your chance for an upgrade!

    Who doesn’t fantasize about flying business class? Champagne in the skies accompanied by a Michelin star dinner and a comfortable bed to relax on and watch your favorite movies. Especially for long-haul flights, upgrades are very welcome. But how do you assure yourself an upgrade to business class? We have listed a few tips to help!

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    Luggage allowance of UK airlines

    The ever-changing luggage or baggage allowances of airlines is one of the most irritating factors for airline passengers, delays aside obviously. The luggage policies have gotten stricter lately, as mostly budget airlines have limited carry-on luggage to an absolute minimum. However, larger airlines such as KLM and British Airways no longer allow you to bring free checked luggage on your flight as well. We keep you updated on the latest in luggage world.

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