The aviation industry has been hit hard by the ongoing pilot shortages, with many airlines struggling to find enough qualified pilots to meet their operational needs.
Warning strikes at several airports: Travelers to expect delays
On Monday morning (13.03.2023), warning strikes at several German airports caused considerable restrictions in air traffic.
British Airways and EasyJet passengers are still owed about 724 million euros
Passengers of British Airways-owner IAG and rival EasyJet have yet to redeem about €724m in travel vouchers that were issued during the pandemic.
International Airlines Group buys Air Europa
International Airlines Group (IAG) has reached an agreement to acquire an 80% stake in Air Europa for 400 million euros.
Verdi strike at Lufthansa leads to flight cancellations in Frankfurt and Munich
On February 17, the Verdi trade union called a strike at Lufthansa to push through its demands for higher salaries and better working conditions.
SunExpress offers free domestic flights after earthquake in Turkey
Following the massive earthquake that struck the Turkish city of Manisa in October 2022, the airline SunExpress is offering free domestic flights to help the affected people.
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport fears new capacity bottlenecks
Schiphol Airport has reduced its capacity and many airlines have significantly reduced their flight frequencies or suspended their flights altogether.
Why do the lights go out in an airplane during takeoff and landing?
If you've ever flown in an airplane, you've surely noticed that during takeoff and landing, the lights in the plane turn off. But why is that?
Air France-KLM returns to profitability
The airline industry has fallen on hard times in recent years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are bright spots. Air France-KLM, one of the largest airlines in Europe, returned to profit last quarter.
Flybe files for bankruptcy again
The UK government had attempted to rescue Flybe by providing tax exemptions and other financial support.
MYFLYRIGHT is a legal tech company, specialized in the support of airline passengers affected by flight delays, flight cancellations, denied boarding, delayed or lost luggage and the refund of unused airline tickets. MYFLYRIGHT was founded in 2016 in Hamburg, Germany. The company operates out of 3 offices, its headquarters in Hamburg and its branches in Prague, Czech Republic and Zaporizhia, Ukraine. Currently, MYFLYRIGHT employs a team of around 25 people working in Marketing, Operations, Legal, Customer Support and IT. The organization operates across 5 markets – Germany, United Kingdom, Romania, Austria, and Switzerland.
MYFLYRIGHT’s goal is to provide access to justice for all aviation passengers who experience irregularities in their flight transportation. Notably, 75% of all compensation requests submitted by passengers get rejected. However, MYFLYRIGHT is able to successfully execute applicable customer claims in more than 98% of cases in court.
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