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CAA offers advice to flight-delayed passengers






Following the recent judgement by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) about compensation for flight-delayed passengers, the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published advice to passengers. Although the right to compensation for delayed flights is not…






AOA statement on Government reshuffle






The Airport Operators Association (AOA) has responded to the Govenment reshuffle with the following statement: Darren Caplan, Chief Executive of the Airport Operators Association, said: “The Airport Operators Association (AOA), which represents some 70 airport operators throughout the UK, welcomes…






New guidelines for supporting passengers with reduced mobility launched






The CAA and ABTA have launched new PRM guidelines for the travel industry. The new guidelines, Pre-Notification Guidance – for Supporting Passengers with Reduced Mobility,  are intended to supplement the Department for Transport’s 2008 Code of Practice on providing assistance…






ABTA Joins Protests Over APD






Barely a week goes by when there isn’t another very public comment on the Government’s controversial APD (air passenger duty). This week it’s the turn of ABTA, as they call for their members and customers to put pressure on the…






Jet2.com’s MD Takes up Marathon Task for Charity






Ian Doubtfire, Managing Director of leading leisure airline Jet2.com has signed up to this year’s London Marathon in aid of international sight charity, ORBIS. This will be the second marathon Ian has taken part in, having previously raised £5,800 for…






Jet2.com ups capacity to cater for busy Easter






With 90,000 seats on more than 500 flights taking off to sun, city and ski destinations, Jet2.com is preparing for an ‘eggstra’ busy Easter weekend. To cater for increasing demand in what has become a key time for holidaymakers, Jet2.com…