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EU: Several Airlines agree to quickly refund canceled flights

The European Commission has reached a deal with airlines to provide EU consumers guaranteed timely refunds on canceled flights. The EU commission announced said quick cancellation refunds were in line with EU law Several airline companies agreed on Wednesday to reimburse passengers in Europe for canceled flights within seven days, …

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Greece’s Civil Aviation modifies PLF time range, makes airlines responsible

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority has modified the time range within international flight passengers must fill up the “Passenger Locator Form” PLF. In an air instruction (NOTAM) issued on Thursday, July 16, 2020, the CAA also notifies airlines that they have to check whether passengers have submitted the PLF form before …

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Greece Civil Aviation extends ban for flights from Sweden, Turkey, non-EU

Greece ‘s Civil Aviation issued several air instructions (NOTAMS) on Thursday regarding direct flights to countries such as Sweden and Turkey, Albania and North Macedonia, the entry of non-EU citizens as well as instructions related to Passenger Locator Form (PLF). Sweden The flight ban for direct flights from Sweden to …

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Mandatory vouchers for cancelled flights due to pandemic is against the EU law

Thousands of air travelers are sitting on their unused tickets and have to take pleasure on vouchers without right to claim for refund, even if they will never make the flight they had once booked for whatever reasons. The majority of airlines withhold reimbursement and offering credit vouchers or a …

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Greece to subsidize airline services to islands with €24.6million

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport will subsidize airline services to more than 12 Greek islands with 24.6 million euros. The Ministry is proceeding with tenders for 12 airline services to Greek islands, setting the maximum charter rates according to the season and the minimum frequency of flights. The 12 …

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Eurocontrol warns airlines of possible missile strikes into Syria

Pan-European air traffic control agency Eurocontrol on Tuesday warned airlines to exercise caution in the eastern Mediterranean Sea due to the possible launch of air strikes into Syria in next 72 hours. Eurocontrol said that air-to-ground and/or cruise missiles could be used within that period and there was a possibility …

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European Commission will set out plan to tackle air traffic control strikes

The European commission is expected to act to reduce the impact of air traffic control strikes, which have disrupted thousands of flights in recent years, with British holidaymakers often badly affected.  Airlines are expecting Brussels to call on member states this week to protect international flights passing over its airspace …

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EU Court rules airlines are responsible for flight delay notifications

The European Union Court of Justice has ruled in favor of an airline passenger denied compensation after a flight cancelation. The court ruled that airlines are responsible for informing the passengers of the cancelation. Thursday’s decision from the EU court states that an air carrier is responsible for notifying a passenger …

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