What can I do if my airline won't pay out? Do I have to accept vouchers? If you're on an EU flight, which is any flight leaving the UK or any flight with an EU carrier that lands in the UK, you're entitled to a full refund or alternative flight if yours is cancelled. … [Read more...] about More than eight in ten Ryanair passengers still waiting for refunds, says Which?
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Outside of the certification process, the FAA has slapped Boeing with two fines for installing substandard or unapproved equipment in some Max planes. With the first fine, which the FAA proposed in January, the agency said Boeing used improper equipment to guide the slats on 178 Max planes. Positioned at the leading edge of each wing, slats are deployed at take-off and landing to provide more lift. Though that fine has yet to be finalized, the FAA had suggested a penalty of $5.4 million. The FAA also accused Boeing of installing a guidance system on 173 Max planes that used sensors that hadn't been properly tested. The proposed penalty is $19.68 million. … [Read more...] about Boeing 737 Max could stay grounded until late 2020
Coronavirus: Where the state wants control over airlines The worst in the pack? Of the government-owned airlines, the Gulf carriers Emirates, Etihad and Qatar have often raised eyebrows among rivals in many parts of the world. The latter have said the airlines in question aren't really playing fair, saying their business model is to crowd out competing airlines at any (state) cost. Before the pandemic, the three carriers had grown disproportionately for years. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus latest: Angela Merkel says Germany has ‘passed’ COVID-19 test so far