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Alitalia workers vote on last-chance rescue plan

Alitalia's workers are voting on a make-or-break deal over job and pay cuts. If they reject it, the loss-making Italian airline will run out of money.

Alitalia's workers are voting on a make-or-break deal over job and pay cuts. If they reject it, the loss-making Italian airline will run out of money.

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Rights for EU passengers

Airlines overbook their flights, so what are your rights if you get affected in Europe?

Airlines overbook their flights, so what are your rights if you get affected in Europe?

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United Airlines passenger David Dao 'planning lawsuit'

The 69-year-old who was dragged off a plane in Chicago suffered concussion, a broken nose and lost teeth, according to his lawyer.

The 69-year-old who was dragged off a plane in Chicago suffered concussion, a broken nose and lost teeth, according to his lawyer.

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Competitors join in on ridiculing United Airlines

United Airlines have been the subject of much public ridicule in recent weeks, now even some competitors are getting in on the action.

United Airlines have been the subject of much public ridicule in recent weeks, now even some competitors are getting in on the action.

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United Airlines passenger likely to sue over forced removal

Lawyers for Dr. David Dao say he suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth when dragged from the overbooked plane.

Lawyers for Dr. David Dao say he suffered a significant concussion, a broken nose and lost two front teeth when dragged from the overbooked plane.

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Alitalia strike grounds 60 percent of flights

Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.

Unions are protesting against a drastic savings plan that would slash 2,000 jobs and cut salaries by a third.

Business

Airlines and airports worldwide adapt to US electronic device ban in planes

Faced with the new US ban on electronic devices being taken into plane cabins airports and airlines are scrambling for ways to reassure passengers and prop up revenues.

Faced with the new US ban on electronic devices being taken into plane cabins airports and airlines are scrambling for ways to reassure passengers and prop up revenues.

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UK follows US in imposing electronic device flight ban

Both Britain and the United States announced cabin baggage restrictions on larger electronic devices on Tuesday, amid aviation security fears.

Both Britain and the United States announced cabin baggage restrictions on larger electronic devices on Tuesday, amid aviation security fears.

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US imposes electronic device ban on some Middle East flights

Donald Trump’s government said on Tuesday that it is banning airline passengers travelling to the US from several mainly Muslim countries from carrying large electronic devices in their cabin…

Donald Trump’s government said on Tuesday that it is banning airline passengers travelling to the US from several mainly Muslim countries from carrying large electronic devices in their cabin…

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Runaway sniffer dog shot dead at New Zealand airport

A trainee security sniffer dog at New Zeland’s biggest airport has been shot, after it escaped its leash and ran onto the runway, grounding planes.

A trainee security sniffer dog at New Zeland’s biggest airport has been shot, after it escaped its leash and ran onto the runway, grounding planes.

Business

Lufthansa profit forecast boosts shares

Lufthansa says it expects profits to fall only slightly in 2017 despite lower fares and a rising fuel bill. Analysts were predicting a sharp decline.

Lufthansa says it expects profits to fall only slightly in 2017 despite lower fares and a rising fuel bill. Analysts were predicting a sharp decline.

Business

Thai Airways to further increase capacity on European routes

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Bryan Banston, Vice President at the Sales Department of Thai Airways about how the company has grown its European

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Bryan Banston, Vice President at the Sales Department of Thai Airways about how the company has grown its European

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Hundreds of flights cancelled in Berlin Airports strike

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Berlins’s two airports, causing further misery for passengers already hit by industrial action last week.

Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Berlins’s two airports, causing further misery for passengers already hit by industrial action last week.

Science_technology

Flight delays: the causes and solutions

Brian Flynn, Head of Performance, Forecasts and Relations Unit from EUROCONTROL, explains what causes delays, and what is done to try and combat them.

Brian Flynn, Head of Performance, Forecasts and Relations Unit from EUROCONTROL, explains what causes delays, and what is done to try and combat them.

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What does 2017 hold for the aviation industry?

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

Global shocks like the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the 2008 financial recession and political unrest in North Africa and the Middle East were reflected in downturns in passenger demand and profits in the

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Mouse grounds plane costing British Airways 290,000 euros

Passengers on a British Airways (BA) flight from London Heathrow to San Francisco were delayed for four hours and forced to change planes because a mouse was spotted on board the Boeing…

Passengers on a British Airways (BA) flight from London Heathrow to San Francisco were delayed for four hours and forced to change planes because a mouse was spotted on board the Boeing…

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Flying cheap: 7 principles of low-cost airlines

Budget airlines carried more than a billion passengers in 2016, a first that helped the industry handle higher demand.

Budget airlines carried more than a billion passengers in 2016, a first that helped the industry handle higher demand.

Business

British Airways owner IAG sees profits rise

International Airlines Group - owner of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - reports higher annual profits from cost-cutting and cheaper fuel.

International Airlines Group - owner of British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus - reports higher annual profits from cost-cutting and cheaper fuel.

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Alitalia workers stage one-day strike

The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.

The stoppage comes after a meeting between the troubled airline's management and unions was cancelled on Wednesday.

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How to survive the Italian airport strikes

Passengers flying out of major Italian airports and some European cities, face cancellations and delays.

Passengers flying out of major Italian airports and some European cities, face cancellations and delays.