Tag Archives: European air travel

Thoughts on Europe from a departure lounge

Nothing too deep or complicated; just remembering where my head was at while waiting to board my flight from Edinburgh to Berlin last month. The overhead flight board displayed a list of departing planes. Oh, the places you can go … Continue reading

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More euronews for spring 2013

From Deutsche Welle. Russia is trying to require passenger data for everyone entering Russia, a violation of EU law, if not others. The new Dutch king and queen are going walkabout. Seems they survived the warm, wild welcome we gave … Continue reading

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More rights for airline passengers flying on European carriers; snow still making a mess

From Deutsche Welle. The EU is expanding air passenger rights when delayed and flying on European carriers. Interesting that this comes at  time when snow is wreaking such havoc at Frankfurt airport. More communication, food and water, as well as … Continue reading

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Air and rail disruptions in western Europe today

This from Deutsche Welle – Düsseldorf airport strikes will result in delays and cancellations. And from the Beeb – heavy snow is causing problems at Frankfurt airport and even on Eurostar. Mind you, what they call heavy snow over there is, … Continue reading

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New EasyJet service from London to Cornwall

From the London Independent. A new EasyJet route to Cornwall from London.

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Virgin Atlantic awarded short haul slots from Heathrow

I got an email from Virgin Atlantic about this. Here is a link to the news as reported in the London Telegraph. Yahoo! (I love Virgin).

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non-EU airlines dropped from EU carbon emissions rules

From Deutsche Welle. The EU is letting non-EU airlines off the hook for carbon emissions regulations, at least for the time being. I suppose that’s nice because it will be one less reason to boost the prices on plane tickets. … Continue reading

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