Latest News for: Baggage service


Qantas asks executives to volunteer to fill in as baggage handlers

The Observer 08 Aug 2022
At least 1,600 baggage handlers were sacked during lockdown, with the service outsourced to contractors, a decision that the federal court has ruled unlawful ... flights, long queues at airports and lost baggage ... A spokesperson said the airline was committed to improving its services.

Dnata extends partnership with GOL Airlines in Brazil

Khaleejtimes 04 Aug 2022
The extension of the contract will see dnata continue to provide a range of passenger, ramp and baggage services to the airline, ensuring a seamless airport experience for over 19 million passengers and safe and timely departure of up to 133,000 flights annually across 20 airports in Brazil.

Ryanair set to cash in as rivals cancel more flights

Irish Independent 04 Aug 2022
... also benefited from having its own baggage handling and ground services at its busiest airports, Mr Wilson said."Our view was, which was borne out, that when demand came back, it was going to come back in one go and not come back on the drip," said Mr Wilson .

Have it made in Mykonos! Whatever you want from your holiday, here are our TOP ...

The Daily Mail 04 Aug 2022
With free child places*, 22kg baggage allowance included and excellent customer service, you really can't go wrong as they top the Which? Recommended list for travel providers**.

‘Don’t take it out on our staff!’: How did Britain become so angry?

The Observer 04 Aug 2022
... worsens the service we receive ... In early July, Edinburgh airport had to temporarily close its customer service line, because it was deluged with irate customers trying to retrieve their luggage – even though baggage isn’t handled by the airport, but the short-staffed airlines.

BA halts ticket sales for domestic flights leaving Heathrow before mid-August

Independent online (SA) 03 Aug 2022
“We've been taking responsible action by limiting sales … on some of our Heathrow services to ensure more seats are available to rebook customers,” he said ... Airlines and airports across Europe have struggled to cope with the rebound in post-lockdown travel, with many failing to recruit enough staff to handle check-ins and baggage handling.

Dublin-Heathrow hit as BA halts short-haul sales for two weeks

Irish Independent 03 Aug 2022
The cap was initially due to remain in place until September 11, but is now likely to last until the end of October.British Airways had already cut about 13pc of its planned summer capacity because of a shortfall in its own employees and the passenger cap imposed by Heathrow.But ...

‘My body hurts.’ ⁠South Florida airport workers say they’re overworked and underpaid

Finger Lakes Times 03 Aug 2022
Bogarin, Grant and most airport service workers ⁠— people like cabin cleaners, baggage handlers, wheelchair attendants, and security screeners ⁠— work for subcontractors who seek to get contracts with airlines by providing these services at the lowest possible cost, which labor advocates say creates a race to the bottom.

Aer Lingus passengers seeking lost luggage complain of no human contact from airline

The Irish Times 02 Aug 2022
Almost 5,000 people have now joined the Aer Lingus Complaints Action Group on Facebook to share experiences and information about lost baggage and passenger service ... [ Baggage claims ... Aer Lingus never provided any updates regarding the bags despite over 30 phone calls to their lost baggage services.” Ms Sullivan said.

PCG tightens security for school reopening

The Manila Times 02 Aug 2022
Aside from receiving and handling complaints from the riding public and maritime stakeholders, he added, the MHDs will also report possible threats to public safety, provide meals to stranded passengers and assist in booking road transport services ... secure sea transport services.

Global and Indian companies’ line up for a pie of the Indian skies, notwithstanding the handicaps

Financial Express 01 Aug 2022
The government has allowed 100% FDI under the automatic route in scheduled air transport service, regional air transport service and domestic scheduled passenger airline ... However, airlines have begun to unbundle their services. In other words, operators now charge for services such as baggage and seat selection.

Passing motorist praised after spotting overturned car by Strangford Lough

ITV 30 Jul 2022
... Fire and Rescue service, the Ambulance service and the coastguard for their help. Dublin Airport baggage handlers under pressure to explain luggage dumped in bin.

Strike Averted After WestJet Reaches Tentative Agreement With Unifor Service Workers

The Epoch Times 29 Jul 2022
Both the airline and Unifor Local 531 announced the deal on Sunday evening, days before nearly 800 baggage and customer service staff could have ...

UK’s largest money-laundering case transferred over £100m to Dubai

Arab News 29 Jul 2022
LONDON ... The mules, who flew business class with the money to utilize extra baggage allowances, were paid up to £8,000 per trip for their services, and siphoned off at least 10 percent of the transported cash for themselves. In total, £104 million were ferried over the course of a year, allowing Alfalasi to enjoy a life of opulence in Dubai ... ....

Frontier Airlines Poised for Significant Growth as America’s Ultra-Low Cost Carrier

The Roseburg News-Review 27 Jul 2022
The use of these aircraft, Frontier’s seating configuration, weight-saving tactics and baggage process have all contributed to Frontier’s continued ability to be the most fuel-efficient of all major U.S ... Additional travel services, such as baggage and advance seat assignments are available for purchase separately at an additional charge.

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