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Which are the airlines with the most delays and cancellations?

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In 2017, airline passengers should have received millions of euros in compensation due to delays or cancellation, and flights to Turkey have a record of these chapters.


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AirHelp, the world leader in compensation for airline passengers, identified throughout 2017 over 42,000 Romanian passengers eligible for compensation from airlines. If they applied for compensation, as they were entitled, the compensation would amount to approximately EUR 12 million.      Due to the large number of delays and / or cancellations, Turkey was the most problematic destination for Romanian passengers in 2017. Most delayed, canceled or overbooked flights are on the Bucharest-Istanbul (Ataturk Airport) route. More specifically, last year, 621 flights recorded a cumulative delay of 14,134 minutes, equivalent to about 10 days. Out of over 152,000 flights are operated annually, of which more than 36,000 have been delayed or canceled.   The most crowded month for Romania in 2017 was November. After the large number of delayed or canceled external flights, the most problematic destinations were Istanbul (Turkey), Vienna (Austria) and Munich (Germany).    The internal route with the highest delays or cancellations was Timişoara-Bucharest , with 17%.   Romania, at the middle of the ranking with the biggest flight delays. Tarom and Ryanair among the weakest performances   Compared to airports such as Singapore Changi, which has the best references, or London Gatwick, The recorded performances place them in the middle of the leaderboard.

The AirHelp rankings, which track the punctuality, services, and claim processing rate, show that Tarom and Ryanair have the weakest performance.   “Year 2017 was very exciting for airline passengers. Let’s recall the wave of races canceled by TAP Portugal in August and September, when passengers were not only picked up for a few days in a row, but did not receive any information regarding the status of their trip. Immediately after cancellations of Ryanair flights, which also affected passengers. What many of them forget is that in the event of flight delays of more than three hours or cancellation of flights, they are entitled to compensation from airlines, which can reach up to 600 euros. However, although it is their right, less than 2% of passengers apply for compensation. We recommend that passengers who have been affected by delays or cancellations of flights in 2017 should read their rights and ensure that they do not waive the compensation they are entitled to receive. The AirHelp mission is to help passengers get their compensation. Airline passengers who have been delayed or canceled can check their eligibility for compensation in the AirHelp free app, available for iOS and Android, or on the AirHelp site. The whole process does not take more than a few minutes.


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Cheap guide to visit Venice, enigmatic city of the Adriatic Sea

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adriatic seaMost people who visited Venice say they want to return. Irresistible attraction can be “resolved” relatively quickly and cheaply nowadays: the time of booking a flight to Italy, spending prioritized and wrapped luggage. It would be better to avoid holiday period July-August for a trip to Venice, and February, when the famous carnival takes place locally. And expensive are the busiest times of the year. Tourists complain about the unbearable smell of water in summer. May-June and September-October are reasonable both in terms of price and the reduced number of tourists or temperatures.

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Like many opinionated people who love to travel, I can be dead wrong about a place. I sure was about Italy’s southern region of Puglia. A one-day stay as a teen backpacking around Europe left me thinking, “Meh.” But after several Italian friends who’d …
 Accommodation near Venice A ticket bought in advance can bring substantial savings. Another option would be for the trip in the lagoon to stop in a long vacation through Europe by car. Either way you choose, it is good to reserve accommodation at home and time. Venice and not in the city, because the city has no tourist periods of respite, but only periods of “low season” and “full season”. In most hotels in Venice prices can be, depending on the month of almost prohibitive, over 200 euros per night. Therefore, if you want to make savings, find around Venice, Mestre Marghera or fractions continental lagoon wide range of accommodation at low or very low. The two extensions are the “heart” of the Venice Industrial arisen since construction of the commercial port and city are related to high waters between a highway and railway bridge. In fact, Venice has over 240,000 inhabitants, but over 170,000 of them live in Marghera and Mestre actually. In Venice, actually, there are about 70,000 permanent residents, not counting the tens of millions of tourists who come here annually. Accommodation options in Marghera and Mestre are camping, where the price starts from 10 euros per night per person or hotels from 25 euros per night, prices much lower than any district of Venice.

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 Use public transport If you choose accommodation in the suburbs, you never have to worry that a permanent stay in the heart of Venice, the lagoon because transport is very well developed. Bus schedule starts early in the morning and ending late at night, so you will not miss the nocturnal charm of Venice. It is good to know that many campgrounds have dedicated transport at very convenient hours, workplace accommodation and to “People Mover”, the newest mode of transport for tourists and residents who commute outside the city. It is, in fact, suspended a tram linking the port area and Piazzale Roma parking. The ticket costs 1.3 euros per person and can be bought from vending machines placed in both stations. Moreover, it is just best not to go by car, because in Venice you can not travel by car. Parking prices, be it from the port either at the railway station near Piazzale Roma, they are quite steep and can reach tens of euros a day.

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Once released the details of transport to northern Italy in beautiful Venice, accommodation and transportation from the hotel to the lagoon, you only have to turn into one of the most fascinating travel in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. All roads lead to San Marco Square Since the first steps in Venice, the beauty is overwhelming. You divine meeting with the city ever since cross the bridge connecting the mainland to the lagoon, an endless expanse of water. But first contact with the perfect architectural jewel that is Venice is indescribable. It could be compared with the presence of a woman conscious matchless beauty that makes the favor to lift the veil and let you admire perfection. You can live in Venice, uncontrollable, or Stendhal syndrome “tourist disease” overwhelming physical condition that causes exposure to art forms very beautiful, a shock that can be felt concretely and physically in front of city splendor. As most earthlings who carry out their entire lives on firm ground, staggering Venice, bathed by the waters, intrigues the senses and balance.

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The mix of old and modern Venice is today a fully functional city, extremely active and alert, but with an architectural framework of other times, you can only leave you in front of inventiveness and human intelligence. To find the solution unmatched by which to tame nature, raising a city on unstable marshes and waters of the Adriatic, making this “domestication” a unique place in the world, a gift to humanity that crosses time.

Why You Should Make Venice, Italy Your Next Beach Vacation

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And even if you start to Venice for romance that made her famous and without exception, and the coldest hearts soften, you’ll soon be overwhelmed by art, spirituality and history pulsing from every pore of the lagoon. Republic of Venice was the greatest naval power in Europe for 800 years, a large shopping center for luxury goods such as silk and spices, but also slaves, the start of the Crusades, but also flourishing fine arts and Commedia dell’Arte. Babel Tower of Venice Most likely, the journey begins to step through Venice along the Canal Grande, describing an “S” huge across the city. It appears feel that time will not ever get to see the whole, to discover the mysteries and stories. Mission impossible because, administrative, Venice consists of 118 islands and is divided into six parts, called sestiere: Dorsoduro, Santa Croce, San Polo, San Marco, Cannaregio and Castello. Has more than 120 churches, hundreds of “home” and palaces, 175 channels with a length of 38 kilometers and 398 bridges.

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 If you do not know where to start, it is better to leave swept away tourists who speak all languages of the world, a Tower of Babel that shows its origins moving through exotic skin colors. Each of them has a camera or even a mobile phone devices that never ceases to announce yet capturing a frame. Millions of photos are in Venice every minute and acutely conditioning could not turn their heads in a 360 degree rotation covering everything. Invariably, all roads lead to “per Rialto” and “San Marco per” two of the most important sights of Venice. Moreover, at the end of the day you will realize that in Venice Rialto Bridge and St. Mark’s Square can not be avoided even if you propose. You will understand and smiles or local irritation when asked about the two goals. Their signaling through street nameplates is omnipresent, but also because, invariably, all streets converge at a time, to Rialto or San Marco. magnet Venice One of the most popular places in the world, Piazza San Marco is the “magnet” undeniable Venice. Here, a lot of people who do not cease to make Selfies and their cries admiration for his masterpiece lagoon, are “collected” some of the most beautiful works of humanity: Doges Palace Venetian Basilica of San Marco, the Clock Tower (Clock Tower), Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, built by Sansovino, the Prosecutor and the Belfry San Marco, where Venice can be seen from above, purchase, for about 8 euros.

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Unlike most historical places in Venice, to fall into ecstasy, literally, in Piazza San Marco, it is free. So visit the Basilica of San Marco, a place where riches were collected from all over the world, but we must be prepared to stand in a queue that seems endless. Free is access to the Rialto Bridge, the famous bridge in Venice over the Grand Canal, on whose “peak” after you sit patiently in a queue of tourists in constant motion, you can capture some of the beautiful snapshots of Venice. Obviously not be missed “Bridge of Sighs”, which connects the Doge’s Palace the former city jail. From this bridge, the convicts could admire for the last time before being imprisoned, blue sea, with a beautiful lookout point in San Marco Square. Depending on budget and time allocated trip, you can check the list as many sights, the palaces, the “house” and to churches and exhibitions prices starting from 5 euro. Vaporetto and gondola ride, unmissable Venice experience can not be complete without a gondola ride, which costs between 80 and 100 euros, but may become cheaper if you are in a group of tourists. You will witness a unique mastery of gondoliers, handling almost mysterious craft famous Venetian low heights under bridges and narrow channels, semnalizându and gestures and sounds just her presence known through the houses whose foundations are mashed in water.

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Unmissable rides are “vaporetto” public service water transport in Venice, ACTV. It makes regular trips along the Grand Canal, the Giudecca Canal, the second most important channel of the lagoon around Venice, with stunning views over the city and the islands of Murano, famous for processing traditional glass, and Burano , famous for its brightly colored houses and the art of embroidery, or the Lido, the famous resort “in” high. Prices start from € 6 vaporetto, a ticket valid for 60 minutes, the best cards 24 hours, which costs 20 euros, to one of seven days, which costs 60 euros. Street food is available Lastly, if you start out with a low budget, you should pay attention to the price of food. Venice is very expensive in this area, many restaurants in the lagoon and the owners did not hesitate to charge hefty meal overlooking the Canal Grande or even devious channels in May, but close to the center. Lunch costs around 25 euros and dinner with Italian specialties can reach 30-50 euros per person if you take a drink. Without counting the numerous shops with sweets specialties, highly attractive and colorful. If you have not proposed to make Venice a culinary trip, you can soothe your hunger for the many “pizzeria” street and sandwich shops, where dishes cost between 3 and 5 euros. With patience you can find, concealed among Venetians homes and supermarkets, where prices even if they are not comparable to those on the mainland, are available. Also be tested famous ice cream “gelato” with the wonderful flavors of the earth. A portion average costs 3 euros.

Mystery Venetian mirrors from Peles Castle

English: Peles Castle (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Among the approximately 60,000 works of art from the Peles Castle in Sinaia include six Venetian mirrors, made by the masters of Murano Island. With heights of over three meters, the objects they made a long journey to Sinaia on the water, by train …

Abandon the streets of Venice Admitting that you have ticked almost all the targets on the list, a day or even a few hours Venice must leave to get lost in the streets. Put the map in your backpack and abandoned maze Venetian streets. Here palpitate together the old Venice, mysterious and romantic, but this day, the people who come home with a boat, spread their colorful clothes between two buildings and chattering on the phone in the window of a house-monument. Venetian streets throbbing charm Take time to lie down on the pavement of a street that ends in a channel, enter the small chic shops and see the market for vegetables and fruits, but also the fish stalls that seem collect all sea monsters known or yet undiscovered.

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Even if you wander in an apparent dead end, stay calm. In the end, all roads are paths in the heart of Venice and go to “per Rialto” and “San Marco per”.

What happens during the turmoil and how dangerous they are

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For many of those traveling by air turbulences are a cause for dismay. To help them understand what happens at such times, an airline pilot from known airline British Airways, along with two other specialists, explained what happens during turmoil and how dangerous they are.
The pilot and author of “Cockpit Confidential” Patrick Smith, the airline British Airways pilot Steve Allright and flight safety specialist from the Association of British Drivers, Steve Landells, commented and explained the problem of flight turbulence. The three experts were discussed including the processes by which they occur and how pilots manage them. According to experts, there are different types of turbulence. These occur when two large masses of air, moving at different rates can be found. In most cases, the turbulence are caused by thunderstorms and wind currents that come from larger aircraft. “The turbulence are uncomfortable, but are often dangerous. Various aspects of various types of weather can cause turbulence. The most common type is’ Clear Air Turbulence “(No – clear air turbulence), which is perfectly normal. Air flows from other aircraft can stretch even thousands of kilometers. Depending on the direction of travel, our flight planners choose to avoid them or to use these currents to reduce fuel consumption, given that it can fly in this way, with 400 kilometers per hour. The turbulence sometimes occurs when air currents meet with slower moving, “explains Steve Allright. Meanwhile, Steve Landells, flight safety specialist, says that turbulence may occur sometimes due to vagaries of the weather. Fortunately, thunderstorms are easy to see, the expert adds.
On the other hand, wake vortices are a different phenomenon, dangerous but rare. These are caused by eddies of air that is created when the airplane is at low altitude and weight maintenance in air is left on the wings. The larger the plane, the more dangerous turbulence. However, very vulnerable and small planes. In such situations, a technique adopted by pilots is the gradual increase in altitude. “Despite all safety measures, I think every pilot was, at one time, in such a situation. Wake turbulence could last only a few seconds, but are memorable, “said pilot Patrick Smith. It may collapse due to turbulence flying airplanes? The fault is afraid of flying or inconvenience caused by the cramped space, most of the passengers do not feel at ease when traveling. During turbulence, the plane seems helpless in the sky, but, except in rare cases, it is not in danger, says pilot Patrick Smith. It is true that among the most common reasons of fear among passengers include turbulence. But they are part of the experience, not a cause for fear. Children, especially, who have irrational fears, not afraid of these reasons, says Allright. When the plane starts to “tremble” because of the turmoil, the pilots on this issue as one uncomfortable, not safety. Utmost care crew in those moments is to calm passengers. In addition, after such events, specialists inspect the operation of the aircraft, to ensure that everything works properly. “Aircraft are constructed so as to be prepared for turbulence, and the damage is very rare,” says Steve Landells.
Pilots assess the severity of the turbulence in flight, so that they can decide what is best for the flight. “Drivers will slow down to a certain” threshold speed in case of turbulence “, to ensure that aircraft and flight are not affected. This rate is close to normal, so that passengers do not notice, most often a difference. Can I change altitude or route. But the fact is that pilots remain very calm in such situations. Often try to avoid areas of turbulence, so it retains the air traffic controllers. The other drivers know when to change the route or altitude aircraft so that passengers are not disturbed or, at worst, wounded, “he said Landells. People who feel less turbulence caused by the lack of comfort seats are those near the wing. “Gone are very close to the center of gravity of the aircraft,” says pilot Patrick Smith. On the other hand, those seated from the tail will be affected by such events Airlines.

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