All articles tagged as: aviation

Transavia, KLM and a couple of bags...

Some people will know I've had issues with KLM in the past specifically when their policy was to allow aircraft to depart with exit rows unoccupied; a situation EASA believe represents "an inadequate level of safety". Despite this, they're one of only three airlines that offer service from my local airport and then only one with a sensible (so I thought) connection for my upcoming trip to Portugal, so I find myself flying with them again and the issues start before I get to the airport! Baggage allowance Here is the picture used to illustrate baggage allowance on my upcoming flight;…

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Self-Help Exits on KLM

This article was originally posted elsewhere in Late 2015 I recently had cause to complain to KLM about something which, to me, was a safety concern. My concerns were completely ignored by KLM, despite parroting the usual line about safety being their top priority, it clearly wasn't. Four flights with them in two days, and there was some disparity in policy around emergency exits due to KLM's policy, which I appreciate is in line with all other airlines these days, of charging for exit row seats; First Flight The exit rows were unoccupied at boarding. The cabin crew helpfully selected a few in…

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