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Plane Talk - Airlines go bankrupt overnight

Plane Talk - Airlines go bankrupt overnight

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What happens if your airline goes bankrupt and you're abroad? How has this happened overnight? What do you do? Chaitan Jain, from IATA, answers...

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Plane Talk - One European Sky

Plane Talk - One European Sky

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Following last week's episode, looking at why we zig-zag so much when we fly, Chaitan proposes a solution for more effective travel. With potential savings in cost and considerable benefits ...

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Plane Talk - Why do we zig-zag so much when we fly?

Plane Talk - Why do we zig-zag so much when we fly?

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Chaitan looks at how we're currently zig-zagging across Europe when we travel by air, and why. Is this really the most efficient way to travel?

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Plane Talk - Electric wheelchairs on-board

Plane Talk - Electric wheelchairs on-board

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Air travel is becoming more and more accessible to those with disabilities, so what do we need to consider if travelling with an electric wheelchair? There are different procedures in place depe...

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Plane Talk - In defence of overbooking your flight

Plane Talk - In defence of overbooking your flight

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Ever been bumped off a flight because it was overbooked? It's infuriating, isn't it? Chaitan, from the International Air Transport Association, explains why airlines overbook, how airlin...

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Plane Talk - Why my plane is late, but my airline SHOULDN'T pay the fine

Plane Talk - Why my plane is late, but my airline SHOULDN'T pay the fine

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Airlines pay hefty fines when they make us late. We knew that! But Chaitan's also telling us why he doesn't think they should...

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Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

Plane Talk - What is Timatic and can I use it?

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Timatic is a database containing cross border passenger documentation requirements. Timatic is an abreviation for Travel Information Manual Automatic and is used by airlines to determine whether...

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Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

Plane Talk - And the prize for the busiest airport in the world goes to...

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Chaitan Jain from IATA joins us in the studio again. We talked about the top markets for passenger markets. Now we're talking about the most frequented airports...

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Plane Talk - Should I buy an airline?

Plane Talk - Should I buy an airline?

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This week Chaitan looks at the profitability of buying an airline as opposed to alternative industries. If you have a spare several million francs lying about, is it worth buying an entire fleet...

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Plane Talk - IATA's take on the laptop ban

Plane Talk - IATA's take on the laptop ban

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WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio.ch

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Plane Talk - Jetlag Pt 1 of 2 (16 Sept 2016)

Plane Talk - Jetlag Pt 1 of 2 (16 Sept 2016)

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Do you suffer from jetlag? If so, you're not alone! It's something Chaitan gets asked a lot, so here's part 1 of our 2 part series of some very practical tips. For more episodes of P...

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