We are going to try to keep this section active with tips that we can offer in dealing with airlines during instability:
Did you know that when you use your Areoplan card, you automatically receive $500,000 in commmon carrier accident insurance. Also included are a number of other travel insurance benefits and a travel concierge service. New card members get 15,000 points (you need to have 25,000 to fly anywhere in North America. Check the fine print: http://www.aeroplan.com
If you are travelling with bikes or over sized luggage (golf clubs, baby carriers, etc) make sure you have 3 hours in between transfer flights or you may not arrive with your luggage.
Nice, France airport:
This is one of the nicest airports to fly into. It is small and very centrally located for connecting flights – compared to the huge Paris airports.