IT is easy to make a mistake when you're booking flights, especially with details such as destinations, names or times. However, sometimes you might just change your mind and want to cancel your flight right after booking. Some airlines in the UK offer a 24-hour grace period, or 'cooling off' period, where they will give you a full refund if the flight needs to be cancelled within that time. While some airlines offer the service for free, and others charge a fee - and some airlines don't allow any cancellations at all and you will risk losing out. Here, Sun Online Travel reveals the cancellation policies you need to know about:British Airways British Airways allow a 24-hour grace period for passengers to change a flight for free if there is a mistake with the date or time of a flight. They advise, instead of trying to change the booking, to "cancel it and start again" after getting a refund. The website explains: "If you notice a mistake with your booking after you have paid for your … [Read more...] about How long airlines like British Airways REALLY give you to cancel your flights for free
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PUBLISHED: 15:04 18 April 2019 | UPDATED: 15:04 18 April 2019 Caroline Culot Some passengers are struggling to get home after the flight cancellations by Jet Airways. Pic: Getty images People may not be able to get home to the UK for as long as six days as well as face a bill of thousands after the Jet Airways’ cancellation nightmare. People with flights booked may not get a refund for up to six weeks, if at all, depending how they purchased tickets.Jet Airways cancelled all its flights in and out of India, with the last one leaving last night after failing to secure emergency funding.Norfolk independent travel agents who use the airline, although who do not have any passengers stranded, were struggling to find any flights home for families until at the earliest, April 24 with the cost being up to £14,000 for four.MORE: Norwich family stranded in India after airline collapse quoted £16,000 for flights homePassengers include Norwich … [Read more...] about Have you been affected by the Jet Airways’ flight cancellations?
Business 18 April 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/business-47963536 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Troubled Indian airline Jet Airways has temporarily suspended all its domestic and international flights after failing to find fresh … [Read more...] about Jet Airways suspends all flights
AIRPORT MEGAPROJECTS are ten a penny these days. China is building Beijing Daxing International Airport, a new hub airport near its capital, with a total capacity up to 100m passengers a year. Construction has begun on a vast new airport for Dubai, which its government hopes will eventually draw 130m flyers annually. Abu Dhabi and Qatar plan to erect cavernous new terminals. Yet perhaps none is as ambitious as Istanbul’s New Airport, on Europe’s eastern fringe in Turkey. It became fully operational on April 6th and aims not just to impress visitors but also help the country’s flag carrier, Turkish Airlines, wrest the skies from its successful Gulf rivals. It is easy to dismiss the endeavour as a white elephant erected by Turkey’s sultan-like president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Everything about it is huge. Turkish, which is by far the new airport’s biggest user, had to move 10,000 pieces of equipment weighing over 47,000 tonnes 40km (25 miles) from its old … [Read more...] about Turkish Airlines takes on Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways
A growing number of airlines around the world have grounded their Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people on Sunday. Hundreds of passengers bound for Dublin were stranded last night in the U.S after their flights were cancelled due to concerns surrounding the Boeing 737 Max 8. Norwegian Air, which flies the Max 8 from Dublin and Shannon airports, cancelled routes from Dublin to Providence, Rhode Island, Newburgh and New York. A flight from Dublin to Providence at 2.55pm today has been cancelled, and another one from Dublin to New York Stewart has been delayed this evening. Customers were told that they will be re-booked onto the next available service or can rebook or refund their ticket free of charge online. A Norwegian Air spokesperson said that customers booked on affected transatlantic routes to and from Ireland serviced by the 737 Max will be re-booked onto flights using the 787-9 Dreamliner instead. The 787 Dreamliner, … [Read more...] about Norwegian to deploy Dreamliner jet to support hundreds of stranded passengers as airlines ground Boeing 787 Max 8