Do “local” laws mean I don’t have a claim for canceled Aer Lingus flight?

When Aer Lingus cancels Jean McShane’s flight from Orlando to Dublin, it says “local laws” prevent it from compensating her. Is the airline right? Read more “Do “local” laws mean I don’t have a claim for canceled Aer Lingus flight?”

I don’t want to go to England anymore. Can I skip that flight?

Jack Buckley books a trip to Ireland and the U.K, but his anticipation fades after terrorists attack England. Now he wants to know if he can just skip the London side trip on his Aer Lingus ticket. Read more “I don’t want to go to England anymore. Can I skip that flight?”

Persistence pays off for this Aer Lingus delay

One delay of Nora Rousso’s Aer Lingus flight from Paris to Dublin leads to another, and now her return flight is delayed an entire day. Is she entitled to any compensation? Read more “Persistence pays off for this Aer Lingus delay”

Well, why didn’t you just say so?

Sometimes, just a little more information can make a complaint melt away like a late winter snow. That’s what happened to Mary Walshe, who flew from Dublin to Boston in early November — a case that I thought was winnable until an important piece of information came to light.
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I bid on a business-class seat, but I only got half of one

When John Banister’s bid for an upgrade is successful, he thinks he’ll be flying home in style. He’s half right.
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