Warning: When your flight is delayed, don’t walk away from the gate

Lara Wallace arrived at the airport for her recent Frontier Airlines flight to find that her delayed flight had no anticipated time of departure. So she and her friend decided to leave the gate area and have dinner. But as they settled in for their meal, they were alerted that their flight was taking off without them.

Now Wallace wants our help to get Frontier Airlines to reimburse her for the cost of the new flight that she was forced to purchase and incidental expenses. But is she entitled to this compensation? Read more “Warning: When your flight is delayed, don’t walk away from the gate”

Does American owe this traveler for his missed day in Mexico?

All passengers were aboard William Kaighn’s American Airlines flight to Phoenix. The doors were secured, and they were waiting to push back from the jetway when the captain announced that everyone would have to deplane and board a different aircraft at another gate.

And then, Kaighn tells our advocates, an entirely different group of passengers boarded that plane, and after fuel was added, took off for the East Coast. Read more “Does American owe this traveler for his missed day in Mexico?”

A canceled British Airways flight to London and confusing claim

After Vueling cancels John McDonnell’s flight, he tries to file a claim for compensation. But wait! British Airways issued his ticket. So who should pay? Read more “A canceled British Airways flight to London and confusing claim”

Is this enough compensation for a “horrible” Christmas flight?

Baris Evran’s story may sound familiar. The resolution will not. Read more “Is this enough compensation for a “horrible” Christmas flight?”

Could the value of my canceled flight really be just $26?

How much is a flight between Boston and New York worth? Anastasia Ivanenko is asking after American Airlines canceled the last leg of her flight home from St. Petersburg, Russia.

All she’s received is a $26 refund. Read more “Could the value of my canceled flight really be just $26?”

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