Delta downgraded me on my flight with no refund. P.S.: I’m in a wheelchair.

Beth Warner has a complaint I hear too often: “Delta downgraded me on my flight.” To make matters worse, she’s in a wheelchair. And to make matters even worse, they seated her next to a bathroom. Does she deserve some kind of refund? Read more “Delta downgraded me on my flight with no refund. P.S.: I’m in a wheelchair.”

Iberia advised us of our “passengers’ rights,” but then ignored them all

Occasionally our advocates encounter cases, like Beth Agnew’s, that make us want to beat our heads against the wall in frustration. Read more “Iberia advised us of our “passengers’ rights,” but then ignored them all”

When a flight delay results in an involuntary downgrade, is a refund due?

Kavita Burra’s mother purchases round-trip business class tickets from India to the U.S. but a misses a connecting flight from the U.S. to India. This causes her to be rebooked in an economy seat. Can we help Burra receive reimbursement for the difference in fare? Read more “When a flight delay results in an involuntary downgrade, is a refund due?”

Hey American Airlines, is a downgrade to economy class really only worth $100?

When Taylor Helsel’s flight is canceled because of bad weather, she’s rebooked and downgraded to economy class. Is she owed a refund? Read more “Hey American Airlines, is a downgrade to economy class really only worth $100?”

Hey South African Airlines, I want $10,000 for my inconvenience!

Sometimes there’s no easy way to get from point “A” to point “B.” So when Sima Bakalian and her husband needed to fly from Abijan, Côte d’Ivoire, to Durban, South Africa, she had to take the scenic route, with multiple stops on multiple carriers. Read more “Hey South African Airlines, I want $10,000 for my inconvenience!”