Do I deserve a refund for a lightning strike?

After a lightning strike zaps Brittany Burns’ vacation, she tries to secure a refund for her airline ticket. But is she entitled to it? Read more “Do I deserve a refund for a lightning strike?”

I didn’t like United’s first compensation offer, so I countered it — twice

If at first you don’t succeed, try. And try again, just like Gail Morin.

Here’s what happened when Morin’s 9:15 a.m. flight from Paris to San Francisco was delayed several times because of mechanical problems — first, a glitch with a generator, then a misbehaving heating and cooling system. All told, Morin was delayed four hours. Read more “I didn’t like United’s first compensation offer, so I countered it — twice”

Our Vueling flight left without us — four days early

Ward Bushee arrives at the airport in Sardinia to check in for his Vueling Airlines flight to Barcelona, only to learn that his flight left without him — four days prior. He says no one told him, but Vueling initially says it did. Read more “Our Vueling flight left without us — four days early”

A dream trip ends early when her London flight is canceled

When Leslie Hammond’s flight to London is canceled, she calls off her vacation. Why won’t American Airlines refund her ticket? Read more “A dream trip ends early when her London flight is canceled”

My flight was canceled and I had to pay extra to travel

When Mark Schlangel’s flight is canceled, his airline refuses to rebook him on the next available flight, and he’s forced to buy a new ticket. Is he entitled to a refund? Read more “My flight was canceled and I had to pay extra to travel”