Bernadine Fong has a strange story to tell. United Airlines called her a no-show for a flight to San Francisco that she flew. As a result, when she tried to fly back home, the airline informed a stunned Fong that it had canceled her ticket. What’s going on here? “United Airlines called me a no-show, but I was on the flight!”
Booking an international flight on multiple airlines with separate itineraries can be risky. The potential for problems can far outweigh the savings.
Elizabeth Marini found this out the hard way. Her parents purchased her a ticket on TAP Portugal flying out of John F. Kennedy International Airport. She then booked her connecting flight from Boston to JFK on a separate itinerary on Delta Air Lines.
This became the precursor for her distressing trip. “Why you should never, ever book your flights this way”
When Rachel Abott’s flight from Bali to New York is canceled, she finds another way to get home. But now her online travel agency is refusing her a refund. What’s going on here?
“Hotwire says I was a “no show” and my refund hasn’t shown up”
Latonya Holloway calls Uber for a pickup. But when it doesn’t show up, she’s charged anyway. Is there any hope for a refund?
I prefer to stay out of the crossfire in my line of work. Yet I find myself in that situation with some regularity, including this frustrating refund case involving British Airways.
The airline insists Patti Naji and her husband were no-shows for their flight from Athens to London, the second leg of their return trip to Philadelphia.
“They were a “no show” for their flight home — should I keep pushing for a refund?”