Mike Parker learns of a possible industrial action that threatens his vacation in the Azores. Can our advocates get Expedia to refund his flights on SATA Airlines? “SATA Airlines warned me of a possible industrial action. Can I get a refund?”
Lawrence Karp’s flight home from London should have been a routine end to his overseas trip. But when British Airways canceled his flight, he took off on a quest for compensation that led to a frustrating dispute with the airline. “Does a cabin crew strike relieve British Airways from its EU261 obligation?”
Gail Satzberg and her husband took their granddaughters on a European cruise, anticipating a three-day stay in Paris after the end of the cruise. But conditions in Paris led them to change their minds – and to embark on a two-month journey in search of a refund. “A $1,100 “cancellation penalty” when Paris was on strike?”
Alyse Goodstein is a casualty of the recent Spirit Airways strike. She flew from Fort Lauderdale to Punta Cana just as the work stoppage was starting, and she had to return on another carrier.
Spirit agreed to refund the unused portion of her ticket, but she thinks she’s entitled to more. Specifically, the cost of the new flight and two nights at a hotel, for a total of $1,296.
When it comes to Spirit Airlines’ strike, there’s bad news — and more bad news. First, the bad news: All of the airline’s flight are canceled through Wednesday as the company tries to hammer out an agreement with its pilots union.
And the other bad news? Despite suggestions that it might refund your money if your flight’s canceled, the airline apparently wants to keep all of it. Even if you don’t fly.
“Spirit Airlines strike update: Bad news … and more bad news”