Banned airline leaves thousands stranded
Thousands of passengers had been left stranded after air regulators grounded Turkmenistan Airlines for protection causes.
The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority stated flights from Birmingham and London’s Heathrow to Amritsar, and Heathrow to New Delhi – which fly by way of Ashgabat, Turkmenistan – were suspended.
The CAA acted after the European Aviation Safety Agency suspended permission for it to fly within the EU.
It additionally flies from Frankfurt and Paris.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) stated the European Aviation Safety Agency had suspended the airline’s flights to and from the EU “pending confirmation that it meets international air safety standards”.
Affected passengers are instructed to touch Turkmenistan Airlines to hunt recommendation, the FCO stated.
The finances airline additionally provides flights from Birmingham and London Heathrow – by way of Asghabat – to more than a few different places akin to Bangkok and Beijing.
The CAA stated: “Passengers who have travelled may need to make their own arrangements to return home”.
Those who’ve booked however are actually not able to fly must touch the airline for a reimbursement.
“Passengers who booked directly with the company via either a credit, charge or debit card may alternatively be able to make a claim against their card provider,” the CAA stated.
Those who booked thru an airline price ticket agent, must discuss to the agent within the first example, the CAA stated.
Can I am getting my a refund?
Passengers in the hunt for a reimbursement for unused tickets are being instructed to touch the airline immediately
If you will have paid through bank card to your flight, and paid greater than £100, you could possibly declare repayment out of your bank card company below Section 75 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974.
If you will have paid through debit card, and paid greater than £100, that you must attempt to touch your financial institution and ask about “chargeback”. However, to get this type of repayment, your financial institution would wish to claw again your cash from the airline immediately.
If you booked thru a commute agent which is ATOL-protected, you could possibly declare repayment by way of your commute agent.
If you’ve got commute insurance coverage, and your insurance coverage covers insolvency, you could possibly declare out of your insurance coverage company.
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