UAE residents welcome Indian apex court’s order on air ticket refunds

Dubai: UAE residents welcome the Supreme Court of India’s judgement directing that all airline tickets that were cancelled during the COVID-19 lockdown are refunded.

A three-judge panel, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, passed the order after considering recommendations from the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to refund ticket fares.

The timeframe for airline companies to refund the ticket charges to passengers is March 31 next year, the court has ordered.

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Tui UK vows to pay Covid holiday refunds by October after complaints | Business

Tui UK has committed to paying any outstanding refunds for package holidays cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic by 30 September after the regulator received a deluge of complaints that the travel company was breaching consumer law.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said thousands of people had complained that Tui UK was not paying refunds within the 14 days mandated by consumer protection law.

Tui, Europe’s biggest holiday company

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Colorado AG wants probe into COVID-19 fare refunds


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Published 8:34 a.m. ET Sept. 2, 2020 | Updated 12:00 p.m. ET Sept. 2, 2020

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The DOT warning comes as travelers have blasted United and other airlines skirting its policies on cash refunds for canceled flights.

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Colorado’s attorney general asked the U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday to investigate complaints that Frontier Airlines failed to refund the cost of flights canceled because of the coronavirus

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Cruisers cry foul as Crystal Cruises refunds fail to arrive



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Dozens of cruisers have contacted TPG recently to let us know that they’ve been waiting indefinitely on refunds for cruises that were canceled or postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, thousands of travelers across all

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Emirates airline pays $1.4 billion in coronavirus refunds

The Emirates airline has shelled out roughly $1.4 billion in coronavirus-related travel refunds — and it’s not done yet.

The Dubai-based carrier revealed the figure in a Monday news release, saying it had completed more than 1.4 million refund requests since March, when the COVID-19 pandemic upended air travel around the world.

But Emirates said it has only made its way through 90 percent of a backlog of refund claims

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No refunds for railcard users despite travel restrictions : CityAM

More than 5.1m people who were unable to use their railcards for months due to the coronavirus pandemic will not be entitled to refunds, the government has decided.

In March, passengers were told to avoid non-essential rail travel wherever possible in a bid to free up services for essential workers.

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Across England and Scotland, these measures remained in

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Courts will decide if ‘no-go’ travel warning triggers refunds

Package holidaymakers whose destination becomes a “no-go” location may be entitled to a full refund – but it will take a court to decide, a leading travel lawyer has said.

Traditionally, as soon as the Foreign Office (FCDO) warns against travel to a destination, holidays are cancelled and customers become entitled to a full refund.

But since the coronavirus pandemic began, the FCDO has issued warnings to countries such as

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TUI holiday refunds coronavirus update – Travel agent agrees to refund cancelled package holidays by end of the month

One of the UK’s biggest package holiday operators, TUI, has agreed to pay out all refunds to customers whose trips were cancelled due to coronavirus.

TUI vowed to make the payments by the end of this month after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) revealed it had received thousands of complaints from passengers claiming travel firms were withholding their cash.

The competition watchdog pointed out that consumer protection law requires

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