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The airline did NOT cancel your flight. They cancelled a flight that you were not booked on at the time of the cancellation. It is as simple as this. You were not booked on the flight, so you are due no compensation. IF you had not already canceled your tickets, and you were still booked on the flight at the time of the cancellation, then you might have ...


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First off, let’s see what the EU261 regulations say about compensation: Air carriers should compensate passengers if they fail to do this, except when the cancellation occurs in extraordinary circumstances which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken. That does not necessarily mean you are not due compensation, because ...


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Timatic, the database which airlines use to verify passenger travel documents, states: Passengers who have been in the Hubei Province (China People's Rep.) in the past 14 days are not allowed to enter Korea (Rep.). The end of December was more than 14 days ago, so you should be fine.


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The current Corona Virus related travel bans affect mainland China only, NOT including Hong Kong and Taiwan. For the purposes of travel advice, the Department Of State treats China, Hong Kong and Taiwan as 3 separate entities. At the time of writing, the currently threat levels for these 3 are : Taiwan - Level 1 : Exercise normal precautions (Last Updated ...


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The Department of State says not to travel to "China." Of course, Taiwan is part of China, according to both the PRC and one major political faction in Taiwan. Since State does not officially recognize Taiwan, it's hard to say whether that policy includes the island. https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/china-travel-...


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There is lot of misinformation going around on this; so lets break it down. First off, at the time of writing the chances that someone on a Munich-London flight has the Coronavirus are extremely remote. There are currently a dozen or so cases in Bavaria, in a population of millions. Second, you will not be able to tell if the person has “the symptoms”, or ...


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The latest news is that the virus cannot be contained, it will end up spreading around the World. A significant fraction of the World's population will get infected by it. So, chances are that at its peak, the outbreak will cause massive disruption of healthcare systems, making it difficult to get adequate treatment if you happen to get very ill with the ...


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Besides all the fear-mongering in the media - please consider the travel-warnings of the CDC. Just take the suggested precautions and bring your own medical face-mask to MUC terminal. Latex gloves can also help with avoiding to touch the face accidentally (this requires training). And if you should notice suspect it after the take-off, contact a flight ...


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The correct answer is that you do nothing. You are the one choosing to use air travel, you are the one taking the risk that you will be infected by all manner of airborne pathogens which are circulated and recycled through the pressurised cabin by the A/C and oxygen. Personally, I have never taken a long-haul flight without contracting at least a common ...


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You are already being too paranoid for right now . Though this may change if Wuhan Corona virus becomes far more widespread. Apart from the very small probability of coming into contact with a Wuhan Coronavirus carrier unless you are in/around Wuhan as mentioned in another answer you need to consider the following: 300,000 to 650,000 people die from Flu ...


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Go in the back to secretly communicate that to the flight attendant, and request a seat change? If a passenger told a flight attendant that they suspected another passenger had a deadly contagious disease, the flight crew, if they believed the risk was real, they would immediately take steps to protect the passengers as a whole and the safety of the flight ...


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According to this website: Like other coronaviruses – such as the common cold – the virus is spread via droplets when a person coughs or sneezes. It can also be spread when someone touches a contaminated surface such as a door handle. I'm not a doctor but my mom is a biologist who works for the State Laboratory in São Paulo doing analysis in blood,...


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A cabin crewmember here... This is different from airline to another, and country to another, but I can safely assume there are a lot of similarities when it comes to this, as most of the airlines get the instructions from local Civil Aviation Authorities and local health ministries, both authorities get the information from higher global organizations. ...


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I would tell the flight attendant, and they will maybe ask for health screening at landing. Other than that, changing seat will not work, if the virus is already in the air, it might (I AM NOT A DOCTOR) infect everyone. From what I can see on the internet about it, is that there is nothing you can do about it other than not flying; most suggestions are ...


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It was a major storm. (did not really hear about it in North America). I would expect that in a couple of weeks everything will be back to close to normal in the major cities and villages. Snow will melt away, flooded areas will be cleared of trash and detritus. Weather wise, it seems to be nice now and long term forecast show regular nice weather. I'd ...


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