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As Gagravarr said, you are entitled to a full refund on the ticket if you choose not to travel as a result of the disruption. However, if you do choose to travel, here's what will likely happen. Firstly I would be remiss if I did not mention that on an Advance Purchase ticket, it isn't necessarily the case that every leg of your journey is mandatory. Only ...


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One issue is that an airline can only fly a whole plane, even if most of the seats are empty. Before COVID, most airlines would cope with this by doing price discrimination based on purchase timing, round trip schedule, stopovers, etc. Hypothetically a flight might have 20% of its seats sold at high fares, 40% sold at medium fares, and 40% sold at low fares. ...


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The flight companies charge as much as they think their customers are willing to pay. Right now, after the borders are open again, many businesspeople need to travel asap, and often theres a lot of money on stake. Because of this, they're paying a lot to get to customers/partners/etc... In these times, touristic travelers (who check prices more) are the ...


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Most businesses will only refund card payments to the card that was used for the original payment. This is to stop money-laundering. If you have cancelled the credit card you used for payment the airline obviously can't refund to that card. You will have to talk to the airline to find out what other arrangements they are willing to make. Note that at ...


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