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Old Feb 6, 2019, 6:33 am
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Originally Posted by squawk
Presumably this would be “exceptional circumstances” for EU261 compensation, which is fine by me. But if the strike goes ahead and we are affected, would BA be prepared to reroute us starting from EDB/NCL instead for no additional cost (eg APD)? If so, how would one go about arranging this?
If it's HIAL then I would see this as EC, BA won't have much leverage there. If a flight is cancelled there is a 300 mile rule for replacement flights - BA will say getting to that getting to that airport is for your own expense (reality may be complicated). MAN is 298 miles, LBA is 271 miles so NCL and EDI would be fine. They may also be OK to drop the sector altogether. You would have to call up the Contact Centre to do this, the App rebooking can't handle this.
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