EWR closed due to plane fire 05.23.17

Old May 23, 17, 8:40 pm
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EWR closed due to plane fire 05.23.17

My friends plane was just diverted to JFK
Is it fair to ask for a taxi voucher? Best way to handle this?
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Old May 23, 17, 9:13 pm
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EWR is open again though operating with significant delays. I just saw a Jetblue flight heading for EWR from JFK, so some of the planes may be repositioning now.

To your question, it can't hurt to ask for the voucher but AA would arguably be justified if they decline, as the diversion was outside of their control.
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Old May 23, 17, 9:15 pm
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AA would arguably be justified if they decline, as the diversion was outside of their control.
I think the contract of carriage obligates them to get you to your final destination, although presumably that could be by shared van, or (multiple!) flights including an overnight (at your expense), etc., and in the end you're better off just taking the cab + sending in your receipt + seeing what they say.
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Blame it on United: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/unite...ay-2017-a.html
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Originally Posted by platbrownguy View Post
in the end you're better off just taking the cab + sending in your receipt + seeing what they say.
This.
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Old May 28, 17, 2:13 am
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Update.

They ended up providing a mini bus.
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