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APD incorrectly charged on some London to Jersey flights

Old Mar 5, 20, 2:40 am
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APD incorrectly charged on some London to Jersey flights

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2020/03/04/does-ba-owe-you-money-islander-wins-fight-against-airline-giant/

Jersey Resident finds error in BA billing system where it seemed to have been applying APD on departures to Jersey connecting from an international flight through the UK using domestic flight rules,

​​​​​​The good news it has been corrected and they have received a refund for forward flights and await refunds for any past flights affected

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Old Mar 5, 20, 2:46 am
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Originally Posted by Jerseylily2 View Post
https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2020/03/04/does-ba-owe-you-money-islander-wins-fight-against-airline-giant/


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can you provide a summary IAW FT rules please.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 2:51 am
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Originally Posted by navylad View Post
can you provide a summary IAW FT rules please.
The thread title is a perfect summary.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 2:53 am
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Originally Posted by DYKWIA View Post
The thread title is a perfect summary.
disagree. But thanks OP for updating your post.

As I understand it, this is specifically for those returning from international travel and departing back to Jersey between 6 and 24 hours later. .
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Old Mar 5, 20, 2:54 am
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Summary added..
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Old Mar 5, 20, 2:58 am
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Originally Posted by navylad View Post
disagree. But thanks OP for updating your post.

As I understand it, this is specifically for those returning from international travel and departing back to Jersey between 6 and 24 hours later. .
Yes that is where the error lies. It should only be applied where connection is over 24 hours as Jersey is treated as " international" for APD purposes.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 3:01 am
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Yes the issue is on an INT-DOM connection you donít pay APD if your onward flight is within 6 hours of arriving - for INT-INT the period is much longer at 24 hours.

It seems BA was incorrectly applying the shorter period for people booking INT-JER itineraries so you were being charged APD on your LGW-JER flight (£13 in Y, £26 in J) if you had say a 7 hour connection.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 3:16 am
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Which essentially (or at least in the majority of cases) would be those on an overnight connection given the frequency of flights to JER?

ive often connected INT-JER, but never over a 6 hour connection.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 3:26 am
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Allowing for a leisurely LHR to LGW transfer and a spell in the lounge can easily eat up 6 hours plus especially if you get a shower in LHR arrivals on the way.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 3:33 am
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Allowing for a leisurely LHR to LGW transfer and a spell in the lounge can easily eat up 6 hours plus especially if you get a shower in LHR arrivals on the way.
Indeed. Considering the MCT of 3 hours between the two airports and timing of JER flights it will have caught many on a same day connection.
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Old Mar 5, 20, 3:37 am
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Let's hope BA will pro-actively go through their records and contact the people affected by this...
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Someone ping T8191 he's about to get rich!
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Old Mar 5, 20, 5:18 am
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Originally Posted by alex67500 View Post
Someone ping T8191 he's about to get rich!
How kind of you to think of me! 👍

We did have a couple of very long layovers at LGW last year, but I would have to check details when I get home from our current holiday.

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2...airline-giant/
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Old Mar 5, 20, 10:10 am
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Let's hope BA will pro-actively go through their records and contact the people affected by this...
That would be great wouldn't it.
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That would be great wouldn't it.
I thought I read in the JEP article that someone got an u expected credit to their card so maybe they would.
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