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Sep 15, 20, 4:13 pm
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Posted By just_starting

Got all my October DUS flights cancelled (yet...

Got all my October DUS flights cancelled (yet again) today, but new flights seem to have appeared in return - still 3x daily scheduled to LHR now, let's hope some of them finally stick...
Aug 30, 20, 4:33 pm
Replies: 141
Views: 26,561
Posted By just_starting

Looks like BA are officially scheduled to use BER...

Looks like BA are officially scheduled to use BER in November now. I'm likely gonna go for a weekend trip soon, do we think this is actually happening and has anyone heard anything regarding lounge?
Aug 25, 20, 4:19 pm
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Just had a December DUS flight moved by 5...

Just had a December DUS flight moved by 5 minutes, annoyingly that triggered a cancellation that now requires calling up - no option to rebook online, probably because the booking reference now has...
Aug 25, 20, 2:35 pm
Replies: 46
Views: 7,231
Posted By just_starting

Had a DUS flight moved by 5 (!) minutes and it's...

Had a DUS flight moved by 5 (!) minutes and it's now showing as cancelled in MMB, with no option of either accepting the change or rebooking online. What a waste of a call...
Aug 24, 20, 7:14 am
Replies: 401
Views: 44,870
Posted By just_starting

I've got a surprisingly fast response to my claim...

I've got a surprisingly fast response to my claim for an Easyjet booking that I made myself after BA didn't give me a suitable rerouting option:



I'm not surprised they aren't willing to make...
Aug 22, 20, 6:33 am
Replies: 401
Views: 44,870
Posted By just_starting

Not a compensation question, but has anyone had...

Not a compensation question, but has anyone had any luck in getting BA to reimburse alternative flight bookings?

I've found myself having to pay €200+ to rebook a one-way a couple of times now...
Aug 22, 20, 6:31 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

I didn't ask there given the thread title is "The...

I didn't ask there given the thread title is "The BA Compensation Thread" and this has nothing to do with compensation - but I'll try my luck anyway!
Aug 21, 20, 10:16 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Yea and to be honest I wouldn't want to risk...

Yea and to be honest I wouldn't want to risk being stranded the day before (my Easyjet replacement flight for 31 Aug is already sold out!), but this is good to know. I will definitely give it a try...
Aug 21, 20, 9:25 am
Replies: 509
Views: 93,247
Posted By just_starting

Meanwhile my alternative Easyjet flight from DUS...

Meanwhile my alternative Easyjet flight from DUS to London is completely sold out, and Eurowings are asking for close to 400 in Economy.

I've been very patient and understanding for half a year,...
Aug 21, 20, 8:34 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Interesting - I didn't see this mentioned...

Interesting - I didn't see this mentioned anywhere (but didn't read 200+ pages), but are you saying they might rebook onto EW if I call the day before?

They just cancelled DUS for all of September...
Aug 21, 20, 8:29 am
Replies: 509
Views: 93,247
Posted By just_starting

And here we go yet again - DUS cancelled for all...

And here we go yet again - DUS cancelled for all of September
Aug 20, 20, 11:28 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

What's the general view here about claiming EC261...

What's the general view here about claiming EC261 for having to rebook onto a different carrier at short notice (2-3 weeks)?

Had DUS-LHR booked for 1 September, and BA wouldn't rebook me onto...
Aug 20, 20, 11:08 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Oh the phone queues aren't an issue, I call every...

Oh the phone queues aren't an issue, I call every week and never wait more than a minute or two on the Gold line.

I was referring to my post from a few days ago about the ticket validity - the...
Aug 20, 20, 4:33 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Yep I'm already >12 months past the original...

Yep I'm already >12 months past the original booking so the phone agents won't be able to do anything at all - guess I'm gonna have to decide soon then!
Aug 20, 20, 2:55 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Given I'm unable to rebook over the phone: Does...

Given I'm unable to rebook over the phone: Does anyone know by when I need to do so online for a cancelled booking? Will the rebooking screen still be available after the original departure?
Aug 17, 20, 3:17 pm
Replies: 509
Views: 93,247
Posted By just_starting

What makes it worse is that all of my back-up...

What makes it worse is that all of my back-up airports (AMS/BRU/LUX with BA, EIN with Ryanair) are now on the naughty list - I had already settled on just getting the train to AMS in the future but...
Aug 17, 20, 2:45 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

I now got told that anything I rebook myself...

I now got told that anything I rebook myself online is likely going to get cancelled "at some point" given it's outside ticket validity. I have about 4 or 5 double/triple-rebooked flights...
Aug 16, 20, 1:54 pm
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Nothing is certain these days! But I'd rather...

Nothing is certain these days! But I'd rather have a new "maybe" date at the original price (80 return) than getting a cash refund and booking that "maybe" date at its current price (300 return). I...
Aug 16, 20, 1:13 pm
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

So MMB follows "ignore ticket validity, but...

So MMB follows "ignore ticket validity, but restrict fare buckets" while the phone agents follow "restrict ticket validity, but ignore fare buckets" - that really is annoying... I can rebook online...
Aug 16, 20, 12:18 pm
Replies: 509
Views: 93,247
Posted By just_starting

Yep, same here. I've double-booked all of my...

Yep, same here. I've double-booked all of my September/October BA bookings onto EW now (the first one being 18-20 Sep, the first day BA are back... maybe!), at least I can cancel EW for a...
Aug 16, 20, 11:58 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

Here's another version that I haven't seen on...

Here's another version that I haven't seen on here yet:

Booked July 2019 for travel in May 2020
May 2020 cancelled, rebooked to August 2020 through ba.com
August 2020 cancelled, rebooked to...
Aug 14, 20, 9:34 am
Replies: 509
Views: 93,247
Posted By just_starting

DUS cancelled for most of September now too, a...

DUS cancelled for most of September now too, a few days after axing the rest of August
Aug 13, 20, 2:09 pm
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

That's definitely new. 6am, surely not a UK call...

That's definitely new. 6am, surely not a UK call centre!
Aug 13, 20, 9:37 am
Replies: 4,267
Views: 523,427
Posted By just_starting

INV just cancelled for most days in September....

INV just cancelled for most days in September. Down to 2 or maybe 3 per week from what I can tell - getting them to rebook via Loganair+BA, Easyjet or train is probably not an option given we're >14...
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