Latest News for: Flight booking agents


Flybe: all flights cancelled as airline ceases trading

The Observer 29 Jan 2023
The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) announced that the company had gone into administration and urged those with booked Flybe flights not to travel to airports ... Flybe was not able to arrange alternative flights for passengers, it said, and those with flights booked via an intermediary were advised to contact the relevant airline or booking agent.

Flybe collapse: can I get a refund and will I be offered another flight?

The Daily Telegraph 28 Jan 2023
If you booked your flight with a travel agent, contact them for support ... Your ground is less firm if you booked through an agent when it comes to credit or debit card protection, but it is still worth asking your provider ... If you booked through a travel agent, contact them.

Travel agencies still viable with prevalence of online bookings

Observer-Reporter 28 Jan 2023
Joan Haddad Rakosky, the owner of All Seasons Travel in Charleroi, is a veteran travel agent ... “In the recent problem with flight delays and cancellations with Southwest Airlines, people who booked on their own truly were stuck ... Agents may book flights, cruises, rental cars and hotels, as well as resort stays and events.

All Flybe flights cancelled for good after airline ceases trading

Metro UK 28 Jan 2023
Flybe has ceased trading and cancelled all flights after going into administration. The airline said the flights will not be rescheduled and that it will not be able to help passengers book alternative travel arrangements ... Those who booked onto Flybe flights via another airline or agent are being advised to contact the third party.

Holidaymakers warned to watch out for fake deals amid cost-of-living pressures

ITV 24 Jan 2023
People booking holidays are being warned to watch out for scammers, amid concerns that cost-of-living pressures may push them towards taking more risks with their cash ... Holidaymakers booking flights may want to check coverage under the Atol (Air Travel Organisers Licence) financial protection scheme.

I Flew During the FAA Fiasco — and Elite Status Got Me Home

The Wilson Post 23 Jan 2023
Coincidentally, I was put back on the first United flight I booked for the 2.20 p.m ... Generally, you're not allowed to book a flight that's already boarding, but the 1K phone agent was able to make it happen, and it wouldn't have been possible without my elite status ... Avoid busy gate agents for flight changes.

If you’re not planning summer travel now, you’re behind

Finger Lakes Times 23 Jan 2023
Travelers may not associate the cold weather with great deals on summer travel, but if you haven’t started booking your vacation, you should begin as soon as possible to save the most money ... When booking a flight, purchasing tickets for summer flights in the dead of winter is an easy way to save a few bucks.

What to do to prepare for a canceled flight

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 22 Jan 2023
BOOK AND FLY DIRECTLY ... In fact, do it as soon as you're booking a flight ... "If your flight gets canceled, you're going to want to talk to a customer service agent ... And, if you can, while you're booking your flight avoid flights with layovers ... Booking one of the first flights of the day is also key ... For flights within Europe, regulation E.U.

Review: Former Chattanoogan’s ‘Flight Risk’ is about as fun as a murder mystery can be

Chatanooga Times Free Press 21 Jan 2023
"FLIGHT RISK" by Cherie Priest (Atria Books, 320 pages, $27) ... "Flight Risk" is the second installment of her Booking Agents series, which follows psychic travel agent Leda Foley and sighing Seattle detective Grady Merritt ... "Does she always work like this?"    Atria Books / "Flight Risk".

Scoot Airlines flight, which left behind flyers at Amritsar, replies after DGCA notice

Hindustan Times 21 Jan 2023
Claiming that 17 passengers were affected, Scoot said “they were not informed by their travel agent about the change in time” ... A senior official at Amritsar airport said there were around 300 passengers for the flight. "All booking agents were informed well in time and they relayed the information to their clients.

Ireland’s Best Travel Agent or Tour Operator for 2023 is ‘amazing for the solo traveller’

Irish Independent 21 Jan 2023
While booking flights, hotels, Airbnbs and simple trips is easier than ever online, when it comes to big holidays, complicated itineraries, special occasions or just plain peace of mind, the expertise and human touch of travel agents is more important than ever, you ...

How to book better shoulder season travel

Billings Gazette 20 Jan 2023
How online booking has changed the travel agent landscape. How online booking has changed the travel agent landscape ... Bypassing travel agents and online booking platforms cuts out service fees and commissions, and also allows users to pick any flight the airline offered—not just the ones selected by a third party.

Your canceled-flight emergency kit

The Day 20 Jan 2023
Book and fly direct ... In fact, do it as soon as you're booking a flight ... "If your flight gets canceled, you're going to want to talk to a customer service agent ... And, if you can, while you're booking your flight, avoid flights with layovers ... Booking one of the first flights of the day is also key ... For flights within Europe, regulation E.U.

Kickstart 2023 travel plans with Emirates

The Manila Times 20 Jan 2023
These fares are available for bookings made from now until January 23, and for travel until November 30 ... For more information, including how to book flights, customers can get in touch with their travel agent or visit ....

32 passengers miss Singapore-bound Scoot flight, booking agent fails to inform time change

The Telegraph India 19 Jan 2023
Thirty-two passengers could not board a Singapore-bound flight from the Sri Guru Ramdas Ji International Airport here after their booking agent failed to inform them about the change in departure time, officials said on Thursday.

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