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Wizz Air passengers could get £100s back as airline is forced to review wrongly rejected refund claims – here's what you need to know

If your Wizz Air flight has been delayed or cancelled in the past six years AND the airline refused to refund you for additional costs incurred, such as replacement flights, you may now be able to get your money back.

18 January 2024

Flight disrupted due to air traffic control chaos? Your travel and refund rights explained

Thousands of passengers have been left stranded as flights due to fly to and from the UK have been cancelled or delayed as a result of a technical glitch with the UK's air traffic control system.

29 August 2023

Government orders UK airlines to cancel flights earlier rather than later to avoid further travel chaos? Here are your cancellation rights

Easyjet and Tui have become the latest airlines to cancel flights at the last minute leaving passengers in the lurch during the school half-term holidays. If your flight is cancelled, you're due an alternative or a full refund. Plus, if it's less than 14 days before departure you could be owed £100s in compensation on top - here's all you need to know.

30 June 2022

Airline passengers to be compensated for delays of 1hr+ on UK domestic flights under new Government plans - here's what's happening

The plans also include strengthening consumers' rights to complain when the airline won't help in the first instance.

31 January 2022

Flight delayed by 'unruly behaviour'? You're NOT due compensation, EU court rules

Airlines don't have to compensate travellers whose flights are delayed by "unruly behaviour" by other passengers, according to a new ruling from a European court on a case which involved a passenger biting and assaulting others on board

12 June 2020

BA passengers disrupted by baggage system chaos – here's what to do if you're affected

Some British Airways passengers travelling from Heathrow were forced to queue for hours due to a baggage system fault – some arrived at their destinations without their luggage

18 July 2019

Flybe cancels dozens of flights

Flybe has cancelled dozens of flights to and from UK airports today, blaming "operational issues"

3 April 2019

Ryanair faces enforcement action after refusing to pay strike compensation

The aviation regulator has announced that it will be taking enforcement action against Ryanair, after the budget airline refused to compensate passengers hit by strike-related disruption

5 December 2018