Bangkok flights: Airlines issue rebooking guidelines.
THE political unrest in Thailand has prompted several airlines to issue rebooking guidelines for passengers who are booked over the next week. Below are a few posted airline guidelines.
British Airways *Guidelines issued for passengers due to travel or are already in Thailand. Current BA ticket holders up to and including May 5 but have not yet commenced their journey may: • Rebook onto an available BA flight to the same destination up to 30 June 2010. OR • Rebook to an alternative destination, the value of the existing ticket can be used towards the purchase of a new one. If the new fare is more expensive, then any additional fare is payable by the passenger. *BA ticket holders who are part way through their journey: • Rebook onto the next available BA flight back to your original origin or leave earlier to continue your journey. *Passengers due to stop over in Thailand may: • Rebook your journey, remove Bangkok as a stop-over and continue to the next destination point. Go to http://www.ba.com for more information.
Cathay Pacific All rebooking/rerouting charges will be waived for all tickets issued worldwide (irrespective of fare type) on/before April 29 for travel involving Bangkok till May 7. Go to http://www.cathaypacific.com for more information.
United Airlines For flights to Bangkok,Thailand (BKK) United are offering travel waivers that cover travel that was booked April 15 – May 7 and purchased on or before April 15. United recommends that waiver-eligible itineraries be rescheduled as soon as possible. Go to http://www.united.com for more information.