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What happens if flight is cancelled?

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What happens if flight is cancelled?

I'm flying for the first time alone next week and was wondering. What happens if my flight is cancelled? Do they have to put me on the next flight? Do I have to pay again?

I'm flying from London Heathrow by the way.

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1. Re: What happens if flight is cancelled?

Most of the airlines explain their policies on their websites, like BA here:

britishairways.com/en-fi/information/legal/f…

You will be either put onto a "next flight" or given a refund. The next flight is not completely accurately said, as you will be flown to your final destination, not necessarily by a direct flight or on the same route your original ticket was for. You won't have to pay more.

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2. Re: What happens if flight is cancelled?

"Next flight" generally means next "available" flight - not necessarily the next one to leave. Just the first one with available seats.

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3. Re: What happens if flight is cancelled?

And depending on the reason for the cancellation and how long it takes to get to your destination, you may be entitled to compensation.

europa.eu/youreurope/…index_en.htm

You will normally be entitled to "duty of care" support as well meals, phone calls, hotel if necessary etc.

Edited: 4:39 am, May 12, 2014
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4. Re: What happens if flight is cancelled?

Thanks everyone for helping me out.

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5. Re: What happens if flight is cancelled?

You may even by put on to a flight operated by another airline

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