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Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

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Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

WE were due to return from the Maldives on 18th January 2007 Thursday via Colombo and Dubai to London Heathrow.

The flight from Male to Dubai has now been cancelled on the Thursday.

Our travel company is trying to charge us for changing our arrangements ie the days we travel.

Has anyone else had this problem.

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1. Re: Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

Absolutelt NO WAY.

I work in the travel industry and we would not even dream of making such a change. If you booking gets involuntarilly altered it is either the agent's or the airline's job to make the changes without cost.

If my company did what yours is trying to do we would soon go out of business. Blooming daft!

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2. Re: Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

Sorry, seconf para should say charge not change (typo!)

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3. Re: Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

St-Clares, can you change the return flight? My sister did it 4 weeks ago and it is 7 hrs to Dubai because of the Colombo stop and you DON'T get off the plane!!!

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4. Re: Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

Thank you for your help.Emirates have no other flights on a Thursday after the end of May we have spent all day on the phone to our travel agent but the tour company say they are working in date order so we will have to wait.

We are worried that by the time they arrive at our booking all the holidays will have been taken and they will not be able to re arrange our date

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5. Re: Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

Hi there. Is you date of travel correct? ie Jan 2007? If so please do not worry. The tour operator has ages to get this sorted out for you. They need to do it in date order as capacity gets more limited the closer to the date. Jan 2007 is 10 months away so there will be no problem with capacity.

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6. Re: Emirates Flight Schedules Altered

Accommodation at Veligandu is at a premium. Although we have a firm booking we are going to have to change the day of travel.

The tour company are still taking bookings, no doubt they will be taking into account the revised travel arrangements when accepting these bookings.By the time they get around to our booking in "date order" all slots in the available accommodation will have been filled. This has happened to us with another tour company and we lost our holiday.

Having brought this problem to the attention of the tour operator they should be more willing to assist, not asking additional charges for altering our holiday arrangements to resolve a problem that is not of our making.