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21 November 2017

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Are you eligible to claim more on your Monarch flights?

Posted by: Alison Rocca

When it was announced in October that Monarch Airlines had been placed into administration it left 110,000 customers stranded abroad and some 300,000 future bookings cancelled with no option to be rescheduled.

In my Passle ‘Claiming your money back after a Monarch cancellation’, I mentioned under a Section 75 claim you are able to claim against the defaulting party (Monarch) or your bank/credit card. A section 75 claim allows you to claim for your direct losses and any associated damages (as long as they are reasonable).

Banks and credit card companies are moving ahead with these claims and paying the damages that have been incurred. A partner here at Glaisyers was a Monarch customer who had his flight cancelled. After going through his credit card’s claims process the card company has refunded the entire cost of the new flights he had to book – the cost of the original flight (that he cannot take following the insolvency) and the additional cost incurred for having to buy a replacement flight with a different carrier.

If you have any questions about your claim or if you’re eligible to claim for additional costs, give us a call.

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Alison is a solicitor in our Litigation department. Alison deals with a wide range of disputes, from small claims work through to multi-million pound Court of Appeal cases, and acts for our commercial clients as well as for the individual.

Alison Rocca - Solicitor

To discuss how glaiysers can assist you contact Alison Rocca on [email protected] or via 0161 832 4666.

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