Manchester Airport: Cancellation policies for easyJet, TUI, Jet2, BA and Ryanair ahead of summer holidays

Thousands of holidaymakers have seen their travel plans disrupted in recent weeks as the aviation industry struggles to cope with the rise in demand amid a severe staffing shortage.

Passengers booked with easyJet, British Airways, TUI and Wizz Air are among those who have seen their plans to return from half-term or bank holiday breaks disrupted. A strike by Italian aviation workers is also causing more misery for travelers after dozens of flights between the UK and Italy were canceled on Wednesday (June 8).

EasyJet and British Airways continued to cancel flights to and from other locations other than Italy due to staff shortages. In recent months, many passengers whose flights have gone ahead reported being stuck in queues for several hours with Manchester Airport one of the worst affected.

READ MORE: Holiday nightmare after 16-hour wait for Manchester flight then sent to London

With the summer holidays approaching, millions of more Brits will be looking to fly abroad following the easing or dropping of Covid-19 restrictions in many destinations. disappointment and further disruption.

Here are the cancellation policies for TUI, Ryanair, easyJet, BA and Jet2. It’s important to check the terms and conditions for each airline for further details, the MEN reports.

easyJet

If you cancel your easyJet flight more than 24 hours after booking, you will not be refunded any of your fare. You can change your flight by paying the Flight Change Fee plus the fare difference for your new flight.

TUI

The costs of cancelling a holiday with TUI varies depending on how much time there is before you’re due to travel. If you’re traveling on a TUI flight as part of a package, these are the cancellation charges:

  • 70 days or more before travel: Loss of full deposit
  • 69 –63 days before travel: 30% of total booking price
  • 62 –49 days before travel: 50% of total booking price
  • 48 –29 days before travel: 70% of total booking price
  • 28 –15 days before travel: 90% of total booking price
  • 14 –0 days before travel: 100% of total booking price

Cancellation charges are different if you’ve only booked a flight or a hotel, you can find out more here.

Usually tickets for TUI flights only are non-refundable, although under their Covid flexibility policy you can make free-fee changes to your holiday if departing on or before October 31 2022, if you’re unable to travel due to Covid-related reasons.

Jet2

You can cancel your flights using the Manage My Booking page but all scheduled Jet2.com flights are non-refundable. You can change the dates of your flight which does have a £ 35 administration fee and you could be charged any difference in fare. , you can’t change your departure or destination airport once the booking has been made.

Ryanair

All Ryanair flights can be changed but they cannot be canceled. Dates, times and routes or flights can be changed up to two and half hours before the flight departure time, using the My Bookings page in your Ryanair account.

British Airways

If you made a booking with British Airways before June 8 2022 for travel to be completed by 30 September 2022, you can change your dates, destination or even cancel if you need to, with no change booking fee -based you could pay a fare different If you wish to cancel your booking you can claim a voucher to the value of your booking, valid for travel until September 30 2023.

If your booking falls outside of these dates the standard delay, cancellation and refund options apply. You can log onto the Manage My Booking section on the British Airways website to see which options are available to you.

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