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Flyers, know your rights: Cancel flights free of cost within 24 hours

Airlines must offer alternate flights or full refund when there is a flight delay of over six hours


BS Web TeamAgencies New Delhi
In a major relief to air passengers, flight tickets can now be cancelled free of cost within a day of booking for a journey scheduled within a week. For cancellation after 24 hours, base charge along with fuel surcharge would be charged. 

The passenger charter, released by Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday, gives specific rights to air travellers that would likely make air travel hassle-free. The new charter amended the norms for charges incurred by air travellers on cancellation and rescheduling of air travel, among others. Some of these are mentioned below:

Delay in domestic flights and cancellations 

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First Published: Feb 28 2019 | 9:12 AM IST

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