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#COVID19: These airlines will let you change or cancel flight bookings for free

11 March 2020 2:23 PM

As the coronavirus continues to impact global travel, some international airlines are now offering free cancellation or flight changes.

For a number of weeks, concerned South Africans have been worried about their travel plans and the cost of cancelling their trips.

RELATED: Singapore Airlines refusing to refund SA man's flights amid coronavirus outbreak

Business Insider SA has compiled a detailed list of the airlines that are now making exceptions in response to the widespread covid-19 outbreak.

In most cases, the concession applies for a limited travel period, explains consumer journalist Wendy Knowler.

These are the 12 airlines offering cancellations or changes to bookings due to coronavirus:

  • United Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Qatar Airlines
  • Emirates
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • KLM
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Air France
  • Lufthansa and Swiss Air

RELATED: COVID-19: School tours, global conferences and family holidays up in the air

Each airline has its own policy associated with the concessions. Find out more on Business Insider SA.


11 March 2020 2:23 PM

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