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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #105 on: September 15, 2017, 10:22:04 AM »
Just wondering how much would trip insurance that includes protection from operator insolvency would have cost. It's not like AB's problems were a huge secret.

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Fighting with a CC for a refund might not help. Once an entity files in court, all assets and liabilities (an unused ticket is a liability) have to go through the court process.
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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #106 on: September 15, 2017, 10:36:42 AM »
@Dan Please advice us what the best option is now
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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #107 on: September 15, 2017, 10:46:52 AM »
I called a few times, finally got a really nice manager, who seemed to actually know what she was talking about, explained to me that even if she rebooks on another airline, AB will call to cancel it within a few days as they have a robot going through every reservation and cancelling the ones that were rebooked on other carriers.

The route was NYC-TXL-TLV RT, she said she is allowed to rebook on other AB flights, and therefore offered MIA-TXL as well as BOS-TXL, which are officially still operating through Oct 31st. But she mentioned just as a piece of advice based on what shes been seeing at the airline the past few weeks, that I just take a refund and book another flight being that in all probability those will be cancelled as well.

I asked about the possibility of the airline that buys them out accommodating all their passengers, and she sounded extremely wary of that happening, based on her knowledge of whats going on with the negotiations.
I hope you tried your luck getting rebooked on another airline, with a chance of it being cancelled

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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #108 on: September 15, 2017, 10:53:30 AM »
I hope you tried your luck getting rebooked on another airline, with a chance of it being cancelled
Yup, probably what I would have done.
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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #109 on: September 15, 2017, 11:15:06 AM »
if someone picks up you can try
but im waiting a hour somebody should pick up the phone just

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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #110 on: September 15, 2017, 12:36:16 PM »
I hope you tried your luck getting rebooked on another airline, with a chance of it being cancelled
It's for my in laws, and they need to know with 100% certainty where they are being for Yom Tov. So while I would've done it for myself, it wasn't a option for them.

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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #111 on: September 15, 2017, 01:12:41 PM »
any status for flights on the 25th from TXL to JFK?

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« Reply #112 on: September 15, 2017, 04:09:02 PM »
Air Berlin just sent me an email cancelling all our holiday tickets  :-[
Anyone else?

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Re: Air Berlin cancels flights
« Reply #113 on: September 15, 2017, 04:13:26 PM »
Air Berlin just sent me an email cancelling all our holiday tickets  :-[
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Re: Air Berlin cancels flights
« Reply #114 on: September 15, 2017, 04:16:11 PM »
Call and ask them to rebook you on another airline.
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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #115 on: September 15, 2017, 04:16:15 PM »
any status for flights on the 25th from TXL to JFK?
If it's on JFK-TXL route most likely canceled. check if you received an email today from air berlin. you can also check it on British airways website.


I had no luck re-booking, agents say there is no agreement with partner airlines and they can only process the refund.
Did anyone actually re-book?

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Re: Air Berlin cancels flights
« Reply #116 on: September 15, 2017, 05:07:06 PM »
Call and ask them to rebook you on another airline.

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Re: Air Berlin cancels flights
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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #118 on: September 15, 2017, 06:39:04 PM »
If you where willing to take instead the JFK-DUS-TXL-TLV route they rebooked you but they didn't have available all dates even for this

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Re: Air Berlin to NYC-TLV $467
« Reply #119 on: September 17, 2017, 04:19:59 AM »
If it's on JFK-TXL route most likely canceled. check if you received an email today from air berlin. you can also check it on British airways website.


I had no luck re-booking, agents say there is no agreement with partner airlines and they can only process the refund.
Did anyone actually re-book?

Got rebooked by Student Universe to JFK-DUS-TXL-TLV instead of JFK-TXL-TLV. The timing us almost the same.
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