Canada's new rules offer extra compensation for passengers bumped by airlines

thejakartapost.com

Canada introduced new consumer protection rules Monday for airline passengers traveling to or from the country, offering up to Can$2,400 (1,634 euros) in compensation for people who miss flights because airlines have overbooked.


"We have created a world-leading approach to air passenger rights that is clear, consistent, transparent and fair," said Transport Minister Marc Garneau as he unveiled the new regulations.


As of Monday, airlines will be required to "provide compensation of up to Can$2,400 for denial of boarding for reasons within the airlines? control," such as overbooking, when an airline sells more tickets than a given flight can accommodate.

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Posted: 17 Jul 2019 10:53:10

  
  

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