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If the airline downgrades your seat, you will get this much refund, DGCA amended CAR

If the airline downgrades your seat, you will get this much refund, DGCA amended CAR


In domestic tickets, 75 percent of the cost of the ticket including taxes will be reimbursed. For international flights, 30% of the ticket cost including taxes will be refunded for flights of 1500 km or less.

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oi-Sushil Kumar

Published: Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 20:14 [IST]

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The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has recently taken action against several airlines. Meanwhile, DGCA has amended the Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR). Passengers will now get its direct benefit. Passengers who are unable to board due to denial of boarding, cancellation of flights and delay in flights. As per the amendment, a person who is involuntarily downgraded and moved to a class lower than the class for which the ticket has been purchased will be reimbursed by the airline as follows.

In domestic tickets, 75 percent of the cost of the ticket including taxes will be reimbursed. For international flights, 30% of the ticket cost including taxes will be refunded for flights of 1500 km or less. For flights between 1500 km to 3500 km, a refund of 50 per cent of the ticket cost including taxes will be given. For flights above 3500 kms, 75% of the ticket cost including taxes will be refunded.

Let us tell you that recently the DGCA had fined Air India for the misbehavior of the passenger in the flight from Paris to Delhi. The company did not report the incident to the DGCA and the internal committee of the company also took belated cognizance of the matter. After this, DGCA imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on Air India. Earlier, DGCA had imposed a fine of Rs 30 lakh against Air India. A man urinated on a woman during a flight, in which Air India did not take timely and appropriate action, the DGCA imposed a hefty fine of Rs 30 lakh.

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airlines downgrades your seat will get too much refund DGCA amended civil aviation requirement

Story first published: Wednesday, January 25, 2023, 20:14 [IST]

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