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British Airways Flight Cancelations Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

British Airways plc (BA) is settling a class action alleging it violated its Conditions of Carriage when it did not give refunds to passengers whose flights it canceled due to Covid-19. The complaint alleged that instead of giving them refunds, British Airways gave them vouchers.

Docket Number:

20-cv-03542-JMF

Company: British Airways, PLC

Filing Deadline: October 25, 2022

Class Period: March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021

Objection Deadline: October 25, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: October 25, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: November 15, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

Note that there are different deadlines, depending on whether the notice you received had a The claim forms do not ask for proof of purchase. Notice ID that starts with BRA1 or one that starts with BRA2. If you received a one that starts with BRA1, your claim deadline is October 3, 2022 and your exclusion and objection deadlines are October 11, 2022. If you received one that starts with BRA2, your claim, exclusion, and objection deadlines are October 25, 2022. The Notices and Settlement Agreement do not define the BRA1 and BRA2 groups. See the designation on your Notice.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a person or entity in the US who bought a ticket for a BA flight
- That BA canceled between March 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021, and
- You did not cancel or fail to show up for the first leg of the flight before canceling a later leg, and
- You did not receive a refund or rebooking from BA, and
- You received a voucher from BA and (1) if you are a March 1-November 19 class member, you have not already used the entire value of the voucher, and (2) if you are a November 20-December 31 class member, you have not used your voucher in whole or in part.

March 31-November 19 class members are all settlement class members who bought a ticket for a BA flight where BA later canceled the flight between March 1, 2020 and November 19, 2020.

November 20-December 31 class members are all settlement class members who bought a ticket for a BA flight where BA later canceled that flight between November 20, 2020 and December 31, 2021.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Benefits: (1) For March 1-November 19 settlement class members: Because of a commitment BA made to the European Consumer Protection Cooperation Network, BA will give these class members a full refund of the price of their ticket plus the greater of 4% of the value of their remaining unused voucher or $25. (2) For November 20-December 31 settlement class members: The full value of their voucher, and the voucher will be canceled.

Total Settlement Amount: Unknown

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$5,000

Law Firms:
Berger & Montague
Girard Sharp LLP

Claim Form: Flight Refund Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: Ide, et al. v. British Airways, PLC (UK)

Settlement Website: Flight Refund Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Angeion Group

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

British Airways, PLC Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Info@FlightRefundSettlement.com
844-443-0441

Tags: Air Travel Delays or Cancellations, Airline TIckets, Airlines, Failure To Pay For Refund