The Malta Independent 16 October 2019, Wednesday

Air Malta steps in to assist Thomas Cook’s stranded passengers

Monday, 23 September 2019, 17:22 Last update: about 23 days ago

Air Malta said it is stepping in to help Thomas Cook’s stranded passengers in various countries following the announcement that the British global travel group has ceased trading, cancelled all its flights and suspended its operations.

To minimise inconveniences to stranded passengers and assist the efforts being made by the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority, Air Malta has issued a rescue fare of €50 per sector available on its flights to/from Amsterdam, Brussels, Birmingham, London Heathrow, Gatwick and Southend, Berlin, Bristol, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich, Paris Orly and Charles De Gaulle, Marseille, Lyon, Milan, Rome, Geneva, Zurich, and Vienna. This price excludes taxes and charges.

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Tickets are offered on availability basis and are available only to Thomas Cook’s flight ticket holders or package holiday vouchers, the airline said.

“The Maltese Airline is also exploring other initiatives to help affected passengers in this unfortunate circumstance,” Air Malta said.

Bookings can be made through Air Malta’s call centre on +356 21662211 from tomorrow 24th September till Tuesday 15th October with travel open until the end of October 2019.

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