🛫 When airlines go bankrupt it’s passengers who pay the price, losing an average of €431! This is because – unlike package travel – there is no insolvency protection available in the air travel sector.
Unfortunately this issue is more common than you might think. 87 airlines went bust in Europe between 2011-2019, affecting 5.6m consumers! The #COVID19 pandemic also greatly impacted airlines’ finances, further exposing passengers to the risk of airline bankruptcies.
📝 That’s why consumer groups are teaming up with passenger groups, industry and insurance providers to write to the European Commission and Adina Valean calling on them to put this right.
Read our joint letter here 👇