If the flight is cancelled or delayed by greater than three hours, passengers will not must pay in any respect.
What if you need to pay solely after your flight has landed on the airport? And in case your flight is delayed, you may get compensation? It could sound too good to be true — however a brand new app within the UAE makes it attainable.
The app, referred to as Colibra, permits UAE residents to e-book air tickets and pay provided that their flight arrives on time. It ensures travellers that if the flight is cancelled or delayed for greater than three hours, they don’t have to pay for his or her aircraft tickets in any respect.
The service is fully free for customers of the app, permitting them to e-book tickets inside 30 days earlier than departure (and arrival) after which pay the common ticket fare if their flight arrives on time or inside three hours of its scheduled departure.
Colibra goals to spare its customers the trouble of claiming compensations and refunds from airways at a time when cancellations have develop into extra widespread due to the Covid scenario across the globe.
The app is at the moment out there on each Google Play and App Shops, now clocking over 100,000 downloads, 40,000 energetic customers and 50,000 journeys registered.
Residents can safe compensation for any journey that’s cancelled or delayed by multiple hour by merely logging their flight particulars into the app earlier than take-off. The payout shall apply regardless of the rationale for the disruption.
“Over the previous few years, the UAE has been dominating the aviation and tourism trade, making a world-class vacation spot and main journey hub in only a few a long time. Furthermore, within the present local weather, the UAE aviation trade has labored onerous to maintain its fame, with its main provider already working 85 per cent of its pre-Covid community, persevering with to fly to 120 locations. With that stated and with the present pandemic inflicting increasingly travellers to postpone or delay journey, we could not consider a greater ecosystem to launch our service,” stated Kalojan Georgiev, CEO and co-founder of Colibra.
“Why pay prematurely? Savvy travellers won’t must danger cash-advance for a ticket, they only must obtain the app, e-book a flight, attain the airport, and if the flight arrives on time and the expertise went effectively, solely then would you be charged,” stated Georgiev.