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UK government backs ATOL overhaul

UK government backs ATOL overhaul

11 December 2009 Airline News

British travellers are poised to receive greater protection should an airline go bankrupt, following government plans for an overhaul to the ATOL protection system.

Further agony for XL customers

26 January 2009 Press Release Tourism News

A U-turn by ATOL means thousands of holidaymakers caught up in the collapse of XL Leisure are facing yet further delays in their compensations claims.Package holidays booked with the failed leisure giant were covered by the Civil Aviation Authority‘s ATOL bonding scheme, meaning victims could claim their money back. However ATOL is now using a legal loophole to shift the onus on to credit card companies for customers who paid fully or partly with plastic.