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|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by desmond827: 3:14pm On Aug 13|
I work with Etihad airways that what you will pay sir
your are flying Lagos to India not Lagos to Abu dhabi
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by healthserve(m): 3:28pm On Aug 13|
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by zubinike(m): 3:31pm On Aug 13|
Don't panic, go back to the airport. Use Twitter handle, tag both FAAN and Etihad. Lay your complain. FAAN district is at the MM2, go make small noise. Your flight will be rescheduled. And you pay minimal of about 5-7k that's all
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by jtjohn(m): 3:41pm On Aug 13|
madam keep mute if u don't have anything to say...if u read the entire write up u will find out that it was never is fault....If someone is depresse and kill himself, u will still be the one to say he should have said it out instead of killing himself.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by ejemamaka: 3:49pm On Aug 13|
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by missdivineprove(f): 4:03pm On Aug 13|
olaszydaruma:Book another one ke.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by emmyskies(m): 4:20pm On Aug 13|
Just hope you'd read my message on time. to get quick response since call failed, use Twitter. at same time, go on their website and use their live chat to chat with a customer care representative
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by yoged(m): 4:46pm On Aug 13|
NONNYG:its really annoying. Nairaland is filled with kids recently . can't they keep shut if they dont have anything to say . please they should go to facebook
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by themanderon: 5:06pm On Aug 13|
You must be such a mean and malevolent somebody without any trace of empathy. To think you are a lady bothers me. The time you spent posting that would have taken you to another thread.
If you have got no advice for him then away with you.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Modyke: 5:42pm On Aug 13|
Hi, dear. I don't believe she's playing any games. You must understand that the fare given to you for your travel date may not be available on the new date given to you. Also, "no show" fee, revalidation fee and possibly, difference in seat availability have all been added hence the huge amount you are complaining about. In order to avoid paying such, please ensure you arrive the airport at least 3 to 4 hours before departure time to prevent issues like this. Selah quote author=dapo456 post=81204252]It was Etihad , lagos to india, i missed my flight, and i was rescheduled to tomorrow flight, the lady wrote a penalty of 75k on my print out which i know its not official, please someone in the house who is experience should help me, i don't have such amount of money , i have logged on there sight and confirmed that i'm scheduled for tomorrow flight.
I booked the ticket by myself online with my master card and i believe if there's any extra charges , i should also pay it by myself online. The lady said i should bring the 75k tomorrow on my travel date.
Please kindly move to front page if possible, i need urgent advice from experienced people, i've contacted ethihad but since the call was picked by nigerians , i still smell pre-intimacy. please help me. i attached a picture of an image which seams like what i could have paid if there's any charges , which is 75dolars or i have already paid charges for extension incase i missed the flight. please check the image
Reason why i missed the flight:[font=Lucida Sans Unicode][/font] The first flight i booked showed September 18th, 1:30pm, i was so sad because this will not meet up with my course and i will have to book another one. Not knowing that the date was an error from there end and i wasn't charged at all, i almost cried for about 1hour while i was waiting for gtb to charge me, But when they didn't charge me, that was when i realized it was an error from their end so i rebooked it, now the date was okay (august 12th, 2019) but i never bother to checked the time again , forgetting that the date and time changed, i've been telling my self my flight was 1:30, I EVEN SLEPT AROUND 9 TILL 10, i live at ojodu berger, so i could be at ikeja airport by 11am which i did. Note: No village people is involved, It will had to my experience i live i know. so just give me your honest advice not village things. [/quote]
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by adanny01(m): 6:40pm On Aug 13|
No show fee is not the same as the change of date fee you paid for if am correct.
The one you paid allows you change your date before the flight date subject to seat availability.
The no show fee should have been included in the economy flex or flexible ticket.
I think you will have to pay.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Cas1741: 7:02pm On Aug 13|
Maybe destiny does not want you to return in pieces. Accept it as fate.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Fixed: 8:01pm On Aug 13|
I have been looking forward to when our Nairaland will get to that stage when people discuss issues intelligently.
I am tired already with village people responses, tribal comments, space bookers, childish 'first to comment' and all sorts. A time it was I had to abandon the site with the invasion of garri comments. Currently, what we have now are very unintelligent posts linked to blogsites. If I want to browse Nigerian blogs it shouldn't be Nairaland that will teach me that.
In some other forums you read through threads and never want to stop because of beautiful ideas and experiences shared on such forums. But here, you can go through 5 pages of a thread and barely find just 5 reasonable comments and the rest are just thrash.
What do I know self, Seun has given the Mods power to also push very unintelligent threads to the front page.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Fixed: 8:28pm On Aug 13|
OP, request Desmond87 above to private chat you since he claims to work with Etihad. He can further clarify the issue.
That said, you can call Etihad's 24-hour contact center on +971600555666 since you booked online. Don't call their Nigerian office. Ensure you have enough airtime to last you till you get the issue resolved. Also request to know the person you speak with so that you don't waste time explaining your issue afresh to a new person if you have to call them back.
Other points to note:
1. The class of your ticket determines what you are entitled to. Most of us care leas about this when we are in search of cheap tickets. I once booked a flight within Europe that I couldn't check in my perfume as I could not carry it onboard. I dropped it in the dust bin because the extra cost charged at the airport was more than the cost of the perfume itself. I didn't check the conditions of the class when I booked the ticket.
2. When you don't appear for your flight (or missed your flight) it is called 'No Show' and it has a penalty depending on your ticket class.
3. Changing of date fee applies to changing the date/time of travel. You do this usually within a time limit before the flight. But in your case, the flight already departed. So the $75 you have on your Economy Classic ticket might not actually be the amount you should pay as your ticket was rebooked after checking/departure.
4. Most importantly, when a ticket date/time is changed, a new fee may apply particularly if the date is quite close as in your case. The cost of the seat you paid for earlier might not be the same they are putting you on. Funny enough, I have once received a refund from Lufthansa by moving my flight to a much farther date.
Factoring all these, you will still have to pay and the earlier you raise the 75k the better for you so you will be on the safe side.
But I shouldn't conclude as I expect you to still call Etihad English, 20 minutes international call will do it.
Be armed with your ticket details. Good luck sir and I should say anyhow, safe journey sir. You are flying tomorrow for sure.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by olaszydaruma(m): 8:41pm On Aug 13|
tyup:Yes. It's not necessarily a plane crash but maybe some kind of disaster best known to God sha
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by olaszydaruma(m): 8:42pm On Aug 13|
missdivineprove:Yes, at least money no be wahala,
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by tyup(m): 8:50pm On Aug 13|
Lol you guys are just to funny attributing every lil thing to God
God was probably way to busy with other things to a local man missing his flight
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Fixed: 8:52pm On Aug 13|
Guess my advice is late but probably still useful for others. It didn't dawn on me that he is flying tonight.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by fcisca: 9:08pm On Aug 13|
OP, I do hope you get all the help you need. Unfortunately I am unfamiliar with Ethiad, but if you still haven’t been able to reach them, you could @ them on Twitter. I find it faster to get corporate organizations to respond that way.
Next time, try to check-in online for your flight. For most middle-eastern flights, online check in opens up to 24 hours before departure. Also remember, for international flights, you are advised to get to the airport at least 4 hours prior to departure time. Your still sleeping up to 10am when you have a 1.30pm flight to catch show more than a little tardiness.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Yopcity: 10:18pm On Aug 13|
U missed flight to india ? Very simple, call Elzakzaky he is already there! He wiil help u.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by Sensiblerealist: 11:27pm On Aug 13|
Best response. Just contact Etihad directly as soon as possible. Then make sure you try to raise even more than that 75k because the next flights might be almost fully booked which makes rebooking more expensive
I advise you pay the 75k. Apart from paying the no show fee wich is 75 usd, you have to pay the difference in air fare between the new booking and your previous one, if any. Its possible you go there tomorrow and they tell you the air fare has increased and you have to pay more, or worse still, that there is no economy seat and you have to upgrade to business class.
Sorry ehn, trust me after this experience, you ll be getting to the airport 3 hours before your international flight.[/quote]
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by blank(f): 2:10am On Aug 14|
Oya Dapo456, come and complete your story. You should have landed by now.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by MrsInvisible(f): 1:50pm On Aug 14|
Im not hard but realistic. He wants to live in abroad, so he must be really into everything.
I'm living in Germany. Do you think anybody will pity you if you miss your flight or any other appointment?! They will only shrug their shoulders and tell you to face your problem by yourself. Besides if you miss a flight normally you will have to buy a new ticket.
I hate the mentality of being sorry for someone, if the problem was caused by not being observant.
It won't help.
|Re: I Missed My Flight To India Yesterday, Please Help by themanderon: 5:14pm On Aug 14|
Thank God we are not Europeans. I see the way those guys live with everyone minding their own business and not caring for others. That's why the suicide rates over there are pretty high.
They may be ahead in terms of technology, economy and all but the communal life is virtually dead, I give it to Africans when it comes to that.
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