What if ATA goes out of business????

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by momtofour, Feb 22, 2005.

  1. momtofour

    momtofour Mouseketeer

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    I am considering purchasing 6 round trip tickets on ATA to Cancun from Chicago for a trip in December. They have an amazing price!!!! I believe they are in bankruptcy right now. My huge concern is that they will go out of business and I will lose the value of the tickets. Does anyone know if there is any type of trip insurance I can purchase in the event that this does occur? Any insight would be most appreciated!!!!
     
  2. DebbieB

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  3. powellrj

    powellrj DIS Veteran

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    many years ago we had tickets on Baniff and they went out of business before we left. We were able to file a dispute with our credit card company and get our money back.Luckly We had a paper ticket because we did have to send them the tickets, but this was also before the e-ticket. You might call your credit card company and see what they say.
     
  4. tinkerbellmagic

    tinkerbellmagic don't hate me because I loved the castle cake

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    Steer clear of ATA. They will not be flying out of Chicago anymore anyhow. Southwest is taking over ATA's flights. ATA's communication really stinks right now - you can plan to spend 30-45 mins waiting time on the phone with them. Who needs the hassle? I have been through the ringer with them and have been lied to by them and am done with them. I'm not the only one who feels this way either. I was thrilled when I was able to dump them for a full refund for an upcoming flight.

    More about ATA on another post:
    http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=740277

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