Federal appeals court rules that “nonrefundable” means . . . nonrefundable

Martin v. United Airlines, Inc. (10th Cir. Feb. 21, 2018).  After buying several “nonrefundable” tickets via United’s website, the customers/plaintiffs, a married couple, canceled their reservations before the ticketed departure dates.  They alleged they attempted, without success, to make new reservations within the one-year deadline set forth in United’s Contract of Carriage for booking a new … More Federal appeals court rules that “nonrefundable” means . . . nonrefundable

First Circuit ruling confirms that “nonrefundable” tickets are totally nonrefundable

Buck v. American Airlines, Inc. (1st Cir. Mass. Feb. 7, 2007).  Some airline customers find it difficult to accept that their “nonrefundable” tickets are truly nonrefundable.  Some have filed lawsuits against airlines, but the courts routinely dismiss these claims as preempted by the federal Airline Deregulation Act (“ADA”), which prohibits the enactment or enforcement of … More First Circuit ruling confirms that “nonrefundable” tickets are totally nonrefundable