Los Angeles Times, Aug 9 2016 – How to cope when airlines’ computer systems are down and travel is messed up

Published by Megan Singh August 9, 2016

Less likely to be covered under these circumstances: cancellation penalties for hotel rooms, tours, cruises at your destination. Insurers AXA Assistance USA and Tin Leg said they would cover the latest Delta snafu because an airline computer outage falls under the policy definition of “mechanical breakdown of the common carrier,” travel insurance aggregator Squaremouth said.

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