British Midland Regional Limited, aka flybmi, ceased operations on February 16 – cancelling all flights both from and to the UK and within Europe. That means a deluge of queries from passengers to check whether they have Scheduled Airline Failure Insurance (SAFI) coverage.
“If you purchased travel insurance that may include cover for scheduled airline failure, known as SAFI, you should contact your insurer,” advised the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority. “If you did not book directly with British Midland and purchased your tickets through an intermediary, you should contact your booking or travel agent in the first instance.”
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