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Niki airline bankruptcy – how you can get your money back

Niki airline bankrupted
Niki airline bankrupted

If you are an informed traveller, you probably heard about the bankruptcy of Niki, the airline founded by Niki Lauda the Formula 1 driver.

As reported by DW:

“Austrian airline Niki has filed for bankruptcy protection after German carrier Lufthansa withdrew its takeover bid for the former Air Berlin subsidiary. Now passengers are stranded across Europe.”

I was one of those passengers. Unfortunately I only found out the night before my flight from Zurich to Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) – when I was trying to do the online checkin – that my flight did not exist!

Here’s what I did to try to get my money back from a flight that I have paid but never happened: Read More