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Repatriation rescue fares are available to Primera passengers affected by the collapse of Primera Air

Updated on October 3nd, 2018, 12.16 AM CET: This is a developing story. Check back to as this story develops.

Due to the suspension of Primera Air services, many airlines are offering repatriation rescue fares. We have put together a comprehensive set of information regarding repatriation options available to passengers.


Norwegian is offering passengers reduced fares, representing a discount of 50 per cent compared to the standard net economy fare excluding taxes, for travel up to 14th October 2018 subject to availability.

  • Routes available: Between London Gatwick - New York JFK

  • You can call Norwegian dedicated hotline on +47 210 16771

  • Find more details here

British Airways

British Airways is offering a range of discounted repatriation fares to support Primera Air customers who are part way through their journey and want to fly to or from London.

  • Routes available: Between London - Toronto, Boston, New York, Washington DC, Malaga & Alicant

  • Find more details here

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines if offering distressed traveller fare to support Primera Air customers. Bookings can be made from 2nd October up until 16th October, with travel available up to the 31st October. To access these fares, impacted customers will need to show proof of their previous Primera Air booking.

  • Routes available: Between London Heathrow and New York, Washington DC, Boston and Toronto

  • How to book: Call 0344 8747747 in the UK or +1 800 862 8621 in the U.S

  • Find more details here


Ryanair also launched rescue fares to accommodate customers affected by the collapse of Primera Air.

  • Routes available: Between London Stansted and Malaga, Gran Canaria, and Tenerife. Manchester - Malaga and Birmingham - Malaga

  • These low rescue fares are on sale now on the website, for travel Oct-March, but must be booked by midnight Thursday (4th Oct).

    • London Stansted- Malaga: £24.99
    • London Stansted- Gran Canaria: £29.99
    • London Stansted-Tenerife: £29.99
    • Manchester-Malaga: £24.99
    • Birmingham-Malaga: £24.99
  • How to book: 0330 365 5000

Find more details here

by Frédéric PELOUZE, Weclaim Founder & Director

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