Airlines and travel firms face millions in claims after applying wrong passport rules

Airlines and travel firms face millions in claims after applying wrong passport rules

Airlines and travel firms face millions in claims after applying wrong passport rules Exclusive: Thousands of passengers unlawfully denied boarding because the UK government misinterpreted EU borders code Thousands of travellers are set to claim millions of pounds from airlines and holiday firms after being wrongly denied trips to Europe. Since the UK left the European Union, The Independent has repeatedly warned the government that it is misrepresenting post-Brexit passport validity rules. Two European Union rules for “third country nationals” apply. Travellers are told: “You will need a passport valid for at least three months after the date you intend to leave the EU country you are visiting [and] which was issued within the previous 10 years.” The two conditions are independent of each other. But the UK government claims …
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