The Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
(ATOL) scheme financially protects package trips and, without it, parents could be left substantially out of pocket or their children stranded abroad if their travel company were to cease trading.
The cash injection allowed the airline to renew its membership of the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
(Atol) scheme - the scheme that refunds customers if a travel firm collapses.
Before booking a holiday, check that the tour operator or travel agent belong to a holiday protection scheme such as the Association of British Travel Agents and Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
The UK's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is urging holidaymakers that are booking getaways over the Easter holiday to make sure that they receive an ATOL (Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
) certificate for their travel.
Mohammed Ghalib was fined PS12,000 and ordered to pay PS781 prosecution costs at Birmingham Magistrates Court last August after he admitted six charges of illegally using logos for consumer protection organisations, including the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
(ATOL) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
It will help the millions who book their holiday through a firm registered with Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
Fortunately, the operator was registered under the Civil Aviation Authority's Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
protection scheme, so customers will not lose money.
But, although the travellers should receive their money back through the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
Scheme (Atol), this can take months.
Passengers who booked a package holiday are covered by CAA's Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
The Civil Aviation Authority is attempting to repatriate all those abroad under the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
Around 1,100 passengers abroad on packages with the company's tour operator division are protected by the Civil Aviation Authority-run Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
Flights which were booked as part of a package holiday were covered by the Air Travel Organisers' Licensing
scheme, managed by the Civil Aviation Authority, he said.