said by MaynardKrebs:
Often you'll pay full price up-front, but later after you provide the airline a copy of the death certificate (probably in this case you'll need an original & a translated certified copy), you'll get a refund of some amount.
The best we could do was 10% rebate after the paper work was sent. That was Aire Lingus. United wouldn't do anything. This was last November.--
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