Wizz Air has launched £79 (€89) rescue fares for Cobalt Air passengers left stranded after the airline ceased operations on Wednesday night (October 17).
Cobalt passengers who were due to fly home with the airline from Larnaca or Athens have been advised to book an economy fare home and then claim a refund.
Wizz’s rescue fares are valid until December 9 subject to availability. Customers will need to provide evidence of a Cobalt booking between Larnaca or Athens and London.
Fares returning to Luton airport. are available from its dedicated rescue fare microsite.
The Foreign Office has meanwhile issued fresh travel advice following Cobalt’s suspension of services.
"The Cyprus Ministry of Transport has advised any British nationals who were due to complete the return leg of their journey to the UK on a Cobalt flight today (October 18) to keep proof of purchase for an alternative one-way ticket (economy class), as information will be provided on reimbursement by the Republic of Cyprus in due course.
"All other passengers with flights with Cobalt in the next 7 days are asked to consult the airline and Cyprus Ministry of Transport websites for further information. You should also monitor this travel advice for further updates."