News Archive

Passenger Update: Repatriation of Passengers on XL Holidays Flights to Ireland West Knock

News update @ 09:00am Thursday 18th September 2008

Repatriation of passengers from Faro on Thursday 18th September 2008

The new flight arrangements are:

  • Faro to Dublin via Ireland West Knock: Thursday 18 September, Hello Airways flight number FHE 6964 deaparting Faro at 16.05pm local time arriving at Ireland West Knock at 19.00pm and departing for Dublin at 19.45 local time arriving at 20.20pm.

The existing XL representative remains the contact for further assistance and airport transfers as arranged.  

Passengers due to return from all destinations from Friday 19th September

  • All passengers due to return after Friday 19 September are advised to contact their tour representatives in the resort in the first instance to see if they can be accomodated on other scheduled flights departing at the same time. The contact details for relevant tour representatives are as follows
    • Bourgas: Contact Boriana (00 359 8999 68668)
    • Faro: Contact Fernando (00 351 9698 02769) 
  • Passengers who cannot be accomodated should make their own arrangements to return to Ireland either through their travel agent or tour operator or by arranging their own flights. Upon return passengers can submit a claim form to the Commission for reimbursement of reasonable costs of repatriation.  A claim form for this purpose is available here





For further information contact the Commission on +353-1-661-1700, or email
Information current as of 09;30:00hrs. - 18th September 2008
Ireland West Airport Knock will provide any further information on its website as updates become available.