British holidaymakers flying to Croatia with Wizz Air ‘dumped 400 miles from intended destination’ 

A airplane load of British holidaymakers flying to the Croatian coast with Wizz Air have been left fuming after they have been dumped at an airport 400 miles away from their intended vacation spot – after which deserted, they declare.

Greater than 100 individuals have been onboard the jet from Luton that was meant to be going to Dubrovnik final evening.

However as an alternative, after a three-hour delay as a result of the airline didn’t have any workers to fly the airplane, after which points with touchdown, the flight was re-routed to the nation’s capital Zagreb which isn’t on the coast – and is an 8-hour drive from Dubrovnik.

The passengers say the flight they’d landed on then flew off and ‘deserted’ them – and promised buses to get them again to Dubrovnik by no means materialised.

Many passengers have been unable to discover a resort that had any vacancies late at evening so dozens slept on the ground and have been this morning nonetheless attempting to discover a means to get to their holidays.

Ben Corridor had been due to have a romantic brief break in Dubrovnik with his spouse – as an alternative they spent final evening sleeping on benches in Zagreb airport.

Ben Hall (pictured above) had been due to have a romantic short break in Dubrovnik in Croatia with his wife - but instead they spent last night sleeping on benches in Zagreb airport

Ben Hall (pictured above) had been due to have a romantic short break in Dubrovnik in Croatia with his wife - but instead they spent last night sleeping on benches in Zagreb airport

Ben Corridor (pictured above) had been due to have a romantic brief break in Dubrovnik in Croatia with his spouse – however as an alternative they spent final evening sleeping on benches in Zagreb airport

Dozens of British tourists flying to the Croatian coast were left fuming after they were dumped at an airport 400 miles away from their destination and left to sleep on the airport floor

Dozens of British tourists flying to the Croatian coast were left fuming after they were dumped at an airport 400 miles away from their destination and left to sleep on the airport floor

Dozens of British vacationers flying to the Croatian coast have been left fuming after they have been dumped at an airport 400 miles away from their vacation spot and left to sleep on the airport ground

The 42 12 months outdated from Sheffield informed MailOnline: ‘It began badly at Luton and simply received worse.

‘First we have been informed the flight was delayed by three hours because the airplane had no captain or cabin crew so had to get workers on their time off to journey to Luton to work on the airplane.

‘Many individuals have been set to miss bookings for transfers and automotive rent… in order that was unhealthy sufficient.

‘However once we lastly set off it was about 20 minutes earlier than our scheduled touchdown, the pilot got here on over the speaker saying that due to excessive winds we have been unable to land and have been making our means to Cut up to land there as an alternative.

‘5 minutes later he got here again on the speaker saying that Cut up airport was closed subsequently we couldn’t use the runway. No one knew what on earth was taking place.

‘Then we began to descend, and the pilot got here again on the speaker and stated we have been descending to Zagreb airport and that workers would prepare coaches to take us to Dubrovnik.

Passengers were supposed to land in Dubrovnik but instead landed in Zagreb - 600km away

Passengers were supposed to land in Dubrovnik but instead landed in Zagreb - 600km away

Passengers have been supposed to land in Dubrovnik however as an alternative landed in Zagreb – 600km away

Wizz Air landed at Zagreb Airport (pictured) and left them to get to Dubrovnik on their own

Wizz Air landed at Zagreb Airport (pictured) and left them to get to Dubrovnik on their own

Wizz Air landed at Zagreb Airport (pictured) and left them to get to Dubrovnik on their very own

After waiting for coaches they were promised at the airport, Wizz Air sent this email to passengers telling them there was nothing they could do and that they were on their own

After waiting for coaches they were promised at the airport, Wizz Air sent this email to passengers telling them there was nothing they could do and that they were on their own

After ready for coaches they have been promised on the airport, Wizz Air despatched this e mail to passengers telling them there was nothing they may do and that they have been on their very own

‘As quickly as we landed individuals began to verify their telephones and it’s 400 miles from Zagreb to Dubrovnik with an estimated coach journey of at the very least 8 hours!

‘The cabin crew have been challenged on this and stated it was about 4 hours and that coaches can be ready for us as quickly as we received into the primary airport. It was 11pm by this level.’

Ben went on: ‘The cabin crew and pilot received again on the airplane which flew off I assume again to London as all of us waited for these supposed buses.

‘After 2 hours ready, I checked my e mail to discover an e mail from Wizz Air saying, “sorry for the inconvenience however we’re unable to type a bus out for you. Sorry”.

‘There have been at the very least 100 individuals from the flight stranded. The airport was closed, not a single resort in Zagreb had house, no rent automotive firms have been open.

‘Taxis quoted 1000 euros to take individuals, saying it was an 800-mile spherical journey for them. There have been individuals falling asleep of their wheelchairs, new child infants crying and oldsters saying they’d no sterilised bottles left. Individuals have been sleeping on the ground all over the place.

Mark Sham (pictured) complained to the company on Twitter branding their actions disgusting

Mark Sham (pictured) complained to the company on Twitter branding their actions disgusting

Mark Sham (pictured) complained to the corporate on Twitter branding their actions disgusting

‘We’re nonetheless in Zagreb airport ready for a flight I’ve booked for me and my spouse to fly to Dubrovnik on a home flight.’

Fellow passenger Mark Sham, an entrepreneur from South Africa who has been travelling in Europe with his girlfriend, unleashed his fury on the airline in a sequence of late-night tweets.

Mark, 38, who’s on a tour of Europe with Yolandi Fourie, additionally 38, has since paid 350 Euros to take the pair of them on an inside flight again to their authentic vacation spot.

He informed MailOnline: ‘The entire thing has price us a whole bunch of kilos, delayed our journey by at the very least 24 hours and been actually horrible – we had to sleep on the ground final evening.

‘The way in which the airline handled individuals who paid for a service is despicable. As soon as we landed in Zagreb there have been lies after which no communication. It’s been surprising.’

Footage and movies Mark took confirmed the scenes of bewildered passengers at Zagreb.

Wizz Air have been contacted for remark. 

You may also like...

Leave a Reply