Chamon, France, May 6 (Reuters) – The French airline Lufthansa said on Thursday it would allow passengers who have had their passport revoked for not paying fees for domestic flights from Chamon on Sunday to return on Tuesday.
“We will be extending our existing policy to allow passengers to travel without a passport to Chamon and vice versa,” Lufathansa’s chief executive said in a statement.
Passengers on flights from Paris to Château de la Grange, in northern France, will also be able to fly on Tuesday with a new passport.
“Passengers will be able return to Paris by Monday, with their existing itinerary, with the same rules as before,” Lofthouse said.
“The passenger will be subject to the same conditions as before.”
The move comes as airlines have struggled to control their own rules amid the growing number of people trying to fly abroad.
Some countries, such as Russia and China, have strict rules for who can fly on a passport, while others allow travelers to fly without a valid passport.
The new policy will come into force from May 8, according to Lufanthesa, which also said it would provide refunds of the fees paid for international flights on domestic flights.
Lufthanansa has been facing a wave of criticism over the number of cancellations of flights, and the cancellations have come from countries including Brazil and China.
Last month, the airline announced it would suspend all domestic flights on Tuesday after a passenger was found to have had a passport fraudulently used.
On Wednesday, Lufa said it had received 1,923 reports of passport fraud in the past six months, up from 1,838 in 2015.
In a separate incident on Thursday, a passenger on a flight from London to Paris was denied boarding when he was found carrying a fake passport, according the Paris prosecutor.