19.9.1 Where reference to reimbursement or re-routing is made in this section, passengers shall be provided any of the following choices:
(i) immediate reimbursement in cash for domestic flights and reimbursement within fourteen days for international flights, by the means provided for in sections 19.8.3( mode of payment), of the full cost of unutilized ticket at the price at which it was bought, for the part or parts of the journey not made , and for the part or parts already made if the flight is no longer serving any purpose in relation to the passenger’s original travel plan, together with, when relevant, a return flight to the first point of departure, at the earliest opportunity;
(ii) re-routing, under comparable transport conditions, to their final destination at the earliest opportunity ; or
(iii) re-routing, under comparable transport conditions, to their final destination at a later date at the passenger’s convenience, subject to availability of seats.
19.9.2 Section 19.9.1(i) shall also apply to passengers whose flights form part of a package, except for the right to reimbursement where such right arises under any contractual understanding between the passenger and provider.
19.9.3. When an operating air carrier offers a passenger a flight to an airport alternative to that for which the booking was made, the operating air carrier shall bear the cost of transferring the passenger from that alternative airport either to the airport for which the booking was made, or to another close-by destination agreed with the passenger.