How to deal with Flight Delays and Claim Compensation

Everyone should know about air passenger rights and if you notice you are not getting your rights properly, you can claim for compensations of fair money 600€ per passenger. To claim it is important know when you can claim and what rights you have as an air passenger? According to European Union (EU) law you have right to claim compensation for unnecessarily delayed and cancellation flights. All the EU states flights must abide by the EC 261/2004 Regulation.

Claim for Flight Delays

If your flight is delayed then you may be entitled to a financial compensation. When the arrival delay at your final destination is longer than three hours you could be entitled to financial compensation of up to € 600 per passenger.

Compensation for a Flight Delay

The level of compensation that you are entitled to receive is set by the distance of the flight in combination with the amount of delay experienced due to the delay. If you fall within the scope of the Regulation, you are entitled to:

  • € 250 for all flights of 1,500 kilometers or less;
  • € 400 for all intra-Community flights of more than 1,500 kilometers, and for all other flights between 1,500 and 3,500 kilometers;
  • € 600 for all other flights not falling in one of the above categories.

Flight Delay compensations

Claim for Flight Cancellation

Your flight has been cancelled if the flight with a flight number for which you held a valid booking/reservation did not depart from the airport.

Formally stated a cancellation can be classified as the non-operation of a flight which was previously planned. This does NOT have to mean that you did not fly on that day. The airline may have transported you on the next flight or flown you to your final destination on a different route.

If your flight has been cancelled then you are entitled to a financial compensation.

Compensation for a Flight Cancellation

The level of compensation that you are entitled to receive is set by the distance of the flight in combination with the amount of delay experienced due to the cancellation. If you fall within the scope of the Regulation, you are entitled to:

  • € 250 for all flights of 1,500 kilometers or less;
  • € 400 for all intra-Community flights of more than 1,500 kilometers, and for all other flights between 1,500 and 3,500 kilometers;
  • € 600 for all other flights not falling in one of the above categories.

Now if you want to claim or need more information about your claim and want to calculate your amount of compensation, use simple online calculator which helps you to calculate it, Visit: www.claimflights.com it is very easy to claim but if you have no time to take all legal steps, give them required information about your delayed/cancelled flights and they will charge you little for administration fee and win compensation for you which is your legal right. The best thing is if you failed to get your compensation, you will not be charged any fee.

As you know other passengers also faced same situations and delays/cancellation so refer them if you know any other passenger and they will also get the same benefit like you.

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