Flight Delay Claim

Your flight from or to the EU/UK was cancelled or delayed? You may have the right for EU travel compensation. You can get flight compensation of up to €600 (£510)! Check your eligibility for EU flight compensation.

Almost each traveller experienced flight delay at least one time. It is a frustrating experience whether you are taking off to the romantic honeymoon in Italy or a trade show in Dubai. Fortunately, you can claim flight compensation £210 up to £510 for your flight delays.

According to European law, any passenger departing or arriving in the UK/EU may have the right to claim compensation for delayed flight. Your citizenship or residency do not play any role. Anyone may submit a flight delay claim and get cash compensation. 

Great news is that you do not have to worry any longer about how to claim compensation for delayed flight. AirAdvisor flight delay claims team can manage the whole process of obtaining your flight claim compensation. Stress-free and entirely free of charge. 

 

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When can I claim if my flight is delayed?

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Any traveller interested in making a flight claim should first check Regulation 261/2004. It is an important document that lists air passengers’ rights in case of flight delays. It also provides eligibility conditions for getting compensation.

Regardless of your citizenship or where you live, you can claim flight compensation if:

  • your flight arrives at the final destination with a delay of over 3 hours
  • your flight is not delayed or cancelled due to extraordinary circumstances such as bad weather, air traffic control or others
  • your flight departs from a UK/EU airport, or it is operated by UK/EU airline
  • you checked in on time and can provide a booking confirmation
  • you make a flight claim within a deadline 

You can learn more about your rights to flight delay claim compensation on our website. 

 

Flight claim: what can I claim for a delayed flight?

In case of flight delay, passenger may claim flight compensation of up to £510 as part of his flight delay claim

When your flight was delayed you have:

  • right to information: airline staff must inform you about your rights 
  • right to communication: 2 free phone calls, emails or telexes
  • right to assistance: complimentary meals and refreshments for delays over 2 hours, free hotel room and transportation for overnight delays
  • right to compensation if flight qualifies: you may be legally entitled to claim compensation for delayed flight between £210 and £510 
  • right to ticket refund or alternative flight for delays over 5 hours

Here are the exact compensation amounts you may ask for in your airline delay claim:

Flight Delay to Final Destination

Travel Distance of Your Flight

all flights, less than 1,500km

ex. London- Milan

all internal EU flights, more than 1,500km

ex. London - Helsinki

all non-internal EU flights, 1,500-3,500km

ex. London - Istanbul

all non-internal EU flights, more than 3,500km

ex. London - Hong Kong

less than 3 hours

no compensation

3 hours or more

£210

£340

£340

£510

never arrived

£210

£340

£340

£510

 

How to claim compensation for delayed flight?

When planning to make a flight claim, follow guideline on how to claim compensation for delayed flight

This is important to follow basic steps when making a flight claim:

  1. Ask crew members for:
    • delay reason and information on how to claim for delayed flight
    • free meals and drinks for delays over 2 hours and hotel room for overnight delays
    • refund or alternative flight for delays over 5 hours or cancelled flight
  2. Get a screenshot of the timetable as a proof of the delay
  3. Keep all your travel documents (such as boarding pass) and receipts for extra expenses, if any: you should attach them along your airline delay claim
  4. Don't sign any waivers that may deprive you of your right to compensation
  5. Get in touch with AirAdvisor: we know how to claim money from delayed flight

 

AirAdvisor - your flight delay claims team

If your flight was delayed, you can get in touch with the AirAdvisor's flight delay claims team

AirAdvisor can get compensation if your flight gets delayed or cancelled, or if airlines deny boarding.

Here is why more than 20,000 air passengers have already chosen AirAdvisor: 

  • our team consists of travel and legal professionals that were in the industry for over 5 years
  • our services received more than 1,500 positive reviews (4.8/5.0)
  • we know how to claim compensation for delayed flight and can manage the whole process of getting it
  • we do not ask for your money, our earning is the commission deducted from the compensation received

Do not wonder any longer when can you claim if your flight is delayed. Claim back flight delay compensation now. Just fill in your flight details, and we will get your compensation for you. 

 

FAQ: learn more about airline delay claim

How long flight delay to claim compensation?


Can you claim compensation for delayed flights due to weather?


How to claim compensation for delayed flights UK?


Can I claim for my delayed flight?


Can I claim loss of earnings for flight delay?

Can you claim for flight delays outside the EU?


When can I claim if my flight is delayed?


How to claim flight delay compensation India?


How far back can I claim flight delay compensation?


Can I claim for 3 hour flight delay?

 

How long flight delay to claim compensation?

The basic rule is that you may claim flight compensation if your flight arrives at its final destination with a delay over 3 hours. 

If you are still troubled with the question “My flight was delayed can I get compensation?”, check your eligibility on our website. The AirAdvisor’s free airline delay claim compensation calculator knows all the answers. 

 

Can you claim compensation for delayed flights due to weather?

Yes, there are situations when you can get compensation for flight delays due to bad weather. Sometimes airlines come up with unreasonable excuses to explain the flight disruption and avoid payment of flight delay claim compensation. 

So if you are still wondering can I claim for delayed flight due to weather or not, do not wait any longer. Get in touch with AirAdvisor. Our expert team can help you to find out if your flight qualifies. 

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How to claim compensation for delayed flights UK?

If you experience flight delays when departing or arriving in the UK, don’t worry. You may claim flight compensation of up to £510 if your flight qualifies. Your air passenger’s rights would be the same as anywhere else in the EU. 

We, at AirAdvisor, know how to claim delayed flight compensation UK and can help you. 

 

Can I claim for my delayed flight?

Usually, you can get compensation for a flight that arrives with a delay of over 3 hours. The flight shall be EU regulated, and the airline shall be responsible for the delay. 

The AirAdvisor’s flight delay claims team can help you with checking your eligibility. We are experts on how to make a compensation claim for flight delays. 

 

Can I claim loss of earnings for flight delay?

No, you cannot claim a loss of earnings in case of flight delays. However, you may be entitled to compensation. 

To learn more about how do you claim for a delayed flight, please, refer to our website. Your claim flight compensation may end up being £510!

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Can you claim for flight delays outside the EU?

Yes, you can make a flight claim for flight delays that happened outside the EU. Often it is possible in the case of the connecting flight when it is operated by UK/EU airlines. 

You can check your eligibility on the AirAdvisor’s website. We know how to claim money back from delayed flights.

 

When can I claim if my flight is delayed?

You can make a flight delay claim if your flight has been delayed to the final destination in 3 or more hours. The flight delay shall be caused by the airline. Moreover, only the flight that departs from the UK/EU or is run by the UK/EU air carrier qualifies.

Remember that you can ask for a full or partial ticket refund and return flight, or an alternative flight that will bring you to the final destination for delays over 5 hours, and if your flight is cancelled.

 

How to claim flight delay compensation India?

Your air passengers’ rights are protected by the DGCA of India, if your flight is delayed when departing or arriving in India. If your flight qualifies, here are ways of how to claim for late flight in India:

  • at help desks located in the airport, or electronically
  • on AirSewa app or website
  • if you were not provided with the compensation you are owed, you could bring your case to the court or statutory body

Do not forget to check if your flight is covered by EU law. You may get up to $700 in compensation! 

Claim with AirAdvisor and get up to $700 compensation. Find out how much you’re owed today.Check Your Flight

 

How far back can I claim flight delay compensation?

Your flight was delayed a few years ago, and you wonder if you can still get your compensation? Is there a time limit on flight delay claims? 

Yes, there is a deadline. It depends on the country where the airline has its main office or where the court jurisdiction is located. Usually, the deadline to make a flight delay claim is 3 years. 

You can learn more in our dedicated article. It also explains when can I claim if my flight is delayed

 

Can I claim for 3 hour flight delay?

You may claim flight compensation only if your flight arrives with a delay of over 3 hours. However, for delays over 2 hours, you can ask flight attendants for free meals and drinks. 

If you are not sure if your flight qualifies, contact the AirAdvisor’s flight delay claims team. We know everything about how to claim money back from delayed flights.

We'll help you get compensation for last 3 years, if your flight was delayed, cancelled or if you were denied boarding.

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