Flight delay compensation and cancelled flight compensation Ireland

Having flight delays when leaving Ireland or on your way to Ireland? Don’t worry. Regardless of your citizenship and residency, you may be entitled to flight delay compensation Ireland of up to €600! 

AirAdvisor explains what flights are eligible for EU flight delay compensation Ireland, how to get flight delay compensation Ireland RyanAir and how to claim flight delay compensation Ireland. 

Read on and also learn about cancelled flight compensation Ireland and how to get your flight cancelled compensation Ireland

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Flight delay compensation Ireland: when can I claim compensation?

According to the Commission for Aviation Regulation of Ireland, all air passengers arriving or leaving Ireland can enjoy the rights for EU flight delay compensation. They are not affected by Brexit.

flight delay compensation Ireland is the same as in the rest of the European Union

Regardless of citizenship or residency, all air passengers can get EU flight delay compensation Ireland if:

  • arrival time to the final destination was delayed over 3 hours
  • the flight was operated by an EU air carrier or departed from EU airport
  • flight delay was due to the fault of the airline
  • check-in was done on time 
  • compensation was claimed within the deadline

Learn more about your rights for flight delay compensation Ireland on our website. 

 

Flight delays compensation Ireland: what flights are covered?

on AirAdvisor website you can find how to claim compensation for delayed flight Ireland and what flights are covered

Your flight may qualify for flight delay compensation Ireland only if a few conditions are met.

Regardless of where you are based, you are entitled to compensation only if:

1. Your flights are operated by an EU airline or depart from an EU:

Flight Journey

EU Airline

non-EU Airline

within EU

Yes

Yes

EU airport - non-EU airport

Yes

Yes

non-EU airport - EU airport

Yes

No

outside EU 

Yes

No

Besides Ireland, EU law for compensation covers the other 26 members of the European Union, Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and 9 special regions. 

This table shows all the flights eligible for EU flight delay compensation Ireland

2. The airline is responsible for the delays:

The faults of the airline are:

  • conflicting schedules
  • technical issues
  • the flight crew is not ready for the flight
  • flight crew strikes, etc

So, if your TUI Airways flight was delayed due to the airline strikes, you can get TUI flight delay compensation Ireland. 

Find out what causes flight delays and top reasons for delayed flights on our website. 

There are situations when airlines are not responsible for the delays, so-called extraordinary circumstances:

  • safety or security issues
  • civil unrest
  • bad weather
  • terrorism, etc.

However, causes such as bad weather are broad concepts. You may still get your RyanAir flight delay compensation if RyanAir delays your flight from London to Dublin due to heavy rain. 

Many airlines use extraordinary circumstances as an excuse to avoid paying compensation. 

Learn if your flight delay qualifies with AirAdvisor best flight delay compensation Ireland checker. It takes less than 3 minutes.

 

How much EU flight delay compensation Ireland can I get?

you can get flight delay compensation Ireland of up to €600

You can get flight delays compensation Ireland between €250 and €600.  

The exact amount of compensation depends on the flight travel distance, length of the delay, if you had a single flight or connecting flight as well, etc. 

Here is a simple table showing how much compensation you can get:

Flight Delay to Final Destination

Travel Distance of Your Flight

all flights, less than 1,500km, ex. Dublin - Berlin

all internal EU flights, more than 1,500km, ex. Dublin - Lisbon

all non-internal EU flights, 1,500-3,500km, ex. Dublin - Kiev

all non-internal EU flights, more than 3,500km, ex. Dublin - New York

less than 3 hours

no compensation

3 hours or more

€250 (£210)

€400 (£340)

€400 (£340)

€600 (£510)

never arrived

€250 (£210)

€400 (£340)

€400 (£340)

€600 (£510)

The table also shows how much of the flight delay compensation Northern Ireland in pounds you are entitled to.

Also, the amount is the same for low-cost or expensive delayed flights. So, even if you get your RyanAir ticket for €1 and it gets delayed, you can still get RyanAir flight delay compensation Ireland of up to €600. 

Check the exact amount you can get with the AirAdvisor EU flight delay compensation calculator.  

 

Delayed flights: additional benefits

You might be entitled to additional services in some cases. Refer to this table that explains what are your rights:

Airline must:

Your Waiting Time in the Airport

less than 2 hours

over 2 hours 

over 3 hours 

over 5 hours

inform you about the delay and your rights

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

offer you complimentary meals and refreshments 

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

provide you with 2 free phone calls, emails or faxes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

provide you with hotel and transportation (only if the flight is delayed overnight)

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

pay you flight delay compensation Ireland of up to €600*

No

No

Yes

Yes

provide you with refund of full ticket cost or return flight**

No

No

No

Yes

*Be careful about accepting travel vouchers. They often include a waiver of cash compensation.

**If not offered free of charge by airline, it must reimburse you for all expenses.

 

If the airline doesn’t offer you the services you are entitled to, you may claim reimbursement of all expenses incurred. So, it is advisable to keep all the receipts. 

 

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Cancelled flight compensation Ireland

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For cancelled flights, the air carrier must offer you a full refund or an alternative flight. If the cancellation was due to the airline’s fault, you may be entitled to cancelled flight compensation Ireland.

Check your eligibility and the exact amount you can get with the AirAdvisor flight cancelled compensation Ireland calculator

 

Why AirAdvisor?

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How to claim compensation for delayed flight Ireland? We, the AirAdvisor team, know the answer. 

What is so special about AirAdvisor?

  • we know air passenger rights inside out
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