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Delayed AC 897 Flight: Entitlement to Compensation

If departing from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (ATH) en route to Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) you are unfortunate to experience a late arrival, Air Canada is required to provide compensation for flight delays. This is based on Regulation EU EC261/ 2004, which states that indemnification must be paid if the delay in arriving in Toronto exceeds 3 hours. 

If you are looking for compensation for your Air Canada flight AC 897, our team at AirAdvisor can assist you. Our free flight checker for flight AC897 is a useful tool for determining if you are eligible for compensation. 


Compensation Eligibility for AC 897 Flight Cancellation

If your Air Canada flight from Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport to Lester B. Pearson International Airport AC 897 is cancelled and you meet the specific criteria for compensation, you may be able to claim up to 600€.

It is not uncommon for Air Canada to reject clients' requests for flight cancellation compensation when they do not have professional legal representation, but this is less likely with AirAdvisor claims.

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In the unpleasant event that your flight AC 897 is cancelled, Air Canada is legally obligated to compensate you for any additional costs (such as overnight accommodation in Athens) directly caused by the disruption, as well as to grant your demand for a ticket refund from Athens to Toronto.

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Meet Air Canada

Air Canada, the flag carrier of Canada, has come a long way since its inception in 1937. With its headquarters located in Montreal, Air Canada is now a member of the Star Alliance and offers award-winning services to over 220 destinations worldwide. The airline has a history of innovation and is committed to modernizing its fleet of 353 aircraft, including subsidiaries. With more than 1,613 flights daily and over 35,000 employees, Air Canada is a leading force in the global aviation industry. Despite its achievements and growth, the airline remains dedicated to providing a seamless travel experience to its passengers with top-notch services.

Athens International Airport: An Introduction

As the largest airport in Greece, Athens Airport "Eleftherios Venizelos" (ATH) is one of the most important transportation hubs in the country. Since its opening on March 28, 2001, it has become the home base for both Aegean Airlines and various Greek airlines. With a passenger flow of over 22 million people per year and approximately 213,000 aircraft movements annually, ATH is well equipped to handle high volumes of passenger traffic. Furthermore, as a member of Group 1 of Airports Council International, Athens Airport holds itself to the highest standards of excellence in aviation services.

Toronto Pearson Airport: Summary

Toronto Pearson Airport, with the IATA code YYZ, is the largest airport in Canada, serving not only Toronto but the entire Golden Horseshoe area. Located in Ontario, it is situated just 22.5 km from Toronto's downtown area, making it an easily accessible transportation hub. The airport covers a vast expanse of 4,613 acres and has impressive 5 runways to accommodate over 75 airlines that operate around 1,250 daily departures to more than 180 destinations. With two modern passenger terminals, its hub is Air Canada, but there are numerous other airlines that fly in and out of the airport. In 2021, the airport served just over 12.7 million passengers and saw 174,500 aircraft movements.


Questions and Answers on Compensation for Air Canada AC 897 Flight from Athens to Toronto


If there is a delay with flight AC 897 from Athens to Toronto, what should you do?

AirAdvisor experienced team of professionals can help you submit a claim for compensation risk-free and advocate for your claim, including with Air Canada, after you required the airlines for reasons of the delay. Remember, you have nothing to lose because we operate on a No-Win, No-Fee basis.


Am I eligible for receiving compensation if my flight AC 897 landed 2 hours late at Lester B. Pearson International Airport?

Unfortunately, under UE 261 Regulation from 2004, you are not entitled to submit a compensation claim if your flight AC 897 delays for less than 3 hours. However, if your flight is cancelled or has a longer delay, you may be eligible for compensation of up to 600€.


What is the amount of compensation I am eligible to claim for the delay of my flight AC 897?

A delay of 3 hours or more in your arrival at Toronto gives you the right to claim a flight delay compensation of up to 600€ under Regulation EU EC261/ 2004.


What other terms can be used to refer to flight AC897?

This Air Canada flight can be referred to using any of the following designations: AC897, ACA897, AC 897, or ACA 897.