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How to Claim a Refund or Compensation When Flight BA116 is Cancelled or Delayed

If you arrive at the John F Kennedy, USA and happen to see your flight BA116 status: Delayed or Cancelled, don’t get upset - we are here to help. Learn your passenger rights below in case your flight BA116 heading to London was disrupted.
British Airways - BA116 (BAW116)
600 €
John F Kennedy, USA (JFK)
United States (USA)
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
United Kingdom
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Last Updated: July 03, 2023

Flight BA116 Delayed: Your Compensation

Let’s say that your flight to London leaving from John F Kennedy, USA encounters an unexpected delay. If that’s the case for your flight BA116, don’t fret. You can submit a compensation claim for a delayed flight with British Airways, provided certain conditions apply. The main stipulation is that flight BA 116 has to be a minimum of 3 hours late landing at LHR Airport. 

AirAdvisor knows the ins and outs of applying the EU 261 / 2004 Regulation to the delay of flight BA116. Try our convenient (and free) British Airways BA 116 flight checker to check your eligibility.


British Airways Flight BA 116 Cancelled: Getting Compensation

John F Kennedy, USA is definitely not a fun place to be stranded due to an British Airways cancellation. What airport is? To make things a little easier after an BA 116 flight cancellation, depending on your situation, you may qualify for reimbursement of up to 600€ from British Airways.

It’s much trickier to make a flight BA116 compensation claim when you go it alone. That’s why AirAdvisor, who is used to dealing with British Airways trip interruptions, is your perfect partner.

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Refund Claim Entitlement when Flight BA116 is Cancelled Completely

When you purchase a ticket on British Airways BA116 for a trip from New York JFK Airport to London, and the flight is cancelled, British Airways must issue a refund for the cancelled flight. You might also qualify for extra compensation for costs due to the BA116 cancellation, like a hotel room near John F Kennedy, USA.

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About British Airways in a Few Words

Officially taking its first passengers in 1974, the national airline, British Airways, now claims status as one of Europe’s largest airlines. Each year it shuttles more than 43 million people to various destinations across the entire globe. Using London Heathrow and other major airports as their hubs, British Airways operates up to 850 daily flights to Europe, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and beyond.

Overview of John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F Kennedy (JFK) Airport, the main airport in New York, is located in Queens and was opened in 1948. It is situated 26 km from Manhattan and is the 13th-busiest airport in the United States. Over 90 airlines operate from the airport, which has 5 passenger terminals and 4 runways. Its status as a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines makes it a crucial gateway for travel across the United States and beyond. Despite being easily accessible with public transport, JFK Airport saw a staggering 55,175,249 passengers in 2022 and accommodated 439,320 aircraft operations. Its impressive statistics speak volumes about its significance in facilitating air travel.

London Heathrow Airport - The Details

Heathrow Airport is the primary gateway into London, England, and the largest of the six international airports in the London airport system. Located 23 kilometres (14 miles) west of London, it has come a long way from its founding as a small airfield in 1929. Today, the airport boasts 192 aircraft stands served by an airbridge and is the primary hub for British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. It is also Britain's busiest airport, second in the world and in Europe by international passenger traffic. In 2021 alone, it served 19.4 million passengers and handled 1.4 million tonnes of cargo. The airport's most popular destinations are Dubai, New York (JFK), Madrid, Dublin, and Doha.


British Airways BA116 Trip from New York to London Compensation: FAQs

What do I do when my BA 116 flight to London from John F Kennedy, USA is delayed?

The minute you step off the British Airways plane in London, ask the airline staff the reason why flight BA116 encountered a delay. After that, submit your risk-free compensation claim with us. AirAdvisor operates on a no-win, no-fee basis, so for your BA 116 trip delay claim, using us is completely risk-free.

What kind of compensation can I get if the British Airways flight BA116 arrived at London Heathrow Airport 2 hours late?

Unless the delay arriving at London Heathrow Airport is at least 3 hours, there is no British Airways compensation requirement. But, if your BA 116 flight arrives 3 hours late or is cancelled and you never leave John F Kennedy, USA, then the potential exists to claim 600€ in compensation.

How much compensation am I owed by British Airways for the delay of flight BA 116 departing from New York?

According to the UE 261 Regulation from 2004, you may be entitled to 600€ to compensate you for the inconvenience of the flight BA 116 delay.

What alternate ways is this British Airways flight from John F Kennedy, USA to London referenced?

Look for BA116/BA 116 and BAW116/BAW 116.


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Recent Comments

Hanna from United Kingdom (British Airways BA 116 Flight delay)
January 11, 2018, 11:10 pm

We were delayed for more then 4 hours sitting on the plane ready to take off. We had no explanations from airlines.

Nick from United Kingdom (British Airways BA 116 Flight delay)
December 22, 2022, 2:12 pm

THe British Airways System controlling all long haul flight plans went down and BA had to resort to a manual override process which delayed every flight

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