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Flight BA173 Delayed: Your Compensation

Let’s say that your flight to New York leaving from London Heathrow Airport encounters an unexpected delay. If that’s the case for your flight BA173, 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 173 has to be a minimum of 3 hours late landing at JFK Airport. 

AirAdvisor knows the ins and outs of applying the EU 261 / 2004 Regulation to the delay of flight BA173. Try our convenient (and free) British Airways BA 173 flight checker to check your eligibility.


British Airways Flight BA 173 Cancelled: Getting Compensation

London Heathrow Airport 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 173 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 BA173 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.

 Submit your claim for a delay on British Airways BA173

BA173 Flight Compensation: Passenger Rights and Steps

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Refund Claim Entitlement when Flight BA173 is Cancelled Completely

When you purchase a ticket on British Airways BA173 for a trip from London LHR Airport to New York, 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 BA173 cancellation, like a hotel room near London Heathrow Airport.

You’ll find even more refund information.


Flight BA173 via British Airways: London (LHR) to New York (JFK) Route Guide

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Brief Info About British Airways

British Airways, part of the International Airline Group, has been in operation since 1974 and now serves over 44 million travellers every year. It flies to hundreds of airports across the globe, taking people where they need to go. With its sophisticated network of flights, impressive fleet, and varied selection of destinations, it has become a sought-after airline internationally.

The Ins and Outs of Heathrow

As a worldwide leader, Heathrow Airport generally doesn’t need an introduction, but many travellers have no idea just how big and far-reaching the airport actually is. Virgin Atlantic and British Airways operate bases out of Heathrow, and nearly 90 other airlines offer routes in and out of this London airport. In total, Heathrow can link passengers with 214 exciting destinations spread across more than 85 countries. It may be surprising to learn that with all this accessibility, at its passenger peak in 2019, Heathrow had 80.9 million people through its gates. Transportation options abound here, including the Heathrow Express train, London Underground, taxis, and buses. Heathrow has implemented various measures to ensure the safety and security of its passengers, including strict security checks and advanced technology for baggage handling. Its commitment to sustainability is evident through its efforts to reduce carbon emissions and promote environmentally-friendly practices.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): The Particulars

Located in Queens, New York, John F Kennedy Airport has been serving travelers since it first opened in 1948. With its strategic location just 26 km from Manhattan, it has become the go-to airport for anyone traveling to or from the city. Despite being only the 13th-busiest in the United States, over 90 airlines operate from its five passenger terminals, making it a hub for international travel. Boasting four runways, the airport is easily accessible by public transportation, making it a convenient choice for both locals and visitors. With 55,175,249 passengers and 439,320 aircraft operations in 2022 alone, John F Kennedy Airport has remained an integral part of the global aviation landscape.


British Airways BA173 Trip from London to New York Compensation: FAQs


What do I do when my BA 173 flight to New York from London Heathrow Airport is delayed?

The minute you step off the British Airways plane in New York, ask the airline staff the reason why flight BA173 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 173 trip delay claim, using us is completely risk-free.


What kind of compensation can I get if the British Airways flight BA173 arrived at John F Kennedy, USA 2 hours late?

Unless the delay arriving at John F Kennedy, USA is at least 3 hours, there is no British Airways compensation requirement. But, if your BA 173 flight arrives 3 hours late or is cancelled and you never leave London Heathrow Airport, then the potential exists to claim 600€ in compensation.


How much compensation am I owed by British Airways for the delay of flight BA 173 departing from London?

According to the UE 261 Regulation from 2004, you may be entitled to 600€ to compensate you for the inconvenience of the flight BA 173 delay.


What alternate ways is this British Airways flight from London Heathrow Airport to New York referenced?

Look for BA173/BA 173 and BAW173/BAW 173.