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Flight Delay Compensation for BA 478

British Airways is obligated to offer flight delay compensation if your BA 478 flight, departing from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) en route to Barcelona International Airport (BCN), experiences a late arrival. This obligation is based on Regulation EU EC261/ 2004 and requires that indemnification should be paid in the situation if the delayed arrival in Barcelona is more than 3 hours.

Are you wondering if you can get compensation for your British Airways flight BA 478? With our free flight checker for flight BA478, AirAdvisor can assist you in determining this. If you meet the requirements, we will walk you through the compensation process. 


Claiming Compensation for Cancelled BA 478 Flight

If the specific circumstances of your British Airways flight BA 478  from London Heathrow Airport to Barcelona International Airport qualify, you may submit a claim for 250€ if your flight is cancelled.

British Airways has been known to refuse compensation for cancelled flights when clients attempt to handle the situation without professional legal help, but this is unlikely to happen with AirAdvisor claims.

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British Airways is required by law to refund your ticket from London to Barcelona if your flight BA 478 is cancelled. As well, the airline should reimburse you for any other expenses incurred as a direct result of the disruption (night stay in London).

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British Airways: A Quick Introduction

British Airways, well-known to foreign and domestic travellers around the globe, provides hundreds of popular routes across up to 80 countries, with London Heathrow acting as its main hub. The most commonly used destinations for British Airways are long-haul routes to top tourist cities such as New York, Dubai, Singapore, and Los Angeles. The airline owns a fleet of nearly 300 aircraft from various models, such as the Boeing 787 and Airbus A380.

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.

Get Acquainted with Barcelona’s El Prat Airport

Commonly known simply as El Prat, Barcelona’s BCN Airport has been operating in one way or another since 1918. Beginning as a base for the Spanish navy, more than 40 million people now pass through the airport on an annual basis. Boasting two modern terminals, Barcelona Airport is a stop for more than 60 different airlines, and it’s possible to reach 195 destinations from here. Some of the most popular international flights from Barcelona are to Amsterdam and Rome, while domestically, Mallorca is the most common.


British Airways BA 478 London-Barcelona Flight: Questions and Answers on Compensation


If there is a delay of the flight BA 478 from London to Barcelona, what actions should be taken?

After you inform about British Airways delay reasons, you can submit a claim for compensation risk-free. File the claim with AirAdvisor, and our expert team can support you even with British Airways. We work on a No-Win, No-Fee basis, so there is no need to be concerned about any risks.


Am I entitled to compensation because my flight BA 478 arrived 2 hours late at Barcelona Airport?

Under EC 261 Regulation, delays of less than 3 hours for flight BA 478 are not eligible for a delayed flight compensation claim. On the other hand, if your flight is cancelled or has a delay that is longer than 3 hours on arrival, you may be able to claim up to 250€ in compensation.


What are my options for compensation if my flight BA 478 is delayed?

As per EU 261/2004 Regulation, compensation for a delayed flight of up to 250€ is owed to you by the airline in case your arrival at Barcelona is delayed by 3 hours or more.


How can the flight BA478 be identified?

Alternative references for this British Airways flight include BA478 or BAW478, as well as BA 478 or BAW 478.