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Rules for Compensation when Your Flight DL 2 with Delta Encounters a Delay

Flying from London Heathrow Airport to John F Kennedy, USA is stressful enough - these are busy airports. But an Delta Air Lines flight DL2 flight delay will put another wrench into your travel plans. Luckily, it might be possible to claim compensation for a delayed flight to make things a little easier. The EU 261/2004 regulation is in place to protect you. It requires Delta to provide compensation in case of flight delay to anyone landing at New York Airport (JFK) more than 3 hours after the originally scheduled time.

The AirAdvisor team can help you determine if you are entitled to flight delay compensation for your late arrival at New York Airport (JFK). To make things simple, we have a free flight checker for flight DL2 to see if you are eligible for this type of reimbursement, assuming you meet the requirements. 


DL2 Flight Cancelled: Your Rightful Reimbursement

If you’re truly stranded by a cancelled flight at London Heathrow Airport, it’s possible to claim flight cancellation compensation, depending on the circumstances. It’s useful to know your rights, as you may be entitled to claim up to 600€ for the disruption of Delta Air Lines flight DL 2.

It’s common to hear from our clients that Delta is difficult to deal with concerning this type of refund in case of a cancelled flight. But with AirAdvisor by your side as your flight DL2 advocate, your chances of reimbursement are substantially higher.

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DL2 Flight Compensation: Passenger Rights and Summarized Steps

Flight DL2 Passenger Rights

 Customer Rights and Refunds When Flight DL 2 Gets Cancelled

Delta Air Lines is required by law to reimburse you for your plane ticket from London, United Kingdom, to New York, United States (USA), if your flight is cancelled. You can also qualify for additional remuneration for expenses directly related to the DL2 cancellation, such as a hotel stay in London.

If you’d like to learn more about a flight DL 2 refund, we have information on how to get your money back.


Delta Route Map for Flight DL2 Travelling from London to Munich

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My flight DL2 with Delta was delayed - what can I claim

Delta Air Lines Summary

With nearly a century of experience, Delta Air Lines has become a household name in the United States - and for good reason. As one of the founding members of the SkyTeam alliance and boasting a fleet size of over 900 planes, Delta serves an impressive 325 destinations and flies to 52 countries worldwide. From its Atlanta headquarters, over 90,000 employees work tirelessly to ensure that the more than 5,400 daily flights go off without a hitch. In fact, Delta Air Lines has consistently ranked second in the world in terms of passengers carried, cementing its place at the forefront of the airline industry.

Pertinent Heathrow Airport Information

Located west of London's centre, passengers can get to this airport from the tourist areas of the city in less than 20 minutes on the train. Heathrow Airport ranks just under Istanbul’s international airport for the busiest European airports. It partners with 89 airlines, connecting over 210 worldwide destinations with an annual passenger throughput of over 79 million. Over 1,200 flights depart daily from one of its 4 state-of-the-art terminals, making it one of the most well-connected airports globally and providing a gateway to the capital city of England.

A Brief Look at John F. Kennedy International Airport

As the main airport in New York, John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) has been serving the city since its opening in 1948. Located in Queens, it's just 26 km away from Manhattan, making it easily accessible for both locals and tourists. JFK is one of the 13th-busiest airports in the United States, with over 90 airlines operating from its 5 passenger terminals and 4 runways. It serves as a hub for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, providing convenient connections to destinations around the world. With public transportation readily available, JFK remains a popular choice for travelers. In 2022, it served a staggering 55,175,249 passengers and accommodated 439,320 aircraft operations.

Delta Air Lines DL 2 Reimbursement Options: Answers to the Most Common Questions


What do I need to do if my flight DL2 from London (LHR) to New York (JFK) is delayed?

As soon as you arrive late in New York, ask Delta Air Lines the reasons why the flight was delayed. Then, submit a risk-free compensation claim with AirAdvisor. With our experience with many flights like DL 2, we can help strengthen your claim. We don’t charge a fee unless you receive reimbursement, so you have nothing to lose.


My flight DL 2 was 2 hours late arriving at New York Airport (JFK). Am I eligible for compensation?

Unfortunately, no. For any delays on flight DL2 shorter than 3 hours, EU law does not require airlines to provide compensation. But in the case of a flight DL2 cancellation of your departure from London Airport, you might be able to claim compensation of 600€.


What compensation am I entitled to for my delay on flight DL2?

EU Regulation 261 stipulates that you can qualify for 600€ in compensation for the DL 2 flight delay of 3 hours or more. This is calculated based on when you arrive in New York.


What are the other ways flight DL 2 is referenced?

This Delta Air Lines flight from London to New York may also appear as DL2, DL 2, DAL2, and DAL 2.