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Claiming compensation and a refund in case of flight UA959 delay or cancellation

If you arrive at the London Heathrow Airport and happen to see your flight UA959 status: Delayed or Cancelled, don’t get upset - we are here to help. Learn your passenger rights below in case your flight UA959 heading to Chicago was disrupted.
United Airlines - UA959 (UAL959)
600 €
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
United Kingdom
Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD)
United States (USA)
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Last Updated: July 06, 2023

Flight Delay Compensation for UA 959

United Airlines is obligated to offer flight delay compensation if your UA 959 flight, departing from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) en route to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), 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 Chicago is more than 3 hours.

Are you wondering if you can get compensation for your United flight UA 959? With our free flight checker for flight UA959, AirAdvisor can assist you in determining this. If you meet the requirements, we will walk you through the compensation process. 


Claiming Compensation for Cancelled UA 959 Flight

If the specific circumstances of your United flight UA 959  from London Heathrow Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport qualify, you may submit a claim for 600€ if your flight is cancelled.

United Airlines 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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Flight UA 959's cancellation gives passengers the right to a refund

United Airlines is required by law to refund your ticket from London to Chicago if your flight UA 959 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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United Airlines: A Quick Look

United Airlines, a major American carrier, has been in operation since its founding in 1926. As a founding member of the Star Alliance, United Airlines has grown to become the 3rd-largest airline in the world, operating 8 hubs in the U.S. The airline now boasts a fleet size of 891 and flies to over 330 domestic and international locations. With more than 90,000 employees, United Airlines generated revenue almost US $45 billion in 2022. Their dedication to safety and customer satisfaction has earned them a reputation as a reliable and professional carrier.

Getting to Know London's Heathrow (LHR)

Heathrow Airport is a globally recognized airport located 14 miles west of London. As the main international airport serving the city, it is one of the busiest airports in the world, catering to more than 67 million passengers annually. Decked with four passenger terminals, numbered 2 to 5, and a cargo terminal, Heathrow Airport is used by over 80 airlines flying to 185 destinations in 84 countries. It was opened on 25 March 1946 as London Airport and has since been serving millions of passengers every year, including 19.4 million in 2021 alone. The passenger flow at Heathrow Airport is truly awe-inspiring, making it an ultimate hub for transcontinental and intercontinental journeys.

Chicago International Airport O'Hare (ORD): The Particulars

O'Hare International Airport, located 27 km from Chicago's Loop district, has been in operation since 1944. As the world's fourth-busiest airport, it covers a vast 7,627 acres and offers flights to 214 destinations. In 2022, its passenger volume stood at a staggering 68,340,619, with 711,561 aircraft movements and cargo transport weighing in at 2,235,708.9 metric tons. The sheer size and scale of O'Hare's operations make it an impressive feat of modern engineering.


United UA 959 London-Chicago Flight: Questions and Answers on Compensation

If there is a delay of the flight UA 959 from London to Chicago, what actions should be taken?

After you inform about United Airlines 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 United. 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 UA 959 arrived 2 hours late at Chicago Airport?

Under EC 261 Regulation, delays of less than 3 hours for flight UA 959 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 600€ in compensation.

What are my options for compensation if my flight UA 959 is delayed?

As per EU 261/2004 Regulation, compensation for a delayed flight of up to 600€ is owed to you by the airline in case your arrival at Chicago is delayed by 3 hours or more.

How can the flight UA959 be identified?

Alternative references for this United flight include UA959 or UAL959, as well as UA 959 or UAL 959.


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