VS 138 Flight Delayed or Cancelled: Claim Compensation and Refund

if you are travelling to London with Virgin Atlantic Airways and found out that your flight VS 138 was delayed or cancelled, don't get stressed. It pays to know your passenger rights and we are here to help.

In this article we will explore how to claim compensation from Virgin Atlantic Airways and how AirAdvisor can help you enforce your claim.

Virgin Atlantic Airways - VS138 (VIR138)
600 €
John F Kennedy, USA (JFK)
United States (USA)
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
United Kingdom
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VS 138 Flight Delayed: Compensation

Depending on the reasons for your flight delay, you may be eligible for flight delay compensation if your flight VS 138 New York to London was delayed. EU Regulation 261 is a European Union regulation that provides passengers with the right to compensation for inconvenience caused by flight delay.

To be eligible for compensation, your flight VS 138 must be 3 hours late upon arrival in London. Compensation for flight VS 138 delays is determined based on the distance between New York and London.

Tip: If London is not your final destination, then the amount of compensation must be measured by distance to your ultimate final destination if booked under the same reservation.

To ensure you don't lose out on your entitlement to compensation, our technology allows you to check your eligibility for flight VS 138 compensation and determine the correct amount of compensation owed by Virgin Atlantic Airways in real time. It is completely free to check your flight.

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VS 138 Flight Cancelled: Compensation

If your flight VS 138 from New York to London was cancelled, you may be entitled for flight cancellation compensation, depending on the circumstances. For the inconvenience caused by Virgin Atlantic Airways flight cancellation, EU Regulation 261/2004 allows passengers the right to compensation of up to 600 EUR.

Your flight VS 138 must arrive late by 2 hours or more to cause Virgin Atlantic Airways to pay you financial compensation.

Airlines routinely reject demands made directly by passengers, however this is not the case with claims made by AirAdvisor. You may check your flight VS 138 compensation eligibility and file a claim for free.

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VS 138 Flight Compensation: Passenger Rights and What To Do

My flight VS 138 to London is delayed: What are my passenger rights?

  • You can claim up to 600 € in compensation based on EU law
  • Compensation amount depends on flight distance from New York to your final destination (same booking)
  • Amount of your compensation claim does not depend on price of ticket or class of travel
  • Compensation can be claimed for flights for the last 6 years
  • Apply early to increase chances of recovery

My flight VS 138 to London is delayed: What should I do?

  • Collect evidence: take photo of your flight VS 138 status
  • Save receipts for any of your expenses
  • Demand food, drinks, hotel stay in case of overnight delay from Virgin Atlantic Airways
  • Do not sign anything and do not accept vouchers
  • Get contact info of your co-travellers to file a group claim
  • Ask Virgin Atlantic Airways a reason for flight disruption as it helps your claim


Flight VS 138 Cancelled: Refund

Virgin Atlantic Airways must refund you the price of your flight ticket as well as any additional expenses incurred as a result of your flight VS 138 cancellation. Virgin Atlantic Airways must reimburse you if you had to rebook your flight at your own expense or pay for lodging and food.

Save all of your receipts and leave the rest to our experienced team to handle with Virgin Atlantic Airways. Airlines take our complaints more seriously than those filed by passengers who do not have access to pricey legal counsel.

Avoid accepting coupons in lieu of a refund since they usually have a lot of limitations and a short validity period. Because Virgin Atlantic Airways understands that the majority of coupons will be unused and expired, airlines strive to force passengers to take vouchers.

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When shall Virgin Atlantic Airways pay compensation for your flight VS 138 disruption?


Virgin Atlantic Airways shall pay compensation

Technical problemsOperational problemsVirgin Atlantic Airways employees strikeVirgin Atlantic Airways economic problemsVirgin Atlantic Airways staff shortage or sicknessLate arrival of another flight


Virgin Atlantic Airways is not responsible for flight VS 138 disruption

Strike of airport personnelAir Traffic Control problemsSevere storm (not just bad weather)Bird strikeSecurity issuesPassenger visa or covid documents problems

Virgin Atlantic Airways VS 138 New York to London Flight Compensation: Questions and Answers


What to do if flight VS 138 from New York to London is delayed?

Ask the airline for reasons of delay and submit a claim for compensation risk-free. Our team has a lot of experience to help enforce your claim. We work on a No-Win, No-Fee basis (no risk for you).

What to do if flight VS 138 from John F Kennedy, USA to London Heathrow Airport is cancelled?
  • Keep receipts for any expenses you might have.
  • Demand Virgin Atlantic Airways to provide food and drinks and hotel stay in case overnight flight delay.
  • Submit a claim risk-free for compensation and refund.
  • Book an alternative flight, if Virgin Atlantic Airways failed to provide a replacement flight.

How much compensation can I claim for my flight VS 138 delay?

According to EU Regulation 261 you are entitled to 600 € in compensation if you arrive in London with a delay of 3 hours or more. Check your eligibility now.

My flight VS 138 arrived late by 2 hours upon arrival at London Heathrow Airport, can I get compensation?

Unfortunately, EU law does not provide for compensation for short delays. However, if your flight was cancelled and you arrived 2 hours later, you may be eligible for 600 € in compensation. Check your flight.

My flight VS 138 arrived late by 3 hours, can I get compensation?

Yes, you should be eligible for compensation. Check your compensation now before your claim expires.

My flight VS 138 was late by 4 hours, can I get compensation?

Yes, Virgin Atlantic Airways might owe you compensation. Check your flight for free before your claim expires.

Flight VS 138 delayed by 5 hours, can I get compensation or refund?

If your flight VS 138 is delayed for 5 hours or more, you can get a refund for the part of your journey you did not fly. Also, if you arrived late in London by 3 hours or more, you can submit a claim for up to 600 € in compensation. Check your flight eligibility for free.

What is the airline of VS 138?

The airline of VS 138 is Virgin Atlantic Airways.

What is the flight distance from New York to London?

The flight distance from New York to London is 5536.55 km or 3440.25 miles.

How else can the flight VS 138 be referenced as?

This Virgin Atlantic Airways flight can also be referenced as VS138, VIR138, VS 138, VIR 138.

How long is the flight VS 138 from New York to London?

The average time from New York to London is 7 hour and 9 minutes. Flight distance is 5536.55 km or 3440.25 miles.

How to get a status update for flight VS 138?
  • Contact your airline directly to get the latest update for your flight VS 138 status.
  • While it is helpful to check flight status on John F Kennedy, USA departure screens, it is not always reliable during times of disruptions as flight status can be updated frequently and on a short notice.
  • Track flight status closely through the airline help desk or information telephone line.
  • Remain in close proximity to the correct departure gate.

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