Flight Delay?

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Use your air passenger rights in the event of a flight delay, flight cancellation or overbooking.
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Up to 600€ compensation per person according to EU regulations.
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Is your flight eligible?

e.g. UK: 6 years retroactively,
Germany: 3 years retroactively

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We settle

with the airline and
take them to court
if necessary
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You receive

your compensation,
less our fee*

*25% success fee + VAT = 29,75%

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Receive your money quickly and hassle-free
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Easier

than writing to the airlines yourself

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How to get your compensation most effectively…

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You only pay in case of success:

29,75% of the compensation
(= 25% success fee plus VAT)

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Our passenger right experts

explain EU Regulation 261/2004

How much can you claim?

For a delayed or 
cancelled flight
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250 €

up to 1500 km

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400 €

1500-3500 km

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600 €

more than 3500 km

Flight Delay Compensation

Flight delays can occur for a number of reasons, from a lack of available crew to mechanical problems. Compensation for delayed flights was established by EU Regulation 261/2004, guaranteeing up to €600 per passenger for flights which are delayed for three hours or more.

Obviously, an airline would prefer to avoid paying such a sum of money or to get bogged down by a lengthy, bureaucratic process. Airlines also wish to avoid a blow to their reputation. Therefore they have several ways to evade paying:

  • The airline can avoid compensation for delayed flight claims if they can prove that the flight delay was caused by exceptional circumstances beyond the airline’s control.
  • What is considered an exceptional circumstance is stipulated by each country’s legal system: For instance, in many cases (but not always), if a strike or extreme weather conditions occurred, it will not be covered.

More information about your EU flight delay compensation…

Compensation for Flight delays and cancellations

Check your right to a flight delay compensation as a business traveller too…

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How late must my flight arrive at destination airport before I can be eligible for compensation?

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Had a flight cancelled? Check your right for compensation as a business traveller too…

Flight Cancellations Compensation

Flight cancellations can often be the result of aircraft or crew unavailability. In recent years, many airlines have been reducing costs by having less crew and maintenance staff on standby. Additionally, they are now operating with less turnaround time (the time an airplane spends at an airport between flights). That means that even the slightest problem with an aircraft or crew can cause a chain reaction across the entire airline’s network, potentially resulting in cancelled flights.

Compensation for a flight cancellation is guaranteed by EU Regulation 261/2004.

More information regarding your flight cancellation compensation…

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Cancellations

Overbooked Flight Compensation

Overbooking is a common practice in the airline industry today. Airlines will commonly oversell a flight (by selling more seats than available) to fill the seats of passengers who do not show up on the day of the flight.

This practice, however, creates a problem for a passenger on a flight where there are not enough ”no-shows” and, therefore, not enough available seats even though the passenger’s booking was reserved and confirmed correctly.

Flight overbooked? More information…

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Get your overbooked flight compensation now – also as a business traveller

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