SAS – Flight Compensations – When?
If you were recently impacted by a delayed, cancelled, or overbooked flight on SAS, as a passenger you are protected and you may be entitled to receive compensation.
Specifically, under EU Regulation 261/2004 regarding passenger rights, any passenger involuntarily denied boarding on an overbooked flight departing from an EU airport (including Sweden & Norway), regardless of airline or destination, is eligible for airline compensation. This regulation also applies to flight delays and flight cancellations.
Perhaps this happened to you on your recent SAS flight, and now you’re wondering if you have a case. We can help you know right away and tell you exactly how much compensation you’re entitled to. Simply input your flight information into our claim calculator found on our website. If you qualify for compensation, our team of legal experts take care of the rest. We’ll even go to court if the airline refuses to pay, at no extra fee.
Claiming Compensation From SAS
Claiming your compensation is easy and inexpensive with refund.me. We take care of asserting the claim for delay or cancellation compensation directly with the airline and, if necessary, even take it to court on your behalf. We work according to the “No Win, No Fee” principle, you have no risk and are on the safe side! Our commission* is 29% (25% success fee plus VAT) of the compensation amount paid out.
To check to see if you are entitled to compensation for a delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight, enter your details into our claim calculator, and we take over the processing.
SAS, short for Scandinavian Airlines System, is the flag carrier of Sweden, Norway and Denmark, and the largest airline in Scandinavia. Their head office is located near the Capital City of Stockholm, Sweden. Besides the agreements the airline has with its Star Alliance partners, SAS has strategic agreements with Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines. SAS also co-operates with the other airlines in the SAS Group. They are the 8th largest airline in Europe.
Founded in 1941, SAS launched the world’s first around-the-world service, in-flight entertainment system, tourist class and sleeper seats. They are also one of the founding members of Star Alliance, and the first airline to offer separate check-in and lounges. SAS is also credited for hiring the first female commercial pilot and the first airline to implement green approaches, saving aircraft fuel and reducing emissions. In 2010, SAS was awarded as The Most Punctual Airline.
When am I entitled to compensation?
According to EU Regulation 261/ 2004 airline passengers are entitled to compensation in the event of flight delays and cancellations. This also applies to over-bookings and bumped flights.
Under which circumstances am I entitled to compensation?
There are several possibilities:
- You departed from an airport within Europe on any given airline (also includes non-EU airlines) or
- You arrived at an airport within Europe on a European airline
- Your flight was delayed at least three hours
- Your flight did not take place
- Your flight was over-booked. As a result there was no seat available
- You missed your connecting flight. As a result you arrived at your destination airport with a delay of more than three hours
Who can make a compensation claim?
Any person in the world has the right to lodge a claim for compensation. You do not have to be an EU citizen. The only requirement is that one or more of the above listed scenarios apply. Perhaps you know airline passengers who had problems with their flight in the last three years? We would be happy to help your friends.