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A canceled flight or delayed flight is always associated with a lot of frustration and distress. Even renowned airlines such as US Airways are not immune to such occurrences. In such cases you should be familiar with your rights. If something like this happened to you, do not hesitate to enter your flight data into our claim calculator. Alternatively, you can use our free app. If you are entitled to compensation, we will take care of all necessary steps. You do not have to worry about a thing – even if your claim goes to court. And a commission fee is only payable if our claim against the airline resulted in a settlement. Until that happens, no costs are incurred. If we succeed, we deduct our commission of 29.75% (= 25% success fee plus VAT) from the compensation sum. 

Contact us if your flight with US Airways has been canceled

It is frustrating when a flight is delayed or completely canceled. This is both hard on the nerves and very unnecessary. But we can help you get familiar with your rights as well as to assert your rights. We support airline passengers in asserting their rights against US Airways.

About US Airways

US Airways is an American airline based in Tempe. Its base airport is in Pittsburgh. The airline operates at hubs in Philadelphia, Charlotte, and Phoenix, as well as Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. US Airways was founded under the name ‘All American Aviation’ in 1937. In the beginning All American Aviation only flew postal routes. The first passenger flight took place in 1949. Merging with American Airlines in 2013 the company became the world’s largest airline. The network of flight routes extensively covers the Southern and Eastern United States, as well as Europe and the Caribbean. According to data from 2014 US Airways services three destinations in Germany and Switzerland (Frankfurt/ M., Munich, Zurich) on four routes. Austria is not among the airline’s destinations. In the year 2012 the company generated a turnover of 11.5 billion US dollars and carried a total of 66.1 million passengers. In the same year US Airways had 36,500 employees.  

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:

  1. You departed from an airport within Europe on any given airline (also includes non-EU airlines) or
  2. You arrived at an airport within Europe on a European airline
  3. Your flight was delayed at least three hours
  4. Your flight did not take place
  5. Your flight was over-booked. As a result there was no seat available
  6. 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.