2102, 2020

Am I Eligible for Denied Boarding Compensation?

Sometimes airlines make mistakes when booking a flight that can lead to having too many people on one flight. When an incident such as this occurs, the flight crew will as if there are any passengers on board who are willing to give up their seat for vouchers or minor compensation. If you're one of the unlucky few who aren't able to board the flight, you might be entitled to compensation from the airline. Unfortunately for many, the amount of criteria that must be met in order to be eligible for denied boarding compensation can be a lot. The language [...]

2101, 2020

EU Flight Compensation Rules

Throughout the years, flying has developed into a very hectic experience and has drawn more complaints for many of the passengers. There is much more stringent security which increases the wait and the elevation in fuel costs inflates ticket prices. Many people are facing disrupted flights or delays and cancellations as well as overbooked flights when they reach the airport for their trip. Most travelers do not have any knowledge that there are specific rights that advocate for travelers to protect them and give them compensation for a variety of unfortunate situations that they may find themselves in.   When are you entitled to EU flight [...]

1301, 2020

Am I Eligible for Airline Strike Compensation?

Traveling can be stressful as it is, even without disruptions and delays. When an airline staff goes on strike, many passengers are affected and in need of reimbursement from someone for any missed flights or lost luggage. But how do you know if you're eligible for a flight compensation? Many factors go into deciding who can receive compensation and each situation that arises will be different. The language behind whether or not you'll be reimbursed by an airline can get difficult to understand. Certain circumstances involving strikes will be covered or reimbursed by an airline whereas many situations are not. [...]

2511, 2019

How to get compensation for a delayed flight?

The process of flying can be difficult. You have to pack, plan your trip, get to the airport and go through the check in and security process. What can make things more difficult is if your flight is delayed or cancelled. Luckily depending on why the flight was delayed or cancelled you may be entitled to compensation from the airline. What is delayed flight compensation explained here. When Am I Entitled to Compensation? When a flight is delayed or cancelled you may be entitled to financial recompense in certain events. If your flight is delayed 2 or more hours, if [...]

2710, 2019

How does late flight compensation work?

Late flight compensation is exactly what it says, it’s compensation you receive when your flight is delayed, but also if it is cancelled or overbooked. These types of circumstances make flying a hassle and can put unneeded stress on airline passengers. Luckily, depending on the reason for your delayed or cancelled flight, you may be entitled to financial recompense. While different parts of the world have different regulations on flight delays and cancellations, the European Union has a series of rules or rights for passengers flying that can help make your trip less stressful and will tell you if you [...]

2310, 2019

What to do if your flight is cancelled?

One of the biggest technological advancements of the modern era is the development and growth of new ways of traveling. Society has gone from traveling by horse or on foot, to carriages, cars, trains, boats, and finally airplanes. According to ACI Europe, more than 2.6 billion passengers fly in and out of air ports in Europe every year. According to the 2016 Census, there are only 741.4 million people in all of Europe, so this means that millions of Europeans will be traveling through airports multiple times per year as well as millions upon millions of tourists will be traveling [...]

810, 2019

What happens if your flight is cancelled due to bad weather?

Flying is always a hassle, and there are many things that can go wrong before you even board the airplane. One of these is the delay or cancellation of your flight due to extreme weather. This can include tornadoes, ice and snow storms, thunderstorms and ash clouds. When cancellations happen because of the weather there are many things to consider and know. Can you claim compensation when your flight is cancelled for bad weather? While the short answer is no, there are a few caveats. While it is stated in the European Union Regulation 261/2004 that passengers can get between [...]