EC 261/2004 (Regarding compensation for denied boarding, delayed and canceled flights to and from an EU member state)
In the European Union, if your flight has been delayed, canceled or overbooked, you have a legal right to compensation. To determine if you're eligible for compensation all you have to do is fill in your flight number and the date of your flight on:
Under current regulations, passengers flying to and from an EU member state are entitled to meals, refreshments and free telephone calls if their flight is delayed by three hours or more. Since 2009, passengers facing such delays have also been entitled to cash compensation of between €250 (£204) and €600 (£490), depending on the length of the flight.
How to claim flight delay or cancellation compensation - and the circumstances in which you qualify for redress
By This Is Money | UPDATED: 12:01 EDT, 3 January 2017
EU Regulation 261/ 2004 – What Is It, And How Can I Use It To Get Compensation For A Flight Delay
We take a look at EU Regulation 261/2004 and how the law affects the rights of delayed airline passengers.
Read our comprehensive guide below to find out more about who can claim, how much you may be able to claim, and the claim process.
Thursday 13th July 2017
***** NOTE: this website has some easy to read charts explaining compensation amounts *****