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:

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REGULATION (EC) No 261/2004 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL
of 11 February 2004
establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights, and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 295/91
[LEGAL VERSION - 7 page PDF file]
SOURCE:  http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2004:046:0001:0007:EN:PDF



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This is information from a web site called: "Your Europe" and titled: "Passenger rights - Air passenger rights" - Updated: 6/2012


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.


Airlines must pay if missed connection delays arrival.  Reuters | BRUSSELS | Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:00am EST
(Reuters) - Airlines must pay compensation to passengers who arrive at their destination three or more hours late, even when due to missed connections, the European Union's highest court said on Tuesday  @ 
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/26/uk-airlines-court-compensation-idUSLNE91P00F20130226


Airline compensation: What are your rights?  By Rosie Murray-West  |  12:04PM GMT 01 Feb 2013 @ http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/9841802/Airline-compensation-What-are-your-rights.html
 

Passenger Compensation Regulation - a breakdown of the rules and regulations.   @
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Passenger_Compensation_Regulation


Passengers on delayed flights should get compensation, EU court confirms.  The Guardian, 23 October 2012  @  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/oct/23/passengers-delayed-flights-compensation-eu


Landmark flight delay claim could open the floodgates.  Travel Weekly | By Phil Davies | 31 January 2013  @ 
http://www.travelweekly.co.uk/Articles/2013/01/31/42993/landmark+flight+delay+claim+could+open+the+floodgates.html


Airlines shirking responsibility for passenger compensation claims.  By Travel News·January 23, 2013
http://www.travel-news.co.uk/7426/2013/01/airlines-shirking-responsibility-for-passenger-compensation-claims/




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