Traveling by air would be a great experience for most travelers. Air travel saves you precious time that could be utilized in productive work. It would not be wrong to suggest that air travel is the most convenient way to commute from one destination to another. It is also the safest mode to travel in the present times. Most people would come out with a plethora of memorable stories of their air travel experience. On the other hand, people who had to face flight delay and cancellation would have a different story to tell. Regardless the bad air travel experience, you would be offered compensation for delayed or cancelled flight.
Delayed or cancelled flight
The reason for delayed or cancelled flight could be bad weather, mechanical failure, flight crew issues and more. Regardless what the reason for flight delay, you would be aptly compensated for delayed or cancelled flight. However, you are required to check-in at the airport on time. Always remember, the fault has to be on the part of the airline company to attract compensation. Parting with compensation money would be hard for the airline company. They would do everything in their power to put the claimant off the claim.
Amount offered by airline as flight delay compensation
The airline company you plan to claim for flight delay compensation has to fall under the ambit of European Union. The flight should have taken off from any European Union airport. These factors are imperative for an airline to offer you flight delay compensation in UK. Only then, you would fall under Denied Boarding Regulation. You would be awarded flight delay compensation following the below mentioned list calculating distance to travel and delay in terms of hours.
Flights delayed for less than or more than two hours and distance of less than 1500kms and more than 3500kms would not be given any compensation.
Flights canceled for more than two hours would be offered compensation of 250 Euros for distance less than 1500kms, 200 Euros for distance more than 1500kms and less than 3500kms and 300 Euros for distance more than 3500kms.
Flights delayed for three or four hours with distance to travel less than 1500kms would be offered 250 Euros. Distance more than 1500kms and less than 3500kms would be offered 400 Euros and distance in excess of 3500kms would be offered 600 Euros. For flights cancelled more than three hours, compensation would wary from 200 Euros for distance more than 1500kms and less than 3500kms and 300 Euros for distance more than 3500kms.
You could seek assistance from Claimflights to seek flight delay compensation in a swift manner.