Reimbursement and Compensation: Austrian Airlines

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Austrian Airlines staff strike March 28th: Passengers with delayed or canceled flights can claim up to £520 compensation. Check if you are eligible in 2 minutes!

If you think you might be owed Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian delay compensation or Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian cancellation compensation, you've come to the right place. We can explain your rights as an airline passenger and have the resources to help you claim up to £520 compensation per person.

According to our data on recent Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flights, there were 2261 departures within 24 hours and 67.54% were on time.

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Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian Flight Delays Today

How many Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flights were delayed today?

  • Our data indicates that there were 11 Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flights delayed by more than 3 hours over a 24-hour period.

  • 0 of domestic flights and 0.50% of international flights were delayed more than 3 hours.

  • Passengers who arrive at their destination more than 3 hours late may be entitled to compensation. Check here.

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Compensation for delayed Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flight

Although airlines like Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian aim to maintain their scheduled times, flights may still arrive late. Fortunately, as a traveller, you are covered by airline passenger rights when Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flights are delayed.

As Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian is headquartered in the EU, nearly all of its flights are protected by EC 261, one of the most comprehensive laws protecting air passenger rights globally.

EC Regulation 261 gives passengers the right to claim compensation when they have faced delayed, cancelled, or overbooked flights that are not their fault.

There are some extraordinary circumstances that may exempt airlines from paying compensation, such as bad weather or problems at the airport. Nevertheless, if the delay is caused by technical issues or a strike by airline staff, you will likely be eligible for compensation under Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004.

Moreover, you generally have up to 3 years to make a Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flight delay compensation claim. Simply enter your flight details and our user-friendly flight delay compensation calculator will tell you if you qualify for monetary compensation, and our team of professionals will be available to assist you in obtaining it.

Delayed or canceled flight with Austrian Airlines? Find out if you're owed up to £520 in compensation

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Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian: Flight Canceled Today

How many Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flights were cancelled today?

  • Recent data indicates that Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian has cleared 42 within 24 hours.

  • 3.70% of domestic flights and 1.79% of international flights have been cancelled.

  • Are you entitled to compensation if your flight is cancelled with less than 14 days notice from the scheduled departure date? You may be entitled to compensation up to £520. Check here.

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Flight Cancellation Compensation Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian

In the event of a Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flight cancellation, European laws on air passenger rights are clear: Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian must offer you alternative transportation to get to your destination or, if you prefer, a refund.

Furthermore, if you received a notice regarding cancellation less than 14 days before departure, you may also be eligible to claim compensation of up to £520 per person.

When Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian cancels flights, it will usually attempt to rebook passengers on another flight at no extra cost. If this does not work for you, you may request other changes or choose to no longer take the trip.

If Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian books you a new flight that arrives at a similar time to your original flight, it is not required to pay compensation. This is because your plans will have minimal disruption. However, in many cases, passengers whose flights are cancelled at the last minute have the right to file a claim for compensation against Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian.

These rights do not apply if the flight cancellation was caused by an event beyond Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian's control, such as severe weather conditions or an accident at the airport. Such events are referred to as exceptional circumstances.

Find out more about your right to compensation for a cancelled flight here.

Claim up to £520 in compensation if your flight has been delayed, canceled, or overbooked within the last 3 years.

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Air Passenger Rights and Flight Compensation

Because Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian is based within the EU, almost all the flights they offer are protected by EC 261, one of the world's most comprehensive laws for air passenger rights.

The EC 261 Regulation grants passengers the right to claim compensation when they have experienced delayed, cancelled or overbooked flights, through no fault of their own. Passengers can also claim previous flights. Often you can still claim flights from the past 3 years.

Which Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian flights are covered by EC Regulation 261?

Covered by EC 261
Flights departing EU airports✔️ Yes
Flights arriving at EU airports❌ No

How Much Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian Flight Compensation?

DistanceCompensation
All flights under 1,500 kmUp to £220 (€250) per person
Internal EU flights over 1,500 kmUp to £350 (€400) per person
Non-internal EU flights between 1,500 - 3,500 kmUp to £350 (€400) per person
Non-internal EU flights over 3,500 kmUp to £520 (€600) per person

The table displays values in € as specified in EC Regulation 261.

As with any law, there are exceptions and special circumstances that may impact any specific claim, including the amount due for compensation. AirHelp makes it easy to check compensation here.

Flight Statistics: Delays and Cancellations of Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian

Punctuality of Austrian Airlines AG dba Austrian (24 hours):

Total Flights: 2261
On-Time Flights: 1527
Punctuality Rate: approximately 67.54% of all flights were on time
Long Delays (greater than 3 hours): 11
Flight Cancellations: 42

The number of flights displayed is an estimate based on internal and third-party databases.


About Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines is part of the Lufthansa group, along with Eurowings and Swiss International Airlines. The whole group is the 10th largest in the world. Austrian Airlines is the biggest airline in Austria.

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