Refunds, Reimbursement, and Compensation: Volotea


If you think you might be owed Volotea delay compensation or Volotea 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 Volotea flights, there were 1810 departures within 24 hours and 23.31% were on time.

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Volotea Flight Delays Today

How many Volotea flights were delayed today?

  • Our data indicates that there were 20 Volotea flights delayed by more than 3 hours over a 24-hour period.

  • 0.012848 of domestic flights and 0.91% 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 Volotea flight

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

As Volotea 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 Volotea 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 Volotea? Find out if you're owed up to £520 in compensation

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Volotea: Flight Canceled Today

How many Volotea flights were cancelled today?

  • Recent data indicates that Volotea has cleared 18 within 24 hours.

  • 0.75% of domestic flights and 1.26% 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 Volotea

In the event of a Volotea flight cancellation, European laws on air passenger rights are clear: Volotea 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 Volotea 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 Volotea 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 Volotea.

These rights do not apply if the flight cancellation was caused by an event beyond Volotea'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 Volotea 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 Volotea flights are covered by EC Regulation 261?

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

How Much Volotea Flight Compensation?

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 Volotea

Punctuality of Volotea (24 hours):

Total Flights: 1810
On-Time Flights: 422
Punctuality Rate: approximately 23.31% of all flights were on time
Long Delays (greater than 3 hours): 20
Flight Cancellations: 18

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

About Volotea

Volotea is a European low-cost carrier founded by Carlos Munoz and Lazaro Ros of already established Spanish LCC Vueling. The carrier, headquartered in Barcelona, began flights from Venice in April 2012, making the city its first base of operations. The carrier does not have a main hub but operates from several locations in Europe. Volotea offers one-way flights to destinations in Europe and North Africa. Volotea operates a fleet of Boeing 717s and A319s.

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