Flight cancellations and delays at Athens Airport can truly ruin your travel plans, which is why you deserve to be compensated. You can get up to US$700 (€600) for delayed, canceled, or overbooked flights. Let AirHelp handle all paperwork and legal matters for you so that you can relax while you wait for the cash that’s owed to you. Find out how much you’re entitled to today with our Eligibility Check.
Canceled or delayed flights from Athens Airport (ATH) can completely derail your travel plans. Not only is the wait long and frustrating, but it can also lead to monetary loss — you could miss out on important business meetings, hotel bookings, prepaid tours, concerts, and even personal events such as weddings or anniversaries. Plus, you're often left out of pocket paying for unexpected expenses such as food or other necessities.
It’s due to situations like these that EU Regulation No. 261/2004 (better known as EC 261) was established. It’s a law that gives air passengers the right to receive monetary compensation following flight disruption. Depending on the circumstances of the delay, each air passenger can expect to receive as much as US$700 in compensation, to be paid by the airline.
All flights departing from an EU airport are covered by EC 261, which is why Airport canceled flights are usually covered. You can check if your flight is covered in the table below.
|Route||EU Airline||Non-EU Airline|
|Departures from Athens Airport||✔️ Yes||✔️ Yes|
|Arrivals at Athens Airport||✔️ Yes||❌ No|