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Emirates (EK)

United Arab Emirates

Emirates is the #15 airline in our worldwide airline ranking.

Emirates Flight Delays and Flight Cancellations


On-Time Performance

Despite transporting millions of passengers, Emirates manages to hold true to its tight schedule, ranking 7.8 for punctuality. Last year only 0.31% of all departing flights operated by Emirates were canceled or heavily delayed (more than three hours).

Other Major Carriers

Compared to other major Asian airlines, Emirates’s on-time performance score is 7.8 out of 10.
Other Major Carriers
AirlineOn-Time Performance
Ryanair 8.8
Delta 8.1
American Airlines 8
Flight Delay Compensation

Had a Delayed or Canceled Flight with Emirates?

AirHelp assists air passengers who experience flight delays or cancellations to get compensation from Emirates. Simply enter your flight details for any flight that has been delayed (more than three hours) or canceled in the last three years and check your eligibility. You could be owed up to €600 in compensation from Emirates.

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Most Popular Flight Routes

Delayed or Canceled Flight Routes with Emirates

As only 0.31% of EK flights are heavily delayed or canceled, you’re likely to arrive at your destination on time. However, there are some routes that are affected more often than others. Here is our list of Emirates’s routes that are most frequently affected by flight disruptions:
Delayed or Canceled Flight Routes with Emirates
RouteFlights disrupted
1.DXB (Dubai) to SKT (Sialkot)47%
2.DXB (Dubai) to LHE (Lahore)44%
3.DAC (Dhaka) to DXB (Dubai)40%
4.AKL (Auckland) to SYD (Sydney)40%
5.DXB (Dubai) to PEK (Beijing)38%

Had a flight delay with Emirates in the last 3 years? You could be eligible to claim compensation.

Did you know that any delayed, canceled or overbooked flight you’ve taken in the last 3 years could be eligible for compensation from the airline? Wherever you’re flying from -- EU, US or international, you have unique passenger rights for the region. With Emirates you could be eligible for up to $600 in compensation for delays or cancellations and up to $1350 for overbooked flights. Learn more about your air passenger rights when your flight has been delayed and what steps to take next.

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Emirates Service & Quality Ratings


Quality of Service

This score is based on a series of public customer review sources, as well as our own internal data.

Emirates Claim Processing Efficiency


Claim processing

With a 7.65 score, Emirates customer service is comparable to the other main Asian airlines. To determine this score we analyzed Emirates’s claim processing and took into account how efficiently and fairly they handle delay compensation claims, including percentage of claims rejected, as well as turnaround times for processing and payouts.

We have only used AirHelp claim data and not claims that Emirates may have received from other channels.

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Baggage Claim Issues

Baggage Claim Issues with Emirates

If you’ve lost your baggage or your baggage was delayed or damaged, you could be entitled to compensation from Emirates. Learn more about your rights to compensation and what steps you should take if you’ve experienced a baggage issue.
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Get compensation when your air travel doesn't go as planned.

If you’ve been on a delayed, canceled, or disrupted flight in the last three years, the airlines might owe you money for your troubles. Check with AirHelp to see if your flight qualifies for compensation.

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