Air France: Refunds, Reimbursement, and Compensation for Canceled and Delayed Flights

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Have you experienced disruptions in your travel plans due to Air France flight delays or cancellations? If you have, you may be entitled to airline compensation under EC261 regulations. Explore the possibility of receiving compensation for your inconvenience, with potential payouts of up to $650 (€600) per person.

Under EC261, Air France passengers have rights to compensation for flight cancellations and delays. If your Air France flight was delayed or canceled, you may be eligible for compensation based on the extent of the disruption.

Air France's latest on-time performance data reveals that out of 5071 flight departures within a 24-hour period, 60.09% of them adhered to the schedule. If your flight was among the 60.09% that did not depart on time, you may be eligible to claim flight compensation. Explore your options and ensure you receive the airline compensation you deserve for any inconvenience caused by Air France flight disruptions.

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Air France: Flights cancelled today

How many flights were cancelled today?

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\n* According to our most recent data Air France cancelled 40 flights in 24 hours. \n* 1.60% of domestic flights and 0.43% of international flights were cancelled. \n* If your flight was cancelled and you had less than 14 days notice, you could be owed up to $650 (€600) compensation. Check here. \n* See more Air France stats \n

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What Are You Rights to Compensation in Case of a Air France Flight Cancellation Under EC261?

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Discovering that your Air France flight has been canceled can be disconcerting, whether you're at home or abroad. In such instances, it's crucial to understand your rights and options. Initially, Air France is obligated to either arrange an alternative flight for you or provide a full refund.

However, the aftermath of flight cancellations often disrupts travel plans, prompting the need to explore the potential for additional compensation for the inconvenience caused by Air France. Familiarize yourself with the possibility of claiming Air France canceled flight compensation.

In accordance with EU regulations, Air France is required to compensate passengers up to $650 per person in the event of flight cancellations announced less than 14 days before the scheduled departure.

It's important to note that Air France may be exempt from compensation obligations if they offer a replacement flight with comparable departure and arrival times to the original. Detailed requirements for such scenarios can be found on our dedicated flight cancellation compensation page.

Additionally, flight compensation is not mandatory in cases where extraordinary circumstances prevail. If unforeseen events beyond the airline's control, such as severe weather conditions or a strike by air traffic control, force a cancellation, Air France flight cancellation compensation may not be applicable.

Stay informed and assert your rights by exploring the avenues for Air France compensation for canceled flights. We are here to guide you through the process and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve for the disruptions to your travel plans.

Delayed or cancelled flight with Air France? Find out if you're owed up to $650 in compensation

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Air France: Flight delays today

How many flights were delayed today?

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\n* Our latest data shows that over a 24-hour period, 17 Air France flights were delayed 3 hours or more. \n* Of domestic flights, 0.00064 were delayed over 3 hours. That rate was 0.46% for international flights. \n* Passengers who arrive at their destination over 3 hours late could be owed compensation. Check your flight. \n* See more Air France stats \n

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What Are Your EC261 Rights to Compensation for Delayed Air France Flights?

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When confronted with Air France flight delays, it's essential to explore the possibility of airline compensation for the inconvenience caused. According to EU regulations, if Air France is responsible for a delay lasting three hours or more, passengers may be entitled to compensation for delayed flights of up to $650 per person.

When filing a claim for flight delay compensation, Air France assesses the time of arrival at the final destination, as it is this arrival time that holds significance, not the departure time. Leveraging one of the most extensive flight statistics databases, AirHelp can substantiate Air France flight delay compensation claims with precise delay times.

It's crucial to note that airlines, including Air France, are not obligated to provide flight compensation if external factors contribute to the delay. Delays caused by adverse weather conditions, incidents at the airport, or air traffic control strikes fall under the category of extraordinary circumstances and may not be eligible for compensation.

For a comprehensive understanding of what qualifies for compensation and what doesn't, refer to our flight delay compensation page. Stay informed about your rights and explore the avenues for Air France compensation for delayed flights to ensure you receive the reimbursement you deserve for your time and inconvenience.

Claim up to $650 in compensation if your flight has been delayed, cancelled, or overbooked within the last 3 years.

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What Are Your Air Passenger Rights for Air France Flight Compensation?

In the realm of air travel disruptions such as flight delays, cancellations, and overbookings, EU Regulation 261/2004 (EC 261) plays a pivotal role. This regulation describes the care and flight compensation that passengers can expect from airlines in the face of these disruptions, providing clarity on when compensation is owed.

Passengers have the right to claim airline compensation for past flights under EC 261, and often, claims can be made for flights within the past three years. This regulatory framework applies to all flights departing from European airports. As Air France operates as a European airline, passengers flying with them benefit from enhanced protection under EC 261. Remarkably, this coverage extends to flights bound for Europe, even if they originate outside the EU.

EC 261 empowers travelers to seek airline compensation for inconveniences caused by flight disruptions, ensuring that passengers are aware of their rights and entitled to financial remedies when flights deviate from the expected schedule. Whether you've experienced a delayed departure, a sudden cancellation, or an overbooked flight, familiarizing yourself with EC 261 empowers you to claim the Air France flight compensation you rightfully deserve. Stay informed and explore the avenues for compensation under EC 261 to ensure a smoother and more equitable air travel experience.

Which Air France Flights are Covered by EC 261?

 Covered by EC 261
Flights departing EU airports Yes
Flights arriving at EU airports Yes

How Much Air France Flight Compensation Are You Entitled to?

Table shows values in € as specified in EC 261

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While these compensation amounts provide a general guideline, it's essential to be aware that there are exceptions and unique circumstances that may impact the specifics of each claim, influencing the amount of Air France airline compensation owed. For a straightforward assessment of your potential compensation, AirHelp offers a user-friendly platform to check and process claims here. Ensure you are informed about your rights and explore the compensation options available to you through AirHelp for a seamless resolution to any Air France flight disruptions you may have encountered.

Flight Statistics: Air France delays and cancellations

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Air France On-time Performance (24 hours):

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Total flights: 5071
Flights on time: 3047
On time rate: approximately 60.09% of all flights were punctual
Long delays (over 3 hours): 17
Flight cancellations: 40

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Flight numbers shown are estimates, based on internal databases and third parties.


About Air France

Founded in 1933, Air France is France's flag carrier and one of the world's premier airlines. It operates a fleet of over 200 aircraft, serving more than 200 destinations across 93 countries. Known for its emphasis on quality service and French elegance, Air France provides passengers with an exceptional travel experience, offering a range of classes for comfort and luxury. As a key player in the international aviation market, Air France continues to innovate and expand, committed to sustainable flying and customer satisfaction.Contact information:\n- Website: www.airfrance.com\n- Phone: +1-800-237-2747\n- Email: [email protected]

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