KLM: Refunds, Reimbursement, and Compensation for Canceled and Delayed Flights

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Have you experienced disruptions due to KLM flight delays or cancellations? If you have, you may be entitled to receive airline compensation under EC261 regulations, with potential compensation amounts reaching up to $650 (€600) per person.

KLM's recent on-time performance data reveals that out of 4261 flight departures within a 24-hour period, 80.24% successfully departed on schedule. However, if your KLM flight was among the delayed or canceled ones, it's crucial to explore your rights for flight compensation from KLM. Whether you're seeking KLM flight cancellation compensation or compensation for a delayed flight, understanding your eligibility under EC261 is essential. Take proactive steps to claim the KLM flight compensation you deserve for the inconvenience caused by flight disruptions.

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KLM: Flights cancelled today

How many flights were cancelled today?

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  • According to our most recent data KLM cancelled 21 flights in 24 hours.
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  • 0.00% of domestic flights and 0.49% of international flights were cancelled.
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  • If your flight was cancelled and you had less than 14 days notice, you could be owed up to $650 (€600) compensation. Check here.
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What Are You Entitled to for KLM Flight Cancellation Compensation Under EC261?

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Navigating a KLM flight cancellation can be a challenging experience, whether you're at home or abroad when you receive the news. Understanding your rights is crucial, and KLM is obligated to either find you an alternative flight or provide a full refund.

However, the inconvenience caused by flight cancellations may go beyond the immediate resolution. It's essential to explore the possibility of claiming KLM flight cancellation compensation, particularly if the cancellation occurred with less than 14 days' notice.

According to EC261 regulations, KLM is required to compensate passengers up to $650 per person for late-notice flight cancellations. Exceptions to this rule include situations where KLM offers a replacement flight with comparable departure and arrival times to the original, exempting them from compensation for canceled flights obligations. Detailed requirements can be found on our flight cancellation compensation page.

Furthermore, airlines, including KLM, are not obligated to provide compensation in cases of extraordinary circumstances beyond their control. Instances such as severe weather conditions or air traffic control strikes fall into this category, absolving KLM from the responsibility of providing flight cancellation compensation.

If you've been affected by a KLM flight cancellation, it's crucial to be aware of your rights under EC261 and explore the possibility of claiming compensation to alleviate the disruptions caused to your travel plans.

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KLM: Flight delays today

How many flights were delayed today?

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  • Our latest data shows that over a 24-hour period, 9 KLM flights were delayed 3 hours or more.
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  • Of domestic flights, 0.00% were delayed over 3 hours. That rate was 0.21% for international flights.
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  • Passengers who arrive at their destination over 3 hours late could be owed compensation. Check your flight.
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What Are Your EC261 Rights to Compensation for Delayed KLM Flights?

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Enduring delays with KLM flights can be frustrating, but it's essential to be aware of your entitlement to compensation for the delayed flight. According to EU regulations, if KLM is accountable for the delay and it extends to 3 hours or more, passengers may claim flight compensation of up to $650 per person.

When pursuing flight delay compensation from KLM, the critical factor is the time of arrival at the final destination, not the departure time. AirHelp possesses an extensive database of flight statistics, ensuring the precision of KLM flight delay compensation claims by providing the exact delay duration.

It's important to note that exceptions exist. KLM and other airlines are exempt from compensating passengers when external factors contribute to the delay. Instances such as adverse weather conditions, airport incidents, or air traffic control strikes fall under the category of extraordinary circumstances, releasing KLM from compensation obligations.

For a comprehensive understanding of eligible and ineligible scenarios, refer to our flight delay compensation page. Stay informed about your rights to ensure you receive due compensation for KLM flight delays that disrupt your travel plans.

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What Are Your Air Passenger Rights Under EC261 for KLM Flight Compensation?

Have you ever wondered about your rights as an air passenger when faced with flight delays, cancellations, or overbookings? Look no further than EC 261, the EU regulation that comprehensively addresses these scenarios. This regulation not only outlines the care passengers can expect from airlines during disruptions but also clearly defines situations in which passengers are entitled to airline compensation.

Under EC 261, travelers have the right to claim compensation for past flights, with the possibility to file claims for flights dating back the past 3 years. This provision ensures that passengers can seek restitution for inconveniences experienced in the recent past.

It's essential to note that EC 261 applies to all flights departing from a European airport. However, when it comes to KLM, a European airline, passengers enjoy additional protection under this regulation. Interestingly, the coverage extends to flights heading into Europe, even if they originate from outside the EU.

If you've experienced a KLM flight delay, cancellation, or overbooking, familiarize yourself with the specifics of EC 261 airline compensation. Whether your flight departed from a European airport or you were traveling to Europe with KLM, understanding your rights is crucial for seeking the compensation you deserve. Don't hesitate to explore your options and claim what is rightfully yours under the provisions of EC 261.

Which KLM Flights are Covered by EC 261?

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Flights departing EU airports Yes
Flights arriving at EU airports Yes

How Much KLM Flight Compensation Are You Entitled to?

Ever wondered about the KLM compensation you might be entitled to for flight disruptions? Look no further. EC 261 outlines the compensation amounts passengers can claim based on the distance of the flight. Familiarizing yourself with these details is crucial in ensuring you receive the compensation you deserve.

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DistanceCompensation
All flights under 1,500 kmUp to €250 per person
Internal EU flights over 1,500 kmUp to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights between 1,500 - 3,500 kmUp to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights over 3,500 kmUp to €600 per person

Table shows values in € as specified in EC 261

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It's important to note that, like any law, there are exceptions and special circumstances that can impact the compensation owed in specific claims. To simplify the process and check your eligibility for KLM flight compensation, AirHelp provides a user-friendly platform for passengers to navigate their claims easily here. Don't miss out on what you're entitled to and explore your compensation options with AirHelp today.

Flight Statistics: KLM delays and cancellations

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KLM On-time Performance (24 hours):

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Total flights: 4261
Flights on time: 3419
On time rate: approximately 80.24% of all flights were punctual
Long delays (over 3 hours): 9
Flight cancellations: 21

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


About KLM

Founded in 1919, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the world's oldest airline still operating under its original name. With a fleet of over 110 aircraft, it serves about 130 destinations globally. KLM is recognized for its innovative services, environmental initiatives, and Dutch hospitality. It offers passengers a comfortable and sustainable flying experience, with a focus on safety, reliability, and customer-oriented service. KLM continues to be a leader in the aviation industry, connecting continents with efficiency and care.Contact Information:- Website: www.klm.com\n- Customer Service: 1-800-618-0104\n- Headquarters: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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