Refund, Reimbursement, and Compensation: Tap Portugal


If you think you might be owed Tap Air Portugal delay compensation or Tap Air Portugal cancellation compensation, you've come to the right place. We can explain your air passenger rights and have the resources to help you claim up to $700 (€600) compensation per person.

According to our data on Tap Air Portugal’s recent flights, there were 1342 departures over 24 hours and 38.90% departed on time.

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Tap Air Portugal Flight Delay Compensation

How many Tap Air Portugal flights were delayed today?

  • Our data shows that,over a 24-hour period, there were 0 Tap Air Portugal flights delayed by over 3 hours.
  • 0.00% of domestic flights and 0.00% of international flights were delayed over 3 hours.
  • Passengers who arrive at their destination over 3 hours late could be entitled to compensation. Check here.
  • More about Tap Air Portugal’s on-time performance

Tap Air Portugal Flight Delay Compensation

While airlines like Tap Air Portugal make every effort to stick to their advertised schedules, flight delays do happen. The good news for travelers is that air passenger rights exist to protect you and your journey when you get caught up in Tap Air Portugal flight delays.

Under an EU law known as EC 261, if an airline causes passengers to arrive at their destination 3 or more hours late, those passengers could be entitled to up to $700 in compensation.

There are some extraordinary circumstances which may excuse airlines from paying compensation. Those include situations like bad weather or issues at the airport. But if the delay is a result of technical issues or an airline staff strike, you're likely to be owed compensation under EC 261.

What's more, you generally have up to 3 years to make a flight delay compensation Tap Air Portugal claim. All you have to do is type in your flight details and our easy-to-use flight delay compensation calculator will tell you if you are eligible for cash compensation, and our expert team are on hand to help you get it.

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Tap Air Portugal Flight Cancellation Compensation

How many Tap Air Portugal flights were canceled today?

  • Recent data shows Tap Air Portugal canceled 1 over 24 hours.
  • 0.00% of domestic flights and 0.10% of international flights were canceled.
  • Was your flight canceled less than 14 days before you were due to fly? You could be owed up to $700 (€600) compensation. Check here.
  • More about Tap Air Portugal’s on-time performance

Tap Air Portugal Flight Cancellation Compensation

In the event of any Tap Air Portugal flight cancellation, Europe's air passenger rights laws are clear: Tap Air Portugal must offer you alternative transport to your destination, or a refund if that's what you'd prefer.

In addition, if you were told about the cancellation less than 14 days before you were due to depart you may also be able to claim up to $700 per person in compensation.

Generally speaking, when Tap Air Portugal cancels flights, they'll attempt to rebook passengers straight away onto another flight at no additional charge. You can request further changes if the alternative flight doesn’t work for you, or if you no longer wish to travel that route.

If Tap Air Portugal can book you onto a new flight that lands at a similar time to your original they won't have to pay you compensation. This is fair, as you'll get to your destination with minimum disruption to your plans. However in a lot of cases, passengers whose flights are canceled at the last minute have valid claims to Tap Air Portugal canceled flight compensation.

That's unless the cancellation was caused by an event Tap Air Portugal can't be expected to control — something like bad weather conditions, or an incident at the airport. These events are referred to as extraordinary circumstances.

You can learn more about flight cancellation compensation here.

Claim up to $700 in compensation if your flight has been delayed, canceled, or overbooked within the last 3 years.

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Flight Compensation and Air Passenger Rights

Because Tap Air Portugal has its headquarters within the EU, almost all the flights they offer are protected by EC 261, one of the world's most comprehensive air passenger rights laws.

The EC 261 regulation gives passengers the right to claim for compensation when they have suffered delayed, canceled or overbooked flights, which are no fault of their own. Passengers are also entitled to claim for past flights — often you can still claim for flights in the past 3 years.

Which Tap Air Portugal Flights are Covered by EC 261?

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

How Much Tap Air Portugal Flight Compensation?

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

There are exceptions and special circumstances which may impact how much compensation Tap Air Portugal owes in your case. The easiest way to find out what you’re owed is to use our free compensation check.

Flight Statistics: Tap Air Portugal delays and cancellations

Tap Air Portugal On-time Performance (24 hours):

Total flights: 1342
Flights on time: 522
On time rate: approximately 38.90% of all flights were punctual
Long delays (over 3 hours): 0
Flight cancellations: 1

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

About Tap Portugal

TAP Air Portugal is the national airline of Portugal. Transportes Aéreos Portugueses was established in 1945.

TAP Air Portugal (TAP), based in Lisbon, operates a network of domestic and regional services in Portugal and Europe, as well as international routes to North America, South America and Africa. TAP also offers cargo services on five all-cargo routes, as well as hold cargo on TAP Portugal flights. TAP has been a member of the Star Alliance since 2005.

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