Looking to claim Tradewind delay compensation? Curious how much Tradewind cancellation compensation you’re owed? Let the world’s largest air passenger rights organization handle your claim.
There are few things as frustrating as hearing that your flight was delayed — or worse, cancelled. A disrupted flight can wreak havoc on your journey and completely ruin your travel plans. You may be left stranded at the airport, missing out on bookings that you have already paid for — such as tours, events, and concerts. Sometimes, you may even miss out on special events at your destination, such as a wedding or an important business meeting.
If your flight was departing from an EU airport, however, you’re in luck. You can claim for Tradewind flight compensation. Though Tradewind is not a European airline, when departing from an EU airport, its flights are covered by a law called EC 261, an air passenger rights regulation that protects travelers.
According to EC 261, when your flight is eligible you can get up to $700 (€600) in compensation per passenger. This includes for delays of more than 3 hours and cancellations that were announced less than 14 days before departure.
EC 261 is not limited to just Tradewind compensation either. The law also requires airlines to provide essential free food, drink, and lodgings for their passengers while they wait.
Though EC 261 is one of the world’s most comprehensive air passenger rights regulations, not all disrupted flights are eligible for flight delay compensation from Tradewind.
As mentioned before, only Tradewind flight delays that occur while departing from an EU airport are covered. If your flight departed from a non-EU airport, EC 261 does not provide coverage.
Another notable exception is if the flight was disrupted by extraordinary circumstances, which are situations over which the airline has no control. This includes severe weather conditions, medical emergencies, security threats, political unrest, and airport staff strikes.
It is important to note, however, that strikes conducted by airline employees are not considered extraordinary circumstances, as the airline is deemed to be responsible for the actions of their staff.
And when it comes to Tradewind flight cancellation compensation, only significant delays count — if Tradewind manages to provide you with a replacement flight that gets you in at a similar time to your original arrival schedule, they are not obligated to pay.
When claiming for Tradewind cancelled flight compensation, be sure to ask questions at the airport — ask how long your flight is expected to be delayed and the cause behind the delay or cancellation, if it hasn’t already been announced.
You will want to hold onto your documents as well — including your boarding pass and flight confirmation. You can even take photos of the departure board as proof that your flight was delayed.
Be sure to ask for food and refreshments while you wait. And if needed, ask for accommodation and transport to and from the airport until it is time to depart. This is especially important for long waits overnight.
And of course, use AirHelp to check if your flight is covered.
|Covered by EC 261|
|Flights departing EU airports||✔️ Yes|
|Flights arriving at EU airports||❌ No|
Table shows values in € as specified in EC 261
When it comes to determining exactly how much compensation you are owed, the distance traveled is what is important. EC 261 has set specific amounts for how much each passenger can receive, though exceptions and special cases may apply in some circumstances.
TAAG Angola Airlines refund and reimbursement
Air Austral refund and reimbursement
Air Nippon refund and reimbursement
Alaska Central Express refund and reimbursement
AMC Airlines refund and reimbursement
EVA Airways refund and reimbursement
Air Dolomiti reimbursement
Privilege Style refund and reimbursement
I-FLY refund and reimbursement
Frontier Airlines refund and reimbursement
American Airlines reimbursement
Eastern Airlines refund and reimbursement
Wamos Air refund and reimbursement
Eagle Air refund and reimbursement
Garuda Indonesia refund and reimbursement
United Airlines reimbursement
Solenta Aviation refund and reimbursement
Yakutia Airlines refund and reimbursement
Air Explore refund and reimbursement
Asian Wings Airways refund and reimbursement
Air Cairo refund and reimbursement
Freebird Airlines refund and reimbursement
China Airlines refund and reimbursement
Tailwind Airlines refund and reimbursement
Euroatlantic Airways refund and reimbursement
Mcs Aerocarga refund and reimbursement
Israir refund and reimbursement
Portugalia refund and reimbursement
Arkia refund and reimbursement
AirHelp has been featured in:
AirHelp is a part of the Association of Passenger Rights Advocates (APRA) whose mission is to promote and protect passengers’ rights.
Copyright © 2023 AirHelp