Refund, Reimbursement and Compensation: Wizz Air


Were you affected by Wizz Air flight delays and cancellations? If so, you could be eligible to get up to $650 (€600) per person.

According to Wizz Air’s latest on time performance, there were 321 flight departures over 24 hours, 47.35% of which departed on time.

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Wizz Air: Flights cancelled today

How many flights were cancelled today?

  • According to our most recent data Wizz Air cancelled 0 flights in 24 hours.
  • 0.00% of domestic flights and 0.00% of international flights were cancelled.
  • 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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Wizz Air Flight Cancellation Compensation

Regardless of whether you're at home or abroad when you find out about your Wizz Air flight cancellation, you're going to have a lot of questions and concerns. The first thing to know is that Wizz Air should find you a new flight, or offer you a full refund.

But because flight cancellations almost always play havoc with your travel plans, you should check whether you're also entitled to claim Wizz Air cancelled flight compensation to help make up for the disruption.

Under EU regulations, Wizz Air should pay passengers up to $650 per person when they cancel flights at late notice — that is, any flight cancellation less than 14 days before it was due to depart.

Wizz Air will not have to pay compensation if they were able to offer a replacement flight with similar departure and arrival times to the original. You can check the exact requirements on our flight cancellation compensation page.

Airlines also don't have to pay compensation if extraordinary circumstances were at play. That means that if an unusual situation occurred that was outside of the airline's control but forced a cancellation, there's no Wizz Air flight cancellation compensation owed. Typical examples include bad weather or a strike by air traffic control.

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

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Wizz Air: Flight delays today

How many flights were delayed today?

  • Our latest data shows that over a 24-hour period, 0 Wizz Air flights were delayed 3 hours or more.
  • Of domestic flights, 0.00% were delayed over 3 hours. That rate was 0.00% for international flights.
  • Passengers who arrive at their destination over 3 hours late could be owed compensation. Check your flight.
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Wizz Air Flight Delay Compensation

Whenever you're kept waiting by Wizz Air flight delays, it's worth checking whether you're entitled to compensation for your time. If Wizz Air is responsible for the delay, EU regulations say that passengers are owed up to $650 per person when they're delayed by 3 hours or more.

When you're claiming flight delay compensation, Wizz Air will check what time the flight arrived at the final destination. That's because for flight delay claims it is the time that you arrived that is important, not the time of departure. AirHelp owns one of the most comprehensive databases of flight stats available, so we can always back up Wizz Air flight delay compensation claims with the exact delay time.

Airlines like Wizz Air do not have to pay out compensation if there's some external reason for the delay. That means delays caused by bad weather, an incident at the airport, or air traffic control strikes are not eligible for compensation. These kind of situations are called extraordinary circumstances.

You can learn more about what is and isn't included on our flight delay compensation page.

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 do EU Air Passenger Rights Say?

EC 261 is the EU regulation that covers situations like flight delays, cancellations, and overbookings. It lays out the care passengers can expect from airlines in the event of any of these disruptions, and it clearly states in what situations passengers are owed compensation.

Travelers are allowed to claim for past flights under EC 261 — often you can still claim for flights in the past 3 years.

The regulation applies to all flights that depart from a European airport, but as Wizz Air is a European airline, passengers are given extra protection by EC 261, and flights into Europe are covered too, even when they depart from outside the EU.

Which Wizz Air Flights are Covered by EC 261?

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Flights departing EU airports ✔️ Yes
Flights arriving at EU airports ✔️ Yes

How Much Wizz Air Flight Compensation?

Distance Compensation
All flights under 1,500 km Up to €250 per person
Internal EU flights over 1,500 km Up to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights between 1,500 - 3,500 km Up to €400 per person
Non-internal EU flights over 3,500 km Up to €600 per person

Table shows values in € as specified in EC 261

As with any law, there are exceptions and special circumstances that can affect each specific claim, including how much compensation is owed. AirHelp makes it simple to check compensation here.

Flight Statistics: Wizz Air delays and cancellations

Wizz Air On-time Performance (24 hours):

Total flights: 321
Flights on time: 152
On time rate: approximately 47.35% of all flights were punctual
Long delays (over 3 hours): 0
Flight cancellations: 0

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

About Wizz Air

Welcome to Wizz Air, the leading low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, serving over 44 million passengers in 2020. We offer over 800 routes to more than 150 destinations across Europe, Israel, and the Middle East, with a fleet of modern Airbus aircraft. At Wizz Air, we pride ourselves on providing affordable, quality travel to our passengers, with a focus on safety and comfort. Our on-time performance is one of the best in the industry, and we provide a range of services, from seat selection to onboard snacks and beverages. Join our Wizz Discount Club and enjoy even greater savings on flights, with exclusive member-only fares and discounts on baggage, seat selection, and more. Book your next flight with Wizz Air and experience the best of low-cost travel. Follow us on social media for the latest news and promotions. Contact information: - Website: - Phone number: +44 330 977 0444 (UK) - Email: [email protected] - Social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

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