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Flight Delay Compensation 101: Get Your Money Back

AuthorPaul French

There’s a lot of buzz right now about getting compensation for delayed flights.

And, why shouldn’t you? We estimate that airlines owe passengers billions in backlogged claims from the past three years.

But the worst thing?

Right now, even though 8 million people around the world are eligible for compensation, less than 2% will ever get the money they’re entitled to.

Sometimes, not even experienced air travelers know their rights. That’s where we step in.

Why You Should Claim Flight Compensation Today

Here’s the deal:

At AirHelp, we like to think of ourselves as ‘Justice as a Service’.

It baffled us that every year, millions of people just like you could be entitled to compensation, but aren’t able to assert it.

So we asked ourselves ‘how can we help people to legally assert what is theirs without the hassle?’

Our service is completely free to use, and we’ll even take the airline to court, if necessary.

When’s the best time to claim?

Right now.

We can tell instantly if you’re eligible for compensation thanks to our massive database of every flight in the world.

Before You Start Your Claim, Here Are Some Helpful Articles

Who are the best and worst airlines for flight change fees? This might make you think twice about future bookings.

Best and Worst Airlines for Flight Change Fees


Sometimes flights aren’t delayed, but they are overbooked. This is unfair and you deserve compensation.

What To Do If Your Flight Has Been Overbooked


The truth is ugly sometimes. But it’s best to be in the know.

The Shocking Truth About The Compensation Airlines Owe You


So who can you trust? We built the AirHelp score to identify the world’s best airlines.

These Top Airlines Hit New Heights in AirHelp Score, The World-class Ranking


There are huge savings to be made if you know the right time to book. Here’s the latest advice.

How Far in Advance Should You Book Your Flight?


To get a good idea of how complicated it can be to make a claim without Airhelp:

How to File A Claim For Compensation With An Airline


For you long-haulers out there:

What You Can Do When You’ve Missed Your Connecting Flight


And there’s plenty more to come.

So make sure you use the AirHelp Inbox Scanner to see if you could be eligible for compensation today.

Remember, our service applies to any flight you’ve taken in the past three years.

Flight delays happen, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept them. You may be entitled to as much as $680 in compensation if your flight was delayed, canceled or overbooked within the last three years.

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