Flight Delay Compensation Calculator
Did you know that if you’ve suffered a flight inconvenience like a delay, the airline may owe you compensation of up to $700? Use our free flight delay compensation calculator to determine if you’re owed compensation.
Our compensation calculator quickly informs you if you’re owed compensation for a flight delay, cancellation, or overbooking.
If the airline does owe you monetary compensation, our easy-to-use flight compensation calculator will also tell you exactly how much you’re owed.
Continue reading to learn to use our compensation calculator.
Experienced A Flight Issue? Our Flight Delay & Cancellation Compensation Calculator Can Help
Flight mishaps, like a flight delay or cancellation, can leave a traveler feeling both financially and emotionally stressed.
When an airline leaves you stuck at the airport — whether your final destination was a relaxing holiday, a crucial business trip, or the comfort of home — you could be entitled to cash compensation of up to $700.
This is due to a European law called EC 261, which enforces the rights of air passengers around the world.
This expansive regulation lists the criteria needed for affected passengers to be eligible to claim for compensation.
It states that regardless of where your home address is, if your flight departed from a European airport or you flew into Europe (from America for example) on a European airline – you could be eligible to make a claim.
But there’s more to it than that. For each flight mishap (e.g. delay or cancellation) — there are different factors to consider that determine if you are entitled to compensation, and if you are — how much you are owed.
For example, to be entitled to flight delay compensation, your flight must be delayed for 3 hours or more.
Then there are “extraordinary circumstances”, where an airline does not have to pay cash compensation if there is a flight issue, as the issue that caused the delay is deemed to be outside the airline’s control.
EC 261 can be difficult to digest — and often, travelers are put off by what they see as confusing legal jargon.
It’s no wonder that only about 66% of all passengers worldwide file for the compensation that they are legally entitled to. Don’t be one of them! AirHelp has an easy solution to make sure you get the cash compensation you are owed.
With our flight delay compensation calculator, you can quickly find out if you are eligible for compensation. Our compensation checker can also be used if your flight has been canceled or overbooked.
If you are entitled to compensation, our flight compensation checker is able to let you know exactly how much you’re owed from the airline.
With our flight delay and cancellation compensation calculator, you don’t have to deal with a flight disruption on your own.
The Flight Delay Compensation Calculator - The Benefits
- It’s free.
- It’s easy-to-use.
- It stops you from getting weighed down by legal jargon.
- It will tell you in minutes if your flight mishap qualifies for compensation.
- It tells you exactly how much cash compensation you’re owed for a flight delay, cancellation, or overbooking.
How to Use Our Compensation Calculator
Access our free flight compensation calculator which is featured in the image below by visiting AirHelp.
Enter your flight information into our compensation calculator and you’ll find out instantly if you are eligible or not to make a claim for a delayed, canceled, or overbooked flight.
Rather than getting bogged down in all the legal stuff — if you’re eligible, we can take care of the rest for you, while keeping you updated along the way.
It’s that simple.
Here is a visual walkthrough to give you an idea of what the short process looks like and just how easy it is.
Flight Delay Compensation Calculator - Documents and Information Needed
Broadly speaking, you need a copy of your ticket which will have the majority of information required — like your flight number, date of flight, flight route, etc.
AirHelp is the smart solution for travelers who face flight disruptions.
We empower people by educating them about their air passenger rights. We also help them enforce their rights to ensure that airlines don’t take advantage of them. To date, we’ve helped more than 16 million passengers globally.
Our expert lawyers and state-of-the-art technology allow us to take the stress of processing a claim off your shoulders.
Choosing AirHelp to seek compensation on your behalf carries no financial risk. We only collect a fee if your claim is successful – so you have nothing to lose.