Claim compensation if your British Airways flight was delayed, cancelled or overbooked
Network and punctuality
In regards to fleet size, British Airways is the largest UK airline with a total of 273 aircrafts. These planes operate on route to over 183 destinations. However, concerning passengers carried, it comes in number two right behind easyJet. In 2016 the airline namely carried approximately 42.1 million passengers. In regards to their punctuality, this fluctuates, with an on time performance per hour of 74.56%.
What do I need to claim compensation from British Airways for my flight’s cancellation, delay or overbooking?
If your British Airways flight has been delayed or cancelled and you wish to claim for compensation, you will probably need at least one of the following documents. So please do keep a copy of all your travel documents:
Passport or ID utilised to travel
What else do I need to claim compensation for a British Airways delayed or cancelled flight?
If your British Airways flight has been delayed, cancelled or overbooked you should always note the following information from the disrupted flight:
Airports of departures and arrivals
Scheduled departures and arrivals
Length of the delay (actual departure times and arrivals)
Something else that may be very useful when claiming compensation is to know the reason for the delay. Therefore, you should always ask British Ariways’ staff for the reason of your disruption. Specially in the scenario of a denied boarding incident.
British Airways cancelled, delayed or overbooked my flight. When am I entitled to compensation?
If British Airways cannot prove that the root cause of your flight’s delay was an extraordinary circumstance you will be entitled to compensation. This means that the issue occurred due to a circumstance outside of the airline’s sphere of influence and responsibility. Terrible weather conditions, like a hurricane or snowstorm, are the perfect example.
We are here to make sure that they don’t avoid paying compensation without a valid argument. With years of experience and the right tools and technology, we will make sure that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to. We will corroborate every argument that the airlines may use to avoid paying the compensation and we will even take them to court if necessary.
How much compensation do I get for a British Airways delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight?
As determined by Regulation EC 261/2004, the amounts are determined by the distanced covered in your booking. This is calculated based on the distance between your airports of departure and arrival (final destination):
EUR 250 for all flights up to 1,500 kilometres.
EUR 400 for all flights within the European Union for more than 1,500 kilometres.
EUR 400 for all flights within and outside the European Union between 1,500 and 3,500 kilometres.
For all other flights you are entitled to EUR 600.
Claim your compensation for a British Airways flight even if your initial claim has been rejected.
Claiming compensation from British Airways on your own requires knowing your rights, knowing if you are in fact entitled to it and back and forth communication with the airline. As carriers very often try to evade paying compensation, certain claims then even have to go to court. If you would prefer not to waste your time and test your patience, just let us know as we would be more than happy to assist you.
With an elaborate database on actual flight schedules and weather conditions, years of experience and a 98% success rate in court, we're more than well equipped to take on your claim. Did we forget to mention our no win, no fee structure? If we need to take your case to court, we'll take on all of the risk and cover the legal fees. Only when you get paid will we charge a 25% success fee.
Even if your claim has been rejected already, we will corroborate the information given by British Airways and go on with your case. Let us do all the hard work for you!
Very fast and professional, got my claim just over a month but then again the airline did tell us we can claim and gave us leaflets.
Siu Wan Lee
Tuesday 26 July 2016
Really simple to use, and didn't take very long for my claim to be processed.
Alice C Farmer
Thursday 21 July 2016
I wasn't very optimistic about using this service, but the from the outset the communication was excellent and the instructions were clear. The claim is all handled via email and the online service portal. The team are very quick to answer any questions you have while the airline is assessing your claim. In my case, I was awarded 225 Euros compensation, better than nothing and so glad I took the time and effort to get this money back! Thank you Flight-Delayed for your fantastic service.
Wednesday 20 July 2016
Very good service claiming a compensate after a long delay from airline and we got the out compensate. Thank you very much ...
Wednesday 13 July 2016
Successful claim against Jet 2 ! Took a while (4yrs) but glad to finally won !!
Friday 17 June 2016
This company provide a very fast and efficient service with no fuss and they took a fair amount of commission with no extra hidden charges. Extremely pleased with them.
Tuesday 7 June 2016
i have had great help with the flight delayed trip thankyou very much to u and team
Friday 3 June 2016
Very good Service for claming Money from Airline companies if you had a Problem like more than 3hrs delay, cancellations without reason.
For my case, Airline rejected my Claim via customer Service but after i used this site it took only 4 weeks from Claim to confirmation for compensation.
it's very easy to fill out the form to Claim and they answer/help right away.
you should try with this even though Airline already refused to pay you with several reason.
Monday 30 May 2016
It's taken 12 months to extract compensation from Ryanair, purely down to the pathetic customer service on the part of the Irish Airline. Will never use them again as they use every tactic in the book not to pay out, and even though they have now settled conversation rate 1.40, as opposed to commercial rate of 1,31.
Many thanks to Flight-Delayed for their excellent support. Well worth 25% cut to get justice done. Highly recommended.
Friday 27 May 2016
Just over three hours delay last year to Crete contacted this company, they sorted the claim and with in a few weeks Monet transferred into my account. fantastic service. Thank you
Janet Okorn Beech
Thursday 26 May 2016
Didn't expect result But cash son it's way to.me. Thank you. Great company
Tuesday 24 May 2016
What an excellent service , after trying for almost a year to claim compensation for a 5 hour delay in which we were kept inside the cabin with nothing to eat or drink i contacted this company and within 6 weeks I have recieved full compensation minus their 25% which I am happy to pay as I had given up. thanks again to the staff for all your communication and work to complete this. cannot recommend you enough
Monday 23 May 2016
Just got our cempensation thanks to the team at flight delay very easy process, kept informed as to how the claim was going
Wednesday 18 May 2016
Very good service to use for claiming money from the airline companies due to a long delays or cancellations for no reason or no explanation! I had no idea it is even possible, but I filled their forms and did not need to pay a thing for it. They claimed 800 euros for 2 passengers and all they took was their commission fee from the claimed price for their work which is the way it should be. They managed to get the money within a month or so.
Thursday 12 May 2016
My plane was delayed for over seven hours on a UK flight from Newquay to Manchester. I contacted Flight Delay and they quickly completed my claim without any fuss.
I have received £195.62 minus a 25% charge, I actually received £145.07.
All this took approx 5 weeks from beginning of claim to having payment into bank.
HIGHLY RECOMMEND and thank you flight-delayed
Tuesday 10 May 2016
Ryanair left us delayed at Knock Airport for over 4 hours. Not just inconvenient but annoyingly cost us an extra £23 airport parking which we could not reclaim. Although not a "serial complainer", saw the Flight Delayed Website and thought "why not?". So glad I did. Efficient and professional organisation that made it an easy process resulting in €300 for us and €100 for them and a "heads up" for Ryanair. Perfect.
Monday 9 May 2016
What a nice surprise, cheque for delayed flight dropped through the letterbox. Asked flight delayed to do the work for me and a few emails and a few months later I received the cheque for over £600. Minus their 25% which I do not begrudge as if they hadn't done the work for me I would never have got anything. Also thanks to Martin Lewis for making me aware I could claim. Thanks delayed flights I will certainly recommend you.
Saturday 7 May 2016
Very helpful, I got a lot back. I also hope anybody who ever got flight delayed, don't lose your right! It didn't take me a lot of effort to submit the materials, they can help you.
Wednesday 4 May 2016
Great service, very easy process and friendly team to deal with - answered questions quickly and through the online tool I was able to track the progress of our claim.
Everything has been handled really well and I would happily recommend the Flight-Delayed team to help you with your claim.
Tuesday 19 April 2016
My plane was over three hours late getting back to Manchester due to delays. I contacted Flight Delay and they got me £199 (minus 25% for their fee) for the delay. It took less than an hours work from me to fill out a form and give them my power of attorney. Six weeks later it was all sorted. Highly recommended!
Tuesday 12 April 2016
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