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Delta Air Lines flight delayed or cancelled? Get compensation and a refund!

Nobody likes it when their travel plans are ruined due to a delayed or cancelled flight. Fortunately, there are some situations in which you can receive flight compensation and a flight refund for your Delta Air Lines flight disruption! 

Do you want to know if your situation qualifies you for flight compensation and/or a flight refund? Check your flight in just a minute with our free, no-obligation Claim Calculator! You might be entitled to flight compensation up to £520 and a full refund of your ticket.
 

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Delta Air Lines flight compensation — what are my rights?

Delayed Delta Air Lines flight — claim compensation

Cancelled Delta Air Lines flight — refund and compensation rule

How much Delta Air Lines compensation can I get for a delayed or cancelled flight?

Extraordinary circumstances — can Delta Air Lines deny me compensation?

How long do I have to claim my Delta Air Lines compensation and refund?

How long will it take to get my Delta Air Lines compensation / Delta Air Lines refund?

How to claim Delta Air Lines compensation / Delta Air Lines refund?

About Delta Air Lines

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Delta Air Lines flight compensation — what are my rights?

Are you flying with Delta Air Lines from the United Kingdom or Europe? Delta Air Lines is a non-EU airline, so British and EU laws do not always protect your flight compensation rights.

To be eligible for Delta Air Lines flight compensation, you must be travelling with Delta from the United Kingdom/Europe.

More broadly, if you were flying from the United Kingdom or the European Union, it makes no difference which airline you fly with. Flight compensation regulations in the EU and the UK apply to all flights departing from EU and UK, including those operated by non-EU airlines.

Unfortunately, your passengers' rights are not protected under British and European flight compensation regulations when flying to the UK/EU on a non-EU airline. See the table below for more information on when you may be entitled to flight compensation.

 

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Delayed Delta Air Lines flight — claim compensation

If your Delta Air Lines flight from the UK/EU was delayed by more than 3 hours, you are entitled to flight compensation under British and European flight compensation regulations. The airline’s actions must have caused the delay.

Use our no-obligation Claim Calculator to see if you are eligible for compensation — you'll know if you're eligible for Delta Air Lines delayed flight compensation in less than a minute. 

If you are eligible, we can handle the entire claim process for you on a "no win, no fee" basis. We will even defend your rights in court!

 


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Cancelled Delta Air Lines flight — refund and compensation rule

Depending on your Delta Air Lines flight cancellation circumstances, you may be entitled to compensation of up to £520, a ticket refund, or both.

 

When can I claim compensation for my cancelled Delta Air Lines flight?

You can claim cancelled Delta flight compensation if your cancelled flight was departing from the UK or the EU.

Additionally, to be eligible for cancelled flight compensation, your Delta flight must have been cancelled fewer than 14 days prior to the original departure date.

In some situations, the airline might rightfully deny you compensation, even if you meet the two criteria mentioned above. For more information about such situations, see the "Extraordinary Circumstances" section of this article.

 

When can I claim a refund for my cancelled Delta Air Lines flight?

If your Delta Air Lines flight from the UK/EU got cancelled, you could get a refund if:

  1. The airline did not offer you an alternative flight.

  2. The airline did offer you an alternative flight, but you decided not to take it.

 


You might get £520 in flight compensation for your delayed or cancelled Delta Air Lines flight.

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How much Delta Air Lines compensation can I get for a delayed or cancelled flight?

If your Delta flight from the UK/EU was delayed or cancelled, you might be entitled to compensation from Delta Air Lines. The amount of compensation depends on the distance of your flight:
 

  • For flights shorter than 1,500 km, the compensation is £220.

  • For flights between 1,500 and 3,500 km, the compensation is £350.

  • For flights of over 1,500 kilometres within the EU, the compensation is also £350.

  • For flights of over 3,500 kilometres outside of the EU, the compensation is £520 —but if your flight was delayed by fewer than 4 hours, the total amount might be reduced by 50%.

 

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Extraordinary circumstances — can Delta Air Lines deny me compensation?

Delta Air Lines can refuse compensation when the delay or cancellation was caused by a third party or force majeure. These situations are referred to as extraordinary circumstances.

Some of the most common extraordinary circumstances are:
 

  • Bad weather conditions, such as thick fog, heavy rain, or thunderstorms.

  • A strike, most often specifically within the aviation industry (for example, a strike of air traffic control workers at a specific airport).

    However, a strike of the airline's crew is not considered an extraordinary circumstance!

  • Political circumstances, such as a terrorist attack or general security risk due to political unrest.

  • Natural disasters, including volcanic eruptions and hurricanes.

  • A collision between the aircraft and birds or other foreign objects.

  • An ill or unruly passenger.

  • Flight delays caused by the airport staff, such as extraordinarily long queues to security checks.
     

Be aware though: airlines will sometimes claim that an extraordinary circumstance occurred, even if this was not the case. They do this to avoid having to pay out compensation.

Don't be duped by the airline’s false arguments. Check online if you are eligible for flight compensation.

 

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How long do I have to claim my Delta Air Lines compensation and refund?

You have 6 years to claim compensation and refund if you flew from the United Kingdom. The exception is Scotland, where you have 5 years to claim.

Check if you can still get compensation and a refund from Delta Air Lines with our free Claim Calculator.

 


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How long will it take to get my Delta Air Lines compensation / Delta Air Lines refund?

Passengers who use Flight-Delayed.co.uk to seek flight compensation or a refund often receive their money within a few weeks or months.

However, if the airline fails to respond and/or the claim must be filed in court, the wait time could be months or even years.

Rest assured, regardless of how long the claim takes, our team will keep you updated on any significant developments in your case and will be available to answer any questions you may have.

 

How to claim Delta Air Lines compensation / Delta Air Lines refund?

First, determine whether you are eligible for Delta Air Lines compensation or a refund if your flight originated in the UK/EU. Using our Claim Calculator, you can check your flight in a few simple steps.

If you are eligible for flight compensation and/or a refund, you can delegate the process to our legal team, allowing you to relax while we ensure you receive the money you deserve.

Uploading all required documents to our platform will only take a few minutes. Our legal team will then assess your claim, prepare legal documents, contact the airline, and, if necessary, take your claim to court.
 

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About Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines, usually known as Delta, is a major airline in the United States.  Delta is one of the world's oldest airlines, founded in 1925 and headquartered in Atlanta, USA. The airline operates over 1000 destinations in over 60 countries across six continents through its subsidiaries and regional affiliates, including Delta Connection (in Europe KLM, Air France and Virgin) 

In Europe, you can find Delta flights arriving in/departing from Amsterdam, London, Paris and Rome.

 


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