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Eurowings flight delayed or cancelled? Get compensation and a refund!

Even if Eurowings is known as one of the most on-time airlines, it is still possible for your Eurowings flight to be delayed or cancelled. If this is the case, your rights are protected by the British and European regulations. 

According to these regulations, if your Eurowings flight was delayed, cancelled, or overbooked, you might be entitled to up to £520 in flight compensation.

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Eurowings delayed or cancelled flight — what are my passenger rights?

Eurowings delayed flight compensation — get up to £520

Cancelled Eurowings flight — refund and compensation rules

Eurowings is offering me a travel voucher instead of a refund — should I accept it?

Eurowings overbooked flight: get a refund, compensation and extra care

I was flying with Eurowings to a non-EU country. Can I still claim compensation?

Extraordinary circumstances — can Eurowings deny me compensation?

How long do I have to claim my Eurowings compensation and refund?

How long will it take to get my Eurowings compensation / Eurowings refund?

How to claim Eurowings compensation / Eurowings refund?

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Eurowings delayed or cancelled flight — what are my passenger rights?

When you fly with Eurowings, your rights are protected by the EU Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, also called EU261. According to it, if your flight get delayed or cancelled, you might be entitled to flight compensation.

If you are flying to or from the UK, compensation and refund can also be claimed based on the 'The Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019’. It’s a British version of EU261, adopted after Brexit.

 


Hold the airline accountable and get up to £520 in compensation.

You can claim for flights from up to 6 years ago.
 

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Eurowings delayed flight compensation — get up to £520

Did you arrive at your destination more than 3 hours late due to a Eurowings flight delay? Then you might be eligible for up to £520 in Eurowings flight compensation.

 

How much compensation can I get for a delayed Eurowings flight?

The amount of compensation depends on the flight itinerary.
 

  • 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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Cancelled Eurowings flight — refund and compensation rules

If your Eurowings flight was cancelled, you might be able to claim a ticket refund, compensation of up to £520, or both — all depending on the exact circumstances of the cancellation.

 

When can I claim compensation for a cancelled Eurowings flight?

Generally, you can claim cancelled flight compensation if your flight was cancelled fewer than 14 days prior to the planned departure date

You also have to remember about extraordinary circumstances, such as a natural disaster preventing the plane from getting to its destination — if these extraordinary circumstances apply to your flight, you might not be eligible for compensation.

 

When can I claim a refund for my cancelled Eurowings flight?

You can claim a Eurowings ticket refund if your flight was cancelled and you did not take an alternative flight offered by the airline. If you were not offered an alternative flight, you can also claim a ticket refund.

 

Eurowings is offering me a travel voucher instead of a refund — should I accept it?

We do not recommend choosing a travel voucher over a refund. The two reasons are:
 

  1. If you accept a travel voucher, you are forced to fly with the same airline in the future. Additionally, the airline usually gives you a strict time limit to use the voucher.
  2. In the event that the airline goes bankrupt, you can’t anymore change your voucher into a money refund — in other words, your money is gone.
     

=> Have you already accepted a Eurowings travel voucher? You might be able to change it for a monetary refund.

 


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Eurowings overbooked flight: get a refund, compensation and extra care

Overbooking flights is a typical occurrence among airlines. They frequently sell more tickets than seats on the plane, and if they cannot locate enough volunteers to surrender their reservations, people may be denied boarding against their will.


=> Learn more about your rights in the event of Eurowings overbooking 

 

I was flying with Eurowings to a non-EU country. Can I still claim compensation?

Yes, you can. This is because Eurowings is an airline headquartered in the European Union.

However, it’s worth noting that the situation might be different if you were flying with a non-EU/non-UK airline. See the table below for details.
 

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Extraordinary circumstances — can Eurowings deny me compensation?

We call extraordinary circumstances situations in which the delay or cancellation is not the fault of the airline. If any of the below apply to your flight disruption, you might not be entitled to flight compensation.
 

  • 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.


However, you should be aware that airlines sometimes claim that extraordinary circumstances happened while it was actually not the case.

If you wish to maximise your chances of getting your money, claim your compensation and refund today with the help of Flight-Delayed.co.uk. We will thoroughly investigate your claim and hold the airline accountable. 

For your convenience, we work exclusively on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis.


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How long do I have to claim my Eurowings compensation and refund?

If you are flying to or from the UK, you have 6 years to do so. Scotland is the exception, as you have 5 years there to claim.

If your itinerary does not include the UK, local laws will apply.

Use our free Claim Calculator to check if you can still claim Eurowings compensation and refund.


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How long will it take to get my Eurowings compensation / Eurowings refund?

The passengers who claim with us often find the money on their account within a few weeks or months.

However, if the airline is unresponsive and/or the claim has to be taken to court, the wait time might get extended by a few additional months or even a few years.

No matter how long your claim process is taking, our team of legal experts will be in touch every step of the way and keep you posted on any important changes regarding your claim. 

 


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How to claim Eurowings compensation / Eurowings refund?

When you claim with Flight-Delayed.co.uk, the whole process takes you as little as a few minutes.  Afterwards, we will do all the other stuff for you!
 

  1. We analyse your claim
  2. We get legal documentation ready
  3. We manage all communications with the airline
  4. If needed — we fight for your right in court 


Use our Claim Calculator to make sure you are entitled to compensation and/or refund.


 

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About Eurowings

Eurowings, formerly Germanwings, was founded in 1994. The airline has a fleet size of 113 aircrafts most of them being Airbus models. The German low-cost airline operates across 50 countries, serving 210 destinations across the globe. 

In November 2019, Eurowings ranked 5th among the top 50 airlines in terms of on-time performance. Amongst 15.608 flights, 93.4% of flights were on-time.

 

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