Claim a Flight Cancellation

Whenever you experience flight cancellation or reschedule, remember that you are protected by air passenger laws in many cases. More than 85% of air passengers do not file a compensation claim because they do not know about having such a right.

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Montreal Convention

What's your Flight Incident?

Check your Flight Rights for the Delay, Cancellation, Missing Baggage or Overbooking you suffered.

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Flight Cancellations or Reschedule

Denied Boarding, cancellation, or long delay of flights cause serious trouble and inconvenience to passengers, this is why there are Regulations that were created to provide basic protection for passengers.

During a Flight Disruption

Airlines will be required to keep passengers regularly informed if there is a flight disruption (flight and tarmac delays; flight cancellations; and denials of boarding).

They will have to tell passengers why their flight has been disrupted as soon as is feasible. This information will have to be provided through:

  • an audible announcement;

  • a visible announcement, upon request; and

  • the available communication method the passenger has selected (e.g., email, SMS).

Flight Cancellation Rights

Passengers whose flights are cancelled should be able either to obtain reimbursement of their tickets or to obtain re-routing under satisfactory conditions, and should be adequately cared for while awaiting a later flight. As under the Montreal Convention, obligations on operating air carriers should be limited or excluded in cases where an event has been caused by extraordinary circumstances which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken.

Compensations for Flight Cancelled

All passengers have also the right to compensation by the operating air carrier unless they are informed of the cancellation at least two weeks before the scheduled time of departure and the cause is extraordinary.

EU & UK flight cancellation rights

If you traveled on a European airline or left the European Union or the UK on any foreign airline, you may be entitled to financial compensation if the incident is not considered extraordinary.

Distance
Amount
+ 3,500 km
€ 600
1,500 - 3,500 km
€ 400
-1,500 km
€ 250

Canadian flight cancellation rights

In the case of a cancellation of a flight within Canada, the carrier must provide compensation in most cases if they notified the passenger less than 14 days before the original departure date.

Length of delay
Amount (CAD)
9+ hours
$1,000
6-9 hours
$700
3-6 hours
$400

Our Flight Calculator

reflights can help you check in a couple of minutes if you may have compensation rights, according to your incident details, and if you are entitled to compensation, we will help you to obtain it. Since we do not take any upfront payments, you have nothing to lose.

Which flights are covered?

According to the EU261 2004 you can claim anytime your flight departures from the European Union & UK or when the flight is operated by European air carriers, regardless of the origin of the departure airport. 

For example, in the event of a flight cancellation of the British Airways flight from Toronto to London, you have the right to compensation according to the EU (EC)261 Regulation. 

In the case of the Canadian APPR Regulation, all flights that land or take off in Canada (domestic or international) are covered by the APPR. 

Flights Covered with European & UK EC261 Rule:

Departures
EU & UK Airline
Non EU & UK Airline
Outside the EU
YES
NO
Within the EU
YES
YES

Flights Covered with Canada's APPR Rule:

Departures
Canadian Airline
Non Canadian Airline
Outside Canada
NO
NO
Within Canada
YES
YES

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No upfront payment and when we win we charge the fairest claim management service fee out there, based on efficiency. learn more here.

Multiple regulations

We check & claim flight compensations for multiple regulations and passenger rights.

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We want to hear you! If your flight incident falls outside the scope of the regulations we can still give you free advise.

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We feel great responsibility for the trust you put into us. For transparency we'll send you the airline's claim reference as soon as we get it.

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