How to get the right compensation for a cancelled or delayed flight with Ryanair

 

If you have had a negative experience with Ryanair, such as a cancelled or delayed flight, know that you have the right to claim compensation. The Irish airline, known for its competitive prices, is one of the most used airlines in Europe, but can sometimes cause inconvenience to passengers. If you have been the victim of a disruption, know that you can ask for a refund of up to EUR 600. The process may seem complex, but with our assistance service, we will help you submit your claim and accompany you all the way.

When is compensation possible, cases and EC Regulation 261/2004

If you have had a negative experience during a flight with Ryanair, such as a cancellation, a delay of more than 3 hours, or overbooking, you should know that you may be entitled to monetary compensation under EC Regulation 261/2004. According to this regulation, the airline is obliged to provide compensation to passengers in specific cases such as those mentioned, however there are exceptions such as adverse weather conditions or employee strikes. To find out whether you are entitled to compensation for your flight with Ryanair, it is important to provide all the details of your case to Trouble Flight for an accurate assessment of the situation.

Find out how to get compensation for cancelled or delayed flights with Ryanair:

Cancelled flight: if the cancellation of your Ryanair flight was not communicated with at least 14 days notice.

Delayed flight: if your Ryanair flight arrived at least 3 hours later than the scheduled time.

Overbooking: if you were denied boarding because your Ryanair flight was overbooked.

In both cases, you may be entitled to financial compensation depending on the distance of the air route. These rights are laid down in EC Regulation 261/2004, which protects passengers in the event of airline disruptions such as those mentioned.

How much Ryanair compensation is

If you have suffered a negative experience during a flight with Ryanair, such as a cancellation, significant delay or overbooking, know that you may be entitled to compensation under EC Regulation 261/2004. This regulation establishes the rights of passengers in specific cases such as those mentioned and the airline is obliged to provide compensation. The amount of compensation depends on the distance of the flight; for flights within 1,500 kilometres, the compensation is €250. For flights between 1,500 and 3,500 kilometres, the compensation is €400. Finally, for flights over 3,500 kilometres, the compensation is € 600. However, if you incurred extra costs due to the cancelled or delayed flight, such as hotel accommodation or car rental, you can claim reimbursement of these costs.

When are you not entitled to compensation?

There are certain circumstances in which Ryanair may not be obliged to provide compensation for cancelled or delayed flights. For example:

Force majeure events, such as extreme weather conditions or strikes by employees not affiliated with the airline

Security problems preventing the flight from departing or landing safely

Government decisions or problems with airport infrastructure preventing the flight from departing or landing

To be entitled to compensation, it is important that the flight cancellation or delay was caused directly by Ryanair and not by events beyond its control.

How to obtain compensation with Trouble Flight for a cancelled or delayed Ryanair flight

To obtain compensation for a cancelled or delayed flight with Ryanair, you need to follow a few steps:

Keep all documentation relating to the flight, such as your ticket or booking confirmation, boarding pass and any receipts and invoices for extra expenses incurred.

Complete a claim form on the airline's web platform or on a specialised flight compensation website.

Provide detailed information about the flight and the inefficiency suffered, attaching the requested documentation.

Wait for the claim to be assessed.

If your request is accepted, you will receive compensation for the cancelled or delayed flight.

Alternatively, you can make use of a specialised assistance service that will handle the entire claim process and represent your interests vis-à-vis the airline.

How long does the procedure take?

The duration of the process to obtain compensation from Ryanair can vary depending on the complexity of the case and the timeliness of the claim. By using a specialised service such as Trouble Flight, you can expect your claim to be handled efficiently and quickly, with support and assistance throughout the process. With the expertise of the service, you can present your claim effectively to increase your chances of obtaining compensation quickly. In general, it can be estimated that the duration of the process can vary between a few weeks and a few months.

How to obtain compensation for flight disruptions with Ryanair

Claiming compensation for a disrupted flight with Ryanair can be complex. Knowing your rights under EC Regulation 261/2004 and knowing in which cases you can obtain compensation is essential. Keeping all the necessary documentation to file a claim and following the correct procedure are crucial to increase your chances of success. With the help of a specialised assistance service such as Trouble Flight, the claim can be handled effectively to obtain the compensation due.

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