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Compensation in an EU flight
I flew from Cologne/Bonn to Bristol today and the flight was delayed for just under 3 hours
Can I get some insights into what kind of compensation I’m entitled to based on EU261?
The reason of the delay was technical and they had to swap a plane
“If you [B]arrived[/B] at your final destination with [B]a delay of more than 3 hours[/B], you are entitled to [URL=’https://europa-eu.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/europa.eu/youreurope/citizens/travel/passenger-rights/air/indexamp_en.htm?amp_js_v=0.1&usqp=mq331AQECAEoAQ%3D%3D#compensation-delay’]compensation[/URL], ! ”
How much later did you arrive at Bristol? Unless it’s 3 hours or more, I believe you have lucked out
Found this article which explains it:
I arrived just around 2.5 hours after scheduled arrival time
Original arrival is 15:50 and actual is 18:13.
Nevertheless thank you for this insight will keep an eye out should a 3 hours delay occur
It rarely does, all airlines try to limit these delays. Even 5 minutes less is gives them big savings. In reality, only about 23-24% of affected passengers ever claim though.