We all know this story, the plane was overbooked, I arrive on time, I have all the necessary documentation, yet my boarding was denied. We all know that this is a common practice among the airlines to have the flight overbooked, and refuse the surplus number of passengers. Please make sure that you have the staff of the airlines to sign a minutes about the denial of the boarding, it might be helpful during the enforcement of the compensation.
We have already enforced claims against airlines from all over the world, but here is a list of the airlines against whom we have acted successfully:
In case of denied boarding eligibility does not depend on the price of the ticket, passengers of “low-cost airlines” (such as Ryanair, WizzAir, EasyJet) are also eligible. Eligibility for compensation under 261/2004 EC Regulation also does not depend on the age of the passenger, or the discounted price of the ticket. If at least part of your flight was within Europe, you are most likely eligible (also your fellow passengers).
The amount of the compensation – depending the length of the flight route – is:
First, the airline needs to find volunteers. Volunteers are eligible for compensation, also for refund – if they want it – meals, hotel, if it is necessary. If there are not enough volunteers, the carrier may deny boarding of any passenger.
If your boarding is denied, you are eligible for:
In addition, passengers shall be offered free of charge two telephone calls, telex or fax messages, or e-mails.
Yes, you are eligible for compensation under 261/2004 EC Regulation, and you can get melas and accommodation from the airlines. If not, the airline must reimburse you for the costs incurred, e.g. the costs of the food, hotel.
Absolutely! Please let your friends, fellow family members know the opportunity!