Madrid Barajas Airport Flight Delays Compensation

For flight delays or cancellations, if you had your flight from an EU airport, or to an EU airport with an EU regulated airline, you are entitled to compensation up to 600€ based on EC 261 rule.

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Madrid Barajas Airport Flight Delays / Cancellations

Five terminals and more than 55 daily flights both departures and arrivals is a self-explanatory fact that flights to and from Madrid-Barajas Airport may get delayed. Air passengers need not be panic or worry in case of flight delays or flight cancellations. Every air passengers have rights to claim compensation from the airlines in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004 for flight delays on arrivals for more than 3 hours or for flights cancelled at Barajas Airport.

European Union Air Passengers Rights Regulation i.e., EC Regulation 261/2004 was passed in the year 2005 was specially designed for air passengers who faced inconvenience due to flight delays or flight cancellations. So as a Madrid-Barajas flight passenger if you faced flight delays for more than 3 hours, flight cancellations without prior notice of 7 days, denied boarding due to overselling of flight tickets, missed the connecting flights due to current flight delay or for any other circumstances which can be controlled by the airline, then you have complete right to claim compensation from the airlines.

Madrid Barajas Airport

Madrid-Barajas Airport is an international airport located in Madrid, Spain and is also known as Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. It was initially opened in the year 1928. Madrid-Barajas Airport is the largest airport in Europe in terms of size along with Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport. IATA code of Madrid Barajas Airport is MAD. Madrid MAD Barajas Airport flights carried almost 49 million air passengers in 2015 which makes Barajas Airport as the 6th busiest airport in Europe and the largest and busiest airport in Spain. MAD Airport serves as the base for Iberia airline and is operating as a hub for Air Europa and Iberia Airline .

Madrid-Barajas Airport Destinations

Madrid-Barajas Airport has 5 terminals as T1, T2, T3, T4 and T4S. Through these terminals MAD Airport operates flights to both domestic as well as international destinations and most of the flights from Barajas Airport are to New York, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Miami, Paris, Dubai, Dublin, London- Heathrow, Tenerife, Cuba, Rome, Lanzarote, Ibiza, Gran Canaria, Lisbon, Geneva, Brazil, Milan, Munich, Brussels, Peru, Frankfurt, Zurich, Belgium, Colombia, Havana, Mallorca, Porto, Argentina, Bilbao, Buenos Aires, Chile, JFK, Lima, Bogota, Sao Paulo, Santiago, Charles de Gaulle, Palma de Mallorca, London Gatwick, Malpensa, Vigo, Paris Orly, A Coruna, United Arab Emirates, Athens, Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Mexico City, Algiers, Tangier and Berlin-Tegel.

List of Airlines & their Destinations Operating at Madrid-Barajas Airport

Airline Country Cities/City
Iberia Spain A Coruna, Barcelona, Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Oviedo, Santander
Italy Milan (Linate & Malpensa), Rome-Fiumicino, Venice
United States Boston, Miami, Chicago-O’Hare, New York-JFK
Brazil Rio de Janeiro-Galeao, Sao Paulo-Guarulhos
Germany Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich
Colombia Bogota, Cali, Medellin-JMC
Dominician Republic Santo Domingo-Las Americas
Morocco Casablanca, Marrakech
South Africa Johannesburg-OR Tambo
Argentina Buenos Aires-Ezeiza
Panama Panama City-Tocumen
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Russia Moscow-Domodedovo
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Ecuador Guayaquil, Quito
United Kingdom London-Heathrow
China Shanghai-Pudong
Switzerland Geneva, Zurich
Guatemala Guatemala City
Algeria Algiers, Oran
El Salvador San Salvador
Mexico Mexico City
Uruguay Montevideo
France Paris-Orly
Belgium Brussels
Italy Florence
Costa Rica San Jose
Chile Santiago
Venezuela Caracas
Cuba Havana
Greece Athens
Portugal Lisbon
Equatorial Guinea Malabo
Czech Republic Prague
Austria Vienna
Senegal Dakar
Peru Lima
Air Europa Spain A Coruna, Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife, Vigo
Brazil Salvador da Bahia, Sao Paulo-Guarulhos
Italy Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino
United States Miami, New York-JFK, San Juan
Dominician Republic Punta Cana, Santo Domingo
Bolivia Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Argentina Buenos Aires-Ezeiza
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Germany Frankfurt, Munich
United Kingdom London-Gatwick
Denmark Copenhagen
Uruguay Montevideo
France Paris-Orly
Netherland Amsterdam
Paraguay Asuncion
Belgium Brussels
Venezuela Caracas
Colombia Bogota
Mexico Cancun
Cuba Havana
Switzerland Zurich
Senegal Dakar
Peru Lima
Ryanair Spain Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Santiago de Compostela
Italy Bergamo, Rome-Ciampino, Catania, Bologna, Pisa
United Kingdom Birmingham, London-Stansted, Manchester
Germany Berlin-Schonefeld, Cologne/Bonn, Hamburg
Morocco Fes, Marrakech, Rabat, Tangier
Poland Krakow, Warsaw-Modlin
France Beauvais, Marseille
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherlands Eindhoven
Romania Bucharest
Slovakia Bratislava
Hungary Budapest
Belgium Charleroi
Lithuania Vilnius
Ireland Dublin
Portugal Porto
Norwegian Air Shuttle Spain Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife
United Kingdom Birmingham, London-Gatwick
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Poland Warsaw-Chopin
Denmark Copenhagen
Germany Hamburg
Finland Helsinki
Norway Oslo
France Nice
Iberia Express Spain Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, La Palma, Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Tenerife, Vigo
France Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rennes
United Kingdom Birmingham, London-Gatwick, Manchester
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Stuttgart
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherland Amsterdam
Italy Naples
Ireland Dublin
Iberia Regional operated by Air Nostrum Spain Alicante, Almeria, Badajoz, Jerez de la Frontera, Logrono, Granada, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Ibiza, Melilla, Menorca, Murcia, Pamplona, San Sebastian, Santander, Vigo
France Bordeaux, Lyon, Nice, Biarritz, Marseille, Nantes, Strasbourg, Toulouse
Morocco Marrakech, Tangier
Italy Bologna, Turin
Portugal Porto
EasyJet United Kingdom Bristol, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London (Gatwick & Luton)
Spain Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Italy Milan-Malpensa
Portugal Lisbon
France Lyon
Wizz Air Romania Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Targu Mures, Timisoara
Hungary Budapest
Bulgaria Sofia
Vueling Italy Florence, Rome-Fiumicino
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Spain Barcelona
Air Europa operated by Privilege Style Portugal Lisbon, Porto
Morocco Ouarzazate
Senegal Dakar
Evelop Airlines Dominician Republic Punta Cana
Mexico Cancun
Cuba Havana
Delta Air Lines United states New York-JFK
Georgia Atlanta
Wamos Air Dominician Republic Punta Cana
Mexico Cancun
American Airlines United States Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, New York-JFK, Philadelphia
Royal Air Maroc Morocco Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat
Air Europa operated by Swiftair Spain Bilbao, Malaga, Valencia, Vigo
Avianca airline Colombia Bogota, Cali, Medellin-JMC
easyJet Switzerland Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva
Pegasus Airlines Turkey Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen
Israir Airlines Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
British Airways United Kingdom London-Heathrow
China Eastern Airlines China Shanghai-Pudong
Emirates United Arab Emirates Dubai

Flight Delays / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems

Flight delays or cancellations can be the reason of inconvenience usually faced by flight passengers, it’s even frustrating when you are denied boarding to board your flight. These issues were considered by European Union and thus EC Regulation 261/2004 was made in year 2004. EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles flight passengers to claim financial compensation up to 600€ for flight delays, flight cancellations and for denied boarding. To know further about your rights on flight delay, please read the below EU 261 Rule. You are eligible to claim if the airline is responsible for flight delay, flight cancellation or for denied boarding due to oversold flight seats.

EC Regulation 261/2004

EC Regulation 261/2004 (dated 17 February 2005) applies to air passengers departing from any EU airport, or from a non-EU airport with an EU airline to an EU destination. Passengers must note that flight delay compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions. There will be no compensation for a delays / cancellations caused by an extraordinary circumstance, under which such delays / cancellations becomes uncontrollable. An example of such situations includes bad weather or security concerns such as fear of a terror attack. In such situations, passengers will not be given any compensation.

Nevertheless, if there is a delay of more than 4 hours for a flight of 3500 km or more; delay of 3 hours or more in intra-community flight of 1500 km or more; and delay of 3 hours in case of flight under 1500 km, the passenger is entitled to claim compensation under EU norms as set by EU Regulation 261 of 2004. This entitlement is when the delay is not caused by an extraordinary circumstances.

If you are an air passenger travelled from Palma Airport and your flight was delayed on arrival for more than 3 hours or you have booked your flight ticket from Palma to anywhere in world and your flight was cancelled (without any prior notice) and for reasons which could be easily avoided by the airlines or was under control of respective authority then according to EC Regulation 261/2004, flight passengers can claim compensation up to 600€ for flight delays. This takes into account the distance that you travelled.

Within EU:

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  • And over 1,500 km, you can claim up to 400€

Between EU Airport And Non-EU Airport:

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  • If the distance is between 1,500 – 3,500 km, then you can claim up to 400€
  • And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours, then you can claim up to 600€

Note: If you are travelling to a Non-European country from a Non-European country by a European Flight, EU 261 Rule won’t apply to you. It is only applied in the case of EU based flights travelling within Europe or to or from an EU Member State.

Am I Eligible To Claim Compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European law; it applies to EU air space.

You do not have to be an EU citizen to claim flight compensation.

This means that you can claim on flights departing from any airport located in the EU (with any airline) or arriving in the EU (with an EU airline).

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
From Inside EU to Outside EU Yes Yes
From Inside EU to Inside EU Yes Yes
From Outside EU to Inside EU Yes No
From Outside EU to Outside EU No No

Understand your rights in case of Flight Delays / cancellations

Passengers unaware of their rights either don’t claim or they claim very futile amount. Claim Flights makes the passengers aware of their rights in case of flight delays, flight cancellations or denied boarding issues. We also answer the questions like:”When can you claim for delayed flights?” and “How to claim for a flight delay?” through our chat support and if you contact us. We have also facilitated ULTIMATE GUIDE ON CLAIMING FLIGHT DELAY COMPENSATION.

How To Claim Compensation For A Delayed Flight?

Departure and arrival timings of flights at Madrid Airport can be checked using flight trackers at the airport. Flight Delay Compensation Calculator of Claim Flights helps you to calculate the exact amount that can be claimed from the airlines. It calculates an accurate compensation amount like compensation for a flight cancellation, compensation for a flight delay, compensation for denied boarding due to overbooking and so on. Our team of Claim Experts guides you throughout the entire procedure and makes sure you get the right compensation from the airlines within right time.

Claim Flights – Flight Compensation Firm

If your flight has been delayed or cancelled while you are travelling within Europe, flying with an EU registered flight and you want to claim reimbursement for the problem the airline has caused you, all you have to do is provide us with your flight details (flight number & flight date) and our claim experts will work with various other teams to collect data so that everything goes smoothly. Our team has access to flight information such as the time by which the flight was delayed, the reason for flight cancellation, flights departure and arrival time, etc. making us more likely to win the compensation.

How To Claim Flight Delay Compensation?

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We have access to a lot of information about different airlines flights, thus you receive the compensation within right time.

Claim Yourself Delayed Flight Compensation

If your flight is delayed for more than 3 hours or if your flight has been cancelled without prior notice of 2 weeks or if you were denied boarding due to overbooking of flight tickets, you can use our free claim letter template to write the letter to airline to claim compensation for your delayed / cancelled / overbooked flight in accordance with EU Regulation 261/2004. EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles European Union air passengers to claim up to 600 € compensation for flight delay of 3 hours or more, flight cancellations or for denied boarding.

Calculate The Amount Airline Owes You

Passengers are often unaware of the law and end up claiming a very futile amount compared to what they are entitled to claim. At Claim Flights the exact compensation can be calculated with the help of the compensation calculator. Claim Flights takes up your case on a no win no fee basis and makes sure that you get right amount in time.

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