Birmingham Airport BHX Flights 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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Birmingham Airport BHX Flights Delays Compensation

BHX Airport that handles 10 million passengers annually, flights getting delayed or cancelled are not that rare. Reports have shown that from the 20 odd flights that is supposed to arrive at or depart from Birmingham Airport in any given hour have at least 3 hours flights delays or cancellations. So if your flight has been delayed for more than 3 hours on arrival at Birmingham Airport, then according to EC Regulation 261/2004 you are allowed to claim compensation from the airline up to a maximum of 600€.|

EU 261 Rule also applies to the flights that have been cancelled without prior notification of 2 weeks; for flights for which you have been denied boarding due to overselling of flight tickets or if you missed the connecting flight due to current flight delay, flight route changes. While to make a claim you don’t have to be a resident of the European Nations, you can be a foreigner travelling with an EU law-abiding airline within Europe or from Europe to any other country.

Flight Delays / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems

Flight delays, flight cancellations and Denied Boarding are the common problems faced by air travellers. If your flight gets delayed at the arrival airport for 3 or more hours; flight cancelled without notice of 2 weeks OR if you were denied boarding due to overselling of flight seats EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles you to claim flight compensation up to 600€ from the airlines for the inconvenience caused to you.

Flight delayed for 2 hours or more from the departure airport, airlines are obligatory to provide you assistance. You are entitled to claim compensation for a cancelled flight if you were not informed about the cancellation at least 14 days before the scheduled time of departure. You can claim financial compensation for denied boarding if your alternate flight is delayed for 2 hours or more.

How much can you claim for Birmingham Airport BHX Flight delays?

The amount of compensation for Birmingham Airport BHX delayed flight is between 250€ to 600€. It depends upon the travel distance and the length of the delay.

Short distance
(up to 1500 km)
Medium distance
(1501 to 3500 km)
Long distance
(more than 3500 km)
e.g. Frankfurt to Madrid e.g. Frankfurt to Turkey e.g. Frankfurt to New York
€250 €400 €600*

* the amount may get reduced by 50%, i.e., you may get up to 300€ for distance over 3500 km when EU borders were not crossed.

Your Flight Has Been Delayed or cancelled. What Should You Do?


Ask a reason for delay

Ask the airline for a reason behind it. Get confirmation in writing from the airlines’ customer service.

Note Arrival Time

Note the flights’ arrival time, i.e., when the aircraft door was opened and passengers were allowed to step out.

Collect Evidence

Collect evidence such as pictures of arrival board, boarding pass, receipts, etc., to prove the delay.

Check Eligibility

Enter your flight details into our claim checker and check if you are eligible for compensation.

Exchange Contacts

Exchange contact information of co-passengers (which can act as evidence while asking for compensation).

Claim Money Back

Assign us your case for a hassle-free claim (we work on a "No Win – No Fee" basis) and Sit Back & Relax.

Flight departure delays

If there’s a delay at departure, you are eligible for the “Right to Care.” The airlines must offer:

For 2 Hours Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.

For 5 Hours Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.


Re-routed to the earliest available flight


Refund of the ticket cost, if you were unwilling to travel


Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.

Was your flight delayed for more than 3 hours?

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EC Regulation 261/2004 / Know Your Rights / Air Passenger Rights

European Union Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004 introduced in 2004 and came into effect from February 2005 establishes common EU rule on flight compensation and assistance to airline passengers in the event of denied boarding and of flights cancelled or delayed flights; repealing Regulation (EEC) No 295/91 of February 1991.

EU 261/2004 rule states that air passengers are entitled to receive cash compensation of 250/400/600 € from airlines for the inconvenience caused due to flight delays or cancelled flight or if passengers are denied boarding due to overbooking of flight tickets by the airlines.

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.

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Am I Eligible To Claim Compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is an 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
EU ✈ Non-EU
Non-EU ✈ EU
Non-EU ✈ Non-EU

Claim Flights – Flight Compensation Firm (How We Can Help You To Claim Your Money Back)

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.

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.

How to claim compensation for delayed or cancelled flights?

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About Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport is located at the southeast of Birmingham City in Solihull, England. Birmingham International Airport is known to be one of the busiest airports in England. IATA Code for Birmingham Airport is “BHX”, thus also it is known to be as BHX Airport. BHX Airport acts as a base to major airlines such as Flybe, Monarch, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airways, and Thomson Airways. It is also supposed to act as a base for a few other airlines in the near future. The airport connects both domestic and international destinations in Europe, the Middle East, the Indian Subcontinent, North America, and The Caribbeans.

In 2015, Birmingham flights carried more than 10 million passengers that make Birmingham airport as 7th busiest airport in the UK. Birmingham Airport also has CAA Public Use Aerodrome Licence which allows Birmingham flights for the public transport of passengers.

Birmingham Airport Infrastructure

Birmingham Airport currently has a two storey building for the passengers with the ground level having more than 100 counters to check in. While the first floor is mainly for security checks and shops. This in turn is connected to 48 departure gates which connect to two separate terminals – Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. The Terminal 1 has 11 stands with jet bridges while Terminal 2 has 9 stands equipped with jet bridges as well as three walk boarding stands. The airport has 1 runway which was extended in the year 2014 and the first flight to make use of it was Charter flight of the China Southern Airlines.

Birmingham Airport Destinations
Airline Country City /Cities
Ryanair Spain Malaga, Barcelona, Alicante, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Madrid, Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-South
Poland Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Katowice, Krakow
Malta Valletta/Luqa
Slovakia Bratislava
Lithuania Vilnius
Ireland Dublin
Italy Verona
Portugal Faro
Thomson Airways Spain Alicante, Fuerteventura, Malaga, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-South
Florida Florida-Sanford
Cape Verde Boa Vista, Sal
Jamaica Montego Bay
Dominican Republic Punta Cana
Canary Islands Lanzarote
Morocco Marrakech
Egypt Hurghada
Turkey Antalya
Portugal Funchal
Cyprus Paphos
Mexico Cancun
Flybe Germany Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf, Hannover, Stuttgart
Scotland Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness
France Lyon, Nantes, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Italy Milan-Malpensa
Ireland Charlestown
Netherland Amsterdam
Ireland Belfast
Monarch Airlines Spain Alicante, Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Malaga, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife-South, Gibraltar
Portugal Funchal, Faro, Lisbon
Italy Rome-Fiumicino
Canary Islands Lanzarote
Cyprus Larnaca
France Nice
Thomas Cook Airlines Spain Alicante, Fuerteventura, Malaga, Gran Canaria, Tenerife-South
Turkey Antalya, Dalaman
Canary Islands Lanzarote
Portugal Faro
Wizz Air Poland poznan, Warsaw-Chopin, Wroclaw
Romania Bucharest
Hungary Budapest
Bulgaria Sofia
Norwegian Air Shuttle Spain Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Madrid, Malaga, Tenerife-South
Vueling Spain Alicante, Barcelona, Tenerife-South
Air France France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Aer Lingus Regional operated by Stobart Air Ireland Cork, Dublin, Shannon
Eastern Airways England Newcastle upon Tyne
Eurowings Germany Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Icelandair Iceland Reykjavik-Keflavik
Lufthansa Germany Frankfurt, Munich
Turkish Airlines Turkey Istanbul-Ataturk
Flybe operated by Stobart Air Ireland Isle of Man
Scandinavian Airlines Denmark Copenhagen
KLM Netherland Amsterdam
Brussels Airlines Bulgaria Brussels
Brussels Airlines operated by Flybe Bulgaria Brussels
easyJet Ireland Belfast
Aer Lingus Ireland Dublin
Czech Airlines Czech Republic Prague
Iberia Express Spain Madrid
Swiss International Air Lines Switzerland Zurich

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Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich is founder and CEO at Claim Flights GmbH. He has made many Himalaya hiking trips, but has found a passion to grow roses and go hiking in the alpes.

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