Charles De Gaulle Airport Flight Delays / Cancellations

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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Charles De Gaulle Airport

Air France flights or any EU or Non EU airlines flights departed from Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport and delayed for more than 3 hours on arrivals, entitles the air passenger to claim compensation up to 600€ from the airlines according to flight delay compensation regulation i.e. EC Regulation 261/2004, specially designated for air passengers who faced inconvenience due to flight delays, flight cancellations or denied boarding issues. Based on EU 261 rule, air passenger can claim compensation if their flight was delayed for more than 3 hours, cancelled flights without prior notification of 2 weeks, delay of the aircraft, overbooked flights tickets or any other circumstances which can be controlled by the airlines. Air passengers also have the right to file the case against the airlines in case of delay of current flights of Air France or any other airlines flights or delay of internal flights in France. Passengers can not only make financial claims from the airline but they can also demand refreshments and accommodation if required.

Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport

Charles de Gaulle Airport is the largest airport in Paris, France, and stands amongst the world’s important airports. IATA Code of Charles de Gaulle Airport is “CDG”. Charles De Gaulle Airport operates as a hub for major airlines like Air France, Delta Air Lines, FedEx Express and XL Airways France. In terms of passenger traffic, CDG Airport ranks as the World’s 8th busiest Airport and Europe’s 2nd busiest airport after carrying more than 65 million passengers in 2015. Charles De Gaulle Airport also ranked as the world’s 10th busiest airport and Europe’s 2nd busiest airport after London Heathrow Airport in aircraft movements (475,776 in 2015). CDG Airport has a whopping capacity to handle more than 65 million air passengers. Cargo traffic of the Roissy Airport can reach up to 21 million metric tonnes annually.

Charles De Gaulle Airport Infrastructure

Paris CDG Airport currently has 3 main Terminals named as Terminal 1, 2 and 3. Terminal 1 of CDG Airport is built as the image of Octopus and this terminal contains check-in counters, shops, restaurants, baggage carousel, etc. Terminal 2 is split into 7 sub-terminals named as Terminal 2A-2G specially created for Air France airline flights, now it has been expanded to handle other airlines flights as well. Terminal 3 is located opposite to Terminal 1 while it contains a separate area for both departures and arrivals.

Busiest Flight Routes from Charles De Gaulle Airport

Frequent flight route from Charles De Gaulle CDG Airport to are: Paris – New York JFK Airport; Paris – London Heathrow; Paris – Barcelona; Paris – Rome; Paris – Dubai; Paris – Amsterdam Schiphol; Paris – Montreal Trudeau; Paris – Frankfurt; Paris – Madrid; Paris – Munich; Paris – Istanbul Ataturk; Paris – Moscow; Paris – Tel Aviv; Paris – Vienna; Paris – Copenhagen; Paris – Zurich; Paris – Shanghai Pudong; Paris – Geneva; Paris – Atlanta; Paris – Prague; Paris – Berlin Tegel; Paris – Dublin; Paris – Milan Malpensa; Paris – Milan Linate; Paris – Venice Marco Polo; Paris – Athens; Paris – Algiers; Paris – Los Angeles; Paris – Doha; Paris – Sao Paulo.

List of Airlines Operating at Charles De Gaulle Airport, Paris

Airline Country Cities/City
Air France Italy Bologna, Florence, Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Linate, Venice-Marco Polo, Naples
China Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai-Pudong, Guangzhou, Wuhan
France Bordeaux, Brest, Marseille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, Toulouse
Brazil Sao Paulo-Guarulhos, Rio de Janeiro-Galeao
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg
Japan Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita, Osaka-Kansai
Russia Moscow-Sheremetyevo, Saint Petersburg
United States Houston, New York-JFK, Los Angeles
United Kingdom Manchester, London-Heathrow
Congo Brazzaville, Kinshasa-N’djili
Canada Toronto-Pearson, Vancouver
India Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai
Thailand Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Argentina Buenos Aires-Ezeiza
United Arab Emirates Dubai-International
Cameroon Douala, Yaounde
Spain Barcelona, Madrid
Romania Bucharest-Otopeni
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Jordan Amman-Queen Alia
Turkey Istanbul-Ataturk
Switzerland Geneva, Zurich
Mauritius Plaine Magnien
Ukraine Kiev-Boryspil
Poland Warsaw-Chopin
Nigeria Abuja, Lagos
Madagascar Antananarivo
Mexico Mexico City
Morocco Casablanca
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherland Amsterdam
Hungary Budapest
Michigan Detroit
Algeria Algiers
Georgia Atlanta
Venezuela Caracas
Air France (operated by HOP! Airline) Germany Bremen, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hanover, Nuremberg, Stuttgart
France Biarritz, Brest, Clermont-Ferrand, Pau, Rennes
Scotland Aberdeen, Edinburgh
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse
Sweden Gothenburg
Slovenia Ljubljana
Hungary Budapest
Denmark Billund
Spain Bilbao
Croatia Zagreb
Italy Genoa
EasyJet United Kingdom Bristol, Belfast, Liverpool, London (Gatwick, Luton, Southend), Manchester
Italy Bologna, Catania, Milan (Linate & Malpensa), Naples, Venice-Marco Polo
Spain Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga, Tenerife-South
France Biarritz, Nice, Toulouse
Portugal Lisbon, Faro, Porto
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Scotland Edinburgh, Glasgow
Morocco Agadir, Marrakech
Denmark Copenhagen
Hungary Budapest
Poland Krakow
Czech Republic Prague
Vueling Spain Barcelona, Madrid, Fuerteventura, Oviedo, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville
United Kingdom London-Gatwick
Denmark Copenhagen
Czech Republic Prague
Italy Venice
Austria Vienna
Air France (operated by CityJet) Germany Dusseldorf, Hanover
United Kingdom Newcastle upon Tyne
Ireland Dublin
Italy Turin
Scandinavian Airlines Sweden Gothenburg, Stockholm-Arlanda
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Denmark Copenhagen
XL Airways France France Fort-de-France, Pointe-a-Pitre
Dominician Republic Puerto Plata, Punta Cana
Mexico Cancun
Delta Air Lines United States Minneapolis/St. Paul, Raleigh/Durham, Salt Lake City, Seattle/Tacoma, New York-JFK, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Detroit, Boston, Newark
Flybe United Kingdom Birmingham, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, Exeter, London-City, Manchester, Southampton, Edinburgh
American Airlines United States Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago-O’Hare, New York-JFK, Philadelphia, Miami
United Airlines United States Washington-Dulles, Chicago-O’Hare, San Francisco, Newark
Turkish Airlines Turkey Ankara, Istanbul (Ataturk & Sabiha Gokcen)
Air Algerie Algeria Algiers, Annaba, Chlef, Constantine, Oran
Air China China Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai-Pudong
Air Transat & Air Canada Canada Montreal-Trudeau, Toronto-Pearson
Eurowings (operated by Germanwings) Germany Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Japan Airlines Japan Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita
Air Europa Spain Malaga, Valencia
Air Nostrum Spain Santander, Vigo
Aer Lingus Ireland Cork, Dublin

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 any notice of 2 weeks OR if you were denied boarding due to overselling 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 at 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.

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 cancellation 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.

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
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

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?

Claim Flights claiming process is very easy to use and to provide us the desired information doesn’t take more than 3 minutes of your precious time. We have access to a lot of information on flight delay and cancellation to claim flight compensation for your delayed or cancelled flights.

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 delayed flight 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.

Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich

Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich


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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