Austrian Airlines Flight Delay Compensation
If your Austrian flight delays for more than 3 hours, or was cancelled without prior notice, you may be eligible for compensation up to 600€ based on EU 261 rule.
Enter your flight details and check how much you can claim:
Austrian Airlines Flight Cancellation / Delay Compenstion
Austrian airlines annually witnesses not only for heavy air traffic of millions of passengers but also equally heavy cargo traffic. Austrian Airlines flights may sometimes get delayed due to air traffic and aviator delays. Air passengers travelled on Austrian flights should not tolerate those delays and should report it immediately to the concerned authorities. Passengers have the right to claim compensation from the Austrian airlines for flight delays of 3 hours or more in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004.
Austrian flight passengers can also demand money back from airlines due to inconvenience caused to them like flight cancellations without prior notification; denied boarding due to overbooked flights; missed the connecting flights due to current flight delays, flight route changes or airport delays. If you want help to claim compensation for Austrian Airlines flight delay you can contact us, Claim Flights. To know how much compensation airline dues for you use our free flight compensation checker. You just need to provide us with basic details of Austrian Airlines delayed flights rest of claiming process will be done by us. Our claim expert team will help you to know your rights and provide fair compensation amount at right time from Austrian airlines.
Austrian airlines often called as MyAustrian or just the Austrian and it is the national flag carrier of Austria. The establishment of this airline took place in the year 1957 with the merger of Air Austria & Austrian Airways. The airlines started its operation on 30th September 1957. Austrian airlines became a part of the “Qualiflyer Group” in 1990, which was founded by Swissair and it was taken over by Lufthansa Group in the year 2009. In 2000, it became a member of the Star Alliance. Its main hub is at Vienna International Airport, Austria. As part of rebranding in 2015, the aircraft under its brand will feature the new “MyAustrian” title and sport blue belly and engine paint will be replaced by white and red.
Austrian Airlines Codeshare Agreement
The Austrian airline has code-share agreements with many airlines amongst them few of the airlines are Air Baltic, Air France, Air Malta, Azerbaijan Airlines, Iran Air, Luxair, Montenegro Airlines, & TAROM airlines, Air Astana, Belavia, Germanwings and Thai Airways.
Austrian Airlines Fleet Size & Destinations
As of Sep 2016, the Austrian airline has 81 fleets under its brand which includes following different types of aircrafts:
|Aircrafts||Number of Aircrafts|
As of recent data, Austrian airlines flights flies to 6 domestic destinations and more than 120 international and seasonal destinations in 55 countries.
Most Frequent Routes Operated by Austrian Airline
|1||Germany||Berlin, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart|
|2||Italy||Bologna, Brindisi, Florence, Milan, Palermo, Rome, Venice|
|3||Austria||Graz, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Linz, Salzburg, Vienna|
|4||Spain||Barcelona, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca|
|5||Russia||Rostov on Don, Moscow (Domodedovo)|
|6||United Kingdom||London Heathrow, Manchester|
|7||Ukraine||Kharkiv, Kiev, Lviv, Odessa|
|8||Romania||Bucharest, Iași, Sibiu|
|9||Switzerland||Geneva, Zurich, Basel|
|10||France||Lyon, Nice, Paris|
International Destinations Of Austrian Airlines:
|1||United States||Chicago, Miami, New York City, Newark, Washington D.C|
|2||Mauritius||Port Louis (Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Airport)|
|3||Maldives||Male (Ibrahim Nasir Airport)|
|4||People’s Republic of China||Beijing, Shanghai|
Austrian Airlines Reviews & Statistics
In terms of airline review, Skytrax has rated Austrian airline an average of 6 stars out of 10 for its quality of onboard product and services. Customers have rated 3 stars for its food & beverages, seat comfort and value for money; 2 stars for in-flight entertainment and 4 stars for staff service. According to Flightstats for the period of 10th Aug 2016 to 9th Sep 2016, 1,663 Austrian Airlines flights were delayed and 148 flights were cancelled. So as an Austrian Airlines flight passenger if you had suffered from this kind of flight delay or cancellation then according to EC regulation 261/2004 you can demand compensation for the inconvenience caused to you.
Austrian Airlines Services & Awards
Austrian Airlines offers the variety of services to its flight passengers, those services includes Web Check-in, My Bookings, Current Travel Alerts, Worldwide Lounges, Car Rental etc. Austrian Airlines also offers special services to those passengers who have disabilities or whose mobility is restricted. Recently Austrian airlines have awarded as European Champion in the category of “Best Airline Staff Service in Europe” & “Best Business Class Airlines Catering” presented by Skytrax at World Airline Awards 2016 and this is second consecutive year the airline winning these awards.
Austrian Airlines Flight Delays / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems
Heavy air traffic or cargo traffic often leads to delay of Austrian airline flights. Sometimes it also happens that due to some technical issues or flight damages Austrian airlines flights get cancelled. Such delays & cancellations cost huge financial and mental hassles to air passengers. European Union law gives specially designated rights to air passengers to claim compensation from the airlines for the inconvenience airlines caused to them. Therefore Austrian Airlines flight passengers are eligible to claim compensation up to 600€ for flight delays of 3 hours or more, flight cancellations or denied boarding due to overbooked flights.
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 delays or cancellations caused by an extraordinary circumstance, under which such delays or cancellations become 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 extraordinary circumstances.
If you are an air passenger travelled with Austrian Airlines and your flight has been delayed or you have booked a flight ticket and your flight has been cancelled (without any prior notice) or for reasons which could be under control of respective authority then according to EC Regulation 261/2004, Austrian Airlines flight passengers can claim compensation up to 600€ for flight delays. This takes into account the distance that you travel.
- 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 Union Regulation, it applies to EU and Non-EU airspace. 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).
Thus you are eligible to claim compensation for flights departed or which were scheduled to depart from an EU airport.
|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|
What If Your Austrian Airline’s Flight Delays?
In-case if you had been travelled with Austrian Airline within Europe or to or from Europe and if your flight happens to be delayed for more than 3 hours then according to the air passenger rights 261/2004, passengers can claim compensation from the airline. This compensation can be up to 600€ (£450) per person. If you need help with regards to getting the compensation from the airline then you can approach Claim Flights, who have access to all the information regarding to flights. All you need to do is provide flight details to us such as delayed flight number and date of journey through free flight compensation checker which you can check how much compensation amount claim from Austrian airlines rest will be done by us.
When Can I Ask for Compensatory Payment From The Airline?
Air passengers often wonder about the circumstances under which they can claim compensation from the airlines. They will be happy to know that they can claim compensation for Austrian airline flight delays and cancellations. If an Austrian airlines flight delay is due to technical issues such as flight failure or flight damage, the airlines are liable to pay the money back to the passengers. Managerial issues such as denied boarding due to overbooking, airport delays etc. are other possible reasons for making a claim. Passengers can also claim compensation if they miss the connecting flight due to a current flight delay.
How Much Compensation Can Be Claimed?
According to the EU passenger rights regulation, compensation for any passenger can vary between 250€ to 600€. Passengers unaware of their rights often claim a very futile amount compared to what they should actually claim. The compensation calculator at Claim Flights helps you to claim the exact amount you are entitled to. A team of experts not only helps you with the complicated procedure but also makes sure that you get the right amount in time.
Claim Flights – Flight Compensation Firm (How we can help you to claim your money back?)
If you have been travelled within, to or from Europe, with an EU registered flight and your flight has been delayed for 3 hours or more or if you have booked a ticket with an EU registered flight and it has been cancelled then you can claim compensation for the problem that 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 or delay, flights departure and arrival time, etc. making us more likely to win the compensation. So if you have any complaints regarding Austrian airlines flight delays or cancellations you can contact Claim Flights at any time. Don’t delay and claim your delayed flight compensation today.
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 2 minutes of your precious time.
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 was 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 overbooked flight tickets, you can use our free flight delay compensation claim letter template to write the letter to Austrian airlines to claim compensation for your delayed / cancelled / overbooked flights in accordance with EU Regulation 261/2004. EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles European Union air passengers to claim up to 600€ compensation for flight delays of 3 hours or more, flight cancellations or for denied boarding.
Calculate The Amount Austrian Airlines Owes You
Passengers are often unaware of the law and end up claiming a very less amount compared to what they are entitled to claim. At Claim Flights the exact compensation amount can be calculated with the help of the compensation calculator. Flight Delay Compensation Calculator can help you to calculate the amount to claim from Austrian Airlines for your delayed / cancelled flight. You can check for free the amount Airlines owe for you with our flight delay compensation calculator.
You can claim flight delay compensation with our assistance by filling the claim form. You may need to enter further details about yourself & co-passengers for whom you would like to claim the flight compensation from Austrian Airlines. Our Expert team can file the claim on behalf of you and pursue it with the Airlines. Air passengers are charged only in case he/they gets the compensation from the airline. Our fee is very less as compared with other claim companies. You can compare the claimable compensation amount provided by us with other claim companies. 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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