Vueling Airlines Flight Delay Compensation

If your Vueling Airlines 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.

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Vueling Airlines Delayed / Cancelled Flights Compensation

Vueling Airlines is a huge airline which operates in over 100 destinations and carries over 17 million passengers annually. The cargo load traffic of Vueling Airline is equally heavy which may sometimes lead to flight delay and cancellations.

So if you had been travelled with Vueling Airline and happened to get delay which caused you an inconvenience then you can claim compensation from Vueling airlines under EC Regulation 261/2004, air passengers can claim up to €600 from Vueling airline for flight delays, cancellations or denied boarding which is under control of the airline.

If you want help with claiming compensation for flight delays you can always seek help from us, Claim Flights. We have a special team in place which has access to all the information regarding flights.

All you have to do is provide some details about your Vueling delayed or canceled flight such as flight number and date of your journey; rest care will be taken by us. To know how much compensation amount you can claim from Vueling airline, use our flight delay compensation checker. Our claiming process is very simple and you can get your compensation in right time from Vueling airline for flight delays or cancellations or denied boarding.

Vueling flight delays / cancellation / denied boarding problems

Vueling airline is Spanish based low-cost airline model and flies to more than 145 destinations across Asia, Africa and Europe. As an air passenger If you faced any problem with Vueling airline flights such as flight delays for more than 3 hours;

flight cancellations due to underbooked flights; denied boarding due to oversold flight tickets then you can claim compensation up to 600 € from Vueling airline under EC Regulation 261/2004, air passenger rights.

How much can you claim for Vueling Airlines Flight delays?

The amount of compensation for Vueling Airlines 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

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Exchange Contacts

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

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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.

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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 extraordinary circumstances.

If you are an air passenger travelled with Vueling Airlines and your flight has been delayed or you had booked Vueling 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, Vueling airline flight passengers can claim compensation up to 600€ for flight delays. This takes into account the distance that you travel.

Within EU:

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

Between EU Airport And Non-EU Airport:

  1. If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  2. If the distance is between 1,500 – 3,500 km, then you can claim up to 400€
  3. 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
EU ✈ Non-EU
Non-EU ✈ EU
Non-EU ✈ Non-EU

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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 without any prior notice then you can claim compensation for the problem 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 Vueling airline flight delays or cancellations you can contact Claim Flights at any time. Don’t delay and claim your delayed flight compensation today.

Claim flight compensation with claim flights

Passengers travelling with Vueling flight from or to Barcelona are protected by the EU passenger rights regulation. According to the EU passenger rights regulation, an air passenger of a Vueling flight can claim compensation for flight delays, flight cancellations or flight times changed without prior notice.

If you missed your connecting flight due to current flight delay or you are denied boarding due to overbooked flights, then claiming compensation from the airline is your right and you should not fail to use it.

Claim Flights and its team of claim experts can help you to claim compensation from the airlines without any legal or financial hassles. We take your case on a No Win No Fee basis. You have absolutely nothing to lose at Claim Flights but much to gain in the form of compensation from the airlines.

People often claim a much smaller amount compared to the actual amount they are entitled to claim from the airline. Flight delay compensation calculator helps you to calculate the exact compensatory amount and Claim Flights experts make sure you get it in time.

How to claim compensation for delayed or cancelled flights?

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Useful Information about Vueling Airlines

Vueling airlines is a Spanish airline established in February 2004 and started operations from 1st July 2004. Vueling Airline is located at El Prat de Llobregat in Greater Barcelona with its main operating hubs in Barcelona–El Prat Airport and Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy. Vueling airline got its name from the Spanish word Vuelo, which means flights.

Its maiden flight was between Barcelona and Ibiza. Vueling airline is the 2nd largest airline in Spain. Vueling airline was brought by IAG (International Airlines Group, viz., the owner of British Airways) and Iberia airlines in November of 2012. The airline has code-share agreements with British Airways, Qatar Airways, Iberia Airlines and Air Lingus.

There are total 16 operating bases of Vueling Airlines namely A Coruna, Alicante, Amsterdam, Bilbao, Brussels, Florence, Ibiza, Madrid, Malaga, Oviedo, Palma de Mallorca, Paris (Charles de Gaulle and Orly), Seville, Valencia, Zurich Airport.

austrian flight
Vueling Airlines Fleet size & Destinations

The fleet size of Vueling airlines as of 1st September 2016 is 110 which includes aircrafts from family of Airbus A319, Airbus A320 and Airbus A321.

Aircrafts Number of Aircrafts
Airbus A319-100 6
Airbus A320-200 94
Airbus A321-200 10
Total 110

The airline has a wide travel network which flies to more than 100 destinations across Asia, Africa and Europe. Few of the famous destinations to which the airline flies to are as follows:

Vueling Airline European Destinations
Sr. No. Country City
1 Spain Barcelona, Tenerife, Alicante, Ibiza, Seville, Bilbao, Malaga, Madrid, A Coruna, Almeria, Asturias, Fuerteventura, Granada, Ibiza, Jerez de la Frontera, Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Majorca, Menorca, Pamplona, San Sebastián, Santander, Valencia, Valladolid, Vigo.
2 United Kingdom London(Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton), Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool , Edinburgh, Belfast, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Cardiff
3 France Paris (Charles de Gaulle, Orly Airport), Toulouse, Nantes, Nice, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Marseille, Rennes
4 Italy Rome, Venice, Naples, Bologna, Palermo, Catania, Brindisi, Cagliari, Olbia, Milan, Bari, Florence, Pisa, Turin
5 Germany Berlin, Hamburg, Dresden, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Hannover, Leipzig, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Dusseldorf
6 Greece Athens, Santorini, Cephalonia, Karpathos, Lemnos, Mytilene
7 Russia Moscow (Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo, Saint Petersburg)
8 Netherland Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Eindhoven
9 Portugal Faro, Funchal, Lisbon, Porto
10 Romania Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca
11 Switzerland Geneva, Basel, Zurich
12 Denmark Copenhagen
13 Luxembourg Luxembourg
14 Sweden Stockholm
15 Belgium Brussels
16 Austria Vienna
17 Finland Helsinki
18 Croatia Pula
International Destinations of Vueling Airlines
Algeria, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana (Sal), Morocco (Rabat, Casablanca, Fes, Marrakesh, Nador, Tangier), Senegal (Dakar), Tunisia in Africa and Armenia, Israel, Lebanon in Asia.
Vueling Airline Reviews and Statistics

SkyTrax, which rates airlines based upon their performance and customer services has rated Vueling airline 3 out of 10 stars reviewed by more than 1105 customers as of July 2021. According to the report of Flightstats, many of the Vueling flights delayed frequently. Vueling flight VY1883 from Berlin to Barcelona has an average of 43% of excessive delay, 16% of time flight was very late, 20% of time flight was slightly behind the schedule while 20% flight were on-time. Vueling flight VY1883 has the maximum delay of 4 hours and 20 minutes. So if you were suffered from this kind of Vueling flight delay then according to EC regulation 261/2004, you are eligible to claim up to 600€ as flight delay compensation.

Vueling Airlines Services and Awards
Vueling airlines provide additional services for special need passengers. Vueling airline has hand luggage allowance policy. Vueling basic fare passengers can carry hand luggage/baggage maximum of 10kg and for first-class passengers, they can carry up to 14kg of luggage. Vueling airline provide online check-in facility to Vueling flight passengers.
The airline offers two types of frequent flyer programmes

1) Punto, in which one can collect points and exchange them for flights to any Vueling flying destinations.

2) Iberia Plus, which can be used to get flights or can be cashed in for any other Iberia services or to any other companies which are associated with Iberia Plus programme.

Sep 21, 2012 Vueling airline has won 4 awards in different categories includes “Best Airline Of The Year”, “Best Business Traveler Offering” for offering best services for Business travellers, “Best Sales and Distribution Strategy” and “Best Customer Loyalty Scheme” and that was 4th consecutive year for Vueling airline to receive awards in travel sectors. In 2011 Vueling airlines has won “Most Innovative Company” Award.

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Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich

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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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