Dubai DXB Airport EU Flight Delay 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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Dubai DXB Airport EU Flight Delay Compensation

If your flight gets delayed on arrivals at Dubai International Airport departed from any of the airports located in European Union (EU) member states, then according to EU Regulation 261/2004, you are eligible to claim compensation for flight delays from the airlines. Doesn’t matter from whichever country you belong to if you had travelled from an EU airport with EU or Non-EU airline you are eligible to claim compensation in accordance with EU 261 Rule.

To claim flight delay compensation your flight should have been delayed for more than 3 hours and the maximum compensation amount you are entitled to claim, is up to 600€ from the airlines. EU air passenger rights apply even when your flight from Europe has been cancelled or if you have been denied boarding due to oversold flight tickets or if you missed your connecting flight due to the first flight delay.

How To Claim Compensation For Your Flight?

You might be entitled to different levels of compensation depending on the reason for the delay or cancellation of your flight. You can claim financial compensation for flight delays of more than 3 hours on arrival; for denied boarding due to overselling flight tickets, or for flight cancellations without prior notification of 2 weeks, however, if you are offered an alternative route and the delay arrival does not exceed 2 hours, your compensation could be decreased by up to 50%. To know further about your rights on flight delay, please read the below EU 261 Rule.

How much can you claim for Dubai DXB Airport Flight delays?

The amount of compensation for Dubai DXB Airport 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).

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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.

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 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.

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

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 delays 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 Dubai International Airport

Dubai Airport is one of the primary airport of Dubai and also the busiest airport of UAE. It ranks 3rd amongst the busiest airports of the world. Dubai International Airport’s IATA code is DXB. Dubai DXB airport is known to serve more than 66 million passengers annually and the number of passengers is growing every year. Dubai Airport serves as a base for its home airlines like Emirates and FlyDubai.

Dubai Airport operates as a hub for some major airlines which are Emirates, FedEx Express, Flydubai and Qantas. Dubai International Airport has 3 terminals for its passengers: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. Each of these terminals is built to handle millions of passengers annually.

Dubai Airport Destinations
Dubai Airport is known to connect its passengers across 6 continents covering over 260 destinations. The famous destination to which the airport connects to are Moscow, Algiers, Astana, Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Toronto, Beijing, Paris, Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Goa, Amritsar, Malta, Kabul, Chittagong, Dhaka, London, Bahrain, Hong Kong, Manila, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Cairo, Adelaide, Amsterdam, Auckland, Barcelona, Boston, Brussels, Budapest, Helsinki, Buenos-Aires, Casablanca, Colombo, Chicago, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Geneva, Glasgow, Hamburg, Istanbul – Ataturk, Johannesburg, Kuala Lumpur, Madrid, Lyon, Manchester, Mauritius, Milan, Newcastle upon Tyne, Prague, Phuket, Rio- de- Janeiro, Riyadh, Rome, Oslo, Perth, St. Petersburg, Stockholm, Tokyo, Venice, Zurich and Washington – Dulles.
Dubai Airport Destinations (with the name of operating European Airlines)
Airlines Country Cities/City
Turkish Airlines Turkey Istanbul (Ataturk & Sabiha Gokcen)
Air France France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Pegasus Airlines Turkey Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen
Aeroflot Russia Moscow-Sheremetyevo
TAROM Romania Bucharest-Otopeni
British Airways United Kingdom London-Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic Airways United Kingdom London-Heathrow
SmartWings operated by Travel Service Airlines Czech Republic Ostrava, Prague
Ukraine International Airlines Ukraine Kiev-Boryspil
S7 Airlines Russia Novosibirsk
KLM Airline Netherland Amsterdam
Lufthansa Germany Frankfurt
Air Algerie Algeria Algiers
Travel Service Czech Republic Prague
Swiss International Air Lines Oman Muscat
Switzerland Zurich

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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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