Dusseldorf Airport 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.

Enter your flight details and check how much you can claim.

Dusseldorf Airport Arrivals Delays

Despite many efforts from the airlines, flight delays or flight cancellations is a regular problem for the flight passengers at Dusseldorf Airport. According to EC Regulation 261/2004, air passengers are not obliged to tolerate the inconvenience caused to them and can claim compensation up to 600€ from the airline in case of flight delay of more than 3 hours on arrival, flight cancellations or denied boarding due to an overbooked flight.

EC Regulation 261/2004 which was passed in the year 2005 also known as EU air passengers rights specially designed for air passengers who faced inconvenience due to flight delay or flight cancellations problems.

Dusseldorf Airport flight passengers can claim compensation if their flight has been delayed or cancelled because EU Regulation 261/2004 of flight delays or flight cancellations applies at Dusseldorf DUS Airport and inconvenience caused to the passengers may be made payable by the airlines.

Based on EU 261 Rule, flights passengers are eligible to claim compensation for various cases like flight delays of more than 3 hours, if missed the connecting flight, flight cancelled without prior notice of 2 weeks, for delay of international flight and for any other circumstances which is under the control of airlines.

Passengers whose flights are delayed during departures can demand additional facilities like refreshments, snacks, 2 phone calls or fax from the airlines for flight delays of 2 hours or more; for long hour flight delays or if the departure is scheduled for the next day and an overnight stay is required; airlines should provide hotel accommodation and transfer facility to the hotel.

Dusseldorf Airport

Dusseldorf Airport is the largest airport of North-Rhine Westphalia and it is the third-largest airport of Germany. Dusseldorf Airport has heavy air passenger traffic of over 21 million commuters annually and more than 70 airlines operate through Dusseldorf Airport to numerous destinations across many countries. Dusseldorf Airport IATA code is DUS and ICAO code is EDDL. Dusseldorf Airport is operating as a hub for Eurowings Airlines.

Dusseldorf Airport Infrastructure

Dusseldorf Airport consists of three terminals capable of handling over 22 million of air passengers annually. Terminal A of DUS Airport has 16 gates named as GATE A01 to A16 mostly used by Lufthansa and its subsidiary Germanwings (now operating by Eurowings airlines) and members of Star Alliance Group like Scandinavian Airlines, TAP Portugal, Air China, Croatia Airlines and amongst others. Now Singapore Airlines also use Terminal A for their flights. While Terminal B handles domestic and EU flights of Aegean airlines and mostly used by OneWorld or SkyTeam alliance airlines members such as Air Berlin, KLM Airlines, Finnair, Alitalia, Iberia, British Airways and Air France. Terminal C was opened in 1986 for non-Schengen-flights and it has 8 gates named as C01 to C08. Terminal C mostly used for long-haul flights.

Dusseldorf Airport Operating Airlines & Scheduled Destinations

Airline Country Cities/City
Eurowings United Kingdom Birmingham, East Midlands, London-Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh, Glasgow
Spain Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca, Valencia
Italy Milan-Malpensa, Venice-Marco Polo, Naples, Rome-Fiumicino, Nice
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Dresden, Hamburg, Nuremberg, Leipzig/Halle
Sweden Gothenburg-Landvetter, Stockholm-Arlanda
France Lyon, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Bastia
Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva, Zurich
Poland Warsaw, Wroclaw, Katowice
Greece Kavala, Thessaloniki
Romania Bucharest
Hungary Budapest
Kosovo Pristina
Portugal Lisbon
Czech Republic Prague
Austria Vienna
SunExpress Deutschland Turkey Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Gaziantep, Gazipasa, Kayseri, Trabzon
Spain Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote
Egypt Hurghada
Morocco Marrakech
TUIfly Spain Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife
Egypt Hurghada, Marsa Alam
Cape Verde Boa Vista
Turkey Antalya
Germania Iraq Beirut, Sulaymaniyah
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Turkey Zonguldak
Lebanon Beirut
Scandinavian Airlines Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Denmark Copenhagen
Lufthansa Germany Frankfurt, Munich
United States Newark
Air Berlin Germany Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart
Switzerland Zurich
Pegasus Airlines Turkey Ankara, Istanbul-Sabiha Gokcen, Izmir, Kayseri
Flybe United Kingdom Birmingham, Cardiff, Manchester, Southampton
Turkish Airlines Turkey Istanbul (Ataturk & Sabiha Gokcen)
Alitalia Italy Milan-Linate, Rome-Fiumicino
Aegean Airlines Greece Athens, Thessaloniki
Austrian Airlines Austria Graz, Linz, Vienna
S7 Airlines Russia Moscow-Domodedovo
Onur Air Turkey Istanbul-Ataturk
Aeroflot operated by Rossiya Russia Saint Petersburg
Hahn Air Luxembourg Luxembourg City
British Airways United Kingdom London-Heathrow
All Nippon Airways Japan Tokyo-Narita
Vueling Spain Barcelona
Etihad Airways United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
Cathay Pacific China Hong Kong
KLM operated by KLM Cityhopper Netherlands Amsterdam
Finnair Finland Helsinki
Delta Air Lines Georgia Atlanta
Nouvelair Tunisia AbuEnfidhahabi
Air China China Beijing
Singapore Airlines Singapore Changi
Iberia Spain Madrid
Tunisair Tunisia Tunis

Flight Delays / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems

Flight delays or cancellations can be the reason of inconvenience usually faced by flight passengers, it’s even frustrating when you are denied boarding to board your flight. These issues were considered by European Union and thus EC Regulation 261/2004 was made in year 2004. EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles flight passengers to claim financial compensation up to 600€ for flight delays, flight cancellations and for denied boarding. To know further about your rights on flight delay, please read the below EU 261 Rule. You are eligible to claim if the airline is responsible for flight delay, flight cancellation or for denied boarding due to oversold flight seats.

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.

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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
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 for Flight Delays with “Claim Flights”

At Claim Flights you can easily claim compensation for Dusseldorf Airport delays or cancellations of flights. Flight Delay Compensation Calculator which is freely available in our website calculates the accurate amount of compensation that you can claim from the airlines. Flight delay status at Dusseldorf airport can be checked on flight tracker or flight timetables displayed at the airport.

If your flight was delayed for over 3 hours, the only thing you has to do is fill the details of your delayed flight such as flight number and flight date in the compensation calculator and later proceed with filling the claim form, so we can claim on behalf of you. Based on the destinations distance from Dusseldorf airport, claim amount for a passenger can be vary between 250€ to 600€.

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 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.

Petya Petrova

Petya Petrova

International Legal Strategist

Petya Petrova-Racheva holds a Master of Law (LLM) degree, and has broad knowledge of European Laws in different countries. She loves travelling and her dog, as well as her family.

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