Edinburgh Airport Delays / Cancellations 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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Edinburgh Airport Delays / Cancellations Compensation

Located in Edinburgh, Scotland, Edinburgh EDI Airport is known to be one of the busiest airports in Scotland, country of UK handling passenger count of 9 million annually. Being the busiest airport doesn’t really mean that all the flights will be on schedule, sometimes due to certain circumstances the flights in and out from Edinburgh Airport do tend to get delayed or cancelled.

If the delay or cancellation is caused due to issues that the airline could have easily taken care of then according to EC Regulation 261/2004 EU air passenger rights, you are allowed to claim compensation from the airlines up to a maximum of 600€.

Edinburgh Airport flight delays should be while arriving at the airport and should be more than 3 hours to claim flight delay compensation.

EU 261 Rule also has laws in place for air passengers who have been denied boarding even when carrying a valid ticket or for flights which has been cancelled without any prior notice of at least 7 days or if missed the connecting flights due to the first flight delay or for any technical or mechanical issues which causes the delay or cancellation.

Edinburgh EDI Airport

Edinburgh Airport is located at Ingliston in Edinburgh, Scotland and ranks 6th in terms of busiest airport in United Kingdom. Edinburgh Airport IATA code is “EDI”. Edinburgh EDI Airport is owned by Global Infrastructure Partners which also owns London Gatwick Airport and London City Airport. EDI Airport has 2 runways with the main runway been of 2.5 km long and the second been of approximately 2 km. The airport has 1 Terminal and employs more than 2500 people. Edinburgh Airport was extended in the year 2006 at the South East of the airport where a total of 10 gates have been added.

Major Flights Destinations of Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh EDI Airport serves to more than 30 airline companies and connects to more than 100 destinations across the world and in Europe. EDI Airport started catering to international flights in the year 1962 with direct flights to Dublin. The major destinations to which Edinburgh Airport connects to are Cork, Dublin, Shannon, Paris, New York, London, Innsbruck, Alicante, Amsterdam, Athens, Basel/Mulhouse, Berlin, Bristol, Funchal, Geneva, Hamburg, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, Lyon, Munich, Prague, Reykjavik, Stuttgart, Vienna, Zurich, Dusseldorf, Birmingham, Belfast, Cardiff, East Midlands, Liverpool, Manchester, Southampton, Larnaca, Malaga, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Oslo, Doha, Marseille, Pisa, Gdansk, Gran Canaria, etc. apart from connecting to other cities.

List of Airlines & Flight Destinations operating at Edinburgh Airport

Airline Country Cities/City
EasyJet United Kingdom London (Gatwick, Luton & Stansted), Bristol, Belfast
Germany Berlin-Schonefeld, Hamburg, Munich, Stuttgart
Italy Venice-Marco Polo, Milan-Malpensa
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Lyon
Spain Tenerife, Alicante, Madrid
Switzerland Geneva, Basel/Mulhouse
Iceland Reykjavik-Keflavik
Portugal Lisbon, Funchal
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherland Amsterdam
Greece Athens
Austria Vienna
Poland Krakow
Cyprus Paphos
Czech Republic Prague
Ryanair Spain Alicante, Tenerife, Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Santander, Lanzarote
Italy Bologna, Rome-Ciampino
Poland Krakow, Poznan, Gdansk
United Kingdom London-Stansted
Germany Hahn, Weeze
Denmark Copenhagen
Slovakia Bratislava
Belgium Charleroi
France Bordeaux
Ireland Dublin
Portugal Faro
Malta Luqa
Flybe United Kingdom Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, East Midlands, Exeter, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Southampton
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Ireland Knock
Jet2.com Spain Alicante, Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Lanzarote
Hungary Budapest
Austria Vienna
Norwegian Air Shuttle Spain Barcelona, Malaga, Tenerife
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Denmark Copenhagen
Vueling Spain Alicante, Barcelona
Italy Rome-Fiumicino
France Paris-Orly
Thomson Airways United Kingdom London (Gatwick & Heathrow)
Spain Gran Canaria, Tenerife
Flybe (operated by Loganair) United Kingdom Kirkwall, Stornoway, Wick, Norwich
Air France (operated by HOP!) France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Aer Lingus Regional (operated by Stobart Air) Ireland Cork, Dublin, Shannon
Scandinavian Airlines Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Turkish Airlines Turkey Istanbul-Ataturk
Eurowings (operated by Germanwings) Germany Cologne/Bonn
British Airways (operated by BA CityFlyer) United Kingdom London-City
KLM (operated by KLM Cityhopper) Netherland Amsterdam
British Airways Spain Lanzarote
Transavia France France Paris-Orly
Lufthansa Germany Frankfurt
Brussels Airlines Belgium Brussels

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 Flights – Flight Compensation Firm (How We Can Help You To Claim Your Money Back)

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.

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