Frankfurt 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.
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Frankfurt Airport Flights Delays / Cancellation Claims
Being one of the busiest airports of Germany in terms of heavy passenger and cargo traffic, Frankfurt Airport flights often leads to delays or cancelled. Since EC Regulation 261/2004 rule is applicable for Frankfurt FRA Airport, as a Frankfurt flight passenger you are not obliged to tolerate flight delay, flight cancellations or denied boarding issues, you have to claim compensation up to 600€ from the airline for the inconvenience caused to you;
According to EU air passenger rights regulation on compensation for flight delays, an air passenger has the following rights to claim compensation from the airline: right to claim for denied boarding due to overbooked flight; flight delays over 3 hours, flight cancelled without any prior notice of 2 weeks, missed the connecting flight due to flight route changes or first flight delay or for any technical or mechanical issues which can be controlled by the airlines.
Flight Delays / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems
Flight delays, flight cancellations and denied boarding are the common problems faced by air travellers. If your flight gets delayed at the arrival airport for 3 or more hours; flight cancelled without notice of 2 weeks or if you were denied boarding due to overselling of flight seats EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles you to claim flight compensation up to 600 € from the airlines for the inconvenience caused to you.
Flight delayed for 2 hours or more from departure airport, airlines are obligatory to provide you assistance. You are entitled to claim compensation for a cancelled flight if you were not informed about the cancellation at least 14 days before the scheduled time of departure. You can claim financial compensation for denied boarding, if your alternate flight is delayed for 2 hours or more.
How much can you claim for Frankfurt Airport Flight delays?
The amount of compensation for Frankfurt Airport delayed flight is between 250€ to 600€. It depends upon the travel distance and the length of the delay.
(up to 1500 km)
(1501 to 3500 km)
(more than 3500 km)
|e.g. Frankfurt to Madrid||e.g. Frankfurt to Turkey||e.g. Frankfurt to New York|
* 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.
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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
For 5 Hours Flight Delays
Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.
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.
- 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 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 ✈ EU||✅||✅|
|EU ✈ Non-EU||✅||✅|
|Non-EU ✈ EU||✅||❌|
|Non-EU ✈ Non-EU||❌||❌|
Compensation For Flight Delay Is Every Passenger’s Right!
Many passengers are unaware of their EU passenger rights and they don’t claim compensation for a flight delay from the airlines. Even if they claim, the amount is often less in comparison to the exact amount of compensation they are entitled to for a flight delay.
Frankfurt flight passengers have rights to claim compensation amount from the airline for the inconvenience caused by the airline. Claim Flights informs passengers of their rights in the event of flight delays, flight cancellations or denied boarding.
Flight Delay Compensation Claim Flights Procedure
For claiming Frankfurt Airport flight delay compensation, you need to know some information about your delayed flight, for that you can check the flight data at Frankfurt Airport which can tell you the exact status of the flight, based on that and with the help of the our Flight Delay Compensation Calculator (freely available in our website), you can calculate the exact amount of compensation for your delayed flight. Frankfurt Airport flight schedule is available online and at the airport timetable screen. With help of these details you can claim compensation from the airlines.
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 flight 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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About Frankfurt Main Airport
Frankfurt Main Airport is the biggest airport in Germany and the fourth largest airport in Europe. More than 56 million passengers commute through Frankfurt airport annually. In 2015 it crosses by more than 61 million passengers. Frankfurt Airport also ranked as world’s 12th busiest airport in terms of passenger carried and busiest airport in Europe in terms of cargo traffic.
Frankfurt airport IATA code is FRA. Frankfurt FRA Airport operating as a hub for major airlines like Lufthansa, AeroLogic, Condor, Lufthansa CityLine and Lufthansa Cargo. Frankfurt Airport flights connect to more than 250 destinations in more than 100 countries.
Frankfurt Airport Infrastructure
List of Airlines Operating at Frankfurt Airport
|Lufthansa||United States||Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles, Miami, Houston, Chicago-O’Hare, Seattle/Tacoma|
|Germany||Dusseldorf, Berlin-Tegel, Hamburg, Hanover, Dresden, Leipzig/Halle, Nuremberg, Munich, Munster/Osnabruck, Stuttgart, Bremen|
|Italy||Bologna, Florence, Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Linate, Venice, Naples, Turin|
|United Kingdom||Birmingham, London-Heathrow, Manchester, Aberdeen, Edinburgh|
|Spain||Alicante, Bilbao, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Malaga, Seville|
|Japan||Tokyo (Haneda & Narita), Nagoya-Centrair, Osaka-Kansai|
|France||Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Nice, Toulouse, Lyon, Marseille|
|China||Shanghai-Pudong, Hong Kong, Beijing, Nanjing, Qingdao|
|Poland||Warsaw, Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow, Katowice|
|Russia||Moscow-Domodedovo, Saint Petersburg|
|Turkey||Istanbul-Ataturk, Ankara, Antalya|
|Nigeria||Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt|
|India||Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore|
|South Africa||Johannesburg-OR Tambo|
|Brazil||Rio de Janeiro-Galeao|
|Israel||Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion|
|Portugal||Lisbon, Porto, Faro|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai|
|Lufthansa Regional operated by Lufthansa CityLine||Germany||Dusseldorf, Friedrichshafen, Leipzig/Halle, Nuremberg, Sylt|
|Poland||Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Poznan|
|Condor||Spain||Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, La Palma, Lanzarote, Tenerife|
|Dominician Republic||Puerto Plata, Punta Cana, Santo Domingo|
|United States||Seattle/Tacoma, Las Vegas, San Juan|
|Cuba||Havana, Holguin, Varadero|
|Brazil||Recife, Salvador da Bahia|
|Costa Rica||San Jose|
|SunExpress Deutschland||Egypt||Hurghada, Luxor, Marsa Alam, Sharm el-Sheikh|
|Turkey||Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Gazipasa, Izmir|
|Spain||Ibiza, Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca|
|TUIfly||Spain||Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Tenerife|
|Egypt||Hurghada, Marsa Alam|
|Cape Verde||Boa Vista, Sal|
|Air Berlin||Spain||Palma de Mallorca|
|Delta Air Lines||United States||New York-JFK, Detroit|
|United Airlines||United States||Chicago-O’Hare, Houston, Newark, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles|
|Air China||China||Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai-Pudong, Shenzhen|
|American Airlines||United States||Charlotte, Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia|
|Austrian Airlines||Austria||Graz, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Vienna|
|Croatia Airlines||Croatia||Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb|
|Iran Air||Iran||Tehran-Imam Khomeini|
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