Gran Canaria Airport (LPA) 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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Gran Canaria Airport Flight Delay / Cancellation Compensation

Reached the Gran Canaria International Airport and the flight that you have traveled with gets delayed for 3 or more hours or more? Even sometimes your flight may get canceled due to certain reasons or worst even after you carried all the necessary documents and a valid ticket, you were denied boarding due to overselling of flight tickets. Don’t worry EU air passenger rights regulation i.e., EC Regulation 261/2004 was passed in the year 2005 which allows you to claim compensation up to 600€ from the airlines if the flight was delayed over 3 hours, canceled without prior notice or if you’re denied boarding due to oversold flight seats. The compensation amount depends on the flight distance for which the passenger is supposed to travel (in case of flight cancellation) or has traveled (in case of flight delays). For claiming flight delay compensation the flight delay should be of 3 hours or more and should be caused while arriving at the airport. Like if you took flight from Gran Canaria Airport to Tenerife and the flight gets delayed on arrival at Tenerife Airport by 3 hours, then you can claim flight delay compensation from the airline based on EC Regulation 261/2004.

Gran Canaria Las Palmas Airport

Gran Canaria International Airport which is also sometimes known as Las Palmas Airport is located on the island of Gran Canaria. It is one of the busiest airports of the Canary Islands and its IATA code is LPA. Las Palmas Gran Canaria Airport serves as base for many airlines like Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Binter Canarias, NAYSA, Canaryfly and Norwegian Air Shuttle amongst many others. LPA Airport also plays as an airport in connecting passengers travelling to Western Africa. Gran Canaria Airport has two parallel runways which can be operated simultaneously one for departure and the other for arrivals.

Infrastructure Of Gran Canaria Airport

Las Palmas’s Gran Canaria Airport have terminal with 4 Check-in areas and terminal departure area divided into 4 different zones as A, B, C, D. Zone A used for flights within Canary Island, Zone B and C mainly for EU and Scandinavian flights while Zone D used for International flights. And new terminal of Gran Canaria airport built in 2015 which is now fully active. Gran Canaria Airport has two different terminals: one for its domestic and Schengen flights and the other for non-Schengen and international flights.

Gran Canaria Airport Destinations

The destinations of Gran Canaria airport flights connects to are Cork, Dublin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Basel, Hamburg, Munich, Zurich, Nuremberg, Bilboa, Madrid, Malaga, Paris, Vienna, Funchal, Tenerife, London, Fuerteventura, Amsterdam, Bristol, Copenhagen, Manchester, Helsinki, Valencia, Porto, Wroclaw, Warsaw, Alicante, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Luxembourg, Barcelona, Stockholm, Bologna, Budapest, Prague, Rotterdam, Newcastle upon Tyne, etc. amongst many more destinations.

List Of Airlines & Flights Destinations Operating At Gran Canaria Airport

Airline Country Cities/City
Ryanair United Kingdom Birmingham, Bournemouth, East Midlands, Liverpool, London (Luton & Stansted), Edinburgh
Spain Barcelona, Madrid, Santiago de Compostela, Seville, Valencia
Germany Bremen, Cologne/Bonn, Hahn, Weeze
Poland Krakow, Warsaw-Modlin
Italy Bergamo, Bologna, Pisa
Ireland Cork, Dublin
Belgium Charleroi
Hungary Budapest
Netherland Eindhoven
Norwegian Air Shuttle Germany Berlin-Schonefeld, Cologne/Bonn, Hamburg, Munich
Norway Bergen, Oslo-Gardermoen, Sandefjord
United Kingdom Birmingham, London-Gatwick
Spain Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Poland Warsaw-Chopin
Denmark Copenhagen
Finland Helsinki
Binter Canarias operated by Naysa Spain El Hierro, Fuerteventura, La Palma, Lanzarote, Tenerife
Morocco Agadir, Marrakech
Portugal Funchal, Lisbon
Mauritania Nouakchott
Cape Verde Praia, Sal
Gambia Banjul
TUIfly Nordic Sweden Goteborg-Landvetter, Stockholm-Arlanda
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Denmark Copenhagen
TUIfly Germany Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Karlsruhe/Baden, Munich, Nuremberg, Saarbrucken, Stuttgart
Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse
Thomson Airways United Kingdom Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster/Sheffield, East Midlands, Exeter, London (Gatwick, Luton & Stansted), Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dublin
Thomas Cook Airlines United Kingdom Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Midlands, Exeter, London-Gatwick, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow, Belfast United Kingdom East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds/Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, Edinburgh, Belfast
Condor Germany Berlin-Schonefeld, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig/Halle, Munich, Stuttgart
Air Europa Spain Asturias, Bilbao, Madrid, Malaga, Santiago de Compostela, Seville
Transavia Netherland Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Groningen, Rotterdam
Eurowings Germany Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Stuttgart
Jetairfly Belgium Brussels, Charleroi, Liege, Ostend/Bruges

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 the European Union and thus EC Regulation 261/2004 was made in the 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 a 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.

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

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 delayed 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.

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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