Munich Airport Flight Delays 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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Munich Airport (MUC) Flight Delays / Cancellations Claims

Heavy traffic on any airport leads definitely to flight delays. Every air passengers have rights to claim compensation for flight delays or for flight cancellations. Air passengers are not obliged to tolerate the inconvenience caused to them and can claim financial compensation for flight delays. Both departure and arrival terminals at Munich Airport are equally busy, it may often lead to flight delays or flight cancellations. So as a Munich flight passengers you can claim compensation up to 600€ from the airline in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004, if your flight was delayed by more than 3 hours, flight cancelled without prior notification of 2 weeks, denied boarding due to overselling flight tickets or missed the flight connection due to current flight delays or for any circumstance under the control of the airlines. Munich air passengers can also demand additional facilities from airlines such as refreshments, accommodations, etc., for the long hour or over-night flight delays or flight cancellations.

Understand your rights to Claim Flight Compensation

Mostly air passengers are unaware of EU air passenger rights regulation of flight delays, often wonder whether they can claim compensation for the flight delay. They are confused because of lack of information and they often have questions like: “After how many hours of a flight delay, compensation can be claimed?” or “In which situation compensation can be claimed?”. Claim Flights helps you to get compensation in accordance with EU air passenger rights that is EC Regulation 261/2004. You can claim compensation in case of flight delays on arrivals over 3 hours, postponed flights, overbooking flight, flight cancellation due to technical defects or any other situations which can be solved by the airline.

Munich Franz Josef Strauss Airport

Munich Airport is serving Germany for over three decades; Munich Airport is the second largest German Airport after Frankfurt Airport in terms of passengers carried and 7th busiest airport in Europe. Munich Airport witnesses more than 40 million commuters carried in 2015. IATA code of Munich Airport is “MUC”. Munich Airport is operating as hub for Air Dolomiti, CondorLufthansa, Lufthansa CityLine, Lufthansa Regional and its Star Alliance airlines members apart from Frankfurt Airport. Munich Airport named as Franz Josef Strauss earlier in the memory of Prime Minister Franz Josef Strauss the farmer Bavarian PM.

Munich Airport Infrastructure

Munich Airport has two runways, both are 4000m long and 60m wide were all the airport facilities are located in the area between these two runways. MUC Airport consists of two passenger terminals named as Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Both the terminals have a capacity of handling 25 million passengers annually. Terminal 1 is the oldest one and it was initially opened on 1992. Munich Airport terminal 1 is mostly used by the airlines which are Air Berlin, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Delta Air Lines, Condor, American Airlines, EasyJet, TUIfly and amongst others. While Terminal 2 of Munich Airport is mostly used by Lufthansa airlines and star alliance airline member serving Munich.

Busiest Route of munich Airport Flights

Munich Airport flights connect worldwide destinations. The frequent flights from Munich Airport are listed below: Munich – Abu Dhabi; Munich – Amsterdam; Munich – Antalya; Munich – Barcelona; Munich – Beijing; Munich – Chicago O’Hare; Munich – Doha; Munich – Dubai; Munich – Istanbul-Ataturk; Munich – London Heathrow; Munich – Madrid; Munich – Mumbai; Munich – Newark; Munich – Palma de Mallorca; Munich – Paris (Charles de Gaulle); Munich – Rome(Fiumicino); Munich – Tokyo(Narita); Munich – Toronto; Munich – Vienna; Munich – Washington (Dulles).

List Of Airlines Operating At Munich Airport

Airline Country Cities/City
Lufthansa United States Boston, Chicago-O’Hare Airport, Denver, Los Angeles, New York-JFK Airport, Newark, San Francisco, Washington-Dulles, Charlotte
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Bremen, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hannover, Munster/Osnabruck
Italy Rome-Fiumicino, Milan-Malpensa, Venice-Marco Polo, Naples
Spain Barcelona, Malaga, Madrid, Valencia, Bilbao
China Beijing, Shanghai-Pudong, Hong Kong
Russia Moscow-Domodedovo, Saint Petersburg
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Nice
United Kingdom London-Heathrow, Manchester
Ukraine Kiev-Boryspil, Odessa
Iran Tehran-Imam Khomeini
Portugal Faro, Lisbon, Porto
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Canada Montreal-Trudeau
Turkey Ankara, Antalya
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
India Delhi, Mumbai
South Korea Seoul-Incheon
Japan Tokyo-Haneda
Denmark Copenhagen
Mexico Mexico City
Romania Bucharest
Serbia Belgrade
Finland Helsinki
Belgium Brussels
Hungary Budapest
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Cyprus Larnaca
Georgia Tbilisi
Greece Athens
Ireland Dublin
Poland Krakow
Czech Republic Prague
Saudi Arabia Riyadh
Austria Vienna
Croatia Zagreb
Switzerland Zurich
Egypt Cairo
Bulgaria Sofia
Lufthansa Regional (operated by Lufthansa CityLine) Germany Cologne/Bonn, Bremen, Dresden, Stuttgart, Nuremberg, Munster/Osnabruck, Leipzig/Halle, Rostock, Sylt
Italy Ancona, Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino, Turin, Marseille, Trieste
France Lyon, Marseille, Nice, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Toulouse
Poland Gdansk, Krakow, Rzeszow, Warsaw-Chopin, Poznan, Wroclaw
United Kingdom Birmingham, London-Heathrow
Romania Bucharest, Sibiu, Timisoara
Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Zurich
Sweden Gothenburg-Landvetter
Hungary Budapest, Debrecen
Luxembourg Luxembourg City
Croatia Split, Zagreb
Austria Graz, Vienna
Netherland Amsterdam
Serbia Belgrade
Belgium Brussels
Moldova Chisinau
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Spain Bilbao
Czech Republic Prague
Bulgaria Sofia
Ukraine Lviv
Condor Spain Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Santa Cruz de la Palma, Lanzarote, Tenerife
Dominician Republic Punta Cana
Egypt Hurghada
Turkey Antalya
Portugal Funchal
Cuba Havana
Mexico Cancun
Morocco Agadir
Tunisia Djerba
Transavia Spain Alicante, Palma de Mallorca, Seville
Portugal Faro, Lisbon, Porto
Germany Berlin-Schonefeld
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherland Eindhoven
Morocco Marrakesh
Italy Naples
BMI Regional United Kingdom Bristol, Southampton
Sweden Norrkoping
Netherland Rotterdam
Italy Bergamo
Germany Rostock
Switzerland Bern
Czech Republic Brno
Air Berlin Spain Alicante, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Cologne/Bonn, Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Italy Brindisi, Catania, Olbia
Portugal Funchal
Lufthansa Regional (operated by Air Dolomiti) Italy Catania, Milan-Malpensa, Rome-Fiumicino, Genoa, Palermo, Perugia, Pisa, Turin
Romania Cluj-Napoca
Czech Republic Prague
France Lyon
TUIfly Spain Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife
Egypt Hurghada, Marsa Alam
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Cape Verde Boa Vista, Sal
SunExpress Deutschland Turkey Adana, Antalya, Izmir, Bodrum, Kayseri
Spain Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca
Egypt Hurghada, Marsa Alam
Tunisia Enfidha
Adria Airways Slovenia Ljubljana
Kosovo Pristina
Albania Tirana
Poland Lodz
Norwegian Air Shuttle Spain Alicante, Gran Canaria, Malaga, Tenerife
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Scandinavian Airlines Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Denmark Copenhagen
EasyJet United Kingdom Edinburgh, London (Gatwick, Luton & Stansted), Manchester
Italy Milan-Malpensa
Vueling Spain Barcelona, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca
Italy Rome-Fiumicino
Air China China Beijing, Shanghai-Pudong
Greece Athens
Germania Iraq Erbil, Sulaymaniyah
Lebanon Beirut
Air Malta Italy Catania
Malta Luqa
Air Dolomiti Italy Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Florence, Venice-Marco Polo, Verona
United Airlines United States Chicago-O’Hare, Houston, Newark, Washington-Dulles
Turkish Airlines Turkey Istanbul (Ataturk & Sabiha Gokcen)
Aegean Airlines Greece Athens, Kalamata, Thessaloniki
Tunisair Tunisia Djerba, Enfidha, Tunis
TAROM Romania Bucharest, Sibiu, Iasi
Royal Air Maroc Morocco Casablanca, Marrakech
Thai Airways Thailand Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Flybe United Kingdom Cardiff, Southampton
Croatia Airlines Croatia Split, Zagreb
Austrian Airlines Austria Vienna

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.

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 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
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 delay while you are travelling within Europe, flying with an EU registered flight and you want to claim compensation for the problem the airline has caused you, then you can contact us. Our free instant Flight Delay Compensation Calculator will help you to calculate the exact amount of compensation airline owe for you, you need to enter your delayed flight number and flight date to know the compensation amount. We make a compensation claim very easy for 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 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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