Zurich Airport Delays of Flights Claims

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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Zurich Airport Delays / Cancellations of Flights Claims

Heavy air passengers traffic and cargo load are considered to be the main reasons behind flight delays or flight cancellations at Zurich Airport. Air passengers are not obliged to tolerate the flight delays or flight cancellations / denied boarding issues and can claim compensation up to 600€ from the airlines according to EC Regulation 261/2004. Air passengers have rights to claim compensation, if their flight delays for more than 3 hours; flight cancelled without prior notification of two weeks, denied boarding due to overselling of flight tickets and if missed their connecting flights due to current flight delays or aircraft delays or for any reason which can be controlled by the airline. If your flight departed from Zurich Airport and gets delayed by more than 3 hours at airport arrivals or your booked flight has been cancelled at Zurich ZRH Airport then you can receive up to 600€ as compensation from the airlines based on EC Regulation 261/2004.

Know Your Rights To Claim Flight Delay Compensation

Most of the people have questions about their delayed flight compensation like: “How much compensation can be claimed?” or “How to claim compensation?” etc., this kind of questions will be answered at Claim Flights. We enable the passengers to know about their rights and claim compensation on behalf of them. Passengers should make use of their rights provided by EU air passenger rights regulation and claim compensation from the airline. Our team of Claim Experts at Claim Flights can help you to claim compensation in accordance with EU passenger rights regulation 261/2004.

Zurich ZRH Airport

Zurich Airport is the largest Swiss Airport and it is counted amongst the top ten airports in the world in 2016. IATA code of Zurich Airport is ZRH. Zurich Airport is one of the primary airports in Europe and has over 26 million commuters annually. Zurich Airport serves as the hub for some major airlines like Belair, Edelweiss Air, Germania, Swiss Global Air Lines, Swiss International Air Lines and Helvetic Airways. Zurich Airport also called as Kloten Airport. ZRH Airport operates scheduled and charter flights to 196 worldwide destinations in 62 countries.

Zurich Airport Infrastructure

Zurich Airport consists of 3 runways and 3 terminals named as Terminal A, Terminal B and Terminal E. ZRH Airport Terminal A was initially opened in 1971. Terminal A of ZRH Airport used by flights to and from Schengen areas including domestic flights within Switzerland. Terminal B used by flights to and from both Schengen and non-Schengen areas and it was opened in 1975. Terminal E was opened in 2003 entirely used by international flights destinations (non-Schengen areas).

List Of Airlines Operating At Zurich Airport

Airline Country Cities/City
Swiss International Air Lines United States Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Chicago-O’Hare, New York-JFK, Newark
Spain Barcelona, Madrid, Gran Canaria, Malaga, Valencia, Palma de Mallorca
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Hanover
Italy Milan-Malpensa, Venice, Rome-Fiumicino, Nice
China Beijing, Shanghai-Pudong, Hong Kong
Russia Saint Petersburg, Moscow-Domodedovo
United Kingdom London-Heathrow, Manchester
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Romania Bucharest-Henri Coanda
Thailand Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Brazil Sao Paulo-Guarulhos
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Canada Montreal-Trudeau
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Tanzania Dar es Salaam
India Delhi, Mumbai
Portugal Lisbon, Porto
Poland Warsaw-Chopin
South Africa Johannesburg
Japan Tokyo-Narita
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherland Amsterdam
Serbia Belgrade
Belgium Brussels
Hungary Budapest
Kenya Nairobi
Greece Athens
Ireland Dublin
Switzerland Geneva
Middle East Muscat
Austria Vienna
Egypt Cairo
United Arab Emirates Dubai
Swiss International Air Lines (operated by Swiss Global Air Lines) Germany Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hanover, Dresden, Stuttgart, Leipzig/Halle, Munich
Italy Florence, Milan-Malpensa, Naples, Rome-Fiumicino, Venice
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Nice, Lyon
United States Los Angeles, San Francisco
United Kingdom London-City, Manchester
Thailand Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
Brazil Sao Paulo-Guarulhos
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Singapore Singapore-Changi
Luxembourg Luxembourg City
Sweden Landvetter
Netherland Amsterdam
China Hong Kong
Belgium Brussels
Spain Bilbao
Switzerland Geneva
Poland Krakow
Czech Republic Prague
Bulgaria Sofia
Edelweiss Air Spain Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerifeo
Egypt Hurghada, Sharm el-Sheikh
Brazil Rio de Janeiro-Galeao
Dominician Republic Punta Cana
Kosovo Pristina
Turkey Antalya
Italy Catania
Portugal Funchal
Cyprus Larnaca
Cuba Havana
Macedonia Skopje
United States Tampa
Swiss International Air Lines (operated by Helvetic Airways) Italy Bari, Florence, Milan-Malpensa, Naples
France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
United Kingdom Birmingham, Manchester
Germany Hannover, Stuttgart
Sweden Goteborg-Landvetter
Poland Warsaw-Chopin
Romania Bucharest
Belgium Brussels
Hungary Budapest
Czech Republic Prague
Bulgaria Sofia
Austria Graz
Germania Spain Palma de Mallorca
Cyprus Larnaca
Kosovo Pristina
Macedonia Skopje
Lithuania Vilnius
Lebanon Beirut
Air Berlin Spain Alicante, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife
Germany Berlin-Tegel, Dusseldorf
Italy Brindisi, Catania
Cyprus Larnaca
Portugal Faro
Swiss International Air Lines (operated by Austrian Airlines) Germany Dusseldorf, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart
Luxembourg Luxembourg City
Switzerland Lugano
Austria Graz
France Lyon
Vueling Spain Alicante, Barcelona, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Tenerife
Italy Rome-Fiumicino
United Kingdom London-Luton
Portugal Lisbon, Porto
EasyJet United Kingdom London (Gatwick & Luton)
Germany Hamburg
Portugal Lisbon
Scandinavian Airlines Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Norway Oslo-Gardermoen
Denmark Copenhagen
Air France France Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Lufthansa Germany Frankfurt, Munich
Air Canada Canada Toronto-Pearson
Alitalia Italy Rome-Fiumicino
Air Serbia Serbia Belgrade
Air Europa Spain Madrid
Air Malta Malta Luqa

Seasonal Flight Destinations & List Of Airlines Operating At Zurich ZRH Airport

Airline Country Cities/City
Edelweiss Air Greece Heraklion, Mykonos, Rhodes
Canada Calgary, Vancouver
Iceland Reykjavik-Keflavik
Turkey Bodrum, Dalaman
Italy Cagliari, Olbia
Spain Ibiza, Seville
Croatia Pula, Split
Egypt Marsa Alam
South Africa Cape Town
United Kingdom Edinburgh
United States Las Vegas
Morocco Marrakech
Greece Corfu
Portugal Faro
Bulgaria Varna
Maldives Male
Helvetic Airways Spain Menorca, Gran Canaria, Palma de Mallorca
Greece Heraklion, Rhodes, Kos, Zakynthos
Egypt Hurghada, Marsa Alam
Finland Kittila, Rovaniemi
United Kingdom Inverness
France Bordeaux
Ireland Shannon
Cyprus Larnaca
Greece Chania
Norway Tromso
Air Berlin Greece Heraklion, Patras/Araxos, Rhodes, Samos, Zakynthos
Italy Lamezia Terme, Naples, Olbia, Rimini
Portugal Funchal
Turkey Antalya
Spain Ibiza
Germany Sylt
Germania Greece Heraklion, Rhodes, Kos
Bulgaria Burgas, Varna
Turkey Antalya
France Calvi
Croatia Split
Swiss International Air Lines Spain Alicante, Santiago de Compostela
Italy Brindisi, Catania, Palermo
Greece Thessaloniki
Malta Luqa
Air Berlin (operated by Belair) Egypt Hurghada, Marsa Alam
Iceland Reykjavik-Keflavik
Turkey Antalya

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.

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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 delayed while you are travelled within, to or from Europe, flew with an EU registered flight and you want to claim compensation for the problem the airline has caused you, all you have to do is provide us with your basic flight details (flight number & flight date). For flight details you can check Zurich airport flight schedule which is available online and on the flight tracker at the airport. You can see your flight status on the tracker and you can fill in the compensation calculator at Claim Flights accordingly 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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