In the case of denied boarding, a canceled flight, overbooked flight, or a delay of five hours or greater, you can receive up to 600 euros, plus the carrier still has to transport you to your ticketed destination.
How long does a flight have to be delayed to get compensation?
If your flight’s delayed for 3 or more hours
|Delay to your arrival||Flight distance||Compensation|
|3 hours or more||Less than 1,500km||€250|
|Between 1,500km and 3,500km||€400|
|More than 1,500km and within the EU||€400|
|3-4 hours||More than 3,500km, between an EU and non-EU airport||€300|
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Is there a fee for missing a flight?
Most airlines will allow you to reschedule. A fee of $200 or more plus the difference in fare applies on most airlines. If you missed your connecting flight due to bad weather, most often you’ll be put on the next available flight so there’s no need to panic.
Can you get money back if you miss your flight?
When you miss your flight but you aren’t entitled to compensation, you may still be able to get a refund for the taxes you paid. If you miss your flight the airline doesn’t have to pay any passenger-bound taxes to the airport. But you’ve already paid these taxes, which can comprise 25% of your ticket price.
What happens if u miss your flight?
If you missed a flight because you were late to the airport, you don’t have any real rights. Under most domestic airline policies — which are outlined in the contract of carriage on the airline website — if you miss a connection, it will rebook you on the next flight at no charge.