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American Airlines Flight Delays / Cancellations Claims

American Airlines flights departed from EU member states if gets delayed for more than 3 hours on arrival, then AA flight passengers can claim compensation up to $700 in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004.

European Union Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004 was made in the year 2004 and came into effect from February of 2005, states that flight passengers who face inconvenience due to flight delays, flight cancellations or if they’re denied boarding should be compensated from the airlines.

To claim compensation you should have travelled within or from EU Member State. As American Airlines (AA) has merged with US Airways; claims against US Airways can be made through American Airlines.

There are many cases when you claim flight delay compensation by yourself; you may face certain difficulties, as usually airlines excuses with some reasons and you may be not aware of the actual fact.

So, you can seek the help of our claim professionals in order to get your money back, airlines owes for you.

EC Regulation 261/2004 entitlement for Cancelled & Overbooked Flights

Air passengers can also claim refund from AA airline if their flight has been cancelled at any EU Airport or if they were denied boarding due to an overbooked flight. If you were denied boarding or your flight was been cancelled and AA offered an alternate flight which delayed on arrival entitles you to claim AA flight delay compensation.

For e.g., if you booked your flight ticket with American Airlines and say, your flight from London was cancelled and you were offered an alternate flight which was delayed at the arrival airport for more than 4 hours then you can claim Flight Delay Compensation i.e., up to $700 (or 600€) from AA airline as per EU 261 Rule.

Eligibility To Claim Delayed / Cancelled / Overbooked Flight Compensation

To claim American Airlines compensation the following conditions should meet as per EC Regulation 261 of 2004

  • Flight should have been departed from an EU Member State (in case of delays in arrival)
  • Flight should have been delayed for more than 3 hours
  • Flight should be scheduled to depart from an EU Member State (in case of cancelled or overbooked flight)

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American Airlines Recently Delayed / Cancelled Flights List (Flight No., Date, Departure & Arrival Destinations)

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Minneapolis - MSP Chicago - ORD Claim Flight Compensation
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American Airlines

American Airlines (AA) is one of the largest airlines in the world with its headquarters at Fort Worth, Texas, United States and other hubs located at Los Angeles, O'Hare Airport Chicago, Philadelphia Airport, Phoenix, Charlotte Douglas Airport, Miami Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Washington DC. It operates a wide network of domestic as well as international flights. Tulsa International Airport is the place where basic maintenance work is being carried out for the flawless execution of the process.

American Airlines Group is the parent company of American Airlines. It is recognized as one of the founding members of OneWorld Airline Alliance which allows synchronized fare options with its alliance partners Finnair, British Airways, Iberia and Japan Airlines.

American Airlines Code Share Partners, Fleets & Destinations

American Airlines shares code share agreements with OpenSkies and Air Tahiti Nui (EU based airlines). It has more than 950 fleets under its name which flies to 350 destinations worldwide over more than 50 countries. And it is also known to be the world's largest airline in terms of fleet size and scheduled passengers carried.

American Airlines alliance partners Finnair, British Airways and Iberia serves passengers from Europe to America and the other joint partners Japan Airlines and Qantas serves passengers from Asia to America.

Most Frequent European Routes

Sr.No. Country City
1 United Kingdom Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester
2 Italy Milan, Rome, Venice
3 Germany Frankfurt, Munich
4 Spain Barcelona, Madrid
5 Ireland Dublin, Shannon
6 Greece Athens
7 Portugal Lisbon
8 Switzerland Zürich
9 France Paris

Some of the frequent routes from European countries to American destinations are New York, San Francisco, San Jose and Boston

AA Airline Reviews

In terms of airlines review, Skytrax has rated American Airlines less than an average of 3 stars out of 10 reviewed by more than 1520 customers as of May 2017. AA airline passengers have rated 2 stars out of 5 for its On-Board services like Food & Beverages, Inflight Entertainment, Seat Comfort, Staff Service and Value for Money.

American Airlines flights passengers usually complains about flight delays or lateness in arrival or departures, cancellations, baggage delay, seat comfort, services, in-flight entertainment, leg room space, poor crew service, meals, etc as of AirlineQuality and TripAdvisor

American Airlines Flight Delays / Cancellations / Denied Boarding Problems

Flight delays, cancellations is usually a common problem faced by an air passengers, there are also cases of denied boarding, when an air passengers is not allowed to board the flight due to an oversold seat. In such cases, European Union introduced EC Regulation 261/2004 which entitles passengers to claim flight delay compensation for flight delays of more than 3 hours; to claim cancelled flight compensation for flight cancellations without notice; also allows to claim compensation in case of denied boarding due to an overbooked flight and compensation for delayed flights when you were offered re-routed flight or an alternate flight in case of flight cancellations or overbooked flight which gets delayed at the arrival airport for more than 3 hours.

EC Regulation 261/2004 EU Air Passenger Rights

EC Regulation 261/2004 (dated 17 February 2005) applies to air passengers departing from any EU airport, or from a non-EU airport with an EU airline to an EU destination. Passengers must note that flight delay compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions. There will be no compensation for a delay / cancellation caused by an extraordinary circumstance, under which such delay / cancellation becomes uncontrollable. An example of such situations includes bad weather or security concerns such as fear of a terror attack. In such situations, passengers will not be given any compensation.

Nevertheless, if there is a delay of more than 4 hours for a flight of 3500 km or more; delay of 3 hours or more in intra-community flight of 1500 km or more; and delay of 3 hours in case of flight under 1500 km, the passenger is entitled to claim compensation under EU norms as set by the Regulation. This entitlement is when the delay is not caused by extraordinary circumstances.

If you travelled with American Airlines and your flight was delayed or cancelled without any prior notice or for reasons which could have been easily avoided by the airline, then according to Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, you can claim compensation up to 600€. This takes into account distance of travel and the delay duration which should be more than 3 hours.

Within EU,

  • If your travel distance is 1,500 km or less then you can claim up to 250€ ($280)
  • Between 1,500 to 3,500 km claimable amount is up to 400€ ($450)

Between EU Airport and Non-EU Airport

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you claim up to 250€ ($280)
  • If distance is between 1,500 to 3,500 km, then you claim up to 400€ ($450)
  • And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours then you claim up to 600€ ($670)

Am I Eligible To Claim Compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is an EU Rule; it applies to EU air carriers and airlines which flies from Europe. You do not have to be an EU citizen to claim compensation for flight delays or flight cancellations. This means that you can claim for American Airlines flights departing from an airport located in the EU. You are also eligible to claim back the refund of flight ticket cost from American Airlines for cancelled flights in any of the European country.

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
From Outside EU To Outside EU NO NO
From Outside EU To Inside EU YES NO
From Inside EU To Outside EU YES YES
From Inside EU To Inside EU YES YES

AA Delayed Flight Passengers Can Claim Through Us

Facing problem while claiming flight delay compensation from AA Airlines? We at Claim Flights bring the user-friendly options, using which you can ask for your claim within few minutes. We execute all the activities following EC Regulation 261/2004. The Federal Court of Justice on 7th May 2013 comes under Article 3 of EC Regulation 261/2004 came out with the verdict that the passengers who faced inconvenience due to flight delay, cancellation or denied boarding should receive the compensation from the airlines.

EU 261 Rule helps you to acknowledge the authenticated services and you don't have to spend a long time to ask for your claim. We always maintain an updated law case database along with efficient claim which is well versed with the features regarding the compensation. Once, you enter our website you can find "Flight Delay Compensation Calculator" through which you can easily know the amount you can claim from American Airlines (AA). Once you entered American Airlines Flight Number and your flight date you get access to the next steps completing which you can place your claim successfully.


Sometimes, the airlines excuses with the 'Act of God' but every event can't be an 'Act of God'. We thereby help you to understand the real fact and thus you won't be facing any difficulties. We would reveal the true information and would put any excuses avoiding the compensation that you are entitled to receive. You may not know the original reason and the knowledge on flights database but we definitely get access to those, giving you the justice.


Claim Flights is most trusted claim company and have very efficient claim experts' team who makes your claim case successful and pays the compensation amount received from the airline within right time. All you have to do is provide us with your American Airlines flight details (AA flight number & flight date) and enter the reason of delay/cancellation/denied boarding.

Our claim experts will incorporate 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 delay / cancellation, flights scheduled departure and arrival time, etc. making more likely win-win situation.

So if you have any complaints regarding American Airlines flight delays or American Airlines cancellations you can contact us at any time. Don't delay and claim for your flight owed by AA airline today. We also facilitate free flight delay compensation letter template to claim yourself; free Flight Delay Compensation Calculator which you can use to know the amount American Airlines owes for you.

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 about American Airlines flights, thus you receive the compensation within right time.

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