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Emirates Flight Delays Or Cancellations Compensation Rights

Emirates Airlines flights departed from any EU member states, if gets delayed for more than 3 hours on arrival or if cancelled without prior notice of 2 weeks then Emirates passengers are entitled to claim compensation up to 600€ as per 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 Emirates flight compensation, you should have been travelled within or from EU Member State. There are many cases when you claim compensation by yourself; whereas 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 experts in order to get your money back, Emirates owes for you.

Cancelled / Overbooked Flight Compensation - EU Regulation 261/2004

According to EC Regulation 261/2004, air passengers can also claim refund from Emirates Airlines if their flight has been cancelled at any EU airport or if they were denied to board the flight due to an overbooked flight ticket, missed the flight connection due to their current flight delay or airport delays or in case Emirates Airlines offered an alternate flight which delays on arrival entitles you to claim compensation.

Eligibility to Claim Emirates Flight Delay / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Compensation

To claim Emirates 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 on 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 cancellations or overbooking)

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Emirates Airlines

Emirates Airlines is recognized as one of the largest airlines and it is considered as the 4th largest airline carrying the scheduled passenger-kilometres flown. Emirates airline hub is located at Dubai International Airport, and its headquarters is located at Garhoud, Dubai, UAE. Emirates Airlines flies to the longest international distances covering the maximum kilometres.

The destinations are like from Dubai to Houston / San Francisco / Dallas / Los Angeles. Dubai to Los Angeles is the longest non-stop flight operated by Emirates which takes 16 hr 35 min to cover 13,420 km (or 8,339 miles). Emirates is known to operate two different types of fleet, one is the Airbus and another is the Boeing wide-body aircraft. There are very few airlines that are able to operate the Boeing wide-body aircraft. Recently, Emirates Airlines has its name in most popular airlines in the Aviation industry especially for the comprehensive services they provide.

Emirates Airlines Code Share Agreements

Emirates Airlines shares code share agreements with Air India, Jet Airways, JetBlue, Japan Airlines, Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air, ASL Airlines Belgium, Bangkok Airways, Copa Airlines, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qantas, S7 Airlines, Thai Airways, WestJet, SriLankan Airlines, Air Malta, Air Mauritius, Jetstar Airways, Jetstar Asia Airways, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, Flybe.

Emirates Airlines European Flight Routes

Sr.No. Country City
1 United Kingdom Birmingham, Glasgow, London, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne
2 Germany Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich
3 Italy Bologna, Milan, Rome, Venice
4 Russia Moscow, Saint Petersburg
5 France Lyon, Nice, Paris
6 Spain Barcelona, Madrid
7 Switzerland Geneva, Zürich
8 Denmark Copenhagen
9 Netherlands Amsterdam
10 Sweden Stockholm
11 Belgium Brussels
12 Hungary Budapest
13 Turkey Istanbul
14 Cyprus Larnaca
15 Austria Vienna
16 Croatia Zagreb
17 Czech Republic Prague
18 Greece Athens
19 Ireland Dublin
20 Poland Warsaw
21 Portugal Lisbon
22 Norway Oslo

Emirates Airlines Services & Awards

Emirates Airlines is the first airline which introduced In-flight entertainment system (ICE) in commercial aircrafts in 1992. ICE (Information, communication, entertainment) is the entertainment system which is operated by Emirates Airlines. Emirates has won "World's Best In-Flight-Entertainment Award" from Skytrax and "Best Middle East Airline" award. And Emirates also got 1st position in World's Top 10 Airlines.

Emirates Airline Reviews

In terms of airline review, Skytrax has rated Emirates Airlines an average of 6 stars out of 10 for customer services and performance. Customers have rated 3 of 5 stars for its food & beverages & staff service; and 4 of 5 stars for In-flight Entertainment, Seat Comfort & Value for Money.

Emirates Flight Delay / Cancellation / Denied Boarding Problems

Emirates Airlines is one of the world largest airline which flies to more than 130 worldwide destinations and most of Emirates flights delays due to heavy air traffic, cargo traffic or maybe due to some technical issues. Whereas if you faced any problems with Emirates flights like flight delays of 3 hours or more; flight cancellations without prior notification; denied boarding due to overbooked flights then you may receive compensation of up to 600€ from Emirates airline in accordance with EC Regulation 261/2004 EU air passenger rights.

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 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 extreme 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 Emirates 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€ ($700)
Flight Delay Distance Based Compensation Amount

Am I Eligible To Claim Compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European law, it applies to EU airspace. 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). Thus you can claim for Emirates flight delays which have been departed from any of the European Airports or was cancelled to depart at scheduled time from EU airport.

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

Claim Flights – Flight Compensation Firm (How We Can Help You To Claim Your Money Back)

If your flight has been delayed or cancelled while you are travelling within Europe, flying with Emirates flight and you want to claim compensation for the problem caused to you, all you have to do is provide us your Emirates flight details (i.e., flight number & flight date) and reason behind it. Then our claim experts will work with various other teams to collect data so that everything goes smoothly. Our Claim Expert 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. If you have any complaints regarding the airline for flight delays or cancellation you can contact Claim Flights at any time.

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Claim Yourself Compensation For Flight Delays / Cancellations

If your flight was 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 claim letter template to write the letter to airline to claim compensation for your delayed / cancelled / overbooked flight in accordance with EU 261 Rule. 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 Emirates Owes For You

Passengers are often unaware of their flight right 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. Our Flight Compensation Calculator can help you to calculate the amount claimable from Emirates airlines for your delayed or cancelled flight. You can check for free the amount Emirates airlines owes you with our free flight compensation checker tool.

You may need to enter further details into the claim form about yourself & co-passengers for whom you would like to claim flight compensation from Emirates. Our Claim Expert team can file the claim on behalf of you on your wish and pursue it with the airlines. Air passengers are charged only in case he/she/they gets the compensation from the Airlines. You can compare the receivable compensation amount through us against other claim companies. Claim Flights takes up your case on a No Win No Fee basis and makes sure that you get right amount in time.

Flight Delay Compensation Calculator
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