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Ryanair (FR) Delayed / Canceled Flights Compensation

In case you have experienced of Ryanair flights being delayed for more than 3 hours on arrivals or is canceled without prior notification of 2 weeks, then you are eligible to claim compensation up to 600€ (i.e. $720) as per EC Regulation 261/2004. European Union Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004 which came into effect from 2005 states that you have right to ask for compensation from Ryanair airline for the inconvenience caused to you.

Ryanair passengers should know that they have the right to claim compensation not only for Ryanair flight delays but also for flight cancellations and airport delays. Furthermore, inconvenience due to flight overbooking, missing the connecting flight due to first flight delay, if flight route changes or flight failure are other circumstances under which you can ask for compensation.

Check how much you can claim using our free flight compensation calculator with just basic details in hand such as Ryanair flight number, Ryanair flight date which can be available on your Ryanair flight boarding pass or your flight itinerary. If you further decide to claim through the help of our claim professionals, provide us your personal details and assign us by signing the digital contract.

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Ryanair is an Irish low cost airline started in the year 1985 and become one of the most popular airline all over the Europe. It holds the record of being largest and busiest airline in its name. Ryanair headquartered in Swords, Dublin and have primary bases at Dublin and London Stansted Airport.

Ryanair started its operation to flew from Waterford to London Gatwick on their 15-seater aircraft. In 1986 they got the permission to start their services from the London to Dublin on a cost which was way less than the rivals.

Due to its low cost, Ryanair became the biggest carrier which carries 82,000 passengers in-between these routes during their first operational year. In 2003, Ryanair was owned by Buzz from KLM. During late 2003, the airline flew almost to 127 routes.

After getting 85% share in London European Airways, Ryanair started their services from Amsterdam to Brussels in 1986. Ryanair was able to obtain the rights of operating the schedule services in the European states in 1992. This opportunity bought a lot of chances for Ryanair airlines to grow.

Ryanair Fleet Size & Destinations

Currently Ryanair operates 398 aircrafts including 1 Boeing 737-700 while the rest of them are Boeing 737-800. The route network of this airline serves almost 30 different countries Asia, Africa and Europe. On regular basis, almost 1600 flights flies across 185 different destinations. In 2015, the airline flew almost 103,000,000.

Following is the list of famous destinations connected with Ryanair airline:

Sr.No. Country City /Cities
1 France Bergerac, Beziers, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Brive-la-Gaillarde, Carcassonne, Clermont-Ferrand, Deauville, Dole, Figari, Grenoble, La Rochelle, Lille, Limoges, Lorient Lourdes / Tarbes, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice Nimes , Paris, Perpignan, Poitiers, Rodez, Saint-Etienne, Saint-Malo / Dinard, Strasbourg, Toulouse, Tours
2 Spain Alicante, Almeria, Barcelona, ​​Castellan, Fuerteventura, Girona, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Jerez de la Frontera, Lanzarote, Madrid, Malaga, Menorca (Murcia), Murcia, Palma de Mallorca, Reus, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, Seville , Tenerife, Valencia, Valladolid, Vigo, Zaragoza
3 United Kingdom Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cardiff, Derry, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds / Bradford, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newquay, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cork, Dublin, Kerry, Knock, Shannon
4 Italy Alghero, Ancona, Bari, Bologna, Brindisi, Cagliari, Catania, Comiso, Cuneo, Genoa, Lamezia Terme, Milan, Naples, Palermo, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Rome, Trapani, Trieste, Turin, Venice, Verona
5 Germany Berlin, Bremen, Cologne / Bonn, Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden Leipzig / Halle Memmingen, Nuremberg, Stuttgart
6 Poland Bydgoszcz, Gdansk, Katowice, Krakow, Lodz, Lublin, Olsztyn, Poland, Rzeszow, Stettiner, Warsaw, Wroclaw
7 Greece Athens, Cephalonia, Chania, Corfu, Mykonos, Rhodes, Santorini, Thessaloniki
8 Morocco Agadir, Fez, Marrakech, Nador, Oujda, Rabat, Tangier
9 Portugal Faro, Lisbon, Ponta Delgada, Porto, Terceira
10 Romania Bucharest, Craiova, Oradea, Timisoara
11 Netherlands Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Maastricht
12 Denmark Aarhus, Billund, Copenhagen
13 Sweden Gothenburg, Stockholm, Växjö
14 Lithuania Kaunas, Palanga, Vilnius
15 Czech Republic Brno, Ostrava, Prague
16 Croatia Pula, Rijeka, Zadar
17 Switzerland Basel / Mulhouse
18 Cyprus Paphos, Larnaca
19 Malta Valletta / Luqa
20 Norway Haugesund, Oslo
21 Austria Linz, Salzburg
22 Bulgaria Plovdiv, Sofia
23 Slovakia Bratislava
24 Luxembourg Luxembourg
25 Montenegro Podgorica
26 Hungary Budapest
27 Belgium Brussels
28 Estonia Tallinn
29 Finland Tampere
30 Israel Eilat
31 Latvia Riga
32 Serbia Nis

Ryanair Services And Awards

Ryanair provide low cost flights to their passengers for all routes and at all time. It provides boarding notification facility to all about delay / cancellation / denied boarding flights through messages, e-mails or internet.

Ryanair nowadays provide online check-in facility due to long airport check-in queues, so its passengers can easily board their flights within less time. Ryanair has won the "Europe's Leading Low-Cost Airline" in the year 2003 and 2005.

Ryanair Reviews

According to Skytrax, Ryanair has been rated as 6/10 which is based on more than 900 customer's reviews till August 2016. Ryanair has a history of charging extra in terms for Ryanair check-in facilities, for baggage (luggage), food and drinks.

Ryanair is popular for charging extra when it comes to facilities like food, drinks or baggage. As per the reports, Ryanair was said to be the worst airline company when it comes to customer service. In 2002, the airline had to pay passengers due to the promises they made but it didn’t fulfil.

Poor service was also given to the disabled passengers by the airline. In 2007, Ryanair went on charging €2 extra for their flights in order to cover expenses which were arising due to the EC Regulation 261/2004. According to this Regulation, Ryanair supposed to pay accommodation or transportation facilities to the passengers in case their flights delays for more than 5 hours, overnight flight delays or cancelled.

Ryanair Flight Delays / Cancellation / 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 air passengers to claim 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 – Ryanair 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 are the air passenger travelled with Ryanair Airline and your flight was delayed or if your flight gets cancelled (without any prior notice) or for reasons which could have been easily solved then according to Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, flight passengers can claim up to 600€ as flight delay compensation. This takes into account distance that you travelled both within Europe and outside Europe and the time for flight delay which should be more than 3 hours.

Within EU,

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less then you can claim up to €250
  • And over 1,500 km you can claim up to €400

Between EU Airport And Non-EU Airport

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less then you claim up to €250
  • If the distance is between 1,500 - 3,500 km then you claim up to €400
  • And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours then you claim up to €600
Delayed Flight Distance Based Claim Amount

Note: If you are travelling to a Non-European country from a Non-European country by a European Flight, EU 261 Rule won't apply to you. It is only applied in case of EU based flights travelling within Europe or to or from an EU Member State.

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).

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 from or within Europe or flying with an EU registered flight and you want to claim compensation for the problem the airline has caused to you, all you have to do is provide us with your Ryanair 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 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 to Ryanair flight delays or cancellation you can contacts Claim Flights at any time.

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Claim Yourself Delayed Flight Compensation

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 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 Ryanair Owes You

Passengers are often unaware of the regulation 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. Flight Delay Compensation Calculator can help you to calculate the amount to claim from Ryanair for your delayed / cancelled flight. You can check for free the amount Ryanair airlines owe for you with our flight delay compensation calculator.

You can claim flight delay compensation with our assistance by filling the claim form. You may need to enter further details about yourself & co-passengers for whom you would like to claim the flight compensation from the Ryanair. Our claim expert team can file the claim on behalf of you and pursue it with the airlines. Air passengers are charged only in case they get the compensation from the airline. You can compare the claimable compensation amount provided by 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.

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