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This is the place to view articles & guides from the Flight Delay Pay team giving our view and explanations on all things flight delay compensation.

1005, 2017

Bird Strikes are deemed extraordinary by the Court of European Justice

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the chief judicial authority of the European Union. On the 4th May 2017 it ruled that a collision between a bird and an aircraft should be classified as [...]

104, 2017

How do I claim compensation for a delayed Flight under EU261/2004?

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It is estimated that 120,000 flights were delayed and  4,000 flights were cancelled in 2016.  This means that millions of pounds are owed in compensation to passengers.  However only 5% of passengers bother to claim.  We will walk [...]

1103, 2017

Case Study: Monarch Airlines – Flight No. ZB 1162 – September 11th, 2016

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Case study: Monarch Airlines - 11th September 2016 Flight No. ZB 1162 | Birmingham (BHX) > Larnica (LCA) Delay, Check-in Systems failure Many passengers on the above date suffered as the Baggage handling company Aviator system broke down [...]

1302, 2017

Flight Delay Compensation – Extraordinary Circumstances explained

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Each and every year it is estimated that over 30 million European air passengers suffer from flight delays and cancellations and only 9% know about their rights when they suffer from flight delays or cancellations. Did you know [...]

2011, 2016

What does Brexit mean for Airline passenger compensation?

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With airlines threatening to move headquaters to another European location, 1000s of trade laws and legal regulations about to be examined and perhaps overturned - where does that leave the hapless UK traveller post Brexit? Flight Delay Director, Paul Davidson explains... [...]

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