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Re-routed Flight Compensation

Re-routing is quite common in the aviation industry, and there are 2 types, both of which are eligible for a compensation pay-out.

The first type of re-routing occurs when you reach your planned destination with a different flight number than the original one on your ticket. This is the most common type of re-routing and it often results in delays for passengers, which can vary from a few minutes to a number of hours.

The second type of re-routing happens when you reach your destination by travelling along a different route than originally planned. In order to be eligible for compensation for this type of re-routing, you delay must have exceeded 3 hours.

Re-routed Flight Compensation

The amount of compensation awarded for a re-routed flight depends on the length of the journey in kilometres along with the length of the delay. If you are eligible for compensation, you can receive the following amounts depending on the circumstances:

  • £210* / €250 for all flights of 1,500km or less.
  • £340* / €400 for all intra-community flights that exceed 1,500km and all other flights that are between 1,500k and 3,500km.
  • £510* / €600 for all flights that are above 3,500km.

The sum awarded is also affected by the difference between the arrival time of the planned and replacement flight. Your compensation may be reduced if the replacement flight does not exceed the scheduled arrival time:

  • By 2 hours, applying to all flights of 1,500km or less.
  • By 3 hours, applying to all intra-community flights exceeding 1,500km and all other flights that are between 1,500km and 3,500km.
  • By 4 hours, in respect of all other flights.

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