Charles de Gaulle Airport Flight Delays or Cancelations

At Roissy Airport, it may happen that sometimes your flight is canceled or delayed at the airport. However, Many Passengers do not know they are eligible for compensation up to 600€ under EU law for such mishaps. Here, you will find information about dealing with flight delays or flight cancellations at Charles de Gaulle airport.

Enter your flight details and check how much you are entitled to.

Charles de Gaulle Airport flight delays or cancellations

If you are affected by the flight delays or flight cancellations at CDG Airport, worry you might be eligible to get compensation up to 600€.

Furthermore, inconvenience due to overbooking missed connecting flight due to delay or cancellation, or if flight route changes, are some other problems under which you can ask for compensation.

We here at ClaimFlights will help you determine whether you are eligible for compensation and how much you can claim.

Check how much you can claim using our free flight compensation calculator. Provide some necessary details such as flight number, flight date, and the reason behind the inconvenience and file a claim.

Passenger Rights under EU 261 Rule

Under EC Regulation 261/2004, air passengers are entitled to compensation or refund from the airlines, if the airline was responsible for …

  • flight delays: if you reached the final destination with later than 3 hours.
  • flight cancellations: if you were informed about flight cancellation without any prior notice.
  • overbooking: if you were denied boarding due to overbooking.
  • missed connection: if you missed your connecting flight due to delay or cancellation of your first flight, and reached later than 3 hours at the final destination.

Charles de Gaulle Airport flight delays

For Charles de Gaulle flight delays of more than three hours, you could be entitled to compensation up to 600€ under EU law EC 261.

Under EC Regulation 261/2004, you are entitled to financial compensation or refund for longer flight delays.

When are you entitled to flight compensation?

  1. You reach the final destination later than 3 hours
  2. Your flights depart from, or arrives at, Roissy Airport
  3. And, the delay was not due to extraordinary circumstances

Let’s understand under what circumstances you can claim compensation and when you can ask for a refund.

How much can you claim for Charles de Gaulle Airport delays?

For flight delays over three hours on arrivals, you could be entitled to compensation up to 600€ (or £510).

The amount of compensation varies between 250€ to 600€ depending upon the route distance and length of the delay.

The table below clarifies how much you can claim for Roissy’s Airport delayed flight.

Short distance
(up to 1500 km)
Medium distance
(1501 to 3500 km)
(more than 3500 km)
e.g., Frankfurt to Madrid e.g., Frankfurt to Istanbul e.g., Frankfurt to New York
€250 €400 €600*

* the amount may get reduced by 50%, i.e., you may get up to 300€ for a distance of over 3500 km if EU borders were not crossed.

Your Flight Has Been Delayed or Canceled. What Should You Do?


Ask a reason for the delay

Ask the airline for the reason behind the delay. Get confirmation in writing from the airlines’ customer service.

Note Arrival Time

Note the flights’ arrival time, i.e., when the aircraft door was opened and passengers were allowed to step out.

Collect Evidence

Collect evidence such as pictures of arrival board, boarding pass, receipts, etc., to prove the delay.

Check your Eligibility

Enter your flight details into our compensation checker to check if you are eligible for compensation.

Exchange Contacts

Exchange contact information of co-passengers (which can act as evidence while asking for compensation).

Claim Money Back

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Flight departure delays

If your Charles de Gaulle Airport flight was delayed to depart over two hours, you are entitled to ‘right to care’ assistance.

For 2+ Hours of Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.

For 5+ Hours of Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.


Re-routed to the earliest available flight


Refund of the ticket cost, if you were unwilling to travel


Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.

Was your flight delayed for more than 3 hours?

Claim Compensation

Charles de Gaulle Airport Flight Cancellations

If you were informed about flight cancellations without prior notice of at least 14 days, you can either apply for a refund or ask for an alternate flight.

You can claim compensation between 125€ and 600€ depending upon …

  • days you were informed before
  • the length of delay, and
  • route distance

For Charles de Gaulle Airport canceled flights, you have two options to choose from …

  • apply for a refund, or
  • ask for an alternative flight

If your alternate flight delays for more than 2 hours, you could be eligible for compensation under EU law.

Whereas, for flight cancellation due to extraordinary circumstances, you could not claim compensation.

Was your flight cancelled without any notice?

Claim Compensation

Missed Flight Connection

You may be entitled to Charles de Gaulle missed connecting flight compensation under the European Union Regulation EC 261, if …

  1. the same airline operates your connecting flight(s) which you missed due to a delay or cancellation of your first flight, and
  2. the delay at the final destination is more than three hours.

You could claim up to 600€ for a missed flight. Whereas, in order to be eligible for compensation you must satisfy the above criteria.

How to claim compensation for delayed or canceled flights?

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Useful information about Roissy Airport

Charles de Gaulle Airport is also known as Roissy Airport, and it is the largest international airport in France and the second busiest airport in Europe.

It has a whopping capacity to handle more than 70 million air passengers, making it one of the world’s busiest airports and Europe’s second busiest airport after London Heathrow Airport.

The IATA code of Charles de Gaulle Airport is “CDG,” and the ICAO code is “LFPG.”
Charles de Gaulle Airport Terminal

It consists of mainly three terminals:

Terminal 1: This Terminal consists of a circular building that provides all the main services to passengers such as baggage claims, check-in counters, shops, Waiting lounge, and Restaurants. It is used by mainly Alliance Members except those who are already using Terminal 2.

Terminal 2: This Terminal is divided into seven sub terminals that are Terminal 2A to Terminal 2G. It is used by Air France, all SkyTeam and Oneworld Airlines, and some of the StarAlliance Members.

Terminal 3: It consists of one single building for arrival and departures, and is used for charter airlines and low-cost carriers.

CDG Airport News

Get all the latest news or updates on scheduled flights, CDG arrivals, departures, etc., on their official website.

CDG Airport Weather Delays
Mainly the reason behind CDG Airport delays is extreme weather or air traffic congestion. In such bad weather conditions, or when it’s not your fault, you should check your flight’s status, speak to your airline crew, or look for your rights.

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Petya Petrova

Petya Petrova

International Legal Strategist

Petya Petrova-Racheva holds a Master of Law (LLM) degree, and has broad knowledge of European Laws in different countries. She loves travelling and her dog, as well as her family.

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