Air Baltic (BT) Flight Delay Compensation
If your Air Baltic flight was delayed or canceled, you may have the right to compensation under European Regulation EC 261.
The amount of compensation is up to 600€ ($700).
AirBaltic is an economy priced airline operating out of Riga International airport in Latvia near the capital Riga. The airline was founded in August 1995 and made its first flight on October 1st 1995. The first aircraft airBaltic flew was a Saab 340 from Riga International airport.
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AirBaltic has been the recipient of a number of awards for. One such award is the anna aero, also known as the Euro Annies, for being Europe’s largest flag carrier as ranked by number of new routes.
CodeShare Agreements and Alliances
The airline does not currently have any alliances. The company has no subsidiaries. The airline does possess codeshare agreements with several airlines, however. These airlines are:
- Air Berlin
- Aegea Airlines
- Azerbaijan Airlines
- Air Serbia
- Austrian Airlines
- Air France
- Ukraine International Airlines
- Brussels Airlines
- Czech Airlines
- Etihad Airlines
- Georgian Airlines
- British Airways
- LOT Polish Airlines
- Uzbekistan Airways
- Scandinavian Airlines
AirBaltic’s Fleet and Destinations
The airline currently has a fleet size of 24, offering service to 60 destinations. AirBaltic connects Latvia to many destinations across Europe, Russia, and the Middle East. AirBaltic’s fleet includes: 5 Boeing 737-500, 8 Boeing 737-300, and 12 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 NextGen. It has also ordered 13 Bombardier CS300.
AirBaltic offers flights to many destinations including the following locations: Aalborg Airport, Aberdeen Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport, Athens International Airport, Ben Gurion Airport, Billund Airport, Burgas Airport, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Chisinau Airport, Cote d’Azure Airport, Domodedovo Airport, Dortmund Airport, Dubai Airport, El Prat Airport, Ferihegy Airport, Frankfurt am Main Airport, Frederic Chopin Airport, Fuhlsbüttel Airport, Gatwick Airport.
AirBaltic offers flights across Europe, in countries such as Italy, Denmak, and Russia. It also offers service to African countries such as Egypt.
AirBaltic’s Delay and Cancellation Policy
The OAG award for most punctual airline was bestowed upon airBaltic for two years in a row, 2014 and 2015. AirBaltic has been on time 94.4% of the time.
Stats for November, 2015 through December, 2015 show airBaltic was on time 89% of the time and experienced no cancellations or diversions.
AirBaltic is based out of Latvia and is therefore a European company and as such it must operate under European regulation and laws. Passengers are entitled to compensation as of passenger’s rights Regulation 261/2004 under EU law. The criteria for compensation eligibility is as follows: if passengers are delayed for 3 or more hours within reason of the airline’s control, if a flight is cancelled without notice, or if passengers are denied boarding due to overbooking. Passengers can contact the airline directly, but if this does not yield the desired results there are other options.
What is Claim Flights?
Claim Flights is a company that helps passengers receive fair compensation if the airline is not cooperative. You will need to provide basic information and flight details and Claim Flights takes care of the rest.
Department of Transportation also known as DOT has set certain air-travel rights for people who are travelling from US to EU. If you are bumped due to overbooking, delayed for 3 hours or went through flight cancelation, you have right to claim for compensation. You can use our online calculator to check how much amount you can claim for.
Dr. Mirko C. Ulbrich