Air France Cancelled or Delayed Flight Compensation
If your Air France Airlines flight was delayed for more than three hours or cancelled without prior notice, you could be eligible for compensation up to 600€ under EU law. We may assist you in requesting compensation for Air France flight delays or cancellations on a “no win no fee” basis.
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In this guide, you will also learn about all your rights, privileges, and, most importantly, if you are eligible for compensation under EC Regulation 261/2004 EU Air Passenger Rights.
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Air France flight delays or cancellations rights
Was your Air France flight delayed or cancelled? If the answer is Yes, you may have the right to claim compensation.
According to EU Law, if your Air France flight was delayed for more than three hours or cancelled less than 14 days before it was due to depart, you might be qualified to claim Air France compensation for the delays or cancellations up to €600 for each passenger.
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Air France Passengers’ Right to Claim Compensation
Flying with Air France, you may have suffered flight disruptions such as delays, cancellations, or denied boarding due to overbooking, which can completely ruin your travel plans.
But hold on! Under EC Regulation 261/2004, you could be eligible for compensation for flight delays and cancellations.
What to do if your Air France flight is delayed or cancelled? Under EU law EC 261, you could be entitled to compensation up to 600€.
You could claim compensation for Air France flight delays of more than three hours at the final destination or flight cancellations without prior notice of at least 2 weeks.
Air France Airlines does not have to pay compensation or refund if they could arrange an alternative flight with similar departure and arrival times to the original one.
Any person in this World who faced delays or cancellations can claim compensation under EU law. You do not need to be an EU citizen.
We at ClaimFlights take you through all the information you need about When and How to Claim Air France Delay Compensation. We will also help you to understand how EU law protects you and how much you can claim compensation.
Air France flight delay compensation
For Air France flight delays of more than three hours at the final destination, you are entitled to compensation up to 600€ under EU law.
Whereas the most important factors to file Air France delay compensation claim are only if …
- you reached the final destination later than 3 hours
- the departure or arrival airport belongs to an EU member state
- and the delay was not due to extraordinary circumstances
Note:Extraordinary circumstances are events that beyond the control of the airlines, such as bad weather, tsunami, coronavirus, or some ‘Act of God’. Thus, you are not eligible to claim compensation.
How much can you claim for Air France flight delays or cancellations?
The amount of compensation to claim varies from 250€ to 600€. It depends upon the route distance and the length of the delay.
The table below clarifies how much you can claim for Air France delayed or canceled flights.
(up to 1500 km)
(1501 to 3500 km)
(more than 3500 km)
|e.g., Frankfurt to Madrid||e.g., Frankfurt to Istanbul||e.g., Frankfurt to New York|
* 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?
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Right to care in case of Air France Airlines Departure delays
If Air France flight delays for more than two hours or 5 hours, passengers are entitled to ‘Right to Care’ assistance.
For 2+ Hours of Flight Delays
For 5+ Hours of Flight Delays
Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.
Air France Flight Cancellation Compensation
For flight departing from EU airport which gets cancelled without prior notice, you could be eligible for Air France cancelled flight compensation under Regulation EC 261/2004.
The amount to claim for a cancelled flight is between 125€ and 600€ depending upon …
- days you were informed before
- the length of delay, and
- route distance
If Air France Airlines cancelled your flight without prior notice of at least 14 days, you could be entitled to compensation or refund.
If Air France’s flight was cancelled, 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.
You could not claim compensation for flight cancellation due to extraordinary circumstances.
You can use our Air France compensation claim form available on our website to file your claim through us. Our team of claim experts can seek your claim, guaranteeing that you get the right amount of money at the right time.
Air France missed flight connection. How does it work?
You may be entitled to Air France missed connecting flight compensation under the European Union Regulation EC 261 if …
- the entire journey was booked under one booking reference
- and, the delay at the final destination was more than three hours
You could claim up to 600€ for a missed flight. To be eligible for compensation, you must satisfy the above criteria.
Air France denied boarding compensation
If you were denied boarding due to overbooking, you could be eligible for compensation under EU law.
Whereas to claim compensation …
- it is necessary for you to not give up your seat voluntarily in exchange for some vouchers,
- you presented yourself at the airport on time
- you had all the travel documents
- the departure or arrival airport belongs to the EU member states
In case, you were offered an alternate flight of your choice but reached the destination later than two hours, you could ask for compensation.
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Useful information about Air France Airlines
Air France airline came into existence in 1933 as a merger of Air Union, Air Orient, Compagnie Internationale de Navigation Aérienne, Société Générale de Transport Aérien, and Compagnie Générale Aéropostale.
Air France is the subsidiary of the Air France – KLM group and has been the French flag carrier for over 8 decades.
Its headquarter is in Tremblay-en-France. The global hub of Air France is at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, with Orly Airport as a domestic hub.
Fleet Size and Destinations
Air France operates 225 fleets under its name. Also, a prominent domestic carrier with flights operating in 36 destinations within France.
|France||Agen, Ajaccio, Aurillac, Bastia, Biarritz, Bordeaux, Brest, Brive, Caen, Calvi, Castres, Clermont Ferrand, Figari, Lannion, La Rochelle, Lille, Limoges, Lorient, Lourdes, Lyon, Marseille, Metz/Nancy, Montpellier, Mulhouse, Nantes, Nice, Paris, Pau, Perpignan, Quimper, Rennes, Rouen, Strasbourg, Lourdes, Toulon, Toulouse|
|United States||Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York City, Orlando, San Francisco, Washington|
|Germany||Berlin, Bremen, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Nuremberg, Stuttgart|
|Italy||Bologna, Florence, Genoa, Milan, Milan, Naples, Rome, Turin, Venice|
|United Kingdom||Aberdeen, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London, Manchester|
|Spain||Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid, Málaga, Seville|
|Canada||Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver|
|Morocco||Casablanca, Marrakech, Rabat|
|Nigeria||Abuja, Lagos, Port Harcourt|
|People’s Republic of China||Guangzhou, Shanghai, Wuhan|
|Brazil||Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo|
|Congo||Brazzaville, Pointe Noire|
|Dominican Republic||Punta Cana, Santo Domingo|
|India||Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai|
|Russia||Moscow, Saint Petersburg|
|South Africa||Cape Town, Johannesburg|
|Mexico||Cancún, Mexico City|
|Viet Nam||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Martinique||Fort de France|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong|
|Costa Rica||San José|
|Central African Republic||Bangui|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai|
Air France Ticket Cancellation Policy
If the booking is cancelled just a few hours before the departure, passengers must pay a cancellation fee to the airline
Air France Baggage Policy
|Air-France Hand Baggage|
|Ticket Type||Hand Baggage||Max. Size||Max. Weight|
|Economy Class||1 Bag + 1 Accessory||55 x 35 x 25 cm||12kg (26Ib)|
|Premium Economy Class||2 Bag + 1 Accessory||55 x 35 x 25 cm||18Kg (40Ib)|
|Business Class||2 Bag + 1 Accessory||55 x 35 x 25 cm||18Kg (40Ib)|
|First Class (La Première)||2 Bag + 1 Accessory||55 x 35 x 25 cm||18Kg (40Ib)|
Note : Personal accessory which should not exceed the following dimensions: 40 x 30 x 15 cm / 16 x 12 x 6 in
|Air France Checked Baggage|
|Ticket Type||Checked Baggage||Max. Size||Max. Weight|
|Economy Class (Except Light Fare)||1 Bag||158 cm / 62.2 in||23kg (50Ib)|
|Premium Economy Class||2 Bags||158 cm / 62.2 in||23kg (50Ib)|
|Business Class||2 Bags||158 cm / 62.2 in||32kg (70Ib)|
|First Class (La Première)||3 Bags||158 cm / 62.2 in||32kg (70Ib)|
Note : In Economy class (light fare) passenger can purchase an additional checked baggage option
If your baggage arrived later than expected or your baggage is lost during transportation you could be entitled to Air France lost or delayed baggage compensation. You can find more information on lost or damaged baggage on Air France’s Website.
Air France Reviews
In terms of on-board services, Air France air passengers gave 3 stars out of 5 for inflight entertainment, food & beverages, seat comfort, and their staff service.
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