Virgin Atlantic Flight Delays or Cancellations
Under EU law, you might be entitled to up to 600€ compensation from Virgin Atlantic Airways for flight delays, or cancellations, or denied boarding due to overbooking.
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Virgin Atlantic Flight Delay Compensation
Was your Virgin Atlantic flight delayed, canceled, or overbooked? Do you know, you could be entitled to compensation or refund for flight delay, cancellation, or overbooking.
Under EU Regulation 261/2004, you could be eligible for financial compensation or refund for flight delays, cancellations, and denied boarding. The amount of compensation is up to 600€ ($700).
We at ClaimFlights, help passengers to claim compensation for flight delays and cancellations.
How much can you claim for your Virgin Atlantic delayed flight?
The amount of EU compensation 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 Virgin Atlantic delayed flight …
(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?
Ask a reason for the delay
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Collect evidence such as pictures of arrival board, boarding pass, receipts, etc., to prove the delay.
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Virgin Atlantic departure delays
If Virgin Atlantic flight delays for more than two 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.
Virgin Atlantic flight delays
Flight delays are complicated to avoid. It can be due to different reasons. Extreme weather, heavy air traffic are some of them.
To give you some relief, for Virgin Atlantic flight delays, you could be eligible for compensation under EU law EC 261.
Perhaps, a few conditions determine whether you qualify or not.
Under EU law, you could be entitled to delayed flight compensation if …
- your flight landed at the final destination with a delay of more than three hours
- your flight should have been departed from EU airport or landed at EU airport
- and the delay was due to the airlines’ fault and not due to extraordinary circumstances
Virgin Atlantic flight cancellation compensation
Airlines may cancel their flight due to some reasons. The most recent cause was Coronavirus for many flight cancellations, which couldn’t have been avoided.
But, you must know if your flight was canceled due to the airlines’ responsibility, you could claim compensation or refund under EU Regulation EC 261 of 2004.
If Virgin Atlantic canceled your flight without prior notice of at least 14 days, you could be entitled to cancelled flight compensation or refund under EU law
The amount to claim for a canceled flight is between 125€ and 600€ depending upon …
- days you were informed before
- length of delay, and
- route distance
If Virgin Atlantic flight was canceled, 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 entitled to compensation for delayed flight under EU law.
Whereas you could not claim compensation for cancellation due to extraordinary circumstances. Extraordinary circumstances are beyond the control of the airlines, such as bad weather conditions, Coronavirus, tsunami, etc.
How to claim compensation for delayed or canceled flights?
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Useful Information about Virgin Atlantic Airways
Virgin Atlantic, also known as Virgin Atlantic Airways” is a British airline with its head office in Crawley, England, near Gatwick Airport. In 1984, the airline was founded with the name of British Atlantic Airways and was originally planned to fly between London and the Falkland Islands.
Later on, the name changed to Virgin Atlantic. Virgin Atlantic is an airline of the virgin group.
Fleet Size & Destinations
It operates to destinations in North America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia from its main base at Heathrow, and secondary base at Manchester.
|United States||Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York, Orlando, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C.|
|United Kingdom||Belfast, Glasgow, London, Manchester|
|United States||Anchorage, Baltimore, Fairbanks, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, Seattle|
|St. Lucia||Vieux Fort|
|Hong Kong||Hong Kong|
|United Arab Emirates||Dubai|
Virgin Atlantic Flight Cancellation Policy
Virgin Atlantic cancellation policy 24 hours rule should be applied for the flights originating for the flights to and from the U.S and Canada only.
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