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Wizz Air Flight Delay Compensation

If your Wizz Air flight was delayed for more than three hours, you could be entitled to compensation of up to 600€ under European Regulation EC 261.

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Here is an ultimate guide to claim compensation for Wizz Air flight delays, cancellations, and denied boarding incidents under EU Regulation EC 261/2004.

Wizz Air Flight Delays or Cancellations

Flight delays or cancellations are misfortunate, but they may happen. Did you know that you might be able to receive compensation for flight disruptions?

Under EU law EC 261, if you have ever experienced Wizz Air flight delays or cancellations, you could be eligible for financial compensation of up to 600€ per person.

If your flight was delayed for more than 3 hours at the final destination or canceled without prior notice of at least 14 days, you might be qualified for compensation or a monetary refund unless the delay or cancellation was not caused by extraordinary circumstances.

Continue reading this guide to know further about your air passenger rights in situations like Wizz Air flight delays, cancellations, or denied boarding.

Wizz Air Delayed Flight Compensation

Air passengers whose flight is delayed due to the airline’s fault could be entitled to compensation of up to €600 per person under EC Regulation 261/2004.

Whereas, to be eligible for Wizz Air delayed flight compensation

  1. your flight should have reached the final destination with a delay of more than three hours
  2. your flight should have departed from EU airport or landed at EU airport
  3. and, the cause of delay shouldn’t be due to extraordinary circumstances

You can use our Wizz Air flight delay compensation form available on our website to file your claim. We at ClaimFlights help you to find out whether you are eligible or not.

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Wizz Air Flight Delays or Cancellations

Flight delays or cancellations are misfortunate, but they may happen. Did you know that you might be able to receive compensation for flight disruptions?

Under EU law EC 261, if you have ever experienced Wizz Air flight delays or cancellations, you could be eligible for financial compensation of up to 600€ per person.

If your flight was delayed for more than 3 hours at the final destination or canceled without prior notice of at least 14 days, you might be qualified for compensation or a monetary refund unless the delay or cancellation was not caused by extraordinary circumstances.

Continue reading this guide to know further about your air passenger rights in situations like Wizz Air flight delays, cancellations, or denied boarding.

Wizz Air Delayed Flight Compensation

Air passengers whose flight is delayed due to the airline’s fault could be entitled to compensation of up to €600 per person under EC Regulation 261/2004.

Whereas, to be eligible for Wizz Air delayed flight compensation

  1. your flight should have reached the final destination with a delay of more than three hours
  2. your flight should have departed from EU airport or landed at EU airport
  3. and, the cause of delay shouldn’t be due to extraordinary circumstances

You can use our Wizz Air flight delay compensation form available on our website to file your claim. We at ClaimFlights help you to find out whether you are eligible or not.

How much can I claim for Wizz Air’s delayed flight?

The amount of compensation to claim varies between 250 to 600 Euros depending upon the length of the delay and the distance of your flight.

The table below shows the receivable compensation amount that you can request for Wizz Air flight delays:

Short distance
(up to 1500 km)
Medium distance
(1501 to 3500 km)
Long-distance
(more than 3500 km)
e.g., Warsaw to Bologna e.g., Budapest to Barcelona e.g., Budapest to Abu Dhabi
€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.

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

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Ask a reason for the delay

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

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

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Wizz Air flight departure delays

For Wizz Air flight delays of more than two hours, passengers are entitled to ‘Right to Care’ assistance. And, for delays over 5 hours, you can claim a Wizz Air delayed flight refund.

For 2+ Hours of Flight Delays

Foods/Snacks

Free meals and refreshments.

Communication

2 free phone calls, email or fax service.

For 5+ Hours of Flight Delays

Foods/Snacks

Free meals and refreshments.

Communication

2 free phone calls, email or fax service.

Flight

Re-routed to the earliest available flight

Refund

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

Accommodation

Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.

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Wizz Air Flight Cancellations

Flight cancellation is one of the most frustrating experiences for any air traveler, especially when you were informed last minute that your flight was canceled.

If your Wizz Air flight has been canceled without prior notice of 2 weeks, then you may be entitled to Wizz Air flight cancellation compensation or a refund.

Wizz Air Canceled Flight Compensation

Under EU law, you could be entitled to compensation for a canceled flight under the following conditions …

  • You were notified of the flight cancellation less than 14 days prior to the originally scheduled departure date.
  • The cancellation of your Wizz Air flight was not a result of extraordinary circumstances, which are situations beyond the airline’s control such as severe weather conditions or security threats.

These are the two options available for you 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 reimbursement.

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

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

Wizz Air Flights Delayed or Canceled?

 

Flight Number From To
W61006 London Katowice
W61072 Eindhoven Katowice
W61302 London Warsaw
W61305 Warsaw London
W61306 London Warsaw
W61307 Warsaw London
W61308 London Warsaw
W61312 Liverpool Warsaw
W61372 Eindhoven Warsaw
W61431 Warsaw Milan
W61432 Milan Warsaw
W61441 Warsaw Rome
W61442 Rome Warsaw
W61443 Warsaw Rome
W61475 Warsaw Barcelona
W61476 Barcelona Warsaw
W61539 Warsaw Reykjavik
W61540 Reykjavik Warsaw
W61560 Tel Aviv Warsaw
W61575 Warsaw Kutaisi
W61594 Lisbon Warsaw
W61608 London Gdansk
W61615 Gdansk Leeds
W61662 Dortmund Gdansk
W61748 Stavanger Gdansk
W65001 Krakow London
W65002 London Krakow
W65009 Krakow London
W65010 London Balice
W65098 Tel Aviv Krakow

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Do I have any rights for missed connecting flights?

It is possible for air travelers to miss their connecting flight due to delays, cancellations, or denied boarding. In such situations, you may have the right to claim compensation or ask for a refund from airlines for part of the journey not covered.

In order to claim compensation for missed connecting flights, it is necessary that you book ed the entire journey under one booking reference. Also, you missed your flight connection due to the delays and issues caused by the airlines.

Under EC261 Regulation, you could be entitled to missed connecting flight compensation if …

  • the same airline operates your connecting flight(s) which you missed due to a problem on your first flight, and
  • delay at the final destination is more than three hours.

Wizz Air overbooked flight compensation

If you were denied boarding due to an overbooked flight, you may be eligible for compensation up to 600€ under the European Regulation EC 261 if…

  1. you have presented yourself on time for check-in, and
  2. you have a valid flight reservation and travel documentation, and
  3. you didn’t voluntarily give up your seat
  4. you reached the destination later than three hours

Alternatively, you can ask for a refund of the ticket cost (which should be credited in the next 7 working days) if you are not willing to travel.

Am I eligible to claim Wizz Air compensation?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European law that applies to EU airspace. You do not have to be an EU citizen to claim compensation from Wizz Air.

The following table states that you can claim Wizz Air compensation for flights departing from an airport located in the EU Member States (with any airline) or arriving at an airport located in the EU Member States with an EU-regulated airline.

Here’s the table below to summarize if you can claim under EU law, based on your original and final destination:

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
EU ✈ EU
EU ✈ Non-EU
Non-EU ✈ EU
Non-EU ✈ Non-EU

Can I claim reimbursement for Wizz Air flight delays or cancellations due to extraordinary circumstances?

Extraordinary circumstances are conditions – beyond the control of airlines. If flight disruptions were caused due to extraordinary circumstances, there’s no compensation as such situations are beyond the control of airlines.

Examples of extraordinary circumstances include:

  1. Bad weather (i.e., snowstorms, windstorms, low visibility)
  2. Strikes of the airport personnel and union strikes
  3. Bird strikes
  4. Air traffic control restrictions
  5. Political and civil unrest

How to claim compensation for delayed or canceled flights?

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Useful Information about Wizz Air Airlines

Wizz Air Airlines (IATA: W6) is a low-cost Hungarian airline established in September 2003. It is the largest airline in Hungary in terms of the number of fleets.

Wizz Air
Wizz Air serves around 44 countries and operates across cities in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
Fleet Size and Destinations

As of July 2023 , the Wizz air fleet has reached 190 aircraft and operates flights to the following destinations.

Country City
Italy Alghero, Ancona, Bari, Bergamo, Bologna, Brindisi, Catania, Genoa, Lamezia Terme, Lampedusa, Milan, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Perugia, Pescara, Pisa, Rome, Treviso, Turin, Venice, Verona
Germany Berlin, Bremen, Cologne/Bonn, Dortmund, Friedrichshafen, Hahn, Hamburg, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Memmingen, Nuremberg
Romania Bacău, Brașov, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Constanta, Craiova, Iași, Satu Mare, Sibiu, Suceava, Târgu Mureş, Timișoara
Poland Gdańsk, Bydgoszcz, Katowice, Kraków, Łódź, Lublin, Olsztyn, Poznań, Rzeszów, Szczecin, Warsaw, Wrocław
Spain Alicante, Barcelona, Castellón de la Plana, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote, Madrid, Málaga, Palma de Mallorca, Seville, Tenerife, Valencia, Zaragoza
Norway Ålesund, Alta, Bergen, Haugesund, Oslo, Sandefjord, Stavanger, Tromsø, Trondheim
United Kingdom Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Coventry, Doncaster/Sheffield, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, London
Egypt Alexandria, Giza, Hurghada, Marsa Alam, Sharm El Sheikh, Sohag
Saudi Arabia Dammam, Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh
Sweden Göteborg, Malmö, Stockholm, Växjö
Turkey Ankara, Antalya, Dalaman
Bosnia and Herzegovina Banja Luka, Sarajevo, Tuzla
Bulgaria Burgas, Plovdiv, Sofia, Varna
France Beauvais, Lyon, Nice, Paris
Jordan Amman, Aqaba
Kazakhstan Almaty, Astana
Greece Athens, Thessaloniki
Hungary Budapest, Debrecen
Albania Tirana
Armenia Yerevan
Austria Vienna
Azerbaijan Baku
Bahrain Manama
Belgium Charleroi
Cyprus Larnaca
Czech Republic Prague
Denmark Aarhus, Billund, Copenhagen
Estonia Tallinn
Finland Turku
Georgia Kutaisi
Iceland Reykjavík
Israel Eilat, Tel Aviv
Kosovo Pristina
Kuwait Kuwait City
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek
Latvia Riga
Lithuania Kaunas, Vilnius
Luxembourg Luxembourg City
Maldives Malé
Malta Luqa
Montenegro Podgorica
Morocco Agadir, Marrakesh
Netherlands Eindhoven
North Macedonia Ohrid, Skopje
Oman Muscat, Salalah
Portugal Faro, Lisbon, Madeira
Serbia Belgrade, Niš
Slovakia Bratislava, Košice, Poprad
Slovenia Ljubljana
Switzerland Geneva
Switzerland
France
Germany
Basel
Mulhouse
Freiburg
Ukraine Donetsk, Luhansk, Lviv
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
Uzbekistan Samarkand, Tashkent
Wizz Air Review
In terms of airline review, Skytrax has rated Wizz Air an average of 3 stars out of 10 based on 1402 customer reviews as of November 2023, for its customer services and performance. Customers have rated 2 of 5 stars for its Food & Beverages, Seat Comfort, Value for Money, and Staff Service. Customers usually complain about In-flight entertainment services.
Wizz Air Contact Information

The information below might be useful for you to contact Wizz Air directly

Website: Wizz Air

Email Address: [email protected]

Customer Service: 0330 977 0444

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