Your Rights to Refund or Compensation for Frankfurt flight delays or cancellations
If your Frankfurt Airlines flight was delayed or canceled, you could be eligible for flight delay compensation under EU law. We’re here to assist you with compensation, understanding your rights under the EU 261 rule, and claiming accordingly.
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Frankfurt Flight Delays or Cancellations
Frankfurt Airport is a European Airport, and if your Frankfurt flight was delayed or canceled, you may have a right to compensation of up to 600€ under European Regulation EC 261 of 2004.
Many air passengers aren’t aware of their rights for flight delays or cancellations. In this guide, you will find information about how to deal with delayed, canceled, or overbooked flights.
Frankfurt Airport flight delays
For Frankfurt flight delays of more than three hours, you could be entitled to flight delay compensation up to 600€.
The rule states that you are entitled to financial compensation or refund if …
- You reached the final destination later than 3 hours
- You have been departed from Frankfurt Airport, or arrived at Frankfurt Airport with EU-regulated airline
- And, the delay was not caused due to extraordinary circumstances
How much compensation can you claim for Frankfurt flight delays?
The amount of compensation varies between 250 to 600 Euros depending upon the length of the delay and distance of your flight.
The table below clarifies how much you can claim for Frankfurt flight delays.
(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.
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Flight departure delays
If your Frankfurt flight was delayed to depart over two hours, you are entitled to ‘right to care’ assistance.
For 2+ Hours Flight Delays
For 5+ Hours Flight Delays
Frankfurt Airport Flight Cancellations
In case of Frankfurt airport cancellation, if the airline canceled your flight without prior notice of at least 14 days, you could be entitled to Frankfurt flight cancellation compensation or ask for a full refund.
You can claim compensation between 125€ and 600€ depending upon …
- days you were informed before
- length of delay, and
- route distance
If Frankfurt airport cancelled your 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.
Frankfurt Airport Passengers’ Rights
EC Regulation 261/2004 rule applies to Frankfurt Airport passengers. As a flight passenger, you are not obliged to tolerate flight delay, cancellation, or denied boarding issues. You have the right to compensation of up to 600€ from the airlines for the inconvenience caused.
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 more than 3 hours delay.
- ☛flight cancellations: if you were informed about flight cancellation without any prior notice of at least 0 to 14 days of departure.
- ☛overbooking: if you were denied to board your flight due to overselling of flight tickets.
- ☛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.
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Useful information about Frankfurt Airport
Frankfurt Main Airport is the biggest airport in Germany and the fourth busiest airport in Europe. It is the main hub for Lufthansa including Lufthansa CityLine and Lufthansa Cargo as well as Condor and AeroLogic. In 2019 Frankfurt airport handled 70 million passengers.
The IATA code of Frankfurt Airport is “FRA”. And the ICAO code is “EDDF”.
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