Claim Compensation for Warsaw Chopin Airport WAW Flight Delays

Warsaw Chopin Airport Delays or Cancellations

For Warsaw Chopin Airport flight delays or cancelations, you may have the right to compensation under EU Regulation 261/2004.You may claim up to 600€ ($700) from the airlines.

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Warsaw Chopin Airport Flight Delays

Warsaw Chopin Airport is a European Airport, and if you were affected with delayed, canceled or overbooked flight, you may claim compensation of up to 600€ under EU law.

This guide will help you understand your rights, and how to deal with such mishaps. We are here to help and make it easier for you to claim without any hassle.

How much can you claim for Warsaw Chopin Airport delays?

The amount of compensation varies between 250€ to 600€ depending upon the route distance and length of the delay.

The table below clarifies how much you can claim for Warsaw Chopin’s delayed flight.

Short distance
(up to 1500 km)
Medium distance
(1501 to 3500 km)
(more than 3500 km)
e.g., Frankfurt to Madrid e.g., Frankfurt to Istanbul e.g., Frankfurt to New York
€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.

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


Ask a reason for the delay

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

Note Arrival Time

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

Collect Evidence

Collect evidence such as pictures of arrival board, boarding pass, receipts, etc., to prove the delay.

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Warsaw Chopin Airport Passengers’ Rights

Flight delays and cancellations are unfortunate scenarios, and sometimes you could face it in your air travel experience. To bring you a little relief, you may have the right to compensation under European Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004.

To determine if EU261 applies to you, the rule states that you are eligible for compensation if …

  1. your flight was departed, or arrived with an EU-registered airline, at Warsaw Chopin Airport
  2. the delay or cancellation wasn’t due to any extraordinary circumstances
  3. and, you reached the final destination with a delay or more than 3 hours

You could claim compensation under EU Regulation 261/2004, 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 14 days before departure.
  • overbooking: if you were denied to board a flight despite having a valid flight reservation due to overbooking.
  • 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.

Warsaw Chopin Airport Flight Delay Compensation

For Warsaw Chopin Airport flight delays, you could be eligible for compensation up to 600€ under EU law.

Under EU Regulation 261/2004, you are entitled to financial compensation or refund for longer flight delays.

You may be eligible for compensation if …

  1. your flight was delayed for more than 3 hours on arrivals
  2. your flight was departed from, or arrived with an EU airline at, Warsaw Airport
  3. and, the delay was not due to extraordinary circumstances

Related Questions

Which flights are covered under European Regulation EC 261/2004?
If you travel from any of the European destinations with any airline or travel from the non-EU airport to EU Airport with an EU-registered airline, and any flight disruptions occur, you are eligible for compensation under EC Regulation 261/2004.

To summarize:

Origin and Destination EU-regulated Airline Non-EU regulated Airline
EU ✈ EU ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
EU ✈ Non-EU ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
Non-EU ✈ EU ✅ Yes ❌ No
Non-EU ✈ Non-EU ❌ No ❌ No
Can I claim compensation for flight delays due to bad weather?
Flight compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions. There is no compensation for delays or cancellations caused due to extraordinary circumstances, as these are beyond the control of the airlines. An example of such situations includes extreme weather conditions, security threats, air traffic control (ATC) restrictions, employers’ strike, Tsunami, Coronavirus, or some ‘Act of God’.

Flight departure delays

If there’s delay at departure, you are eligible for “Right to Care”. The airlines must offer:

For 2+ Hours of Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.

For 5+ Hours of Flight Delays


Free meals and refreshments.


2 free phone calls, email or fax service.


Re-routed to the earliest available flight


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


Hotel accommodation & transport facility for an overnight delay.

Plus, compensation of up to 600 Euros, if you reached your final destination later than three hours.

Warsaw Chopin Airport Canceled Flights Compensation

In case of flight cancellation, if the airline canceled your flight without prior notice of at least 14 days, you could be entitled to compensation or ask for a full refund.

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

  1. days you were informed before
  2. the length of delay, and
  3. route distance

If your Warsaw 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 eligible for compensation under EU law.

Whereas, for flight cancellation due to extraordinary circumstances, you could not claim compensation.

What if you missed your connecting flight?

You could be entitled to compensation for a missed connecting flight due to your first delay or cancellation, under European law EC 261.

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.

Does the EU 261 rule apply to Warsaw Chopin Airport flights?

No matter from which country you belong to, or whatever citizenship you had, if you travel from any of the European destinations or travel from the non-EU airport to EU Airport with EU-registered airline, you are eligible under EC Regulation 261/2004.

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

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Useful Information About Warsaw Chopin Airport:

Warsaw Chopin Airport is the busiest international airport located in Poland. Warsaw Chopin Airport, aka Chopin Airport, is a hub for LOT Polish Airlines as well as a focus city for Enter Air, Ryanair Sun, Smartwings Poland, Sprint Air, and Wizz Air.


Source: Kescior [CC BY-SA]

The most popular international routes from Warsaw Chopin Airport are London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam. Whereas, Kraków, Wrocław, and Gdansk are its busiest domestic connections.

In terms of passenger volume, Chopin Airport carried 18.8 million passengers in 2019. Approximately 40% of the country’s passengers’ traffic.

The IATA code of Warsaw Chopin Airport is “WAW”. And the ICAO code of Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport is “EPWA”.
Warsaw Chopin Airport Terminal
The Airport has one terminal, named Terminal A. Terminal A has five check-in areas i.e ABCDE which is divided into two main halls the South Hall and the North Hall.

The South hall is known as Terminal 1 which contains the check-in areas A and B. It was built in 1992 with a capacity for 3.5 million passengers per year.

The North hall contains the check-in areas C, D, and E. The terminal counts with a total of 45 passenger gates, 27 of them available to handle jetways.

How to get to Warsaw Chopin Airport?

Warsaw Chopin Airport is easy to access by train, local buses, or taxis.

Rail: Warsaw Chopin Airport railway station is built underground at Terminal 2. Trains run frequently every 15 minutes. Tickets can be bought at the Passenger Information Point, from ticket machines, which is located in the arrivals hall.

Taxi: There are a number of taxi service providers but for safety only use licensed taxis. The airport recommends these 3 companies taxis i.e Ele Taxi, iTaxi, and MPT Taxi.

Bus: The bus terminal is located in front of the South Pier, on the Arrivals Level. Buses number 175 and 188 run daily during the day and N32 at night (connects to the city center and Central Railway Station).

There are additional buses line 188 (connects to Politechnika Metro station) line 331 (connects to Wilanowska Metro station) line 148 connects (to Ursynów-Praga)

Warsaw Chopin Reviews and Ratings
Skytrax rates airlines and airports based on the quality, services, and performances. Warsaw Chopin Airport has 4 stars out of 10 based on 129 reviews as of 5th January 2022.

Passengers usually complain about poor customer services, terminal cleanliness and seatings, queuing times, and more.

Quick Information about Warsaw Chopin Airport

These links might be useful for you to contact Boston Logan directly:

Website: Warsaw Chopin Airport

Address: Żwirki i Wigury, 00-001 Warszawa, Poland

Phone Number:+48 22 650 42 20

Social Accounts: Facebook

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