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Delayed Flight Claim
If your flight was delayed, causing you to arrive at your destination more than three hours late, you may also be entitled to claim delayed flight compensation. Interested in learning how much you may be entitled to? Click the link here for a quick flight compensation claim check and see how much you could be receive if you’ve experienced delayed flights in Manchester – or anywhere in the UK.
Under UK law, passengers who have experienced delayed flights in Manchester – or anywhere in the UK, anytime in the last six years are eligible to claim compensation.
Here at Versus Law, our pertinacious and assiduous delayed flight claim solicitors in Manchester have notable experience helping passengers to claim compensation for a delayed flight. We have settled vast claims with airlines – sometimes in just two weeks.
What Compensation Am I Entitled To?
If you have experienced a delayed flight, the airline must offer you options to compensate for the inconvenience caused. What you’re entitled to depends on the length of the delay. Such compensation is outlined below.
A Delay of Two or More Hours
If your flight was delayed two or more hours, your airline has a duty to compensate you in the form of vouchers. Passengers are entitled to the following:
- Food and drink
- Access to phone calls and emails
- Overnight accommodation (if passengers are delayed overnight)
- Airport transfers
It’s important to know that not all airlines are forthcoming with what passengers who have been delayed for approximately two hours are entitled to. If your airline did not offer you vouchers for any of the above, keep receipts. You may be able to claim compensation later.
Additionally, alcohol, expensive means and luxury accommodation are not considered by airlines to be ‘reasonable expenses’ and, as such, cannot be claimed back.
A Delay of Three or More Hours
Once a delay exceeds three hours, you have a legal right to claim compensation – providing that the delay was not caused by ‘extraordinary circumstances.’
A Delay of Five or More Hours
If they flight is delayed for five hours or more, you are under no legal obligation to take the flight. This is true, regardless of the circumstances surrounding the delay.
Not Taking the Flight
If you choose not to take delayed flights in Manchester – or anywhere in the UK – the airline is legally required to provide you with the following:
- Full refund for the flight
- Full return and connecting flight refund
- A return flight, if the delayed flight is the connecting one
- Food and drink
- Access to phone calls and emails
- Accommodation and transfer, if you’re delayed overnight
Taking the Flight
If you choose to take the flight, you can still claim compensation, providing that the delay was not caused by ‘extraordinary circumstances.’
How Much Flight Delay Compensation Can I Receive?
The amount of compensation you could receive is not related to the cost of your ticket, but the length of the delay and distance travelled. So, whether you paid £50 or £1000 for your ticket, the amount of compensation you could be entitled to remains the same.
What you can claim for any delayed flights in Manchester – or anywhere in the UK – is determined by three factors. These are as follows:
- The length of the delay (if the pilot manages to reduce the delay when in the air, you will not be entitled to claim for the full time delayed
- The distance of the flight
- Whether you travelled to or from an EU or non-EU destination
Versus Law is one of the best delayed flight claim solicitors in Manchester. We do our utmost to make sure that you receive the required compensation. Are you curious about how much compensation you could receive for a cancelled flight? See the table below.
|3 hours or more||Less than 1,500km||250 Euros|
|Between 1,500km and 3,500km||400 Euros|
|More than 1,500km and within the EU||400 Euros|
|3-4 hours||More than 3,500km between an EU and non-EU airport||300 Euros|
|4 hours or more||More than 3,500km between an EU and non-EU airport||600 Euros|
No Win No Fee Flight Delays Claims
We offer a no win no fee flight delays claim compensation service. This means that there is no upfront cost. You also won’t have to pay anything if your claim is unsuccessful.
It’s important to understand that if the airline has given you the option of rerouting your flight, and the arrival of the new flight is within two hours of your originally scheduled time for short haul flights, three hours of medium haul flights and four hours of long haul flights, the compensation that you’re entitled to will decrease by 50%.
Throughout your claim, our flight delays claim solicitors in Manchester will keep you informed of your claim’s progress. We will always also provide you with sound legal advice and communicate professionally with the airline.
When you instruct Versus Law to handle any claims against an airline, you have the peace of mind that we know how to manage claims of all descriptions in accordance with all legal precedents.
Why Choose Us?
Our successful flight delays claim solicitors in Manchester have successfully settled thousands of claims for clients in Manchester– and across the UK.
We work assiduously to settle your claim as quickly as possible from start to finish, including instances of court action on a no win no fee basis.
Given our vast expertise and the resources at our disposal, our relationships with airlines and aviation authorities, we have a 98% success rate. This means that just two out of 100 claims made on behalf of our clients are unsuccessful.
Each of our team has thorough knowledge of all aspects legal flight issues and comprehensive experience handling cases of all descriptions. Should our clients not have access to their individual claim handler, another member of our team will be able to provide prompt assistance and insight.
Here at Versus Law, we have helped thousands of clients throughout Manchester – and across the UK – to achieve the flight delays compensation they’re entitled to. To receive your FREE consultation with one of our solicitors, contact us today on 0845 555 0606 or email us at email@example.com. If you prefer, you can use our flight delay calculator.
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