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Questions tagged [delays]

Questions regarding dealing with carrier companies not keeping up with the schedule.

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Can I go through an airport security checkpoint after my flight’s scheduled departure time?

If my flight is delayed, and I'm already checked in with only carry-on bags, will security allow me through the security checkpoint after my scheduled flight departure time? I've already seen this: ...
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Compensation for United Airlines 5-hour flight delay

Due to errors with the navigational and autopilot system, my flight from Shanghai to Chicago was delayed by over 5 hours. Nearly all passengers missed flights and received new boarding passes for ...
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Compensation for Delayed Train Due to London Underground Issue

My question is quite specific, and I hope it's on topic here because I'm really unsure where to ask it! If it isn't on topic, as well as marking it as such I would ask that you please help me out by ...
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Is two hour delay sufficient to demand compensation from the airline?

My Delta flight from Milwaukee to Boston was delayed 2+ during which we had to sit on the plane waiting for takeoff. The reason for delay was deicing and other minor issues. Am I within my rights to ...
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EU flight delayed, expenses reimbursement

How do airlines proceed regarding expenses due to flights been delayed? I am entitled to a monetary compensation of 400€. Is this compensation meant to cover expenses, or, are expenses reimbursed ...
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How to proceed with a compensation claim against an airline

I was recently going on holiday and my arrival at destination was delayed by 24 hours. My journey involved two flights, both booked at the same time directly with the same airline. The first flight ...
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Late Check In rules

Advice required. Just tried to check into my BA flight from Miami to LHR and they are saying an 18 hour delay. So do I still need to be at the airport in time for the original departure time or will I ...
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Claim against AirEuropa (migrated from Law site)

My friend and I were supposed to fly with AirEuropa from Tel Aviv to Madrid early in the morning. Two other friends were to flight to Madrid from another country and to wait for us there. Then, taking ...
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Why do airlines try to repair planes at gates?

Once in a while, I get stuck at a gate waiting for a plane to be repaired. It makes me wonder - why do airlines even try to repair at the gate? It takes an unknown amount of time, they never provide a ...
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Is RailTeam's HOTNAT guarantee generally honoured in practice?

The RailTeam alliance of European rail operators offers a HOTNAT ("hop on the next available train") guarantee, stated as follows: Hop on the next available train » (HOTNAT) allows travelers to ...
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Am I due any compensation for a 30-hour delay of an Air India flight?

On 18 August 2018, I was travelling on Air India flight 966 (Jeddah-Hyderabad) which left at 23:15. Just 35 minutes after takeoff, the captain announced that, due to a technical problem, we were going ...
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Find what caused a current big flight delay?

I happened to be looking at a flight from yesterday (as writing) which was drastically delayed... https://flightaware.com/live/flight/UAL48 (choose "Sept 2") Now, on the many excellent flight info ...
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Scheduled arrival time on FlightAware doesn't match the one from the carrier. Where should I check if I'm eligible for compensation before applying?

In other questions on this site, it has been suggested to use FlightAware to check by how much a flight was delayed. However, I've noticed that the scheduled arrival time from FlightAware (and ...
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EU261: Can I be reimbursed for the taxi ride (at the arrival location) that was necessary for a delay of less than 3 hours?

A couple of weeks ago a Ryanair flight (from Italy to the UK), for which I didn't buy travel insurance, was delayed by about 2h50'. At the time of arrival, since it was late at night and the last ...
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How can I verify if an airline is telling the truth about the reason for the flight's delay, in the context of EU delay compensation?

Today I've received the following email from Air France in regards to my request for compensation under EU flight delay rules: We are really sorry to learn our flight AF379 delay on 15th August ...
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Does the EU air passenger rights regulation require rebooking into a higher class, if no seat in the same class are available?

For what flights does the EU air passenger rights regulation apply? Specifically, if my flight from the US to Europe is delayed or cancelled, can I demand to be booked on the next flight to the same ...
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Airline rebooked me on another flight

I had a flight with a tight connection from Swiss via Zurich and I was checked in waiting for the flight. Then my first flight got delayed. I received an email soon saying that Swiss rebooked on a ...
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Are the ferries in Scottish islands reliable?

I'm heading to Jura next week, my onward plans are not yet set. I've reserved a ferry from mainland to Jura and I'd like to reserve more ferries. In some parts of the world I've traveled, the ferries ...
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Extraordinary circumstances, missed connections and overnight stays

My flight is delayed by severe lightning storms in southern Europe and it looks like I will miss my connecting flight in London, and possibly my last possible connection of the night home. If BA ...
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Responsibilites of airline after “external” delay [closed]

In short: In EU, if a flight is delayed/cancelled that is NOT the airline's fault, to which extent are they responsible to minimize the effect on the passengers? Concrete situation: Recently I had a ...
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My flight from Venice to NYC was delayed 7 hours at the stopover in Kiev. Am I eligible for compensation?

I booked a flight from Venice to NYC on Ukraine International Airlines. 9 days before I left, UIA notified me that they changed the time of the flight from Kiev to NYC to leave 5 hours later than ...
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Spirit Airline Flight Delay [duplicate]

On July 14, 2018 our Spirit Airline Flight #263 was delayed for over 4 hours. We were flying from BWI to Seattle, WA. The flight was supposed to leave at 7:20 AM. I would like to know what time the ...
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First leg of connection delayed. Can I claim compensation?

My flight to Stockholm was delayed 7 hours. However, my final destination is Berlin. I will most likely still make my connecting flight. Both flights are operated and were booked (as one itinerary) ...
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International flight missed because of delay in national flight - Compensation options?

We wanted to take the following two flights on the same day. Had the national flight been on time, we would have arrived at the airport 3 hours and 15 minutes early. However, we missed the ...
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Why would a plane only be able to be moved by its pilot?

I was flying out of LAX not too long ago when I had a 4 hour delay on the flight. When I asked the airport staff for info regarding the delay, they told me that the airplane parked at the gate wasn't ...
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Cancelled flight, single booking. Should each passenger make separate claims?

My flight has been cancelled. I flew another day, which resulted in over 24 hours delay. The airline is based in the EU and so is the destination airport. I have a single booking for two passengers. ...
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Does Finnair pay compensation when bags are delayed?

On a recent Finnair flight from Germany to Tampere, Finnland, my checked in baggage was delayed. It arrived the same night but by that time I had already spent money on clothes and toiletries (approx. ...
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Skånetrafiken and Öresundståg trains [closed]

This is a really important question for me. This is about a crucial part in my upcoming trip. I'm going to Helsingborg in Skåne (Scania), Sweden in the start of June. I'm travelling by airplane from ...
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Do EU passenger rights of up to 600€ apply for non-EU carriers flying into the EU?

Do I have legal claim for a compensation if a flight into the EU was delayed or missed due to a connecting flight if the carrier is not EU based? I have the following case: We flew Qatar-Airways from ...
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Flight cancellations due to bad weather in Hong Kong and insurance for it

I'm an F1 graduate student in the US. I'll be in Hong Kong in early June for about a week and I plan to return to the US one day before my visa expires. I've been told that that period of time (...
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Is a 1h 32m layover in ORD enough between a domestic arrival and international departure?

I was wondering whether 1h 32m will be enough to change the planes in ORD to fly overseas (I won't have any checked bags). The flight is this: Also, what happens if the first flight gets delayed or ...
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Riga - Tallinn by train: is this 4-minute change realistic?

I'm looking into travelling from Riga to Tallinn by train. From the invaluable Seat 61, I know that this involves a cross-platform change at the border station of Valga, arriving 13:55 and departing ...
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Long delays on TGV trip to Paris. Compensation from SNCF is less than expected. Should I appeal?

I had a lousy weekend trip from Stuttgart to Paris back in February. The train was initially delayed and then cancelled. An official told us to take the train to Mannheim and then to Paris. We arrived ...
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Remedies when bus company makes me miss a flight [closed]

I'm buying a bus ticket to get to Boston 23 hours before my flight to ensure I reach my departure airport on time. If I didn't arrange bus transport well in advance, what legal remedies would I have ...
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Flight compensation

I am querying whether I am entitled to compensation for a flight delay. My British Airways flight on 01 March 2018 (London Heathrow to Washington Dulles) was cancelled. I was originally due to arrive ...
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Which delayed luggage compensation is mandatory in the EU?

I was flying from Germany to Turkey with AtlasGlobal, with a transfer in Serbia. My luggage unfortunately stayed in Serbia. Because of late departure they had short time to transfer the luggage. I ...
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How long will an airline delay a flight for late checked-in passengers on an international flight? [duplicate]

Two months ago we were traveling to Japan. After checking in the luggage we realized that we forgot the voucher for the Railway Pass at home so we hurried back to the city to get it. But pure luck we ...
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What happens if I'm forced to overstay in the U.S. because my flight is delayed or cancelled?

What generally happens if I am forced to overstay my legal stay in the USA because my flight gets delayed, cancelled, or diverted? Will I be banned from entering the USA? Will I still be able to use ...
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My flight HEL=>PRG was delayed. Scheduled aircraft was not able to leave AMS due to weather. Am I eligible for compensation?

I am a bit new to compensations, but after spending 9 hours between flights, and then 4 more hours due to delay, I am wondering about my situation. When aircraft finally arrived to HEL, airline told ...
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Flight Cancellations and Delays

I was hoping someone could help please?- Basically I flew from the states to the UK and one of my flights was cancelled and delayed and my airline provided no compensation to me while others were ...
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Flight delay will cause missed connections - what to do?

This is somewhat more than the title lets on. I am currently in Mexico City. I have a flight from Cancun to get to Santa Marta, Colombia, with connections in San Salvador and Bogota on Avianca. ...
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Rights under Israel aviation services law

I had a plane ticket issued by Hainan Airlines to travel from Hong Kong (HKG) to Tel Aviv (TLV) via Shanghai Pudong (PVG). The Hong Kong - Shanghai Pudong leg (HX232) was operated by Hong Kong ...
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Air ticket compensation for changed flight

The departure time for my flight from Vienna to Lisbon (TAP) was changed from 13h15 to 18h30 (also the flight number changed). I was informed 2 days before departure about this by text message, but no ...
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What is “a flight” for the purposes of European Regulation 261/2004?

I booked a Berlin-Belgrade-Abu Dhabi-Sydney flight with Ethihad and due to a technical issue with the aircraft we didn’t fly out of Abu Dhabi until 13h later than scheduled. The flight route (and ...
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Connecting time minimum Newark International

I'm flying in March on United coming in from Milan, Italy. I arrive at 2:15 pm and have to connect to a flight to St. Louis leaving at 4:00 pm, operated by Express Jet. We are US citizens. What are ...
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Can I take some items from my luggage while waiting for a flight?

I'm waiting for the second day for my flight from Frankfurt. I had three cancelations and I'm still on the waitlist. Today I approached two people in the airport with a question "Can I take from my ...
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Standby ticket is cancelled on Lufthansa. Is there a compensation?

I'm blocked in Frankfurt due to weather conditions. I missed my connecting flight due to delays. They put me on a waiting list and I waited for 5 hours in the airport. After there was a 1-hour delay. ...
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Flight delay compensation in Europe?

My wife and I traveled with Wizz Air last month from Keflavik (IS) to Budapest (HU) and our flight was delayed for 4.5 hours. We are indian nationals with residency in Hungary. Are we eligible for ...
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Am I entitled to a compensation for this delayed flight with United Airline?

Introduction Recently, I flew from Vancouver BC (YVR) to Santiago Chile (SCL). Due to hurricane Harvey, I've been rerouted and arrived at Santiago, Chile 25 hours later than expected. I asked at YVR ...
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Historic flight info from 2013 [duplicate]

Where can I find historic flight info about past delays? I was flying with Air France flight from Paris to Tampa (through New York) on 13 November 2013. My flight was delayed either in Paris or in New ...