How to claim flight delay compensation with EasyJet

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Flight delays can be frustrating and inconvenient, disrupting your travel plans and causing unnecessary stress. If you’ve recently experienced a flight delay with EasyJet, you may be entitled to compensation. This guide will walk you through the process of claiming flight delay compensation with EasyJet, ensuring you receive what you’re entitled to under UK & European Union regulations. Understanding Your Rights Before diving into the claim process, it’s essential to understand your rights as an airline passenger under European Union Regulation EC 261/2004 and UK 261 which mirrors the EU regulation. This regulation stipulates that passengers are entitled to compensation …

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UK261: What You Need to Know About Flight Delay Claims

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UK261 is a regulation that was introduced in 2021 to protect passengers from flight delays and cancellations. It is a set of rules that airlines must follow in order to provide flight delay compensation to passengers who have been affected by delays or cancellations. The regulation mirrors the EU equivalent, known as EU261/2004 and it applies to all flights departing from a UK airport, as well as flights arriving in the UK from a non-UK airport. It was implemented to ensure that UK passengers continued to enjoy the same benefits as EU passengers after Brexit. Under UK261, passengers may be …

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Flight Delays: Weather Disruption, Operational Mishaps & Exceptional Circumstances Explained

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Flight delays can be one of the most frustrating experiences related to air travel. This blog post aims to shed light on the factors and circumstances contributing to flight delays in the UK airline industry. From weather-related issues to operational mishaps and exceptional circumstances, this guide will help you understand the reasons behind flight delays and who is liable when flights don’t go to plan. Weather Disruption – UK weather is notoriously unpredictable, particularly during the winter months. Icy conditions, fog, and heavy snow can cause significant disruptions to air travel in the country. Airline operators cannot compromise on passenger safety. Hence, they are required to …

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Is Airline Crew Sickness Extraordinary?

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And what does this mean for EU261 compensation rights? Airline passengers are often confronted with delays or cancellations when flying, causing inconvenience and frustration. One of the reasons for these disruptions is due to extraordinary circumstances such as weather conditions or airport congestion. When a delay or cancellation occurs as a result of something deemed “extraordinary” and outwith the control of the airline, they do not have to pay EU261 compensation. However, their duty of care to provide accommodation and food still applies. Back to extraordinary circumstances… What happens when the unexpected arises, like when flight crews fall sick? There …

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