The European regulation protects travelers from issues related to extended waiting, cancellation and denied boarding.
The European Parliament and his Council have set up common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in case of denied boarding, flight cancellation or extended delay.
This Regulation has also established a compensation system as a basic protection for air passengers, with the purpose of incentivizing airlines to avoid such inconveniences.
The Regulation applies in the following cases:
Issues related to the flights that allow to be entitled to a compensation can be summarized as follow:
The amount of compensation does not depend on the price of the ticket, but only on the flight’s itinerary in terms of km, as follows: