Virgin Atlantic Airlines Flight
Delay and Cancellation Compensation Policy:
Virgin Atlantic Airlines Flight delay and cancellation compensation policy includes conditions and that are:
The route of your Flight: According to the regulation, you can claim compensation when a flight is operated by a Virgin Atlantic Airlines.
The Circumstances of your Disruption: The directive states that, in order to be permitted to claim compensation, the cause for the disruption of the flight, whether it was delayed, cancelled or you were denied boarding, must not fall under the category of ‘extraordinary circumstances’.
Deadline for Claiming Compensation: In the UK, as well as in Ireland, you are able to claim compensation up to 6 years after your flight's disruption. However, this rule varies per country
Total Delay Time: In most cases, you will be able to claim compensation if your delay is greater than 3 hours. If your flight is cancelled the set forth time is 2 hours.
The regulation, EC 261/2004, states that the total amount you may receive in compensation shall be defined by the distance between the airport of departure and arrival. Connecting flights are taken into account when your claim is assessed
If the connecting flights are under the same booking/ticket, then your entire trip is covered by the regulation.
- For flights covering a distance up to 1,500 kilometres, the compensation you will receive is up to £222,
- For flights covering a distance between 1,500 kilometres and 3,500 kilometres, the compensation you will receive is up to £350,
- For flights covering a distance greater than 3,500 kilometres, you are entitled to up to £530.