Delta Air Lines flight delay compensation

Delta Air Lines (DL) is an airline based in United States. According to Regulation (EC) No 261/2004, if your flight was delayed, cancelled or you were denied boarding your flight when travelling from the EU, then you can file a compensation claim against Delta Air Lines and get anywhere from €250 to €600 in compensation.

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What to do if my flight was delayed or cancelled when travelling with Delta Air Lines?

  • Contact the airline staff and ask them to provide you with confirmation that the flight is delayed or cancelled and the reasons behind it in writing.
  • Keep your boarding pass and any other travel documents.
  • Ask the airline staff for food and refreshments if your flight delay takes more than 2 hours.
  • Collect all the necessary documents, such as vouchers and receipts.
  • Gather all the possible proof of the delay or cancellation.
  • Don’t sign anything or accept any offers which might waive your air passenger rights.
  • Use our flight delay compensation calculator to check the amount you might receive and file a claim.
Calculate Compensation

Can I get compensated for a delayed or cancelled Delta Air Lines flight?

You can get compensated if:

  • Your flight reservation was confirmed.
  • You arrived at your final destination more than 3 hours late.
  • If you got an alternative flight and arrived at your final destination significantly later than the original flight was planned.
  • The airline informed you about the flight cancellation less than 14 days before departure.
  • You departed from the EU or arrived at an EU airport (when the airline is an EU-based carrier).
  • Your check-in for the flight was on time (usually not less than 45 minutes before the flight).
  • Your flight was less than 3 years ago as many countries have a flight delay application limit that is less than 3 years.
  • The airline is responsible for the delay (the circumstances for the delay were under the airline’s control).
Calculate Compensation

What amount of compensation can I expect for a delayed flight?

Under EU Regulation (EC) No 261/2004, you can get compensation for the flight delay if your arrival time was more than 3 hours late. The compensation amount depends on the flight distance and the length of the delay.

3 to 4-hour delay More than a 4-hour delay Never arrived Flight distance
€250 €250 €250 1,500 km or less
€400 €400 €400 Internal EU flights more than 1,500 km
€400 €400 €400 Non-internal EU flights 1,500-3,500 km
€300 €600 €600 Non-internal flights more than 3,500 km

What amount of compensation can I expect for a cancelled flight?

Under EU Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 you can receive compensation for the flight cancellation if you were informed about the cancellation less than 14 days before departure. The compensation amount depends on the flight distance, the length of the delay, and whether your flight is within the EU or not.

Under 2 hours 2 – 3 hours 3 – 4 hours Over 4 hours Never arrived Flight distance
€125 €250 €250 €250 €250 All flights 1,500 km or less
€200 €200 €400 €400 €400 Internal EU flights over 1,500 km
€200 €200 €400 €400 €400 Non-internal EU flights 1,500 km – 3,500 km
€300 €300 €300 €600 €600 Non-internal EU flights over 3,500 km

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