Air Europa Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Air Europa Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to 600 euros compensation for a delayed or cancelled flight and 1.414 euros for lost luggage.

Air Europa flight compensation: European law and Montreal Convention

Air Europa European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

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Only applicable when any of these 2 circumstances happen:

  1. When it is an european airline or…
  2. When the flight departs from europe

Compensation outline under European law: Air Europa delay, cancellation and overbooking

Summary – Air Europa flight compensation according to EU Regulation
Flight Distance (Km)Air Europa CompensationClaim
– 1.500 km€ 250Claim € 250
1.500 Km – 3.500 Km€ 400Claim € 400
More than 3.500 Km€ 600Claim € 600


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Air Europa Example of compensation according to european law

  • Flight cancellation from Milan to Florence: -1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Tenrife to Paris: 1.500 km -3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight overbooking from Paris to India: 3.500 km + = 600 euros + expenses.

Air Europa Montreal Convention Compensations for delays, cancellations, overbooked flights and baggage

Air Europa delay compensation

Only when these 2 circumstances occur simultaneously:

  1. All luggage claims even if the airline is european
  2. When it is not an european airline and the flight does not take off from Europe

Compensation table for flight delays, cancellations, or overbooked flight according to the Montreal Convention

Air Europa Montreal Convention Compensation
CompensationLimit of liabilityExpenses
Baggage€ 5.708 = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights

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Air Europa lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

Reclaim lost baggage Air Europa

If you want to Claim Air Europa for baggage delay you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.

Outline: Air Europa lost baggage compensation according to the Montreal Convention
Luggage claimLimit of liabilityExpenses
Lost or damaged1.414 euros = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis

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Note: Fill the PIR: Property Irregularity Report to claim for the luggage to Air Europa

Pir Air Europa

What is Air Europa PIR?

The Air Europa Property Irregularity Report (PIR) ref number is a unique code that traces your lost or damaged luggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is necessary to claim to Air Europa.

  • Number of lost luggages
  • Problem
  • Reference code so that Air Europa can trace the suitcase
  • Flight code
  • Date
  • Colour and type
  • Name

The Air Europa Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delay/cancellation is due to something unexpected in which a claim receives no compensation. Such as:

  • Security
  • Extreme weather conditions
  • War
  • A few strikes unrelated to Air Europa such as air traffic

Air Europa unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:

  • Issues with Air Europa staff
  • Bad weather affecting a previous flight
  • Denied boarding due to an overbooking
  • Air Europa technical problems

Air Europa missed connecting flight due to a delayed flight

It is normal in a Air Europa flight to have one (or more) stops, on the way.
If any one of Air Europa flights are delayed, it can cause you to miss your connection.
Air Europa must find you a new flight to the final destination and you will be entitled to claim up to € 600 compensation if your new flight arrives 3 hours later than the original Air Europa flight.

Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Air Europa?

First, if you want to claim directly to Air Europa, you have to know your chances are very small, since very often Air Europa tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, such as bad weather. Therefore, it is advised to direct your claim through lexority.

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Deadline to claim a flight: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Air Europa?

Time Limit: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, depending on the type of regulation that is applicable in each case.

  • Montreal Convention: two years
  • Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: two to ten years. You must read the civil code for that particular country.

Documentation to claim correctly to Air Europa:


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Boarding pass

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ID or pass

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lost flight claim Air Europa

Some advice to claim Air Europa

Keep all Air Europa travel docummentation

keep safe your boarding pass and e-ticket Air Europa gave you. You don’t want to get rid of them. They are often very useful to claim Air Europa.

Air Europa flight delays: 3 or more hours

To be entitled to a compensation, Air Europa delayed flight must be higher than 3 hours.

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Air Europa overbooking: is it legal?

Air Europa Overbooking: When Air Europa sells more tickets than the possible number of passengers they can take.

The overbooking is legal, but you are entitled to a compensation up to € 600.

Air Europa aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, and this must be legally sanctioned.

When the Air Europa passenger has received a flight ticket or any document stating the payment has been accepted and registered, it is a “confirmed reservation”. Boarding denials happen when a passenger presents to the gate but Air Europa refuses them access to the plane.

Distance from airport A to airport B to calculate the Air Europa compensation

Air Europa flight calculate distance
In the first place, keep in mind that which is measured is the Air Europa origin and the final destination of the reservation. Therefore, in case we have a stop, you do not have count it. The orthodromic distance (bird flight) between origin and final destination has to be measured.

In this webpage: you can exactly calculate the km from airport to airport.