Air Seychelles Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Air Seychelles Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to € 600 refund for a delayed or cancelled flight and € 1.414 for lost luggage.

Air Seychelles flight claim compensation: Eu law and Montreal Convention

Air Seychelles European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

Air Seychelles EU 261 Law compensation}

Suitable when any of these two circumstances happen:

  1. When the airline is European or…
  2. if the flight takes off from europe

Compensation table under EU 261 Law: Air Seychelles delay, cancellation and overbooking

Summary – Air Seychelles flight compensation according to EU Regulation
Flight (km) Air Seychelles Compensation Claim
Less than 1.500 km € 250 Claim € 250
1.500 Km – 3.500 Km € 400 Claim € 400
More than 3.500 Km € 600 Claim € 600


Air Seychelles Expenses


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Air Seychelles Example of compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight delay from Paris to London: Less than 1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Tenrife to Bilbao: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight cancellation from Brussels to Tokyo: More than 3.500 km = 600 euros + expenses.

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

Air Seychelles delay compensation

Only applicable when these two 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 depart from Europe

Delayed flight, cancellation or overbooking compensation table according to the Montreal Convention

Montreal Convention brief: Air Seychelles compensation
Compensation Limit of liability Expenses
Luggage € 5.708 = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Other flighs, rents, tours, other missed flights

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Air Seychelles lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

Reclaim lost baggage Air Seychelles

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

Outline: Air Seychelles lost baggage compensation according to the Montreal Convention
Luggage claim Limit of liability Expenses
Lost or damaged € 1.414 = 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 Seychelles

Pir Air Seychelles

What is Air Seychelles Property Irregularity Report?

The Air Seychelles Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference number is a unique code that tracks your lost or damaged luggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is imperative to claim to Air Seychelles.

  • Number of lost luggages
  • Problem
  • Ref code so that Air Seychelles can track the suitcase
  • Flight
  • Date
  • Colour and type
  • Name

The Air Seychelles Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ is applicable when the delayed or cancelled flight is caused by something unusual in which a claim receives no compensation. Example:

  • Security
  • Extreme weather conditions
  • War
  • Some strikes not releated to Air Seychelles such as air traffic

Air Seychelles not real Extraordinary Circumstances:

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

Air Seychelles denied boarding:

  • Do not get rid off boarding passes.
  • Ask for the reasons you’re being denied boarding.

Can I claim my flight delay directly to Air Seychelles?

First of all, if you want to claim directly to Air Seychelles, you have to know your chances are very small, since very often Air Seychelles tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Therefore, it is advised to direct your claim through lexority.

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How far back can you go with claiming flight delay compensation to Air Seychelles

Deadline to claim a flight to Air Seychelles: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, contingent on the type of law that is fit in each case.

  • Montreal Convention: two years
  • Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: two to ten years. It is necessary to the civil code for that particular country.

Documentation to claim correctly to Air Seychelles:


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Boarding pass

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Personal ID

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denied boarding claim Air Seychelles

Some Tips to claim Air Seychelles

Do not accept any offer from Air Seychelles

Don´t accept any offer from Air Seychelles that doesn’t match what the EU 261 Law dictates. Read above to check the compensation you are legally entitled to.

Air Seychelles delayed flights for 3 or more hours

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

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Air Seychelles overbooking: is it legal?

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

The overbooking is legal, but you can be granted up to € 600.

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

Once a Air Seychelles 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 Seychelles refuses them access to the plane.

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

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

In this site: you can exactly calculate the km between places.