Air Madagascar 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 Madagascar flight compensation: EU 261 Law and Montreal Convention
Air Madagascar European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking
- When the airline is European or…
- if the flight departs from europe
Compensation review under EU 261 Law: Air Madagascar delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh
|Flight Distance (Km)||Air Madagascar Compensation||Claim|
|Less than 1.500 km||€ 250||Claim € 250|
|1.500 Km – 3.500 Km||€ 400||Claim € 400|
|+ 3.500 Km||€ 600||Claim € 600|
Air Madagascar Expenses
Air Madagascar damages
Air Madagascar E.g. compensation according to european law
- Flight cancellation from Frankfurt to Brussels: -1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
- Flight overbooking from Tenrife to Belgium: 1.500 km -3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
- Flight delay from Brussels to United States: 3.500 km + = 600 euros + expenses.
Air Madagascar Montreal Convention Compensations for delays, cancellations, overbooked flights and baggage
Only when these 2 circumstances happen at the same time:
- All luggage claims even if the airline is european
- When the airline is not European and the flight does not take off from Europe
Compensation table for flight delays, cancellations, or overbooking according to the Montreal Convention
|Compensation||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Baggage||5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights|
Air Madagascar lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation
If you want to Claim Air Madagascar for baggage delay you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.
|Luggage claim||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Lost or damaged||1.414 euros = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis|
Important: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Air Madagascar: Property Irregularity Report
What is Air Madagascar PIR?
The Air Madagascar Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your lost or damaged suitcase. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is required to claim to Air Madagascar.
- Reference code
- Flight code
- Number of lost luggages
- Type of disruption
- Colour and type
The Air Madagascar Extraordinary Circumstances
The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ is applicable when the delay/cancellation is due to something unusual in which a claim receives no compensation. Example:
- Extreme weather conditions
- A few strikes not releated to Air Madagascar such as baggage handlers
Air Madagascar not real Extraordinary Circumstances:
- Problems with Air Madagascar staff
- Bad weather affecting a previous flight
- Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
- Air Madagascar technical problems
Downgrade at Air Madagascar flight?
If you suffer a Air Madagascar downgrade, the airline must refund 30 to 75 percent of the cost of the ticket depending on the distance of the flight.
Can I claim my flight delay directly to Air Madagascar?
First of all, if you want to claim directly to Air Madagascar, you should know your chances are scarce, since very often Air Madagascar tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Therefore, it’s advised to direct your claim through lexority.
Deadline to claim a flight: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Air Madagascar?
Deadline to claim a flight to Air Madagascar: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, contingent on the type of regulation that is fit in that particular case.
- Montreal Convention: 2 years
- Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: 2 to 10 years. It is necessary to the civil code for that particular country.
Documents to claim properly to Air Madagascar:
ID or pass
Guidance to claim Air Madagascar
Inquire about the reason for Air Madagascar delay or cancellation
The reason of the delayed flight is critical: mainly if you don´t have the boarding passes.
Air Madagascar flight delays: 3 or more hours
To be entitled to a compensation, Air Madagascar delayed flight must be higher than 3 hours.
Overbooked Air Madagascar flight
Air Madagascar Overbooking: When Air Madagascar sells more tickets than the possible number of people they can take.
The overbooking is legal, but you can get a compensation up to € 600.
Air Madagascar aims to avoid empty seats because of no-shows, and this must be legally sanctioned.
When the Air Madagascar 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 Madagascar refuses them access to the plane.
Distance from airport A to airport B to calculate the Air Madagascar compensation
In the first place, it is important to take into account that which is measured is the Air Madagascar origin and the final destination of the reservation. For this reason, in case we have a stop, you do not have count it. The orthodromic distance (the shortest distance between 2 places by plane) between origin and final destination has to be measured.
In this link: Distance from you can exactly calculate the km from airport to airport.