Arik Air Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to € 600 compensation for a delayed or cancelled flight and € 1.414 for lost luggage.
Arik Air flight compensation: EU 261 Law and Montreal Convention
Arik Air European compensation: delayed, cancelled and overbooked flight
Only applicable when
- if the airline is European or…
- if the flight departs from europe
Compensation outline under Eu law: Arik Air delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh
|Flight (km)||Arik Air Compensation||Claim|
|– 1.500 km||€ 250||Claim € 250|
|1.500 Km – 3.500 Km||€ 400||Claim € 400|
|More than 3.500 Km||€ 600||Claim € 600|
Arik Air Expenses
Arik Air damages
Arik Air E.g. compensation according to european law
- Flight delay from Milan to Zurich: Less than 1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
- Flight delay from Tenrife to Belgium: 1.500 km -3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
- Flight cancellation from Paris to United States: 3.500 km + = 600 euros + expenses.
Arik Air Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage
Only applicable when these two circumstances occur at the same time:
- All luggage claims even if it is an european airline
- When it is not an european airline and the flight does not take off from Europe
Delayed flight, cancellation or overbooking compensation table according to the Montreal Convention
|Compensation||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Luggage||€ 5.708 = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights|
Arik Air lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation
If you Claim Arik Air for luggage delay you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.
|Baggage claim||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Lost or damaged||€ 1.414 = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis|
Note: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Arik Air: Property Irregularity Report
About Arik Air PIR
A Arik Air Property Irregularity Report (PIR) ref number is a unique code that traces your lost or damaged baggage. You can find 10 letters and numbers and it is necessary to claim to Arik Air.
- Ref code
- Flight code
- Number of lost suitcase
- Type of disruption
- Color and type
The Arik Air Extraordinary Circumstances
The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delayed or cancelled flight is due to something uncommon in which a claim receives no compensation. Things like:
- Really bad weather conditions
- Political or civil unrest
- Some strikes not releated to Arik Air such as air traffic
Arik Air unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:
- Problems with Arik Air staff
- Bad weather affecting a previous flight
- Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
- Arik Air technical problems
Arik Air Flight problem on a Business Trip?
If Arik Airsuffers a cancellation, delay or overbooking the passenger is entitled to receive the compensation, even if the company paid for the tickets.
Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Arik Air?
First of all, if you want to claim directly to Arik Air, you should know your chances are scarce, since very often Arik Air tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, such as issues with air traffic control. Consequently, it is highly recommendable to direct your claim through lexority.
How far back can you go with claiming flight delay compensation to Arik Air
Deadline to claim a flight to Arik Air: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, depending on the type of regulation that is fit in each case.
- Montreal Convention: 2 years
- Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: 2 to 10 years. You must read the civil code for that particular country.
Documentation to claim successfully to Arik Air:
ID or pass
Some Tips to claim Arik Air
Do not accept any offer from Arik Air
Do not accept any offer from Arik Air that doesn’t match what the Regulations dictates. Refer to the sections above to check how much money you are legally entitled to.
Arik Air delayed flights for 3 or more hours
To be entitled to a compensation, Arik Air delayed flight must be higher than 3 hours.
Arik Air overbooking: is it legal?
Overbooked Arik Air flight: When Arik Air sells more tickets than the possible number of people they can accommodate.
The overbooking is legal, but you can get a compensation up to € 600.
Arik Air aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, but this must be legally sanctioned.
Once a Arik Air passenger has received a reservation 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 Arik Air refuses them access to the plane.
Distance from airport A to airport B to calculate the Arik Air compensation
In the first place, keep in mind that the Arik Air origin and final destination are measured of the reservation. For this reason, in case we have a stop, you shouldn´t count it. The orthodromic distance (bird flight) between origin and final destination has to be measured.
In this webpage: https://www.distancesfrom.com/ you can exactly calculate the km between places.