Blue Air Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to 600 euros compensation for a delayed or cancelled flight and € 1.414 for lost luggage.
Blue Air flight compensation: EU 261 Law and Montreal Convention
Blue Air European compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking
Only applicable when
- if it is an european airline or…
- When the flight takes off from europe
Compensation review under Eu law: Blue Air delay, cancellation and overbooking
|Flight Distance (Km)||Blue Air 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|
Blue Air Expenses
Blue Air damages
Blue Air E.g compensation according to European 261 law
- Flight overbooking from Milan to Brussels: -1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
- Flight overbooking from Las Palmas to Bilbao: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
- Flight cancellation from Norway to Cali: More than 3.500 km = € 600 + expenses.
Blue Air Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage
Only applicable when these 2 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|
|Baggage||5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Other flighs, rents, tours, other missed flights|
Blue Air lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation
If you want to Claim Blue Air for baggage delay you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.
|Baggage claim||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Lost or damaged||€ 1.414 = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis|
Read: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Blue Air: Property Irregularity Report
What is the PIR of Blue Air?
A Blue Air Property Irregularity Report (PIR) number is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged luggage. You can find 10 letters and numbers and it is necessary to claim to Blue Air.
- Reference code
- Number of lost baggages
- Color and type
The Blue Air Extraordinary Circumstances
The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delayed or cancelled flight is due to something unusual in which a claim receives no compensation. E.g.:
- Really bad weather conditions
- Political or civil unrest
- Some strikes unrelated to Blue Air like air traffic
Blue Air not real Extraordinary Circumstances:
- Issues with Blue Air staff
- Bad weather affecting a previous flight
- Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
- Blue Air technical problems
Blue Air denied boarding:
- Do not throw away boarding passes.
- Ask why you’re being denied boarding.
Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Blue Air?
First, if you want to claim directly to Blue Air, you have to know your chances are very small, since very often Blue Air tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Therefore, it is advised to funnel your claim through lexority.
Deadline to claim a flight: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Blue Air?
Deadline to claim a flight to Blue Air: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, contingent on the type of law that is applicable in each case.
- Montreal Convention: 2 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 Blue Air:
ID or pass
Some advice to claim Blue Air
Be carefull with the offers of Blue Air
Don´t accept any offer from Blue Air that doesn’t match what the EU Law dictates. Refer to the sections above to check how much money you are legally entitled to.
Blue Air flight delays: 3 or more hours
Blue Air delay must be higher than 3 hours to be entitled to a compensation.
Blue Air overbooking: is it legal?
Overbooked Blue Air flight: When Blue Air sells more tickets than the possible number of passengers they can take.
The overbooking is legal, but you can be granted up to € 600.
Blue Air aims to avoid empty seats because of no-shows, and this must be legally sanctioned.
Once a Blue 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 Blue Air refuses them access to the plane.
These are the passengers rights to claim Blue Air
Contact us if you have any question. Here we are if you want to claim for a flight delay, cancellation, overbooking or lost baggage to Blue Air.