Iberia 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.
Iberia flight compensation: European law and Montreal Convention
Iberia European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking
Only when any of these 2 circumstances occur:
- When it is an european airline or…
- When the flight departs from europe
Compensation summary under EU 261 Law: Iberia delay, cancellation and overbooking
|Flight (km)||Iberia 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|
Iberia E.g. compensation according to european law
- Flight overbooking from Frankfurt to London: -1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
- Flight overbooking from Tenrife to Belgium: 1.500 km -3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
- Flight cancellation from Norway to Cali: More than 3.500 km = 600 euros + expenses.
Iberia Montreal Convention Compensations for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage
Only applicable when these two circumstances happen at the same time:
- All baggage claims even if the airline is european
- When the airline is not European and the flight doesn´t depart 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|
Iberia lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation
If you want to Claim Iberia for luggage 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|
Must read: Fill the PIR: Property Irregularity Report to claim for the luggage to Iberia
About Iberia PIR
The Iberia Property Irregularity Report (PIR) number is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged luggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is required to claim to Iberia.
- Number of lost luggages
- Reference code so that Iberia can trace the suitcase
- Color and type
The Iberia Extraordinary Circumstances
The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ is applicable when the delayed or cancelled flight is due to something unexpected in which a claim receives no compensation. Example:
- Extreme weather conditions
- Some strikes unrelated to Iberia such as baggage handlers
Iberia unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:
- Problems with Iberia staff
- Bad weather affecting a previous flight
- Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
- Iberia technical problems
Iberia Flight problem on a Business Trip?
If Iberiasuffers a cancellation, delay or overbooking the passenger is granted the compensation, even if the company paid for the tickets.
Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Iberia?
First of all, if you want to claim directly to Iberia, you have to know your chances are very small, since very often Iberia tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Consequently, it is highly recommendable to direct your claim through lexority.
Time limit: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Iberia?
Time Limit: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, contingent on the type of regulation that is fit in that particular case.
- Montreal Convention: two years
- UE Regulation: two to ten years. You must read the civil code for that particular country.
Documents to claim correctly to Iberia:
Some advice to claim Iberia
Be carefull with the offers of Iberia
Do not accept any offer from Iberia that doesn’t match what the EU Regulation 261/2004 imposes. Refer to the sections above to check how much money you are legally entitled to.
Iberia flight delays: 3 or more hours
Iberia delay must be higher than 3 hours to be granted a compensation.
Overbooking at Iberia flight
Overbooked Iberia flight: When Iberia sells more tickets than the possible number of passengers they can accommodate.
The overbooking is legal, but you are entitled to a compensation up to € 600.
Iberia aims to avoid empty seats because of no-shows, but this must be legally sanctioned.
When the Iberia 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 Iberia refuses them access to the plane.
Find out the Distance between airports to calculate Iberia compensation
In the first place, it is important to take into account that which is measured is the Iberia origin and the final destination of the reservation. Therefore, 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 site: Distance from you can exactly calculate the km between places.