Iberia Express Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to € 600 compensation for a delayed or cancelled flight and 1.414 euros for lost luggage.
Iberia Express flight compensation: European law and Montreal Convention
Iberia Express European compensation: delayed, cancelled and overbooked flight
- if the airline is European or…
- if the flight takes off from europe
Compensation outline under European law: Iberia Express delay, cancellation and overbooking
|Flight Distance (Km)||Iberia Express Compensation||Claim|
|– 1.500 km||€ 250||Claim € 250|
|1.500 Km – 3.500 Km||€ 400||Claim € 400|
|+ 3.500 Km||€ 600||Claim € 600|
Iberia Express Expenses
Iberia Express damages
Iberia Express Example of compensation according to european law
- Flight cancellation from Milan to Brussels: Less than 1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
- Flight delay from Tenrife to Paris: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
- Flight delay from Berlin to United States: More than 3.500 km = € 600 + expenses.
Iberia Express Montreal Convention Compensations for delays, cancellations, overbooked flights and baggage
Suitable when these 2 circumstances happen at the same time:
- All baggage claims even if it is an european airline
- 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 Express lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation
If you want to Claim Iberia Express for baggage delay you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.
|Baggage claim||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Lost or damaged||1.414 euros = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis|
Read: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Iberia Express: Property Irregularity Report
What is the meaning of PIR?
The Iberia Express Property Irregularity Report (PIR) ref number is a unique code that tracks your lost or damaged luggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is required to claim to Iberia Express.
- Reference code
- Number of lost baggages
- Color and type
The Iberia Express Extraordinary Circumstances
The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ is applicable when the delay/cancellation is due to something uncommon in which a claim receives no compensation. Example:
- Really bad weather conditions
- Political or civil unrest
- Some strikes unrelated to Iberia Express such as baggage handlers
Iberia Express not real Extraordinary Circumstances:
- Issues with Iberia Express staff
- Bad weather affecting a previous flight
- Denied boarding due to an overbooking
- Iberia Express technical problems
Iberia Express Downgrade
If you suffer a Iberia Express 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 Iberia Express?
First of all, if you want to claim directly to Iberia Express, you should know your chances are scarce, since very often Iberia Express tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, such as bad weather. Consequently, it’s advised to funnel your claim through lexority.
Time limit: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Iberia Express?
Deadline to claim a flight to Iberia Express: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, depending on the type of law that is fit in that particular case.
- Montreal Convention: two years
- Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: 2 to 10 years. It is necessary to the civil code for each country.
Documentation to claim properly to Iberia Express:
Some advice to claim Iberia Express
keep safe all Iberia Express flight docummentation
Keep your boarding pass and e-ticket Iberia Express gave you. You don’t want to dispose of them. They are often very useful to claim Iberia Express.
Iberia Express flight delays: 3 or more hours
To be entitled to a compensation, Iberia Express delayed flight must be higher than 3 hours.
Overbooking at Iberia Express flight
Iberia Express Overbooking: When Iberia Express sells more tickets than the possible number of passengers they can accommodate.
The overbooking is legal, but you can get a compensation up to € 600.
Iberia Express aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, and this must be legally sanctioned.
Once a Iberia Express 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 Iberia Express refuses them access to the plane.
How do I calculate the distance between airports to claim a compensation to Iberia Express?
In the first place, keep in mind that which is measured is the Iberia Express origin and the final destination of the reservation. So, in case we have a stop, you do not have count it. The orthodromic distance (bird flight) between origin and final destination has to be measured.
In this link: Distance from you can exactly calculate the kilometers from airport to airport.