EgyptAir Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

EgyptAir 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.

EgyptAir flight claim compensation: European law and Montreal Convention

EgyptAir EU Flight compensation: delayed, cancelled and overbooked flight

EgyptAir EU 261 Law compensation}

Only applicable when any of these two circumstances occur:

  1. When the airline is European or…
  2. When the flight takes off from europe

Compensation outline under EU 261 Law: EgyptAir delay, cancellation and overbooking

Summary – EgyptAir flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
Flight (km) EgyptAir 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


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EgyptAir Example of compensation according to european law

  • Flight cancellation from Frankfurt to Zurich: Less than 1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Las Palmas to Paris: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Madrid to Tokyo: 3.500 km + = € 600 + expenses.

EgyptAir Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage

EgyptAir delay compensation

Suitable when these 2 circumstances occur simultaneously:

  1. All baggage claims even if the airline is european
  2. When it is not an european airline and the flight doesn´t take off from Europe

Compensation table for flight delays, cancellations, or overbooked flight according to the Montreal Convention

Montreal Convention review: EgyptAir compensation
Compensation Limit of liability Expenses
Baggage 5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Other flighs, rents, tours, other missed flights

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EgyptAir lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

EgyptAir lost baggage claims

If you want to Claim EgyptAir for baggage delay you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.

Review: EgyptAir lost baggage compensation according to the Montreal Convention
Baggage claim Limit of liability Expenses
Lost or damaged 1.414 euros = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis

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Note: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to EgyptAir: Property Irregularity Report

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What is the meaning of PIR?

A EgyptAir Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference number is a unique code that traces your lost or damaged luggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is imperative to claim to EgyptAir.

  • Number of lost luggages
  • Type of disruption
  • Ref code so that EgyptAir can trace the suitcase
  • Flight code
  • Date
  • Colour and type
  • Name

The EgyptAir Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ is applicable when the delayed or cancelled flight is due to something unusual in which a claim receives no compensation. Such as:

  • Security
  • Extreme weather conditions
  • Political or civil unrest
  • A few strikes not releated to EgyptAir such as air traffic

EgyptAir unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:

  • Issues with EgyptAir staff
  • Bad weather affecting a previous flight
  • Denied boarding due to an overbooking
  • EgyptAir technical problems

EgyptAir missed connecting flight because of flight delay

It is usual in a EgyptAir flight to have one (or more) stops, on the way.
If any one of EgyptAir flights are delayed, you may lose the connection.
It is EgyptAir responsibility to find you a new flight to the final destination and you will be entitled to claim up to € 600 compensation if your new flight arrives 3 hours later than the original EgyptAir flight.

Can I claim my delayed flight directly to EgyptAir?

First, if you want to claim directly to EgyptAir, you have to know your chances are very small, since very often EgyptAir tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, such as issues with air traffic control. Consequently, it’s advised to funnel your claim through lexority.

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How far back can you go with claiming flight delay compensation to EgyptAir

Time Limit: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, contingent on the type of regulation that applies in each case.

  • Montreal Convention: 2 years
  • Eu law: 2 to 10 years. It is necessary to the civil code for each country.

Documentation to claim correctly to EgyptAir:

Reservation email

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Boarding pass

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Personal ID

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Some advice to claim EgyptAir

keep safe all EgyptAir flight docummentation

keep safe your boarding pass and e-ticket EgyptAir gave you. You don’t want to throw them away. They are often very useful to claim EgyptAir.

EgyptAir flight delays: 3 or more hours

EgyptAir delay must be higher than 3 hours to be entitled to a compensation.

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EgyptAir overbooking: is it legal?

Overbooked EgyptAir flight: When EgyptAir sells more tickets than the actual number of passengers they can take.

The overbooking is legal, but you are entitled to a compensation up to € 600.

EgyptAir aims to avoid empty seats because of no-shows, but this must be legally sanctioned.

When the EgyptAir 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 EgyptAir refuses them access to the plane.

These are the passengers rights to claim EgyptAir

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 EgyptAir.