Flybe Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Flybe 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.

Flybe flight claim compensation: Eu law and Montreal Convention

Flybe European compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

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Only applicable when any of these two circumstances happen:

  1. if it is an european airline or…
  2. When the flight departs from europe

Compensation brief under European law: Flybe delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh

Summary – Flybe flight compensation according to EU Regulation
Flight (km) Flybe 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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Flybe E.g compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight delay from Milan to Florence: -1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight overbooking from Tenrife to Paris: 1.500 km -3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight overbooking from Paris to : 3.500 km + = 600 euros + expenses.

Flybe Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooked flights and baggage

Flybe delay compensation

Only when these 2 circumstances happen simultaneously:

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

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

Montreal Convention summary: Flybe compensation
Compensation Limit of liability Expenses
Baggage 5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights

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Flybe lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

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If you Claim Flybe for lost baggage you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.

Table: Flybe 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 Flybe: Property Irregularity Report

Pir Flybe

About Flybe PIR

A Flybe Property Irregularity Report (PIR) ref number is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged suitcase. You can find 10 letters and numbers and it is required to claim to Flybe.

  • Number of lost luggages
  • Issue
  • Reference code so that Flybe can trace the suitcase
  • Flight code
  • Date
  • Colour and type
  • Name

The Flybe Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delayed or cancelled flight is due to something unexpected in which a claim receives no compensation. Things like:

  • Security
  • Really bad weather conditions
  • Political or civil unrest
  • A few strikes unrelated to Flybe such as air traffic

Flybe unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:

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

Flybe “no show” : is it legal?

“No show” is ilegal. you are granted a compensation if you are being denied from boarding.

Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Flybe?

First, if you want to claim directly to Flybe, you have to know your chances are very small, since very often Flybe tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, like bad weather. Consequently, it’s highly recommendable to direct your claim through lexority.

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Time limit: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Flybe?

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

  • Montreal Convention: 2 years
  • Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: 2 to 10 years. It is necessary to the civil code for each country.

Documents to claim correctly to Flybe:


delayed flight claim Flybe

Boarding pass

flight cancelled claim Flybe

Personal ID

luggage flight claim Flybe


denied boarding claim Flybe

Guidance to claim Flybe

Don´t throw your receipts to claim Flybe

Even though Flybe must refund the expenses, sometimes the airline doesn´t do it. Flybe is allowed to ask for your receipts as proof before refunding you for the expenses of your trip.

Flybe delayed flights for 3 or more hours

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

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Flybe overbooking: is it legal?

Flybe Overbooking: When Flybe sells more tickets than the actual number of passengers they can take.

The overbooking is legal, but you can get a compensation up to € 600.

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

Once a Flybe 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 Flybe refuses them access to the plane.

These are the passengers rights to claim Flybe

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 Flybe.