Germania Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Germania 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.

Germania flight claim compensation: Eu law and Montreal Convention

Germania European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

Germania EU 261 Law compensation}

Suitable when any of these two circumstances happen:

  1. if it is an european airline or…
  2. if the flight takes off from europe

Compensation summary under EU 261 Law: Germania delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh

Table – Germania flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
Flight Distance (Km)Germania CompensationClaim
Less than 1.500 km€ 250Claim € 250
1.500 Km – 3.500 Km€ 400Claim € 400
+ 3.500 Km€ 600Claim € 600


Germania Expenses


Germania damages

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Germania E.g compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight overbooking from Paris to Florence: Less than 1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
  • Flight overbooking from Las Palmas to Belgium: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight cancellation from Berlin to Kyoto: 3.500 km + = € 600 + expenses.

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

Germania delay compensation

Only applicable when these 2 circumstances happen at the same time:

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

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

Germania Montreal Convention Compensation
CompensationLimit of liabilityExpenses
Baggage5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights

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Germania lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

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If you Claim Germania for luggage delay you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.

Outline: Germania lost baggage compensation according to the Montreal Convention
Baggage claimLimit of liabilityExpenses
Lost or damaged€ 1.414 = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis

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Important: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Germania: Property Irregularity Report

Pir Germania

What is the PIR of Germania?

A Germania Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged suitcase. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is imperative to claim to Germania.

  • Number of lost luggages
  • Problem
  • Reference code so that Germania can track the suitcase
  • Flight
  • Date
  • Color and type
  • Name

The Germania Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delay/cancellation is due to something uncommon in which a claim receives no compensation. Things like:

  • Security
  • Really bad weather conditions
  • Political or civil unrest
  • A few strikes unrelated to Germania such as baggage handlers

Germania unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:

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

Germania Downgrade

If you suffer a Germania downgrade, the airline must refund 30 to 75 percent of the ticket depending on the flight distance.

Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Germania?

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

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

Deadline to claim a flight to Germania: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, depending on the type of law that applies in each case.

  • Montreal Convention: two years
  • Eu law: two to ten years. You must read the civil code for that particular country.

Documentation to claim correctly to Germania:


delayed flight claim Germania

Boarding pass

Claim cancellation to Germania


Claim baggage Germania


denied boarding claim Germania

Guidance to claim Germania

Do not accept any offer from Germania

Don´t accept any offer from Germania that doesn’t match what the Regulations prescribes. Refer to the sections above to check the compensation you are legally entitled to.

Germania flight delays: 3 or more hours

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

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Overbooking at Germania flight

Germania Overbooking: When Germania sells more tickets than the actual number of people they can take.

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

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

Once a Germania 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 Germania refuses them access to the plane.

How to know how long the Germania flight has been delayed

Germania delayed flight 3 hours

  1. Have a Lexority attorney to tell you how long the Germania flight has been delayed without any doubt. Take in to account that the following sites are not always accurate and need a payment record.
  2. Use the web Flight Stats where if you register you can see the Germania status of all flights including those of years ago.
  3. Another option is to go to Flight Radar where you can see the last seven days Germania flight delays without registering. If you register you can also see delayed flights from up to 2 years ago.

Advice: When the Germania delay is very close to 3 hours, Flightradar24 is not 100% reliable, since it shows the time of landing, but not the exit from the plane, which is what the regulations says has to be taken in consideration.