Gulf Air Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Gulf Air Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to 600 euros compensation for a delayed or cancelled flight and 1.414 euros for lost luggage.

Gulf Air flight claim compensation: EU 261 Law and Montreal Convention

Gulf Air European compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

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Suitable when any of these 2 circumstances occur:

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

Compensation table under EU 261 Law: Gulf Air delay, cancellation and overbooking

Table – Gulf Air flight compensation according to EU Regulation
Flight (km) Gulf Air Compensation Claim
Less than 1.500 km € 250 Claim € 250
1.500 Km – 3.500 Km € 400 Claim € 400
+ 3.500 Km € 600 Claim € 600


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Gulf Air E.g. compensation according to european law

  • Flight cancellation from Frankfurt to Brussels: -1.500 km = € 250 + expenses.
  • Flight cancellation from Las Palmas to Florence: 1.500 km -3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
  • Flight cancellation from Norway to India: 3.500 km + = € 600 + expenses.

Gulf Air Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage

Gulf Air delay compensation

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

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

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

Gulf Air Montreal Convention 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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Gulf Air lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

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If you want to Claim Gulf Air for luggage delay you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.

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

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Note: Fill the PIR: Property Irregularity Report to claim for the luggage to Gulf Air

Property irregularity report Gulf Air

What is Gulf Air PIR?

The Gulf Air Property Irregularity Report (PIR) ref number is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged baggage. You can find 10 letters and numbers and it is needed to claim to Gulf Air.

  • Reference code
  • Flight
  • Number of lost baggages
  • Date
  • Issue
  • Colour and type
  • Name

About Gulf Air cancelled flights

Gulf Air cancelled flights notified more than 14 days before date of departure:

James has received a mail from Gulf Air notifying him that his flight in 20 days is cancelled. He does not have a right to compensation under the Eu law but may seek a refund of his flight cost. If there isn´t proof of mail from Gulf Air he will be granted a compensation too.

Gulf Air cancelled flight notified between 7 and 14 days before date of departure:

Sam has received a text from Gulf Air notifying him that his flight in 8 days is cancelled. He has a right to compensation as his flight was cancelled by Gulf Air between 7 and 14 days before his departure and his flight departs more than two hours before the original scheduled time of departure and arrives more than four hours after the first scheduled arrival time.

Gulf Air cancellations notified less than 7 days before departure:

Mario has received a mail from Gulf Air notifying him that his flight in two days is cancelled. He has a right to compensation as his flight was cancelled by Gulf Air less than 7 days before his departure and the new flight departs more than one hour before the {original} time of departure and arrives more than two hours after the original scheduled time.

Gulf Air Flight problem on a Business Trip?

If Gulf Airsuffers a cancellation, delay or overbooking the passenger is granted the compensation, even if the company paid for the tickets.

Can I claim my flight delay directly to Gulf Air?

First of all, if you want to claim directly to Gulf Air, you should know your chances are very small, since very often Gulf Air tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, such as issues with air traffic control. Therefore, it’s highly recommendable to funnel your claim through lexority.

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

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

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

Documentation to claim successfully to Gulf Air:


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Boarding pass

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Claim baggage Gulf Air


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Some Tips to claim Gulf Air

Be carefull with the offers of Gulf Air

Do not accept any offer from Gulf Air that doesn’t match what the EU Regulation 261/2004 dictates. Read above to check the compensation you are legally entitled to.

Gulf Air flight delays: 3 or more hours

Gulf Air delay must be higher than 3 hours to be granted a compensation.

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Gulf Air overbooking: is it legal?

Overbooked Gulf Air flight: When Gulf Air sells more tickets than the possible number of passengers they can take.

The overbooking is legal, but you can be granted up to € 600.

Gulf Air aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, and this must be legally sanctioned.

Once a Gulf Air 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 Gulf Air refuses them access to the plane.

How to calculate the distance between 2 airports and know the compensation that Gulf Air should pay?

Gulf Air flight calculate distance
In the first place, it is important to take into account that which is measured is the Gulf Air origin and the final destination of the reservation. For this reason, in case we have a stop, you don´t have 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 kilometers between places.