Iberia Express Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

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

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Only when any of these two circumstances happen:

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

Compensation outline under European law: Iberia Express delay, cancellation and overbooking

Table – Iberia Express flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
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


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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

Iberia Express delay compensation

Suitable when these 2 circumstances happen at the same time:

  1. All baggage claims even if it is an european airline
  2. 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

Montreal Convention outline: Iberia Express 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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Iberia Express lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

Iberia Express lost baggage claims

If you want to Claim Iberia Express for baggage delay you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.

Review: Iberia Express 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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Read: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Iberia Express: Property Irregularity Report

Pir Iberia Express

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
  • Flight
  • Number of lost baggages
  • Date
  • Issue
  • Color and type
  • Name

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:

  • Security
  • 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.

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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:


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Boarding pass

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Personal ID

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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.

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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?

Iberia Express flight distance
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.