JetBlue Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

JetBlue Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or lost baggage. Get up to € 600 refund for a delayed or cancelled flight and 1.414 euros for lost luggage.

JetBlue flight compensation: European law and Montreal Convention

JetBlue European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

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Only when any of these 2 circumstances occur:

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

Compensation outline under Eu law: JetBlue delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh

Summary – JetBlue flight compensation according to EU Regulation
Flight (km) JetBlue 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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JetBlue Example of compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight cancellation from Frankfurt to London: -1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight overbooking from Tenrife to Florence: 1.500 km -3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Madrid to United States: 3.500 km + = € 600 + expenses.

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

JetBlue delay compensation

Suitable when these two circumstances occur simultaneously:

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

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

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

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JetBlue lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

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If you Claim JetBlue for lost baggage you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.

Brief: JetBlue lost baggage compensation according to the Montreal Convention
Luggage 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 the PIR: Property Irregularity Report to claim for the luggage to JetBlue

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What is JetBlue PIR?

The JetBlue Property Irregularity Report (PIR) ref number is a unique code that traces your lost or damaged baggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is needed to claim to JetBlue.

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

The JetBlue Extraordinary Circumstances

The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ is applicable when the delay/cancellation is caused by something unexpected in which a claim receives no compensation. E.g.:

  • Security
  • Really bad weather conditions
  • War
  • A few strikes unrelated to JetBlue such as air traffic

JetBlue not real Extraordinary Circumstances:

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

JetBlue denied boarding:

  • Do not throw away boarding passes.
  • Ask why you’re being denied boarding.

Can I claim my flight delay directly to JetBlue?

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

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

Deadline to claim a flight to JetBlue: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, depending on the type of regulation that is fit in each case.

  • Montreal Convention: 2 years
  • Eu law: two to ten years. You must read the civil code for each country.

Documents to claim properly to JetBlue:


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Guidance to claim JetBlue

Do not accept any offer from JetBlue

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

JetBlue flight delays: 3 or more hours

To be entitled to a compensation, JetBlue delayed flight must be higher than 3 hours.

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JetBlue overbooking: is it legal?

Overbooked JetBlue flight: When JetBlue sells more tickets than the possible number of people they can accommodate.

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

JetBlue aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, but this must be legally sanctioned.

When the JetBlue 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 JetBlue refuses them access to the plane.

These are your rights to claim JetBlue

If you have any question. Here we are if you want to claim for a flight delay, cancellation, overbooking or lost baggage to JetBlue.