Lan Airlines Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

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

Lan Airlines flight claim compensation: Eu law and Montreal Convention

Lan Airlines European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

Lan Airlines EU 261 Law compensation}

Only applicable when any of these two circumstances happen:

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

Compensation table under Eu law: Lan Airlines delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh

Table – Lan Airlines flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
Flight Distance (Km) Lan Airlines Compensation Claim
– 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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Lan Airlines Example of compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight delay from Paris to Zurich: -1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight overbooking from Las Palmas to Florence: 1.500 km -3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Barcelona to Tokyo: 3.500 km + = € 600 + expenses.

Lan Airlines Montreal Convention Compensations for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage

Lan Airlines delay compensation

Suitable when these two circumstances occur at the same time:

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

Delayed flight, cancellation or overbooking compensation table according to the Montreal Convention

Lan Airlines Montreal Convention Compensation
Compensation Limit of liability Expenses
Luggage 5.708 euros = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Other flighs, rents, tours, other missed flights

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Lan Airlines lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

Lan Airlines lost baggage claims

If you want to Claim Lan Airlines for baggage delay you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.

Table: Lan Airlines 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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Read: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Lan Airlines: Property Irregularity Report

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What is the meaning of PIR?

The Lan Airlines Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged luggage. You can find 10 letters and numbers and it is demanded to claim to Lan Airlines.

  • Number of lost luggages
  • Issue
  • Ref code so that Lan Airlines can track the suitcase
  • Flight code
  • Date
  • Color and type
  • Name

The Lan Airlines 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
  • Extreme weather conditions
  • Political or civil unrest
  • Some strikes not releated to Lan Airlines such as baggage handlers

Lan Airlines unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:

  • Problems with Lan Airlines staff
  • Bad weather affecting a previous flight
  • Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
  • Lan Airlines technical problems

Lan Airlines Downgrade

If you suffer a Lan Airlines 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 delayed flight directly to Lan Airlines?

First of all, if you want to claim directly to Lan Airlines, you should know your chances are very small, since very often Lan Airlines tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, like bad weather. Therefore, it is advised to funnel your claim through lexority.

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How far back can you go with claiming flight delay compensation to Lan Airlines

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

  • Montreal Convention: 2 years
  • UE Regulation: 2 to 10 years. You must read the civil code for each country.

Documentation to claim properly to Lan Airlines:

Reservation email

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Boarding pass

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ID or pass

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Don´t throw your ticket expenses to claim Lan Airlines

Although Lan Airlines has to refund the expenses, sometimes the airline doesn´t do it. Lan Airlines is allowed to ask for your receipts as proof before refunding you for the extra costs of your flight.

Lan Airlines flight delays: 3 or more hours

Lan Airlines delay must be higher than 3 hours to be granted a compensation.

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Overbooked Lan Airlines flight

Lan Airlines Overbooking: When Lan Airlines sells more tickets than the actual number of passengers they can accommodate.

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

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

Once a Lan Airlines 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 Lan Airlines refuses them access to the plane.

These are the passengers rights to claim Lan Airlines

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 Lan Airlines.