Philippine Airlines Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

Philippine 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.

Philippine Airlines flight compensation: EU 261 Law and Montreal Convention

Philippine Airlines European Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking

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Only applicable when any of these 2 circumstances occur:

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

Compensation review under EU 261 Law: Philippine Airlines delay, cancellation and overbooking

Table – Philippine Airlines flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
Flight (km) Philippine 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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Philippine Airlines E.g. compensation according to european law

  • Flight overbooking from Paris to London: Less than 1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Tenrife to Bilbao: Between 1.500 km and 3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Rome to United States: More than 3.500 km = € 600 + expenses.

Philippine Airlines Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage

Philippine Airlines 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 doesn´t take off from Europe

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

Montreal Convention table: Philippine Airlines 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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Philippine Airlines lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

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If you want to Claim Philippine Airlines for lost baggage you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.

Summary: Philippine Airlines 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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Must read: Fill the PIR: Property Irregularity Report to claim for the baggage to Philippine Airlines

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What is the PIR of Philippine Airlines?

A Philippine Airlines Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your lost or damaged suitcase. You can find 10 letters and numbers and it is needed to claim to Philippine Airlines.

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

The Philippine Airlines 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
  • War
  • A few strikes not releated to Philippine Airlines like air traffic

Philippine Airlines not real Extraordinary Circumstances:

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

Downgrade at Philippine Airlines flight?

If you suffer a Philippine Airlines downgrade, the airline must refund 30% to 75% of the cost of the ticket depending on the distance of the flight.

Can I claim my flight delay directly to Philippine Airlines?

First of all, if you want to claim directly to Philippine Airlines, you should know your chances are very small, since very often Philippine Airlines tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Therefore, it’s highly recommendable to direct your claim through lexority.

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

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

  • Montreal Convention: 2 years
  • Eu law: 2 to 10 years. It is necessary to the civil code for each country.

Documents to claim successfully to Philippine Airlines:


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Boarding pass

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Personal ID

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Keep receipts to claim Philippine Airlines

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

Philippine Airlines delayed flights for 3 or more hours

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

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Philippine Airlines overbooking: is it legal?

Overbooked Philippine Airlines flight: When Philippine Airlines 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.

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

When the Philippine Airlines 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 Philippine Airlines refuses them access to the plane.

How to calculate the distance between 2 airports and know the compensation that Philippine Airlines should pay?

Philippine Airlines flight distance
First of all, it is important to take into account that which is measured is the Philippine Airlines origin and the final destination of the reservation. Therefore, in case we have a stop, you do not have count it. The orthodromic distance (the shortest distance between two places by plane) between origin and final destination has to be measured.

In this website: Distance from you can exactly calculate the kilometers between places.