Qatar Airways 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.
Qatar Airways flight claim compensation: European law and Montreal Convention
Qatar Airways EU Flight compensation: delay, cancellation and overbooking
Only applicable when
- When it is an european airline or…
- if the flight departs from europe
Compensation brief under European law: Qatar Airways delayed, cancelled and overbooked fligh
|Flight Distance (Km)||Qatar Airways Compensation||Claim|
|– 1.500 km||€ 250||Claim € 250|
|1.500 Km – 3.500 Km||€ 400||Claim € 400|
|+ 3.500 Km||€ 600||Claim € 600|
Qatar Airways Expenses
Qatar Airways damages
Qatar Airways E.g compensation according to European 261 law
- Flight overbooking from Frankfurt to Florence: Less than 1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
- Flight cancellation from Tenrife to Paris: 1.500 km -3.500 km = € 400 + expenses.
- Flight overbooking from Brussels to New York: More than 3.500 km = € 600 + expenses.
Qatar Airways Compensations under Montreal Convention for delays, cancellations, overbooking and baggage
Only when these 2 circumstances occur simultaneously:
- All luggage claims even if the airline is european
- When it is not an european airline and the flight does not take off from Europe
Delayed flight, cancellation or overbooking compensation table according to the Montreal Convention
|Compensation||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Luggage||€ 5.708 = 4.694 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Hotels, taxis, tours, other missed flights|
Qatar Airways lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation
If you want to Claim Qatar Airways for lost baggage you can get a compensation of 1.414 euros + expenses.
|Baggage claim||Limit of liability||Expenses|
|Lost or damaged||€ 1.414 = 1.253 SDR (Special Drawing Rights)||Clothes, cost of the baggage, taxis|
Note: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Qatar Airways: Property Irregularity Report
What is the PIR of Qatar Airways?
The Qatar Airways Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your delayed or damaged suitcase. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is imperative to claim to Qatar Airways.
- Ref code
- Flight code
- Number of lost suitcase
- Type of disruption
- Color and type
The Qatar Airways Extraordinary Circumstances
The term ‘extraordinary circumstances’ applies when the delayed or cancelled flight is due to something unusual in which a claim receives no compensation. Things like:
- Really bad weather conditions
- Some strikes not releated to Qatar Airways such as baggage handlers
Qatar Airways unreal Extraordinary Circumstances:
- Problems with Qatar Airways staff
- Bad weather affecting a previous flight
- Denied boarding due to the flight being overbooked
- Qatar Airways technical problems
Qatar Airways denied boarding:
- Do not get rid off boarding passes.
- Ask for the reasons you’re being denied boarding.
Can I claim my flight delay directly to Qatar Airways?
First of all, if you want to claim directly to Qatar Airways, you should know your chances are very small, since very often Qatar Airways tries to justify their flight delays with extraordinary circumstances that didn’t really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Therefore, it is highly recommendable to direct your claim through lexority.
Deadline to claim a flight: How far back can I claim a flight compensation to Qatar Airways?
Deadline to claim a flight to Qatar Airways: 2 to 5 years as a general rule, depending on the type of law that is fit in each case.
- Montreal Convention: two years
- Regulation 261/2004 of the EU: two to ten years. It is necessary to the civil code for each country.
Documentation to claim correctly to Qatar Airways:
Some advice to claim Qatar Airways
Ask the reason why Qatar Airways flight got delayed or cancelled
The reason of the delayed flight is critical: specially if you have thrown away the boarding passes.
Qatar Airways delayed flights for 3 or more hours
Qatar Airways delay must be higher than 3 hours to be entitled to a compensation.
Qatar Airways overbooking: is it legal?
Qatar Airways Overbooking: When Qatar Airways sells more tickets than the actual number of passengers they can take.
The overbooking is legal, but you can be granted up to € 600.
Qatar Airways aims to avoid empty seats due to no-shows, but this must be legally sanctioned.
Once a Qatar Airways 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 Qatar Airways refuses them access to the plane.
These are your rights to claim Qatar Airways
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 Qatar Airways.