Transavia Compensation: Claim flight delay, cancellation or baggage

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

Transavia flight compensation: Eu law and Montreal Convention

Transavia European compensation: delayed, cancelled and overbooked flight

Transavia EU 261 Law compensation}

Suitable when any of these 2 circumstances happen:

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

Compensation outline under EU 261 Law: Transavia delay, cancellation and overbooking

outline – Transavia flight compensation according to EU 261/2004 Regulation
Flight Distance (Km) Transavia 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


Transavia Expenses


Transavia damages

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Transavia E.g compensation according to European 261 law

  • Flight cancellation from Frankfurt to Florence: -1.500 km = 250 euros + expenses.
  • Flight cancellation from Las Palmas to Bilbao: 1.500 km -3.500 km = 400 euros + expenses.
  • Flight delay from Madrid to Kyoto: More than 3.500 km = € 600 + expenses.

Transavia Montreal Convention Compensations for delays, cancellations, overbooked flights and baggage

Transavia delay compensation

Only applicable when these 2 circumstances happen 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 depart from Europe

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

Montreal Convention summary: Transavia 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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Transavia lost baggage or delayed luggage compensation

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If you Claim Transavia for lost baggage you can get a compensation of € 1.414 + expenses.

Table: Transavia 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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Must read: Fill in the PIR to claim for the luggage to Transavia: Property Irregularity Report

Pir Transavia

What is Transavia PIR?

The Transavia Property Irregularity Report (PIR) reference is a unique code that tracks your lost or damaged baggage. It has a combination of 10 letters and numbers and it is required to claim to Transavia.

  • Reference code
  • Flight code
  • Number of lost suitcase
  • Date
  • Type of disruption
  • Color and type
  • Name

Read about Transavia cancelled flights

Transavia cancellations notified more than fourteen days before date of departure:

James has received a message from Transavia notifying him that his flight in 26 days is cancelled. He does not have a right to compensation under the Eu law but may seek a refund of his flight cost. If there is not proof of mail from Transavia he will be granted a compensation too.

Transavia cancellations notified between 7 and 14 days before date of departure:

Julian has received a text from Transavia notifying him that his flight in 13 days is cancelled. He has a right to compensation as his flight was cancelled by Transavia between 7 and 14 days before his departure and his flight departs more than 2 hours before the original scheduled time of departure and arrives more than four hours after the first scheduled arrival time.

Transavia cancelled flight notified less than seven days before departure:

Mario has received a mail from Transavia notifying him that his flight in two days is cancelled. He has a right to compensation as his flight was cancelled by Transavia less than seven days before his departure and the new flight departs more than one hour before the {original} time of departure and arrives more than two hours after the original scheduled time.

Transavia Flight Disruption on a Business Trip?

If Transaviaflight gets cancelled, overbooked or delayed the passenger is entitled to receive the compensation, even if the company paid for the tickets.

Can I claim my delayed flight directly to Transavia?

First, if you want to claim directly to Transavia, you should know your chances are scarce, since very often Transavia tries to justify their delayed flights with extraordinary circumstances that did not really happen, like issues with air traffic control. Consequently, it is highly recommendable to funnel your claim through lexority.

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

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

  • Montreal Convention: two years
  • UE Regulation: two to ten years. It is necessary to the civil code for that particular country.

Documents to claim correctly to Transavia:

Reservation email

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Boarding pass

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Guidance to claim Transavia

Keep all Transavia flight documents

keep safe your boarding pass and e-ticket Transavia gave you. You don’t want to dispose of them. They are often very useful to claim Transavia.

Transavia delayed flights for 3 or more hours

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

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Overbooked Transavia flight

Overbooked Transavia flight: When Transavia sells more tickets than the actual number of people they can take.

The overbooking is legal, but you are entitled to a compensation up to € 600.

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

When the Transavia 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 Transavia refuses them access to the plane.

How to know how long the Transavia flight has been delayed

Transavia delayed flight 3 hours

  1. Contact a Lexority attorney to tell you how long the Transavia flight has been delayed without any doubt. Take in to account that the following websites are not always accurate and need a payment record.
  2. You can use the web where if you register you can see the Transavia status of all flights including those of years ago.
  3. Another option is entering to Flight Radar where you can see the last 7 days Transavia flight delays without registering. If you register you can also see delayed flights from up to two years ago.

Note: When the Transavia delay is very close to three hours, Flightradar24 is not 100% accurate, since it shows the time of landing, but not the exit from the plane, which is what the regulations dictates has to be taken in consideration.