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Did your British Airways flight suffer a long delay? If you arrived with a delay of more than three hours, you could be entitled to compensation. Eager to know whether you have a right to compensation due to loss of time? See if your British Airways flight is on the list of current delays below.

Recently: British Airways delays of 15, 16 and 17 November

On 15, 16 and 17 November a total of 14 British Airways flights were delayed. Passengers of the following British Airways delays are entitled to compensation for the loss of time. 

Recent British Airways delays with a right to compensation:

Flightdate Flightnumber  From To
15 November BA 73 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Abu Dhabi Airport (AHU)
15 November BA 58  Cape Town Airport (CPT) London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
15 November BA 248 Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG) London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 
15 November  BA 28 Hong Kong Airport (HKG) London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16 November BA 72 Abu Dhabi Airport (AHU) London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
16 November BA 185 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Newark Airport (EWR)
16 November BA 217 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Chicago O’Hare Airport (IAD)
16 November BA 216 Chicago O’Hare Airport (IAD) London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 
16 November BA 248 Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG) London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
17 November BA 185 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Newark Airport (EWR)
17 November BA 217 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Chicago O’Hare Airport (IAD)
17 November BA 273 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) San Diego Airport (SAN)
17 November BA 119 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Bangalore Airport (BLR)
17 November BA 1313 Aberdeen Airport (ABZ) London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
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Claiming compensation for a delayed British Airways flight

If your British Airways flight was delayed you could end up waiting a long time at the airport and lose significant time or miss important affairs. This is why Regulation 261/2004 was introduced and has been in effect since 2005. It establishes your rights as an airline passenger. In order to claim compensation for a delayed flight, the following criteria must apply:

British Airways is a European airline company, this means that if your flight arrives with a delay exceeding three hours and no extraordinary circumstances apply, you are entitled to compensation which can add up to €600 (£517*) per person.

Example: Your flight with British Airways from New York to London Heathrow is delayed because of a technical fault. You arrive in London with a delay of almost five hours. You are not entitled to a compensation of €600 (£517*) per person.

British Airways delays

The national carrier of the UK, British Airways, operates flights within the UK and connecting it to the rest of the world. Hundreds of British Airways flights leave and enter the UK on a daily bases.

Was your British Airways flight delayed? Do you want to know what you are entitled to? You can check what recent British Airways flights you can claim compensation for below in our ‘problem flights’ list. We review over 13 million flight, weather and sociopolitical data every day. This data is one of the reasons we have a 97% success rate in court.

Amount of compensation

When you are entitled to compensation because your British Airways flight was delayed, the amount of compensation is based on the flight distance:

Amount of compensation

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If your flight exceeds 3,500 km and your arrival delay is between three and four hours, you are entitled to 50% of the compensation amount.

*Compensation calculated November '19 rate of £1: €1,16 and rounded to the nearest £1.

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