We can help you claim compensation for the loss of time!

Was your Ryanair flight delayed? If you arrived with a delay of more than three hours, you could be entitled to compensation. Do you want to know whether you have a right to compensation due to loss of time? Then see if your Ryanair flight is on the list of current delays below.

Claiming compensation for a delayed Ryanair flight

If your Ryanair 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:

Ryanair is a European airline, 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 (£538*) per person.

Example: Your Ryanair flight from Dublin to London is delayed by four hours due to crew sickness. You are entitled to a compensation of €250 (£224*) per person.

Ryanair delays

Ryanair is de largest budget airline in Europe, connecting the UK with Ireland and the rest of the Europe. Offering low-cost fares is what sets Ryanair apart from other carriers. Unfortunately every day a share of flights to and from the UK suffers a long flight delay. EUclaim monitors all Ryanair flights on a daily basis and checks them for extraordinary circumstances. Therefor we are always aware if you are entitled to compensation or not. Check our ‘problem flights’ list below or fill in your flight details in our calculator. We provide you with instant and solid advice on your entitlements and are happy to help you with your claim.

Amount of compensation

When you are entitled to compensation because your Ryanair 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 September '18 rate of £1: €1,11 and rounded to the nearest £1.

Recently delayed Ryanair flights

As the business of Ryanair has largely expanded over the years, so have the amount of long flight delays. In our large database we review all Ryanair flights every single day. We register detailed information about the flight alongside weather and socio-political data. We compile the evidence and use it in court if necessary. Due to our carefully collected data we have achieved a success rate of 97%. 

Since the start of 2018, various Ryanair flights suffered delays from and to the UK. 

August Ryanair strikes and flight problems

On August 27, Ryanair flights between Eindhoven and London Stansted were delayed. Ryanair flight FR9272 was actually delayed for more than 7 hours! Passengers of the delayed flights FR9272 and FR9271 are entitled to €250 in compensation.

Ryanair pilots across Europe have issued more strike dates for August. On August 10, the Swedish and Belgian Ryanair pilots have issued a strike. German pilots are also in favour of strike action but have not yet announced any definite dates yet. 

In the start of August, some Ryanair flights suffered very long delays. August 2, Ryanair flight FR1393 from Oslo to London Stansted was delayed for 9,5 hours(!). Passengers are entitled to compensation for this long flight delay. During the first weekend of August, some Ryanair flights were delayed for more than seven hours(!). On August 4 it was flight FR5993 from Madrid to London Stansted that was delayed for more than 7,5 hours. FR1833 from Naples to London Stansted on Sunday, August 5, was delayed for more than seven hours. Passengers of both delays are entitled to €400 in compensation. 

On August 6, Ryanair flights from Rome Ciampino and Porto to London Stansted were severly delayed. Passengers of the delays of flights FR3005 and FR8344 are entitled to €400 in compensation.

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