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Is your flight to or from Sumburgh Airport cancelled? Then you might qualify to restitution for loss of time under Regulation 261/2004. Find out if your flight to or from Sumburgh Airport is eligible for compensation by reading this article.

Brexit: did it change regulations for UK passengers to or from Sumburgh Airport

Regulation 261/2004 was amended after Brexit to the The Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 has been set in place to uphold your rights as airline passenger when you flight is or cancelled. Both legislations protect your rights as an airline passenger and determines the obligations of the airline.

What are your rights if your flight to or from Sumburgh Airport is cancelled?

Your entitlement to compensation for a flight cancellation hinges on when you were notified of the cancellation:

  • If you were informed more than 2 weeks in advance, you are not eligible for compensation.
  • If you were informed between 14 and 7 days prior to departure, and you arrived at your destination more than 4 hours later, you are eligible for compensation.
  • If you were informed 7 days or less before departure, and you arrived at your destination more than 2 hours later, you are eligible for compensation.

It is important to note that compensation is only applicable if you were traveling from an EU country, or if you were traveling from a non-EU country to an EU country with a European airline.

Extraordinary circumstances for flight cancellation to or from Sumburgh Airport

There are scenarios where you may not be eligible for compensation for a cancelled flight to or from Sumburgh Airport. In such cases, the airline may argue that the flight cancellation resulted from an “extraordinary circumstance,” which refers to situations outside the airline’s control.

For instance, flight cancellations caused by severe weather, air traffic control strikes, or acts of terrorism are considered as extraordinary circumstances.

What determines the amount of compensation for your cancelled flight to or from Sumburgh Airport

If your flight to or from Sumburgh Airport has been called off, and is eligible under Regulation 261/2004, you have the right to receive financial reparations, as long as there were no exceptional circumstances. The amount of compensation you are entitled to is based on the distance of your flight and is a predetermined sum.

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Within the EU:

  • €250 compensation for a cancelled flight up to 1500 km
  • €400 compensation for a cancelled flight between 1500 and 3500 km

For flight destinations outside the EU you are entitled to:

  • €250 compensation for a cancelled flight up to 1500 km
  • €400 compensation for a cancelled flight between 1500 and 3500 km
  • €600 compensation for a flight exceeding 3500 km

How to claim your right to your cancelled flight compensation to or from Sumburgh Airport

If you’ve experienced a cancelled flight to or from Sumburgh Airport, EUclaim is here to help. Our team offers free advice to determine if you’re entitled to compensation. Simply provide us with your flight details, including the flight number and date of the cancellation, and we’ll provide our expert advice instantly.

If you decide to submit your claim through EUclaim, you can trust us to handle the entire process on your behalf. Our team operates on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis, so you don’t have to worry about any upfront costs or fees.

Don’t let a cancelled flight disrupt your plans and cause you financial loss. Let us help you today to find out if you’re eligible for compensation you deserve.

Flight cancellations with a right to compensation

At EUclaim, we analyze over 13 million daily reports on flights, news, and weather to provide you with the latest information on recently cancelled flights, along with the reasons for the cancellations. If your flight has been cancelled, simply check our list to see if your flight is included and to find out what caused the issue.

Problem flights from or to Sumburgh Airport

Did you unexpectedly incur additional costs due to the cancelled flight to or from Sumburgh Airport?

If your flight is delayed by two hours or more, the airline is responsible for taking care of your needs. This includes providing you with food and drinks, as well as accommodations and transportation to and from the accommodation if necessary. If the airline doesn’t offer these services, you’re allowed to arrange them yourself. Just be sure to keep all receipts for any additional costs incurred.

About EUclaim

Since 2007, EUclaim has been dedicated to helping passengers receive compensation from airlines for flight cancellations and delays. We stay up-to-date on the latest developments by analyzing over 13 million daily reports on flights, news, and weather.

Our team of legal experts assesses each case to ensure compliance with Regulation 261/2004 or The Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.

Our data-driven approach, combined with the expertise of our legal team, has resulted in a 97% success rate in court. When you work with EUclaim, you can rest assured that we’ll do everything we can to help you receive compensation.

Don’t let a flight cancellation or delay ruin your plans. Contact us today!

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EUclaim: Countries and Airlines Eligible for Flight Compensation Claims

In order to obtain compensation, legal proceedings may sometimes be required. However, please note that EUclaim may not be able to process your claim in every country. By checking your flight details in our database, you can quickly determine whether or not you are eligible to file a claim.

If you are flying to or from one of the following countries, you can file a claim

  • The Netherlands
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • France
  • Spain
  • The United Kingdom

Or are you flying with an airline that originated in one of these countries? If so, you can also file a claim.

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Is claiming not possible with EUclaim? We advise you to file a claim directly with the responsible airline.

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