Does your flight to or from Bulgaria fall under Regulation 261/2004 and did you arrive at your final destination with more than three hours’ delay? If so, you may be entitled to compensation for loss of time.
Brexit: did it change regulations for UK passengers with a flight to or from Bulgaria?
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 delayed or cancelled. Both legislations protect your rights as an airline passenger and determines the obligations of the airline.
When are you entitled to a flight delay compensation to or from Bulgaria?
To be entitled to compensation, your delayed flight must meet the following flight delay rules:
- The flight departed from an EU country
- Or the flight departed from outside the EU to a country within the EU with a European airline
- And the flight arrived at the end destination with a delay of three hours or more
What if your flight to or from Bulgaria is delayed due to extraordinary circumstances?
If the airline can prove that there were ‘extraordinary circumstances’ and that it was not responsible for the delay, you are not entitled to compensation. If you are unsure whether you are entitled to compensation, please contact us for free advice.
Your right to compensation for your delayed flight to or from Bulgaria
The amount of compensation is based on the distance of the flight to or from Bulgaria. Regulation 261/2004 sets out the following amounts:
- €250 compensation for a delayed flight up to 1500 km
- €400 compensation for a delayed flight between 1500 and 3500 km
- €600 compensation for a delayed flight exceeding 3500 km
When the distance of your flight is 3500 km or more and you arrive with a delay between three or four hours, you are entitled to 50% of the compensation amount.
* The route with which you flew and the airline that performed the airline are key in determining if your flight will fall within the scope of the EC 261 Regulation (and is entitled to Euro’s).
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Claim your delayed flight compensation to or from Bulgaria
EUclaim offers free advice on whether you are entitled to compensation for a delayed flight. All we need are your flight details. Enter your flight number and the date of the delayed flight and you will immediately receive our advice. If you submit your claim through EUclaim, we will handle the entire process on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis and ensure you get what you’re entitled to.
Your rights regarding a flight delay with a flight to or from Bulgaria
Was your flight delayed two hours or more? This means that the airline was obliged to provide you with food, drink and, if necessary, hotel accommodation.
EUclaim was founded in 2007 and helps airpassengers receive compensation from the airline. With our access to the Lennoc Flight Intelligence database, we are able to review over 3 million flights a day a and test them against the rules compliant with Regulation 261/2004 or The Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers’ Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019. Our data combined with our team of legal experts guarantees our 97 percent success rate in court. EUclaim helps you get compensation for your flight delay or flight cancellation!
Determine whether you want to claim the compensation yourself or outsource it
If you are entitled to compensation due to the flight delay to or from Bulgaria, it is important to claim compensation for the time loss. You can choose to do this yourself, but EUclaim is also happy to help! Our claim service is on a no cure, no pay basis.
Would you like to file a claim?
Unfortunately, EUclaim has no legal services in your country. Does our database indicate that you are entitled to compensation? Please submit your claim directly to the airline.