Does your flight to or from Finland 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 Finland?
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 compensation for a delayed flight?
To see your passenger rights protected, your delayed flight must meet the following conditions:
- 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
- In addition, the flight arrived at its final destination with a delay of three hours or more
Flight delays to or from Finland due to extraordinary circumstances
There are situations when affected passengers are not entitled to compensation for delayed flights. This is the case when the airline is not responsible for the flight delays due to extraordinary circumstances. Examples of these include bad weather conditions, air traffic control strikes and acts of terrorism.
Amount of compensation for your delayed flight to or from Finland
If your flight falls under EU Regulation 261/2004, the amount of compensation you are entitled to is based on the distance of the flight.
- €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 Finland
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.
What are your rights when you experience a flight delay to or from Finland?
The airline has a duty of care to passengers in the event of a delay of two hours or more. That means the airline must offer you food and drink and, if necessary, a hotel and transportation to and from accommodation. If the airline does not offer you any of these services, you may arrange them yourself. Afterwards, you are entitled to a refund of these extra costs, so keep the receipts!
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!
Was your flight to or from Finland delayed?
Did you fly to or from Finland and was your flight delayed? Click below to find out if you are eligible for compensation.
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.