Was your Wizz Air flight delayed for more than three hours?
Was your Wizz Air flight delayed and did you arrive at your end destination with a delay of three hours or more? Then, according to Regulation 261/2004 you may be entitled to a flight delay refund up to €600 per person.
Brexit: did it change regulations for UK passengers with Wizz Air
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. This legislation protects your rights as an airline passenger and determines when you are entitled to make a claim.
Your rights as an airline passenger when your Wizz Air flight has been delayed
In order to fall under one of the legislations your flight must comply with the following rules:
- Your flight departs from an airport in the EU
- Or you are flying from the EU or to the EU with a European airline
Wizz Air flight delays 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.
Your right to compensation for your delayed Wizz Air flight
The amount of compensation is based on the distance of the Wizz Air flight. Regulation 261/2004 set 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 will fall with the scope of the EC 261 regulation (and be entitled to Euro’s).
Calculate the distance of your flight
Claim your Wizz Air delayed flight compensation
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 your Wizz Air flight has been delayed for more than two hours?
Wizz Air 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 Wizz Air flight delayed?
Did you fly with Wizz Air and was your flight delayed? Click below to check whether you are eligible for compensation.
Claim with EUclaim is possible from a selection of countries and airlines
Legal proceedings are often necessary to obtain your compensation. EUclaim cannot process your claim in every country. If you check your flight, our database will automatically indicate if you can file a claim.
If you are flying to or from one of the following countries, you can file a claim
- The Netherlands
- The United Kingdom
- The Netherlands
- The United Kingdom
Is claiming for your flight delay not possible with EUclaim? We advise you to file a claim directly with the airline.
Claim your compensation with EUclaim
If you are entitled to compensation due to the Wizz Air flight delay, it is important to claim compensation for the loss of time. If we can support claims from your country or your airline, we recommend claiming with EUclaim! Our claim service is on a no cure, no pay basis.
- 97% success rate
- Submit your claim in 3 minutes
- Free legal procedure
- No cure no pay
- 16 years of experience in handling claims
- Our success fee is always the same: 29% fee and €33 administration costs per claim