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Claim Your Rights with EU 261 Flight Compensation

You may be entitled to EU261 compensation of up to €600 for your disrupted flight. Fill your flight details in the EU261 compensation form below and claim now!

What are the EU flight compensation rules?

Skycop enforces the Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004. The EC 261/2004 Regulation establishes common rules on EU flight compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of flight delays, cancellations and overbooking. According to the Regulation, you can claim flight compensation EU if you experienced a flight disruption, your flight was to/from/within the EU, the flight disruption was the airline’s fault.

Your flight was to/from EU

Your disrupted flight was from or within EU or arrived to EU and was operated by an EU airline.

Flight disruption was airline’s fault

Last of all, the flight is only eligible for EU flight disruption compensation if the airline was responsible for the disruption! List of flight disruptions caused by the airline usually include operational issues, technical issues with the aeroplane, plane rotation issues and other airline-related issues. Here are some examples:

Step-by-Step Guide to Filing an EU flight compensation claim

Required Documentation

To file an EU compensation claim, ensure you have all essential documents, including your boarding pass, flight ticket, and any communication from the airline regarding the disruption. These documents serve as proof of your journey and the issues you faced.

Timelines for Claim Processing

Once you’ve submitted your EU261 compensation form, the airline typically has a set period, often up to six weeks, to respond. However, the entire claim processing time can vary, sometimes taking several months, especially if legal action becomes necessary.

How much EU 261 flight compensation can I get?

The amount of EU flight compensation you can receive under Regulation (EC) 261/2004 depends on the distance of your flight and the duration of the delay:

When are you not entitled to a EU flight compensation?

There are several circumstances under which the airlines are not responsible for the flight disruption - and the flight is not eligible for flight compensation!

How to claim my EU flight compensation?

To claim your flight compensation via Skycop follow an easy three-step process:

  1. 1

    Submit your claim

    It only takes minutes to finish it! That way you’ll find out your preliminary eligibility – and the size of the compensation.

  2. 2

    We fight for your rights

    Our experts will be checking your eligibility in depth, contacting the airlines, working with the authorities and so on.

  3. 3

    Receive your compensation

    Once we receive the compensation, we will transfer the money to you, minus our fee. You don’t pay if we don’t win.

How long does flight compensation take?

Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004 does not set any limits or deadlines on the process, therefore, it can take some time to get your compensation depending on the airline, the complexity of the case and internal regulations of the country.

No win - no fee

At Skycop, we work under a no win - no fee policy. So, if you experienced a flight disruption, check your flight and find out if you are eligible for compensation - it’s free!


Can I claim flight compensation when my flight departed from outside of EU?

You can get a flight compensation even when flying outside of the EU. For your flight to be eligible for disrupted flight compensation, your flight must be departing from the EU – or flying to the EU and operated by an EU airline.

Is flight compensation per person?

Yes, flight compensation is per passenger who had a seat assigned to them.

Was your flight disrupted?

Turn your delayed, cancelled or overbooked flight into a compensation up to €600!