About Wizz Air and Reasons for flight Delay or Cancellation
Wizz Air is a Hungarian low-cost airline founded in 2003 with its head office in Budapest. Within just a few years of coming into existence, the airline is one of the most preferred in Europe and transports passengers to around 350 different destinations in 35 different countries. The airline typically uses secondary airports serving many cities across Europe, Israel and the United Arab Emirates. It has the largest fleet of any Hungarian airline, although it is not a flag carrier, and currently serves 35 countries. Lately, there has also been an increase in flight delays and cancellation with Wizz Air and the reasons are usually as a result of illness of one or more number of crew members, technical defects, Bird strikes and storms.
Your Rights as an
In the event of a flight cancellation, you are entitled to an alternative transport as well as some monetary compensation but only if notice of an imminent cancellation isn’t given at least 14 days before scheduled departure date. In a situation where more than 14 days notice is given, the passenger is only entitled to a flight replacement without monetary compensation. Compensation is also paid if a flight has been delayed for at least 3 hours and amount payable as compensation is solely dependent the flight distance and not on the ticket price. It should however be noted that compensation cannot be paid if reasons for a flight delay or cancellation is as a result exceptional circumstances such as Bird strikes or storms.
Life is easier with Us
Wizz Air is one of the very few airlines who have it on their website that customers can get 100€ as compensation should in case they experience a flight delay or cancellation. However, passengers are not given the cash but are made to use it for some other flight reservation in the future. Inasmuch as the offer looks appealing, it is not in line with the European Passenger Rights Regulation and the truth remains that you may be entitled to way more than what you are being offered. Lots of Airlines do this to play on the ignorance of Air-passengers. To check what your rightful compensation is, there is an easy to use calculator on our web page which can tell you exactly how much compensation you are entitled to or better still, submit your claims online for evaluation on Wirkaufendeinenflug.de. If found valid, we will make you an offer which is transferred directly to your account within 3 - 24 hours * upon agreement. You get to keep the money given no matter the eventual outcome of proceedings and this money can be up to 350€ which is sometimes more than the original ticket price and most definitely more than what has been offered by the airline.