About Barcelona Airport and reasons for flight delay or cancellation at the airport.
The Barcelona-El Prat airport is one of the most famous airports in Spain and it transports around 37 million passengers a year. It is the second largest airport in Spain behind Madrid Barajas Airport and the tenth largest in Europe . It serves as a hub for low-cost airlines namely Vueling, Air Nostrum and Ryanair. Big airports tend to have higher number of flight delays and cancellations and this is usually down to inadequate planning. Other reasons are bad weather, technical defects and illness of a crew member.
What you can do while waiting.
We understand how disappointing and frustrating it could be to hear of a flight delay or cancellation. Here are a few things you could do to make the wait less boring than is supposed. Barcelona Airport has a lot of restaurants and sightseeing places one could visit However, it is advisable you get a proof of the flight delay or cancellation in writing. Most airlines have forms for this. Kindly ensure that the reason for the flight delay or cancellation is clearly stated
Your rights as an air-passenger and how we can assist you.
According to the European Passenger Air Traffic Regulation, you are entitled to compensation if your flight has been delayed for at least 3 hours or if your flight was cancelled without prior notice of at least 14 days before scheduled departure date. Usually, if there is a 2-hour involuntary waiting period at the airport, the airline must make snacks and drinks available to passengers. The airline is usually responsible for all but exceptional cases of flight delays and cancellations. Exceptional cases such as Bird strikes or storms. The amount payable is totally dependent on the flight distance and not the ticket price.
Claiming damages on your own can be as good as forgotten and this is because the airlines usually do all they can to ensure these compensations are not paid. It would require the effort of a lawyer, time and patience before meaningful resolution can be reached.
We can help make life even easier for you. All you have to do is submit your claims on wirkaufendeinenflug.de and we will have your claims will be evaluated. If found to be valid, we will make you an offer which is payable within 3 - 24 hours * upon agreement.