About Tokyo Haneda Airport and reasons for flight delay or cancellation at the airport.
Tokyo International Airport also known as Haneda Airport is one of the 2 airports that serve the greater Tokyo Area and is the primary base of Japan’s two major domestic airlines, Japan airlines and all Nippon Airways as well as Air Do, Skymark Airlines, Solaseed air and StarFly. Since its expansion in 2010, it has been able to handle around 90 million passengers annually making it the third busiest airport in Asia and the fifth busiest in the world. Increased passenger traffic often come with increased number of flight delays and cancellations in every airport and unfortunately, Tokyo Haneda airport isn't an exception. Circumstances such as illness of a crew member, technical defects or bad weather can all bring about a delay or cancellation.
What you can do while waiting.
After announcement of a flight delay or cancellation, It is usually advised that passengers use the waiting time wisely. The first thing to do is to get proof of the flight delay or cancellation in writing from the airline authorities while also ensuring that the reason for the flight delay is clearly stated. After this must have been done, there are lots of shops Passengers can go to for shopping.
In the event of a flight cancellation, then passengers are entitled to a replacement. However, if there is at least a two-hour involuntary waiting period at the Airport due to the flight delay or cancellation, the airline must make snacks and drinks available. In addition, passengers are also entitled to two(2) phone calls which is invaluable if phone battery is flat.
Your Rights as an Air-Passenger and how we can assist you
You have rights to a claim for damages against the airline in case of a flight delay or cancellation according to the European passenger rights regulation. Flights from an airport within the EU to Tokyo, or flights owned by a European airline from Tokyo to the EU are subject to the Passenger Air Regulations. Payment of compensation is based solely on the distance of the flight and not the ticket price. The airline is held responsible for all but exceptional cases of flight delays or cancellations. Cases such as bird strikes or storms.
Passengers are entitled to compensation in cases of flight cancellation if they were not informed of an imminent cancellation 14 days before scheduled departure date while compensation is also paid if a flight is delayed for at least 3 hours.
In order to enforce a compensation claim against the airlines, you need to have vast knowledge of how things work. It is time consuming and sometimes takes months to get a reply from the airlines and then up to one year before payment is made if your case is successfully appealed by a Lawyer in the law court. If you will like to save yourself the stress and trouble associated with doing it on your own, send your flight details to wirkaufendeinenflug.de and we will check your claims for free. If after evaluation your claim is valid, we will make you an offer which is transferred directly into your account within 3 - 24 hours * upon agreement.