Commentary

59 Level of compensation

CARRIERS vol 6(1)B
| Commentary

59 Level of compensation

| Commentary

59 Level of compensation

Where the right to compensation arises1, Council Regulation (EC) 261/2004 requires the carrier to pay to the passenger compensation amounting to2:

  1. 59.1

        €250 for all flights of 1,500 kilometres or less;

  2. 59.2

        €400 for all intra-Community flights of more than 1,500 kilometres;

  3. 59.3

        €400 for all other flights between 1,500 and 3,500 kilometres; and

  4. 59.4

        €600 for all other flights.

The carrier is permitted to reduce the applicable compensation by 50% when the passenger is offered re-routing to his final destination on an alternative flight in accordance with the requirements of the Regulation3, and the arrival time

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