Air Cairo flight delayed or cancelled? Get compensation and a refund!

You have a right to compensation in the event of a delayed or cancelled Air Cairo flight! Under certain circumstances, you may be entitled to up to €600 + a refund of your ticket!

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Key Takeaways

  • Air Cairo flight delayed by more than 3 hours? You might be able to claim compensation up to £520!

  • Air Cairo flight cancelled? You might be able to claim flight compensation and a monetary refund of your ticket.

  • Compensation only applies to Air Cairo flights departing from the UK or the EU.

  • You can submit your compensation claim online with — it only takes a few minutes.

Air Cairo flight compensation — what are my rights?

Did your Air Cairo flight depart from the UK or the EU? Then you are likely entitled to compensation, if your flight was delayed or cancelled.

Unfortunately, if the flight disruption happened on your flight back to the UK/EU, you are not eligible for compensation. See table below for more information.

Type of flightExampleCompensation
Flying with a British carrierTokyo to London with British AirwaysYes
Flying with a EU carrierAmsterdam to London with KLMYes
Flying with a non-UK/non-EU carrier from the UKLondon to Tokyo with Japan AirlinesYes
Flying with a non-UK/non-EU carrier to the UKTokyo to London with Japan AirlinesNo

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Delayed Air Cairo flight — claim compensation

If your Air Cairo flight from Europe was delayed by more than 3 hours, you are likely entitled to flight compensation! The airline can deny you compensation only if the delay was caused by a third party or force majeure, and not the airline itself.

Cancelled Air Cairo flight — refund and compensation rules

Depending on the exact circumstances surrounding your Air Cairo flight cancellation, you may be entitled to compensation of up to £520, a ticket refund, or both.

When can I claim compensation for my cancelled Air Cairo flight?

You can claim flight compensation if your flight was cancelled at the last minute (fewer than 14 days prior to the original departure date).

This only applies to flights departing from the UK/EU.

/!\ To be considered: even if you meet the above criteria, the airline may rightfully deny you compensation in some cases. See the "Extraordinary Circumstances" section of this article for more information on such situations.

When can I claim a refund for my cancelled Air Cairo flight?

If your Air Cairo flight from the EU was cancelled, you may be eligible for a refund if:

  1. The airline did not provide you with an alternative flight.

  2. The airline did offer you an alternative flight, but you declined the offer.

Cancellation noticeAlternative flightCompensation
Fewer than 7 days in advanceDeparts 1h+ earlier or arrived 2h+ laterYes
7-14 days in advanceDeparts 2h+ earlier or arrived 4h+ laterYes
Fewer than 14 days in advanceNo alternative flight offeredYes + refund

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How much Air Cairo compensation can I get for a delayed or cancelled flight?

If your Air Cairo flight from the UK/EU was delayed or cancelled, the airline may be obligated to compensate you. The amount of compensation is determined by the distance of your flight:
Distance of your flightCompensation
Flights shorter than 1,500 kmGet £220 per passenger
Flight between 1,500 and 3,500 kmGet £350 per passenger
Flights of over 1,500 kilometres within the EU
Get £350 per passenger
Flights of over 3,500 kilometres outside of the EU
Get £520 per passenger

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Extraordinary circumstances — can Air Cairo deny me compensation?

Sometimes, a delay or cancellation is not the fault of the airline but rather a third party or force majeure. These situations are referred to as extraordinary circumstances.

If one of the below options applies to your situation, the airline may rightfully deny you compensation.

  • Bad weather conditions, such as thick fog, heavy rain, or thunderstorms.

  • A strike, most often specifically within the aviation industry (for example, a strike of air traffic control workers at a specific airport).

    However, a strike of the airline's crew is not considered an extraordinary circumstance!

  • Political circumstances, such as a terrorist attack or general security risk due to political unrest.

  • Natural disasters, including volcanic eruptions and hurricanes.

  • A collision between the aircraft and birds or other foreign objects.

  • An ill or unruly passenger.

  • Flight delays caused by the airport staff, such as extraordinarily long queues to security checks.

Be aware, though! Airlines can sometimes claim that an extraordinary circumstance occurred, even if this was not the case. They do this in order to avoid paying compensation.

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How long do I have to claim my Air Cairo compensation and refund?

As Air Cairo is a non-EU airline, the time limit will depend on the departure country. For instance, if you were leaving from France or Spain, you will have 5 years to claim, if you were leaving from Italy, you have 2 years to do so.

With our free Claim Calculator, you can see if you are still eligible for compensation and a refund from Air Cairo.

How long will it take to get my Air Cairo compensation / Air Cairo refund?

Passengers who use to claim flight compensation or a refund often receive their funds within a few weeks or months.

If the airline fails to respond and/or the claim must be filed in court, the wait time could be months or even years.

Rest assured that, no matter how long the claim takes, our team will keep you informed on any significant developments in your case and will be available to answer any questions you may have.

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About Air Cairo

Air Cairo is a low-cost Egyptian airline based in Cairo, Egypt. The airline operates flights to and from the Middle East, Europe and the Golf Area.

In Europe, the airline is flying from Spain, France, Italy, Germany and Denmark.