Assessment of legal validity
You may be entitled to receive up to €600.00 per person.
Is your flight with Virgin Atlantic delayed, cancelled or overbooked? Then your rights are protected under the EU legislation and you can claim compensation up to £530*. The page is designed to inform you of your passenger rights, to explain the exceptions and most importantly to support you with your compensation claim. We want to make sure you receive the compensation you are entitled to as a passenger.
*subject to exchange rates
Virgin Atlantic was the first airline to introduce the Premium Economy and a bar in the Upper Class cabin. Even though Virgin Atlantic offers premium service, sometimes it may happen that your flight is delayed, cancelled or overbooked and you may very well be entitled to compensation. Your passenger rights are protected under the Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 which therefore means that you are able to claim compensation according to the official document put forward by the EU. In most cases, you’ll be able to claim if you’ve arrived at your final destination with a delay of more than 3 hours (2 for cancellations). And, as established by the previously mentioned regulation, you can claim your compensation, in the United Kingdom and Ireland, up to 6 years after the date of the flight.
In case your flight with Virgin Atlantic is delayed, the airline should provide you with care and assistance. This may involve:
If you do not receive the corresponding assistance and/or care, and therefore you incur in extra expenses, you have the right to be reimbursed. Remember to keep your itemised invoices and receipts. The request for reimbursement may also be attached to your claim for compensation.
The EU regulation 261/2004 sets forth, that the total amount you may receive as compensation is defined by the flight’s route, as well as the distance between the airport of departure and arrival. The important factor is the distance between your initial airport of departure and your final arrival airport When determining how much compensation you may receive,. Connecting flights are taken into account, when your claim is assessed. If the connecting flights are under the same booking reference/ticket, then your entire booking is covered by the regulation.
Important: if your travelled distance is greater than 3500 kilometres and your flight was delayed by more than 3 but less than 4 hours, then the total amount of compensation is reduced by 50%. The regulation defines the total amounts in euros and they are €250, €400 and €600.
Our recommendations when your Virgin Atlantic flight has been disrupted:
Enter the date and flight number of your Virgin Atlantic flight in our claim calculator below to see if you can claim compensation for your delay or cancellation. You will also know the total amount of compensation you may be entitled to.
Usually, airlines tend to make the process of claiming as difficult for the passenger as they possibly can so that they can avoid paying passengers their owed compensation. They also like to make use of the ‘extraordinary circumstance’ clause to excuse their compensation rejection. Passengers may struggle to claim successfully and often give up, accepting the airline’s rejection.
We have good news for you! At Flight-delayed.co.uk we have the adequate tools and databases to ensure that your rights are enforced and to fact-check the airlines. We will even take the them to court when necessary and all of the legal costs will be covered by our 25% win-fee. If you wish so, we can take care of everything and help you enforce your rights!
If you want to maximise the probability of being compensated for your Virgin Atlantic flight delay, cancellation or overbooking, you can let a specialised service, like Flight-Delayed, take care of the whole ordeal. We will gladly help you get what is yours, all under our no-win no-fee agreement.
If a flight is disrupted and the incident that caused the disruption, was in the airline’s responsibility, then you may receive compensation! In other words, this means that unless the airline proves that the disruption was not part of an ‘extraordinary circumstance’, the airline will have to pay compensation. Extraordinary circumstances may include adverse weather conditions, natural disasters, political unrest, a threat to the safety of the flight or passengers, a passenger falling ill, etc.
If you’re uncertain if your flight delay or cancellation qualifies for compensation, once you’ve submitted your claim our team of experts will analyse the circumstances and assess your situation. If your claim has already been rejected by Virgin Atlantic, you can still submit your claim and our team will verify and corroborate the airline’s arguments. Very often, they assess the situation wrongly and reject perfectly valid claims; so don’t give up that easily and don’t worry, we’re here to help you!
As the seventh-largest UK airline, Virgin Atlantic transports 5.4 million passengers per year. Their route network, consisting of 39 airplanes, services 29 destinations in 18 countries. The company generally tends to be rather punctual.
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Really simple to use, and didn't take very long for my claim to be processed.
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My plane was delayed for over seven hours on a UK flight from Newquay to Manchester. I contacted Flight Delay and they quickly completed my claim without any fuss. I have received £195.62 minus a 25% charge, I actually received £145.07. All this took approx 5 weeks from beginning of claim to having payment into bank. HIGHLY RECOMMEND and thank you flight-delayed
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My plane was over three hours late getting back to Manchester due to delays. I contacted Flight Delay and they got me £199 (minus 25% for their fee) for the delay. It took less than an hours work from me to fill out a form and give them my power of attorney. Six weeks later it was all sorted. Highly recommended!
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