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Even your best-laid travel plans can result in a missed connection, as airline delays are all too common. Missed connections can lead to unexpected expenses, not to mention a great deal of frustration. Ryanair missed connection compensation could be available to help offset some of the financial liability you have incurred due to delays that are beyond your control.
To see if you have an eligible claim, why not apply online today?
Ryanair Limited is a low-cost airline based in Swords, Dublin, Ireland. It was first formed in 1984, and is named for its founder, Tony Ryan. What originally began with only a 15-seat aircraft has now evolved into the largest European airline by number of scheduled passengers, as well as the busiest international airline for number of passengers scheduled. The company now has more than 300 planes in its fleet, most of which are “next generation” Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
One of the most common reasons why passengers miss their connections is due to the widespread practice of overbooking flights. Although each aircraft can only seat a certain number of passengers, Ryanair routinely sells more than that number of tickets. For example, if an aircraft can seat 200 people, the airline may book 220 passengers. The additional number is intended to cover a certain number of “no shows”, and is based upon current trends.
Airline predictions cannot always be accurate, which means that in many cases more passengers will arrive with tickets in hand than what the aircraft can accommodate. When this happens, Ryanair will have no other alternative than to “bump” certain passengers by rescheduling them onto a later flight. These individuals could be eligible for missed connection refunds from Ryanair to compensate them for the inconvenience.
It is virtually impossible to determine the odds of being bumped from a flight. There are however a few things you can do to reduce the odds of it happening to you. Here are some things to keep in mind:
You could experience a missed connection for other reasons, including:
If you experience any of these unfortunate events, the odds of you making a connecting flight decrease dramatically. While waiting for a new flight, you could encounter additional expenses for meals or even a hotel stay that you were not originally anticipating. If so, you’ll need to apply for Ryanair missed connection compensation to help offset your losses.
To maintain compliance with EU Rule 261/2004, this airline provides Ryanair missed connection refunds to qualifying passengers. To qualify, you must:
In order to receive missed connection refunds from Ryanair, you should contact the airline directly. The odds of you being able to speak with a representative in person are very low, as ticket counters in most airports are unmanned. This means you must telephone Ryanair’s customer service department for further instructions. When doing so, you can expect long wait times, as there are literally hundreds of people calling in every day to enquire about refunds.
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If you missed a Ryanair connecting flight and the fault wasn't your own then the easiest way to see if you are eligible for compensation is to use our free online form. You will then be told if you can make a claim for your inconvenience. If you would like some additional information then please see the list of official links we have compiled below:
If you would like to find out more about claiming compensation for missing a Ryanair connecting flight outside of your control then get in touch today via our online form. With thousands of successful claims you could be receiving compensation for your inconvenience in no time.
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