Under EU law, you have significant rights on many flights to, from or within the European Union.
However, because the rules cover all EU countries plus a few others, it’s sometimes difficult to be
certain when they apply.
This page explains how to determine if EU law applies to your flight.
If your flight does not fit into either of these categories then it is not covered by EU
EU laws on flight disruptions cover all EU countries, plus some others.
Where we refer to ‘EU airports’ and ‘EU airlines’ on this website, we mean airports in and
airlines based in any of these countries:
Although these countries are not in the EU, the rules still apply to them:
Learn more about your rights when flying to and from airports in these
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