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Manchester Airport Delays / Cancelled Flights Compensation

Manchester flight passengers who faced inconvenience due to more than three hours delays on arrivals or flight cancellations without prior notice, are entitled to claim compensation up to 600€ from the airlines. Manchester Airport, UK has to abide by European air passenger rights regulation i.e., EC Regulation 261/2004 and consider every claim for a delayed or cancelled flights.

EU Regulation 261/2004 is an European Union air passenger rights regulation, that provide rights to air passengers to claim compensation for various instances such as Manchester Airport flight delays on arrivals, flight cancellations without prior notice of at least 14 days, denied boarding due to oversold flight tickets or missed connection due to first flight delay.

Air passengers departed from Manchester Airport or arrived to Manchester Airport, if were delayed over 3 hours at arrival airport or if Manchester flights were cancelled or overbooked, entitles compensation from the airline, based on EU 261 Rule. To understand more about your rights, you may read further on EC Regulation 261/2004..

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Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is an international airport located in England, and it was initially opened on 25th June, 1938. Earlier it was known as Ringway Airport.

Manchester Airport ranked as 3rd busiest airport in United Kingdom in terms of number of passengers carried.

IATA code of Manchester Airport is "MAN" and ICAO code is "EGCC".

Manchester Airport has capacity to carry up to 50 million passengers annually.

Manchester "MAN" Airport operates as a hub for Flybe Airline.

Manchester Airport MAP

Manchester Airport Passenger Terminals

Manchester Airport (MAN) has 3 terminals for its flight passengers named as Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.

Terminal 1 (T1) is the largest passenger terminal of Manchester Airport, opened in 1962 and operates schedule and charter flights to Europe and to worldwide destinations. EasyJet, Jet2 and Thomas Cook Airlines (has their base at this airport terminal) are the major carriers, while the other airlines which operates from Terminal 1 are Air Transat, Brussels Airlines, Emirates, and Etihad Airways.

Terminal 2 (T2) of the MAN Airport used by TUI Airlines, Monarch and Virgin Atlantic (has their base at Manchester Airport Terminal 2) and the other airlines which operates from T2 are Singapore Airlines, Air Malta, Qatar Airways and United Airlines.

While Terminal 3 (T3) initially opened in 1989 as Terminal A is base to Flybe and Ryanair Airlines.

Busiest Flight Routes of Manchester Airport

Flights from Manchester Airport flies up to 255 destinations worldwide. Busiest routes of MAN Airport are flights from Manchester to Paris, London (Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted), Barcelona, Amsterdam, Chicago, Malaga, Cork, Portugal, Alicante, Nice, Cuba, Tenerife, New York, Turkey, Mexico, Pakistan, Toulouse, Dublin and many more.

Manchester Airport Flight Destinations

Airline Country Cities/City
EasyJet Spain Alicante, Bilbao, Gibraltar, Malaga, Tenerife
Italy Milan-Malpensa, Catania, Pisa, Venice
Germany Berlin-Schönefeld, Hamburg, Munich
France Marseille, Paris-Charles de Gaulle
Switzerland Basel/Mulhouse, Geneva
Israel Tel Aviv-Ben Gurion
Iceland Reykjavik-Keflavik
Portugal Funchal, Porto
Denmark Copenhagen
Netherland Amsterdam
Morocco Marrakech
Ireland Belfast
Greece Athens
Cyprus Paphos
Czech Republic Prague
Austria Vienna
Bulgaria Sofia
Malta Luqa
Ryanair Spain Alicante, Barcelona, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife, Valencia, Madrid, Murcia
Poland Gdansk, Krakow, Rzeszow, Warsaw-Modlin
France Beauvais, Carcassonne, Limoges
Italy Brindisi, Rome-Ciampino
Germany Bremen, Stuttgart
Ireland Dublin, Shannon
Portugal Faro, Lisbon
Netherland Eindhoven
Slovakia Bratislava
Hungary Budapest
Belgium Charleroi
Malta Luqa
Latvia Riga
TUI Airways (formerly, Thomson Airways) Spain Alicante, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife, Fuerteventura, La Palma, Malaga
Dominican Republic Puerto Vallarta, Punta Cana
Austria Innsbruck, Salzburg
Morocco Agadir, Marrakech
Cape Verde Boa Vista, Sal
Egypt Hurghada
Portugal Funchal
Mexico Cancun
Cyprus Paphos
Flybe United Kingdom Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Exeter, Newquay, Southampton
France Lyon, Nantes, Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
Netherland Amsterdam, Rotterdam
Germany Dusseldorf, Hannover
Italy Milan-Malpensa
Ireland Belfast, Knock
Jet2.com Spain Alicante, Malaga, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife
Italy Rome-Fiumicino, Venice
Portugal Funchal, Porto
Hungary Budapest
Czech Republic Prague
Thomas Cook Airlines United States Cayo Coco, Las Vegas, Miami, New York-JFK, Orlando
Spain Alicante, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife
Cuba Holguin, Varadero
Dominician Republic Punta Cana
Mexico Cancun
Turkey Antalya
Norwegian Air Shuttle Norway Oslo-Gardermoen, Stavanger
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Spain Alicante, Malaga
Scandinavian Airlines Norway Bergen, Oslo-Gardermoen
Sweden Stockholm-Arlanda
Denmark Copenhagen
Virgin Atlantic Barbados Seawell/Christ Church
United states Orlando/Sanford
Georgia Atlanta
Condor Spain Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife
Flybe operated by Loganair United Kingdom Inverness, Norwich, Glasgow
Eurowings Germany Dusseldorf, Hamburg
Icelandair Iceland Reykjavik-Keflavik
Pakistan International Airlines Pakistan Islamabad, Lahore
Air Transat Canada Toronto-Pearson
American Airlines United States New York, Philadelphia
Vueling Spain Barcelona
Etihad Airways United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
Hainan Airlines China Beijing
United Airlines United States Newark
Iberia Express Spain Madrid
Emirates United Arab Emirates Dubai

How Do I Get To Manchester Airport?

There are various means of transportation facilities available to get to Manchester Airport. Manchester Airport railway station is linked between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 by Skylink. Metrolink (Tram) rail services also available from Cornbrook Station to Manchester Airport with 12 minutes frequency.

Over 500 buses, 300 trains and 100 coaches runs in a daily basis near Manchester Airport. Car rental services also available near airport where passengers can easily get to and from Airport, Manchester City Centre and more places.

Manchester Airport Services

Manchester Airport provides 60 minutes free Wi-Fi services to those who got stuck at MAN Airport for long hours. Apart from that, each terminals of Manchester Airport provide various services to air passengers which includes personal parking services, tax-free shops, hotels and restaurant, trolleys, night cafe, lounges for business meetings, aviation viewing park, baggage or luggage storage facility is available at Terminal 1, between Arrivals and Check-In area.

Manchester Airport Mobile App is available for Android and iPhone users, where passengers can track their flight status. Terminal map is also available on the App, which passengers can use to get around the airport's terminals.

Manchester Airport Reviews and Flight Statistics

Skytrax which rates quality of the airlines and airports services and performances, have rated Manchester Airport less than an average of 3 stars out of 10, reviewed by more than 850 passengers.

Manchester flight passengers gave 2 stars for terminal seating and queuing times and 3 stars for terminal cleanliness. Manchester passengers usually complains about poor staff services, terminal cleanliness and many more.

1% of the flight departures from Manchester Airport are delayed by more than three hours, and 4.12% of the flights are delayed by one or more hours. Flight Timetable at MAN Airport helps you to track the exact status of your flight, and gives you the real-time information about Manchester flights.

More Information About Manchester Airport:

Address: 2 Floor, Olympic House, Manchester Airport, UK, Postcode: M90 1QX

Official Website: www.manchesterairport.co.uk

Android/iPhone/iPad: Mobile App

Customer Service Phone Number: +44 800 042 0213

Manchester Airport Flight Disruptions

Scheduled flight cancellations, delays or denied boarding are the common flight disruptions faced by Manchester Airport passengers. If your flight gets delayed at the arrival airport for more than 3 hours; flight cancelled without any notice of 2 weeks or if you were denied boarding due to oversold flight seats, EC Regulation 261/2004 entitles you to claim flight compensation up to 600€ from the airlines for the inconvenience caused to you.

Flight delays for 2 hours or more at departure airport, airlines are obligatory to provide you assistance. You are entitled to claim compensation for a cancelled flight if you were not informed about the cancellation at least 7 to 14 days before the scheduled time of departure.

EC Regulation 261/2004 - Passenger Rights Regulation

EC Regulation 261/2004 (dated 17 February 2005) applies to air passengers departing from any EU airport, or from a non-EU airport with an EU airline to an EU destination.

Passengers must also note that compensation is subject to certain conditions and exceptions. There will be no compensation for delay or cancellation caused due to extraordinary circumstances, under which such delay or cancellation becomes uncontrollable.

An example of such situations includes extreme bad weather, pilot strike or security concerns such as fear of terror attack. In such situations, passengers will not be given any compensation.

Nevertheless, if there is a delay of more than 4 hours for a flight of 3500 km or more; delay of 3 hours or more in intra-community flight of 1500 km or more; and delay of 3 hours in case of flight under 1500 km, the passenger is entitled to compensation under EU 261 Regulation.

If you are an air passenger travelled from Manchester Airport and your flight had been disrupted i.e., delayed, overbooked or cancelled for reasons which could have been easily solved, then according to Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004, Manchester Airport flight passengers can claim compensation up to 600€.

This takes into account the distance that you travel both within Europe and outside Europe and the duration of delay which should be more than 3 hours.

Within EU,

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  • And over 1,500 km, you can claim up to 400€

Between EU Airport And Non-EU Airport

  • If you travel up to 1,500 km or less, then you can claim up to 250€
  • If the distance is between 1,500 - 3,500 km, then you can claim up to 400€
  • And if the distance is more than 3500 km and flight delays for more than 4 hours, then you can claim up to 600€

Delayed Flight Distance Based Claim Amount

Note: If you are travelled to Non-European country from a Non-European country by an European Flight, EU 261 Rule won't apply to you. It is only applied in case of EU based flights travelled within EU, or to or from an EU Member State.

Am I Eligible To Claim?

EC Regulation 261/2004 is a European Regulation; it applies to EU and non-EU airlines. You do not have to be EU citizen to claim compensation.

This means that you can claim for flights, departing from any airport located in EU (with any airline) or arriving to EU Airports (with an EU regulated airline).

Origin and Destination EU Airline Non-EU Airline
From Inside EU To Inside EU YES YES
From Inside EU To Outside EU YES YES
From Outside EU To Inside EU YES NO
From Outside EU To Outside EU NO NO

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