Lufthansa Compensation

Lufthansa flight delay compensation

According to EU's air passenger rights outlined in Regulation (EC) No 261/2004, you may be entitled to up to €600 in Lufthansa (LH) flight compensation if:

  • Your flight was delayed for more than 3 hours.
  • In the event of a cancelled flight, the airline didn't inform you about the cancellation 14 days in advance.
  • You missed your connecting flight because of your first flight’s delay.
  • You were denied boarding because of an overbooked flight.

As Lufthansa is an EU-based airline from Germany, you may get flight delay compensation from Lufthansa for flights departing from or arriving in the EU. However, in most cases, airlines are not eager to compensate their passengers, so filing a claim for compensation with Lufthansa might be a hassle. Therefore, the best way to claim is to use a flight claims management company’s services. Below you will find the list of 10 best flight claim companies and a calculator to calculate your compensation.

You can also get compensation from Lufthansa if your luggage was delayed, lost or damaged. Find out more about lost luggage here or fill out the baggage compensation form.


What compensation amount you may be entitled to

Lufthansa Flight Delay Compensation

What you should know about claiming compensation from the airline

Airlines have many excuses

Severe weather, bird strikes, employee strikes and many more explanations to avoid paying you.

It’s a lengthy process

You would waste a lot of time communicating with the airline and pushing them to compensate you.

Leave it to the professionals

Only 5% of people that claim directly get compensated. Don’t waste your time – there’s a better solution!

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The best flight claims management companies
for claiming against Lufthansa

These companies have a lot of experience working with Lufthansa so choose the best one for you and start your claim.
Company Rating Success fee Time Avg. compensation
France
3.5 out of 5
25% 8-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Spain
3.6 out of 5
20% 12-16 weeks €320 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Croatia
2.4 out of 5
25% 12-16 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Turkey
2.8 out of 5
25% 4-8 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Estonia
2.3 out of 5
30% 4-22 weeks €280 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Bulgaria
3.3 out of 5
25% 6-10 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Poland
2.5 out of 5
25% 12-16 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United Kingdom
2.8 out of 5
25% +€23 administration fee 6-8 weeks €277 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United Kingdom
2.8 out of 5
18% 8-12 weeks €328 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United Kingdom
2.7 out of 5
20% 12-16 weeks €320 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Belgium
3.5 out of 5
25% 12-16 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Latvia
2.0 out of 5
25% 12-16 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United Kingdom
3.4 out of 5
25% +€23 administration fee 4-8 weeks €275 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Lithuania
2.5 out of 5
25% 10-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Poland
2.4 out of 5
20% 8-12 weeks €320 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Poland
3.9 out of 5
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Poland
3.1 out of 5
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Portugal
2.4 out of 5
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Russian Federation
3.3 out of 5
25% 8-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Netherlands
2.7 out of 5
25% 12-16 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Denmark
2.8 out of 5
25% 12-48 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United Kingdom
3.4 out of 5
25% +€25 administration fee 4-12 weeks €275 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United Kingdom
3.1 out of 5
25% +€25 administration charge for court case 12-16 weeks €275 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Austria
3.3 out of 5
25% 8-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
United States
4.4 out of 5
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Canada
3.1 out of 5
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Netherlands
3.0 out of 5
25% +€25 administration fee 6-10 weeks €275 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Germany
3.7 out of 5
22% 12-16 weeks €312 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Czech Republic
3.8 out of 5
25% +25% legal action fee to present in court 8-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Top company
Netherlands
3.8 out of 5
25% 8-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Germany
3.7 out of 5
25% 12-16 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Germany
2.9 out of 5
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Best rated company
United States
4.7 out of 5
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United Kingdom
3.8 out of 5
25% +€23 administration fee 12-16 weeks €277 Claim Now Read review and see ratings
Top company
Lithuania
4.6 out of 5
25% 4-12 weeks €300 Claim Now Read review and see ratings