[EC] No 261/2004 in brief

The airline has to offer the passenger the following:

Delay

Depending on the flight distance after 2, 3 or 4 hours delay:

  • Meals and refreshments in proportion to the duration of the waiting time
  • 2 telephone calls, telex/fax messages or e-mails
  • Overnight hotel accommodation (if necessary)
  • Transportation to the location of the overnight accommodation

After 5 hours delay:

  • Abandonment of journey and (partial) reimbursement of the ticket (Package holiday customers are kindly asked to contact their booking agent)

Denied boarding against will

  • Meals and refreshments in proportion to the duration of the waiting time
  • 2 telephone calls, telex/fax messages or e-mails
  • Overnight hotel accommodation (if necessary)
  • Transportation to the location of the overnight accommodation
  • Depending on the flight distance and the duration of the alternative transportation, between Euro 125 and Euro 600.

And a choice between:

  • Cancelling entire trip with a (partial) refund
  • Transportation to destination as soon as possible
  • Transportation to destination at a later point of time

Cancellation

  • Meals and refreshments in proportion to the duration of the waiting time
  • 2 telephone calls, telex/fax messages or e-mails
  • Overnight hotel accommodation (if necessary)
  • Transportation to the location of the overnight accommodation
  • Depending on the reason, the time of the communication of the cancellation, the flight distance and the duration of the alternative transportation, between Euro 0 and Euro 600

And choice between:

  • Cancelling entire trip and receiving a (partial) refund
  • Transportation to destination as soon as possible
  • Transportation to destination at a later point of time

Downgrading

Depending on the flight distance, between 30 % and 75 % reimbursement of the ticket price

Disclaimer:

No warranty for completeness and timeliness of this summary. You might be entitled to further claims under civil law.

In the case of a suspected violation of passenger rights, please contact:

Edelweiss Air AG

Operation Center 1
Customer Relations
P.O. Box
8058 Zurich Airport

P +41 (0)848 333 593
(Mon – Fri: 08.00 – 20.00 h
Sat – Sun: 09.30-18.00 h);

Federal Office of Civil Aviation FOCA

Economic Affairs
CH-3003 Bern

P +41 (0)58 465 95 96
(Mon – Fri: 14.00 – 16.00 h)