Compensation will not be paid for the following reasons

Entitled for compensation for disrupted flights depends on eligibility criteria.

  • If the flight delay or cancellation is outside of Ryanair’s control. These are extraordinary circumstances which could not have been avoided by all reasonable measures. They include, adverse weather conditions, de-icing, lightning strikes, runway/airport closure, strike action, issues with Air Traffic Control, bird strike, foreign object debris, external handling difficulties, security and medical emergencies;
  • If you were notified of a flight cancellation more than 14 days in advance of your scheduled departure date;
  • If your flight was delayed and arrives at its final destination with a delay that is less than 3 hours.