EU261 affects passengers departing from/arriving into the European Union and the European Economic Area.
Monetary compensation is determined by the following distances between departure/arrival airports:
- €250 in respect of all flights of 1,500 km or less; or
- €400 in respect of all intra-EU flights of more than 1,500 km and for all other flights between 1,500 km and 3,500 km; or
- €600 in respect of all non-internal EU flights of more than 3,500 km.