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A British Airways 747-400 at London's Heathrow Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

AirHelp: A Way to Navigate E.U. Flight Compensation Regulations

While many travelers in the United States are left at the mercy of airlines when it comes to irregular operations, the European Union has a series of passenger protections that entitle passengers on certain flights to compensation based on varying factors. European Commission Regulation 261 The regulation, known as the Flight Compensation Regulation (EC) 261/2004, established a series of rules entitling passengers to monetary compensation, ranging from €250 to €600 depending on the type of travel disruption when irregular operations occur.…