Welcome to Flight Rights

This website has been designed to help you, the passenger, understand your rights and entitlements in the event that your air travel plans are disrupted.

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Cancellations & Delays

Use this form to submit complaints regarding flight cancellations, long delays or instances of denied boarding. Click here to make a complaint about cancellations and delays


Cancelled Flights

If your flight has been cancelled - either well in advance of your scheduled travel date or just before departure – click below for information on your rights and entitlements.

More information on cancelled flights

Delayed Flights

If your flight has been delayed for at least 2 hours, click below for information on your rights and entitlements. 

More information on delayed flights



Reduced Mobility

If you have a disability or are of reduced mobility, and would like information on the type of assistance you are entitled to receive at the airport or on-board the aircraft, please click below.

Reduced mobility information

Denied Boarding

If you were refused boarding on your flight even though you had a confirmed reservation, the appropriate travel documentation and you were at the boarding gate in good time, click below for information on your rights.

More information on your flight rights


About the Commission for Aviation Regulation

Established on the 27th February 2001, the Commission for Aviation Regulation (CAR) is an independent public body in Ireland with many functions including the determination of airport charges at Dublin Airport and the licensing of tour operators, travel agents and air carriers. The CAR also approves groundhandling service providers and it has a significant consumer protection role. Click here for further information about the CAR and its functions. 

Fáiltíonn an Coimisiún roimh ghearáin nó comhfhreagras i nGaeilge maidir lena róil maidir le cearta aerphaisinéirí. Ba chóir cumarsáid Ghaeilge a sheoladh go díreach chuig info@aviationreg.ie.


Latest News

Flight Bans, Cancellations and Passengers Transiting Through Great Britain

Thursday, 07 January 2021

Flight Bans, Cancellations and Passengers Transiting Through Great Britain

EC261/2004 - Method of payment of refunds issued by airlines

Monday, 07 December 2020

The Commission for Aviation Regulation has received a number of queries in relation to the method of payment of refunds under Regulation EC 261 of 2004

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