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


Persons with Reduced Mobility

Use this form to submit complaints regarding the assistance received when making your reservation, at the airport or on-board the aircraft.

Click here to make a complaint regarding assistance received


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. 

Latest News

Important Update for Customers of Sindaco Ltd/Fanfare

Friday, 10 August 2018

To date, the Commission has arranged (with Cello Aviation) for the return home of 141 customers left stranded in Bulgaria on 20th and 27th of July and further flights have been arranged (with Aer Lingus) over the coming weeks to return the remaining 59 customers on completion of their holidays. Some people made their own way home. Many other customers never left Ireland. To date we have received 77 claims and we are processing these in the order of date received.

Statement by the Commission for Aviation Regulation on Ryanair Flight Cancellations

Thursday, 02 August 2018

Arising from the current strike action affecting Ryanair flights, passenger rights are protected under European legislation and it is important that all passengers are aware of their entitlements. The Commission for Aviation Regulation expects that Ryanair will send all affected passengers information about their rights and entitlements.

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