Netherlands. Ryanair passengers received €400 in compensation each

RTL Nieuws reported Tuesday that Ryanair has paid passengers 400 euros each after a flight from Eindhoven to Alicante in Spain was delayed by a drunk crew member.

The incident took place in November last year.

A drunkard

According to the portal, a drunk flight attendant was caught by police during a search at Eindhoven airport and fined 1,000 euros.

The flight arrived in Alicante 3.5 hours behind schedule as a replacement had to be found for an intoxicated crew member. 26 passengers applied to the Irish carrier for compensation and were awarded the money, according to RTL News.

Delayed flight. Passenger rights

When you reach your destination For delays of at least 3 hours, passengers will be compensated between 250 and 600 euros.Unless the flight is canceled or delayed due to extraordinary circumstances.

The latter: inclement weather, natural disasters, strikes by third parties, e.g. Airport staff, political instability, security risks, air traffic restrictions, e.g. Runway closures, bird strikes (aircraft strikes with birds), hidden aircraft manufacturing defects.

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