Conditions for Israel

All tickets and services purchased in Israel are subject to specific conditions.

Cancellation of tickets under the Israel Consumer Protection Law of 1981

Tickets purchased by a person in Israel under a "long-distance sale transaction," as defined in article 14 of the Israel Consumer Protection Law of 1981, can be cancelled by written notice:

  • Within 14 days from the date of purchase or from the date of receipt of a document that includes the details listed in Article 14C(b), if this is later; and
  • at least seven business days before the departure date. In such a case, the cancellation fee will be NIS 100 or equal to 5% of the ticket price, if this is lower. Otherwise, the usual cancellation fees will apply.

Similarly, if a person categorised as a disabled person, elderly person or new immigrant purchases a ticket under a long-distance sales transaction, as defined in the Israel Consumer Protection Law of 1981, they may cancel the ticket by written notice:

  • within four months from the date of purchase or from the date of receipt of a document that includes the details listed in Article 14C(b), if this is later. and
  • at least seven working days before the departure date.

These conditions will apply to any transactions that include a conversation between the supplier and the consumer, including conversations by electronic means of communication. In such a case, the cancellation fee will be NIS 100 or equal to 5% of the ticket price, if this is lower. Otherwise, the usual cancellation fees will apply. All requests for cancellations or refunds under the Israel Consumer Protection Law of 1981 must be made in writing and sent by email to atencionalcliente@air-europa.com. If you have any questions about your cancellation rights under the Israel Consumer Protection Law of 1981, please contact Air Europa by email or fax (as described above) or by telephone at +97237952177

Notice of air passenger rights in Israel

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The rights referred to in this document apply in the following circumstances:

  • You have a confirmed reservation on a flight operated by the Airline purchased at a fare available directly or indirectly to the general public; and
  • (Except in the case where your flight has been cancelled) you have presented yourself for check-in before the Check-In Deadline as specified by us in our General Terms & Conditions of Travel or related regulations; and
  • You are traveling on a flight departing from an airport in Israel or a flight arriving at an airport in Israel (unless it is evident that you received benefits or compensation and were given assistance in such other country and that those benefits, compensation and assistance directly correspond to your entitlement under ASL); and
  • You have not been denied boarding by reason of a matter set out in our General Terms & Conditions of Travel or related regulations; and

You have been denied boarding involuntarily or your flight is delayed by more than two hours beyond its scheduled departure time or cancelled.

I.- DENIED BOARDING:

The airline, as a policy, does not overbook its flights. However, in the unlikely event that a seat is not available for a passenger with a confirmed reservation, we will seek volunteers to surrender their seats in exchange for benefits that we and the volunteer may agree upon before involuntarily denying boarding to other passengers. If there are insufficient volunteers and we deny you boarding involuntarily, you are entitled to the relevant rights set out in this chapter (same as in the event of flight cancelation), unless your boarding has been denied in circumstances where there are reasonable grounds to deny boarding such as reasons of health, safety, security or inadequate travel documentation.

However, if you are involuntarily denied boarding, and you confirm to an alternative flight the airline is entitled to reduce the compensation sets below in section 1 by 50% provided that the delay in the landing time at the final destination compared with the original landing time does not exceed the scheduled arrival time of the original landing time, as follow:

A) Up to 4 hours in respect of all flights of 2,000 km;

B) Up to 5 hours in respect of all flights between 2,000 km and 4,500 km;

C) Up to 6 hours in respect of all flights over 4,500 km.

II.- FLIGHT DELAY BETWEEN 2 AND 8 HOURS:

If your flight has been delayed for two hours or more, but less than 8 hours, beyond its scheduled time of departure, please see sections 2-3 of this document.

III.- FLIGHT CANCELLATION AND DELAYS BY MORE THAN 8 HOURS:

If your flight is cancelled, was brought forward, or delayed by more than 8 hours, you are entitled to the rights set out below (see following sections 1.; 2.; and 3.). As regards your right to compensation, please note that the Airline is entitled to refuse compensation when (the "Exemptions"):

  • You are informed of the cancellation at least two weeks before the scheduled time of departure; or
  • You are informed of the cancellation between two weeks and seven days before the scheduled time of departure and are offered re-routing, allowing you to depart no more than two hours before the scheduled time of departure and reach your final destination less than four hours after the scheduled time of arrival; or
  • You are informed of the cancellation less than seven days before the scheduled time of departure and are offered re-routing, allowing you to depart no more than one hour before the scheduled time of departure and to reach your final destination less than two hours after the scheduled time of arrival; or
  • The cancellation is due to extraordinary circumstances which were not under the Airline's control even if the Airline had done whatever was under its control; the flight was cancelled due to strike or a protected work-by-rule strike; the flight has been cancelled in order to prevent the desecration of the Sabbath or a Jewish holiday.

The aforementioned provisions do not apply if you refuse to fly on the alternative flight because the alternative flight was not offered to your travel companion(s) or for reasons of security, religion or medical limitations.

IV. FLIGHT SCHEDULE ADVANCE

If your flight has been brought forward at least 5 hours and less than 8 hours, and you had been notified by the flight operator, organizer, or travel agency less than 14 days before the departure date, you will be entitled to reimbursement in the amount paid for the flight ticket, or alternative flight ticket, according to the passenger choice.

If your flight has been brought forward more than 8 hours, and you had been notified less than 14 days before the departure date, you are entitled for Statutory compensation as stated in section 1, (subject to the Exemptions provided hereinabove) and, in addition, refund of consideration or an alternative flight ticket, according to the passenger’ choice.

 

The rights that can be entitled, depending on the event that occurred, are as follow:

1.- Right to compensation

If you are involuntarily denied boarding or your flight is cancelled or delayed by eight or more hours with respect to the scheduled departure time, you are entitled to receive, subject to the Exemptions provided hereinabove, the following amount from us:

A) NIS 1,320, in respect of all flights of 2,000 km or less; or

B) NIS 2,120 in respect of all flights between 2,000 km and 4,500 km; or

C) NIS 3,180 in respect of all flights over 4,500 km

The foregoing compensation will be reduced by 50% provided that the delay in the landing time at the final destination compared with the original landing time does not exceed the scheduled arrival time of the flight originally booked by 2 hours (flights falling under A), 3 hours (flights falling under B) or 4 hours (flights falling under C).

Compensation, if due, will be made within 45 days of receipt of a written request on Customer Relations Dept., [see section Main Addresses]. Compensation will be made by bank transfer or check, or by other means as agreed to in writing by the passenger.

2.- Right to reimbursement or re-routing

If you were denied boarding or your flight is cancelled or delayed at least 8 hours, you may choose between:

a) Reimbursement in the amount paid for the flight ticket, including fees, levies, taxes and other obligatory payments within 21 days of receipt of written application; or

b) Re-routing, under comparable transport conditions, to your final destination at the earliest opportunity; or

c) Re-routing, under comparable transport conditions, to your final destination at a later date at your convenience, subject to availability of seats.

If your flight is delayed by at least five hours and you select not to travel, you are entitled to receive reimbursement as set out in point (a) above, together with, when relevant, a return flight to the first point of departure, at the earliest opportunity.

If you do not wish to continue with your initial travel plans when there is a delay of at least 5 hours, you may choose reimbursement or rerouting. However, if the flight's delay is due to a protected strike, you will only be entitled to reimbursement and right to care a) and b) below. Where it is not feasible for the Airline to arrange the care set out below, it will reimburse you for your reasonable receipted expenses upon application to the Airline Customer Relations Dept.

Reimbursement in the amount paid for the Flight Ticket, including fees, levies, taxes and other obligatory payments within 21 days of receipt of written application.

3.- Right to care

The assistance as described in this section is provided in the event that a flight time of departure is delayed by at least two hours from the scheduled departure.

If your flight has been delayed by at least 2 hours you will be offered free of charge:

a) meals and refreshment vouchers in reasonable relation to the waiting time, as long as it will not further delay the departure of the aircraft;

b) two telephone calls, telex or fax messages or e-mails;

If your flight has been delayed by 5 hours and less than 8 hours, you will also be offered free of charge, if applicable:

c) hotel accommodation in cases where a stay of one or more nights becomes necessary, or where a stay additional to that intended by you becomes necessary;

d) transport between the airport and place of accommodation (hotel or other).

INFORMATION ON ONLINE CHECK-IN

Online check-in

To check in online, you must enter:

- Booking reference or ticket number.

- The first surname of the passenger who wishes to check in. If it has 4 letters or fewer, the second surname must be added.

 

 

Online check-in

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DANGEROUS AND PROHIBITED OBJECTS

Prohibited objects

Blunt, spiked or sharp objects are some of the prohibited items in the aircraft cabin. For more information please see our section on "Prohibited objects". 

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VALUE DECLARATION

Valuables in baggage

If you are carrying valuable items in your baggage, you can register this circumstance by making a special value declaration.

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