How long for Compensation to be paid?

Old Jul 5, 22, 5:47 am
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How long for Compensation to be paid?

Hi all,

BA confirmed my EU261 via email and the email says "I'll transfer the funds to your bank account using the details you provided" but didn't say how long this would take.
It's been over a week since I received this, but I understand they're quite busy at the moment so didn't want to chase without checking in here for others' experiences on how long the payment would take, if anyone can share their experiences?

Thanks in advance
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Old Jul 5, 22, 5:49 am
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Is this going into a UK bank account via sort-code? Or is it via some other refund route? BACS usually takes a few days, but other routes can take longer. I don't think anyone would be surprised if there was a bit of a back log. If you have waited more than say 3 weeks, or you really need the cash, then at some point you could PM the BA lurker.
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Old Jul 5, 22, 5:50 am
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
Is this going into a UK bank account via sort-code? Or is it via some other refund route? BACS usually takes a few days, but other routes can take longer.
Hi it is going to a UK bank account (I provided my bank account number and sort code when completing the compensation form online)
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Old Jul 5, 22, 5:51 am
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I think I'd leave it another week or two. The whole system is creaking somewhat.
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Old Jul 5, 22, 5:57 am
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
I think I'd leave it another week or two. The whole system is creaking somewhat.
Will do - thanks for the advice.
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Old Jul 5, 22, 8:17 am
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My recent EU261 compensation was paid into my account just over a week after the email telling me the claim was approved. The same email said that it would be paid within fourteen working days so I guess it could take two weeks or more.
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