Despite the fact that American Airlines is not a European carrier, they follow European laws whenever they fly in Europe. That's great news for passengers who have been stranded due to a flight cancellation, because a last-minute cancellation of a European journey may entitle them to a fair American Airlines compensation settlement. If an American Airlines flight cancellations, you will be provided an alternative ticket to your destination or a full refund if you want. Furthermore, if your flight was cancelled less than 14 days before it was scheduled to depart a European airport, EU guidelines provide that passengers may be eligible to compensation of up to £510 per person. It doesn't matter where you were travelling to; what matters is that you arrived safely. is the time when you will arrive. When a flight is delayed or cancelled, airlines typically respond with We apologies for the inconvenience.