Aviation Conference in Montreal

8th Annual McGill conference on international aviation liability   I enjoyed a fantastic 8th Annual McGill conference on international aviation liability in Montreal April 17-18.  I had the pleasure to speak about the pending revision of EU Regulation 261/2004. For instance the right to flight delay compensation will now be implemented into the Regulation. Today the passengers’ right is based upon the […]

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Travelright starts a collaboration with aviation technical expert Hans-Peter Graf

Travelright has initiated a collaboration with Aviation expert Hans-Peter Graf.  On my advice Travelright has initiated a cooperation with Aviation expert Hans-Peter Graf. Hans-Peter is a former SWISS International Air Lines Captain. He is still member of the pilot recruitment and screening department, and a project leader in operational risk analysis and control. He is an experienced pilot […]

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Turbulent year with flight delays and cancelled flights

Some reflections regarding flight delays and cancelled flights   Finally Christmas Eve and time for some Christmas vacation. It has really been a turbulent year. Travelright started their business in February and the number of delayed flight passengers seeking Travelright help has literally exploded since then. I’m very impressed by Travelrights technical platform with IT […]

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Your rights under EU Regulation 261/2004 explained

Denied boarding, delays and cancellations are an unavoidable parts of air travel and can be caused by a variety of factors both within and outside the airline’s control. At best, they can be a minor inconvenience. At worst, they can have serious consequences for passengers and airlines alike. In 2004, the European Union, fulfilling its […]

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Swedish family is asking the Swedish Supreme Court to answer the question whether technical failure constitutes extraordinary circumstances when determining passengers right to compensation for flight delay

The UK Supreme Court decided October 31 in the case “Jet2.com vs Ronald Huzar ” the question whether technical problems with aircraft constitutes extraordinary circumstances defending Airlines from passengers claims for flight delays. Jet2.com vs Ronald Huzar regards an unexpected problem with an electrical wire in one of the fuel filters to one of the […]

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Great victory for airpassengers in the UK Supreme Court re compensation for flight delay

The UK Supreme Court October 31 decided the case “Jet2.com vs Ronald Huzar” which means that technical problems with aircraft no longer can constitute Extraordinary Circumstances when Airlines are defending themselves against airpassengers’ right to flight delay compensation   In the UK Court of Appeals case “Jet2.com vs Ronald Huzar” regarding a passenger’s right to flight delay compensation according […]

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Stephan Eriksson invited to speak at American Bar Association TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee Program October 23-24

Stephan Eriksson will speak at ABA TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee Program in Washington, D.C. – October 23-24, 2014 Stephan Eriksson is the only foreign speaker invited to ABA TIPS Aviation and Space Law Committee Program in Washington, D.C. – October 23-24, 2014. He will speak over EU Reg 261/2004 and the challenges faced by foreign […]

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