MEPs adapt package travel rules to the digital age

Package holidays, consisting of a flight, hotel or car-hire and purchased online for an all-in price or through linked webpages, will get the same protection as packages bought in travel agencies under rules voted by MEPs on Tuesday. MEPs ensured that travellers will have more options to cancel a contract and get clear advance information […]

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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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Norwegian Faces Claims Over Dreamliners

Wall Street Journal Business Norwegian Faces Claims Over Dreamliners Claims Run to Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars from Disgruntled Passengers By Christina Zander Updated Aug. 20, 2014 6:41 p.m. ET Passengers are demanding hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages from  Norwegian Air Shuttle  NAS after suffering lengthy delays due to technical problems with the […]

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Lawsuits loom for Norwegian’s boss

Angry Swedish passengers are taking embattled Norwegian Air to court in a string of looming legal claims over their rights to compensation for delays and cancellations. Norwegian has consistently blamed the travel disruptions hitting its new intercontinental routes on problems with its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets, but a Swedish attorney specializing in aviation issues believes Norwegian must […]

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Travelright partner with Sabaton

Travelright has become partner with the Power Metal band Sabaton.   The band travels during most of the year and suffers flight delays. Travelright will assist the members of Sabaton with their right to flight delay compensation. Have you been affected by flight delays and want compensation? Contact TRS Travelright and they will help you with your flight delay […]

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For how long can the airline defend themselves with “extraordinary circumstances” for a flight delay?

How long can the airline defend themselves with “extraordinary circumstances” for a flight delay? Airlines frequently use the defence of “extraordinary circumstance” even at subsequent follow-delays. How long can they under EU law do this? The general rule as stated in the Court of Justice of the European Union ECJ case C-22/11 Finnair Oy v Timy Lassooy provides […]

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New delays with Norwegian flight DY7036 from Ft Lauderdale (FLL) to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) June 19

New delays with Norwegian flight DY7036 from Ft Lauderdale (FLL) to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) June 19 New problems with Norwegian’s Dreamliner. The passengers on Norwegian flight DY 7036 would have arrived from Ft Lauderdale (FLL) to Stockholm Arlanda (ARN) June 19, 12:40. The flight, however, was delayed and did not arrive until 22:10 pm. The delay was […]

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