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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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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RyanAir settles with Travelright re flight FR6635 May 22, 2013 from Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) to Edinburgh (EDI)

RyanAir settles with Travelright re flight FR6635 May 22, 2013 from Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) to Edinburgh (EDI)   Travelright is representing 13 passengers on RyanAir flight FR6635 May 22, 2013 from Stockholm Skavsta (NYO) to Edinburgh (EDI). Lawsuit is pending at Nykoping county court. The dispute has now been settled meaning RyanAir will pay flight […]

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RyanAir settles with Travelright re flight FR9299 July 13 2013 from Gothenburgh City Airport (GSE) to Algheiro Italy (AHO)

RyanAir settles with Travelright re flight FR9299 July 13 2013 from Gothenburgh City Airport (GSE) to Algheiro Italy (AHO)   Travelright is representing 36 passengers on RyanAir flight FR9299 July 13, 2013 from  Göteborg Säve (GSE) to Alghero Italien (AHO). Lawsuit is pending at Gothenburgh county court. The dispute has now been settled meaning RyanAir […]

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Ryanair adds €2 levy to cover EU rules on compensation

Ryanair said the charge will fund the ‘unfair and discriminatory’ payouts to passengers facing delays or cancellations The Guardian, Dan Milmo Wednesday 30 March 2011 20.01 BST Ryanair has stepped up its battle with Brussels over passenger compensation rules by imposing a €2 (£1.75) surcharge on fares and in effect increasing ticket prices by 6% […]

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