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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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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