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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Landmark 261/2004 case in the UK Dawson vs Thomson

Thousands of airline passengers face flight delay payout disappointment as landmark court case gets underway By ADAM UREN PUBLISHED: 11:01 GMT, 14 May 2014 | UPDATED: 15:58 GMT, 14 May 2014 Thousands of airline passengers could be denied compensation for flight delays should Thomson win a landmark ‘test case’ in court, which is being heard […]

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