European Court Of Justice News

Ryanair challenges God in new court case

Ryanair challenges God in new court case

10th Feb 2012 Airline News

Ryanair has gone to the European Court of Justice in Strasbourg to challenge a ruling which states airlines should compensate passengers for ‘Acts of God’ which result in cancellations. The Irish low-cost carrier believes the current EU 261 regulations are discriminating and unfit for purpose as they places an unlimited right to care on airlines.

UK High Court suspends flight compensation

UK High Court suspends flight compensation

17th Aug 2010 Airline News

The High Court in London has suspended the right of UK air passengers to claim compensation from airlines for flight delays. The ruling means that UK courts will hear no further compensation cases until a further ECJ ruling, which isn’t expected till 2012.

ECJ ruling awards compensation for delayed flights

ECJ ruling awards compensation for delayed flights

24th Nov 2009 Airline News

Airline passengers who are delayed by more than three hours should get the same compensation as if their flights have been cancelled, the European Court of Justice has ruled. Under the landmark judgement, passengers whose flights are delayed can receive between €250 and €600, the same as if their flight was cancelled.