Posts Tagged ‘ European Court of Justice ’

Going to Mexico after July 1st?

Apr 20th, 2015 | By
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The Mexicans have become so fed up with the delays which are laid at the door of the EU that they have said that from July 1st, every flight on EU based airlines would be fined $30,000 if those airlines didn’t hand over PNR data.

Another case of lunacy!

Sep 30th, 2013 | By

We’ve had some pretty idiotic regulations over the years but the latest from the European Court of Justice is a beauty. Now rail passengers are entitled to a refund of a quarter of the price of their fare if a train is delayed for up to two hours due to bad weather.

Yet another airline price rise?

Dec 22nd, 2011 | By

On Wednesday, the European Court of Justice decided that all airlines flying in and out of the EU would have to pay for carbon emissions from January 1st next year. Make a wild guess who’ll end up paying?

Compensation For Flight Delays

Nov 22nd, 2009 | By

Sturgeon versus Condor and Bock & Others versus Air France isn’t on your bedtime reading list but if you fly you should be aware of them. A European Court of Justice ruling on Thursday confirmed that if your flight is delayed 3 hours or more you are entitled to compensation. Although there are 73 clauses in the judgement it can be summarised fairly easily. But the interpretation wrapped around the words still requires you to probably seek expert guidance.