Gatwick Airport Disruption: What are your rights?

2019-03-13T18:44:57+00:00December 20th, 2018|Extraordinary Circumstances, Flight Compensation, Gatwick Drone Disruption|

On Wednesday 19th December - Thursday 20th December, 2018 all flights to and from Gatwick were suspended to allow the police to investigate the sighting of two drones near [...]

Can Passengers claim Costs for unreasonable conduct?

2019-01-09T09:46:47+00:00October 12th, 2018|EU 261/2004 regulation, Extraordinary Circumstances, Flight Compensation, Legal|

AIR PASSENGER CLAIMS FOR DELAYED AND CANCELLED FLIGHTS. Airlines regularly seek to avoid or delay paying passengers compensation under Regulation (EC) number 261/2004 for delayed or cancelled flights. Should [...]

Air Traffic Control (ATC) strikes – What are your compensation rights?

2019-01-09T09:46:49+00:00August 1st, 2017|EU 261/2004 regulation, Extraordinary Circumstances, Strike Delays|

This Summer has been plagued by Air Traffic Control (ATC) strikes in various European countries as well as strikes by Airline staff. The most notable Airline Strike has been [...]

Bird Strikes are deemed extraordinary by the Court of European Justice

2019-01-09T09:46:49+00:00May 10th, 2017|EU 261/2004 regulation, Extraordinary Circumstances, Flight Compensation|

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) is the chief judicial authority of the European Union. On the 4th May 2017 it ruled that a collision between [...]

Case Study: Monarch Airlines – Flight No. ZB 1162 – September 11th, 2016

2019-01-09T09:46:49+00:00March 11th, 2017|Case Study, EU 261/2004 regulation, Extraordinary Circumstances, Flight Compensation|

Case study: Monarch Airlines - 11th September 2016 Flight No. ZB 1162 | Birmingham (BHX) > Larnica (LCA) Delay, Check-in Systems failure Many passengers on the above date suffered [...]

Flight Delay Compensation – Extraordinary Circumstances explained

2019-01-09T09:46:49+00:00February 13th, 2017|EU 261/2004 regulation, Extraordinary Circumstances, Flight Compensation|

Each and every year it is estimated that over 30 million European air passengers suffer from flight delays and cancellations and only 9% know about their rights when they [...]