Extraordinary Circumstances Explained – Adverse Weather

February 15th, 2018|Extraordinary Circumstances|

Airlines will often cite adverse weather as a reason for a delay.  This raises the question - is this a valid reason for not paying a compensation claim under [...]

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

August 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

May 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

March 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

February 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 [...]

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