7th Circ. Asked To Nix Delta Flight-Delay Suit Citing EU Law

Law360, New York (February 19, 2014, 7:29 PM EST) -- A group of airlines urged the Seventh Circuit to dismiss Delta Air Lines Inc. passengers' putative class action seeking compensation for flight delays and cancellations under a European Union regulation, arguing Tuesday that the regulation can’t be enforced in the U.S.

Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana SA, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Continental Airlines Inc. and United Airlines Inc. argued in their amicus brief that the lower court’s dismissal of the complaint should be affirmed because the passengers do not have a private right of action in the...
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