Time Is Money: ECJ Opens Door To Delayed Flight Claims
January 11, 2013, 12:19 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 12:19 PM EST) -- Aviation insurers could face a new stream of claims after the European Court of Justice (ECJ) confirmed that airlines should pay compensation to passengers who are subject to long delays. This gives delayed passengers the same rights under Articles 5 to 7 of Regulation (EC) 261/2004 as those who are denied boarding or whose flights are cancelled.
Responding to an application from the English High Court of Justice in TUI Travel and others v. Civil Aviation Authority (C-629/10), the ECJ confirmed its previous decision in Sturgeon...