Delta Slips EU Delayed Flight Payment Class Action In Ill.

Law360, Los Angeles (October 17, 2013, 3:52 PM EDT) -- A putative class of Delta Air Lines Inc. passengers who say a European Union regulation mandates they be compensated for flight delays and cancellations hasn’t shown the regulation is enforceable outside the EU, an Illinois federal judge ruled Wednesday, throwing out the suit.

U.S. District Court Judge Edmond E. Chang rejected the passengers’ arguments that the EU’s requirement for airlines to provide standardized compensation to passengers on disrupted flights could be enforced in the U.S. because the foreign law did not specifically limit enforcement to courts...
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