[NEWS SHARE] UK Consumer Rights Act 2015: potential relief for #aviation

Holman Fenwick

The new UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA) has caused concern in some quarters, particularly given the potential impact on the transport sector of some of the new remedies it creates. In particular, outside of the CRA, the maritime, aviation… Continue Reading

Even in the event of a flight Delay or cancellation on account of unforeseen technical problems, air carriers are required to compensate passengers

Van Der Lars v KLM Art261 Flight Delays Compensation

Even in the event of a flight cancellation on account of unforeseen technical problems, air carriers are required to compensate passengers  Judgment in Case C-257/14  Corina van der Lans v Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij NV  However, certain technical problems resulting, in… Continue Reading

Disability. Your Rights When Flying from the UK

The rights of air passengers who either have a disability or reduced mobility are at the heart of two new sets of CAA legal powers. Under EU regulations passengers with a disability and people with reduced mobility (PRM) are legally… Continue Reading

When Is My Flight Late? Henning v Germanwings in The ECJ (CJEU)

A flight has officially arrived at its destination only when at least one of its doors opens, the European Union’s highest court said Thursday in a judgment that will speak to the heart of any passenger who’s ever had his flight delayed by… Continue Reading