The Ambit Of EC Regulation 261/2004: Missed Flight Connections Outside The European Union

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DLA Piper has been instructed to act on a number of cases for a non-EU carrier that test the scope of EC Regulation 261/2004 ("Regulation") in respect of missed flight connections outside of the EU. The first of these cases has now been decided at County Court level, resulting in a successful win for the carrier.

This article explores the glimmer of hope the judgment brings to the industry in a step towards clarifying a complex question of the scope of the Regulation which has become shrouded in mystery following recent cases decided by the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU").

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Topics:  Airlines, ECJ, EU

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, International Trade Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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