TITLE

Airlines face tougher rules over payouts

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/24/2009, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites the court case "Friederike Wallentin-Hermann v Alitalia," in which the European Court of Justice has rejected the Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane SpA's defense that flight cancellation was due to extraordinary circumstances. Alitalia was forced to pay compensation after it cancelled a flight due to an engine defect discovered several hours before take-off.
ACCESSION #
41550556

 

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