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The relevance of stopovers in connection with the Regulation 261/2004

In February 2022, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered two decisions regarding the relevance of stopovers in connection with jurisdiction…

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New place of jurisdiction for passenger claims in Austria

As of May 1st, 2022, Austrian law provides for a new place of jurisdiction for passenger claims based on Regulation 261/2004….

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What changes of a scheduled departure time qualify as cancellation?

On 21 December 2021 the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rendered two decisions regarding the question whether certain changes of a…

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Compensation payments must be deducted from immaterial and material damages

In one of its rare rulings regarding the Regulation 261/2004, the Austrian Supreme Court decided in the case 4 Ob 177/21i…

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Payments to the credit card account used for the ticket purchase are not sufficient

The regional court Korneuburg decided in the cases 22 R 171/21h, 22 R 196/21k and 22 R 210/21v that while Article…

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