CASE COMMENTS : REGULATIONS – AIR TRANSPORT – PASSENGERS’ RIGHTS

Air transport: The Court of Justice gives some precision, on the one hand, on the notion of prejudice complying with the Montreal Convention and EC Regulation n°2027/97 and, on the other hand, on the conditions to exclude the duty of compensation by implementing EC Regulation n°261/2004 (Axel Walz/Clickair, Andrejs Eglitis and Edvards Ratnieks)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. CJEU, 6 May 2011, Axel Walz v. Clickair, case C-63/09 CJEU, 12 May 2011, Eglītis and Ratnieks, case C-294/10 The issue of air passenger rights in the European Union is not new. The explosion in mobility in Europe over the last 30 years, the complete restructuring of the sector and the emergence of low-cost airlines have prompted the Commission to place passengers, whose protection was still inadequate, particularly on international routes, at the heart of the Union's transport policy (see White Paper presented by the Commission on 12 September 2001: "European transport policy for 2010: time to decide", COM(2001) 370 final. final). A number of texts have

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Audrey Blot, Air transport: The Court of Justice gives some precision, on the one hand, on the notion of prejudice complying with the Montreal Convention and EC Regulation n°2027/97 and, on the other hand, on the conditions to exclude the duty of compensation by implementing EC Regulation n°261/2004 (Axel Walz/Clickair, Andrejs Eglitis and Edvards Ratnieks), 6 May 2011, Concurrences N° 3-2011, Art. N° 38129, www.concurrences.com

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