Germany: new reference for ECJ preliminary ruling regarding Reg. 261/2004
Submitted by Michael Wukoschitz on 7 February, 2012 - 18:08
On Nov. 25, 2011, the German Amtsgericht Düsseldorf has filed a motion for preliminary ruling to the ECJ regarding the follwoing issue:
- Is a passenger entitled to compensation under Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 if the departure time of a flight has been delayed for a period of time falling within the limits defined in Article 6(1) of the regulation, but the flight arrives at the final destination at least three hours after the scheduled time of arrival?
A similar reference had been filde by the German Supreme Court (BGH) on Dec. 9, 2010.