Travel Law News

 Federal Law No. 52-FZ, published on April 4, 2017 will make Russia part of the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air 1999 (Montreal Convention). The...
On Feb. 28, 2017 the Austrian Federal Ministy of Justice has published its draft for the implementation of the EU Package Travel Directive 2015/2302. Instead of the current provsions related to...
In a recent decision the Austrian Supreme Court (OGH) upheld a judgement of the appelate court (Oberlandesgericht Wien) regarding a term of KLM's "Flying Blue" bonus programme. According to the...
Upon request for preliminary ruling lodged by the Commercial Court Vienna, the CJEU held that the communication of television and radio broadcasts by means of TV sets installed in hotel rooms does...
The IFTTA Law Review 3-2016 is now availble in the members area. It contains an article by Graciale Güidi on "sharing economy" and tourist accomodation services as well as a summary of the 27th...
The plaintiffs had booked a package to Turkey including air transport, hotel accomodation and a bus transfer from the airport to the hotel. During this transfer a ghost driver's car  hit the...
On Oct. 5, 2016 the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) provided another clarification regarding the interpretation of Reg. (EC) No. 261/2004. The case involved an Bulgarian Air Charter...
The IFTTA Law Review 2-2016 is now available online within the members area. It includes a report on the IFTTA North America Conference 2016 by Doug Crozier and an article on the Chinese influence on...
According to Article 4 para 3 of the Package Travel Directive 1990/314, a consumer who is prevented from proceeding with the package may transfer his booking to another person who satisfies all the...
In an opinion delivered on July 28, 2016, CJEU Advocate General Bot has concluded that bird strikes do not fall within the extraordinary circumstances defence currently available to air carriers...

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