Travel Law News

The European Commission surprisingly presented today new measures to strengthen air passenger rights including a revisionof the Air Passenger's Rights Regulation 261/2004/EC takeing into...
On 12 February 2013, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation published on its website the draft Federal Law on the Accession of the Russian Federation to the Convention for the...
Article L.311-2 of the French Tourism Code requires any hotel operator wishing to carry out certain infrastructure and facilities improvements in his establishment to previously notify the lessor....
Russia will ban smoking in some public places by June 1. Smoking will be prohibited in long-distance trains, aircraft and commuter transport, and less than 45 feet from the entrances to rail...
Mrs Folkerts held a reservation to fly from Bremen (Germany) to Asunción (Paraguay), via Paris (France) and São Paulo (Brazil). The departure of the flight from Bremen to Paris, operated...
Following the crash of a King Air 100 in which he was injured as a passenger, James Ratt brought a claim against a number of parties including the Candadian Minister of Transport and the Government...
The plaintiff's father was booked on a flight from Vienna to Istanbul, operated by the defendant. He intended to check two suitcases and keep a smaller bag as cabin luggage. Upon check-in the...
In the event of cancellation of a flight, the air carrier is obliged, under Reg. 261/2004/EC, to provide care to passengers as well as to provide compensation. As regards the obligation to provide...
International tourist arrivals grew by 4% in 2012 to reach 1.035 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. Emerging economies (+4.1%) regained the lead over advanced...
The claimant Guillaume Boutin filed a complaint with the Canadian Transportation Agency against Air Canada regarding a permanent travel ban imposed by Air Canada following an incident that occurred...

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