Travel Law News

In a recently published decision, the Austrian Supreme Court has held that although bad weather can be an indication for "extraordinary circumstances" but doesn't itself constitute such circumstances...
With decision No. 7825/2013 of June 4, 2013, the Court of Milan has held that Ryanair’s refusal to grant access to its database and booking procedures to an online travel agency was an abuse of its...
Today the European Commission presented a proposal for a new Package Travel Directive repealing Directive 90/314/EEC:Proposal COM (2013) 512 (not yet in all languages but EN, FR, DE)Communication by...
The defendant runs a ticket office which sells theater and concert tickets through the internet. In the course of the online booking process, the website showed the total price of the respective...
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) assessed a civil penalty against Delta Air Lines for violating federal rules protecting passengers who are denied boarding against their will, or “bumped...
A German Regional Court, the "Landgericht Frankfurt am Main", has filed a reference for preliminary ruling to the European Court of Justice asking for interpretation of article 12 of Reg. 261/2004/EC...
The municipality of Belo Horizonte, city located in the State of Minas Gerais, BRAZIL, issued on June 17th a pocket guide for tourists written in three languages, Portuguese, Spanish and English...
In a recent judgement, the Austrian Supreme Court (OGH) has held that an insurance company which has issued an insurance policy covering cancellation fees of a traveller in case of illness or injury...
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) fined the ticket agent JTB USA, Inc., USD 60,000 for failing to adequately disclose to consumers when flights were being operated by a different airline...
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) is the world's largest cruise industry trade association with representation in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. CLIA represents...

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