Travel Law News

The U.S. State Department has announced that it will treat visa applications of same-sex spouses in the same way that it treats applications of heterosexual spouses, effective immediately. Under the...
In a recent reference for ECJ preliminary ruling, the German Supreme Court (BGH) has asked for an interpreation of article 12 of the Air Passenger Rights Regulation 261/2004. This article provides...
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 654/2013 of 10 July 2013 amending Regulation (EU) No 185/2010 in respect of EU aviation security validation checklists for third country...
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...

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