Travel Law News

Norway is about to implement a heavy fuel oil ban on parts of the Svalbard archipelago in 2015. Such ban would prohibit larger cruise vessels from entering the waters near the archipelago's national...
The current EU rules on package holidays date back to 1990. Since then, the growth in cheap flights and internet sales has significantly changed the way travellers plan and buy holidays. However,...
In the spring of 2006, the plaintiff, Angela Haufler, was injured while on vacation in Mexico with her mother, a friend, and the friend's mother. The injury occurred while she was participating...
The plaintiff had booked a package to the Maldives with the defendant. The package included a transfer by floatplane from Malé to the island where the hotel was situated. Accorsing to the Operating...
The UK Supreme Court has ruled in favour of Thomas Cook rejecting an appeal by a disabled passenger who was fighting for damages from the operator.  Wheelchair user Christopher Stott took his...
On February 20, 2014, the European Commission released new Guidelines for the assessment of State aid to airports and airlines. The revised Guidelines which follow from a public consultation in 2011...
The plaintiff who had had successfully completed his paragliding education in 2001,  in 2002 booked a paragliding package to Italy with defendant. After some flights with a paraglider classified...
On Jan. 22, 2014, the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament published a report on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending...
In August 2010, the air carrier Vueling added a surcharge of €40 to the base price of airline tickets (€241.48) purchased by Ms Arias Villegas when she checked in two pieces of baggage online. Ms...
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that Qantas Airways violated federal rules last March by not informing passengers on a delayed aircraft at Dallas/Fort Worth International...

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