Travel Law News

Court - personal jurisdiction over foreign common carrier   In an en banc decision, with three judges dissenting, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that sale of a ticket of...
"Fáilte Ireland" is the National Tourism Development Authority of Ireland. The authority was established under the National Tourism Development Authority Act of 2003. Fáilte Ireland has sub-...
The IFTTA Law Review 3-2013 is now available in the members area of the IFTTA website. It includes an article by Paul Edelman on "The Athens Convention as applied in the United States and abroad to...
The case relates to an accident suffered by the plaintiff when on holiday in Barbados in September 2008. She had gone onto the balcony of her hotel room to read a book, closingbehind her the sliding...
Travel Agents Repeal Bills were introduced into parliament on 13 November 2013 (Victoria) and on 14 November 2013 (New South Wales). The other states and territories are in to process of repealing...
The plaintiffs, domiciled in Bludesch (Austria), booked and paid for themselves, as private individuals, a package holiday to Egypt on the website of a German online travel agent. The OTA, a company...
In its decision in the case of Gahramanov v. Azerbaijan (application no. 26291/06) the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has, by six votes to one, declared the application inadmissible. The...
The Academy of European Law (ERA) will be holding a conference on the latest developments in European Travel Law in Trier (Germany) on Dec. 5-6, 2013. The objective of this conference is to analyse...
Mr Schwarz applied to the Stadt Bochum (city of Bochum, Germany) for a passport, but refused at that time to have his fingerprints taken. After the city rejected his application, Mr Schwarz brought...
The U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Oct. 25, 2013, fined United Airlines USD 1.1 million for lengthy tarmac delays that took place at Chicago-O’Hare International Airport on July 13, 2012...

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