Travel Law News

In case of cancellation of a flight, according to Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 the carrier shall be exempt from the obligation to pay compensation if the passengers were informed of the...
In a highly anticipated judgement, the CJEU held  today that a collision between an aircraft and a bird, as well as any damage caused by that collision, are not intrinsically linked to the...
Article 23 of Reg. (EC) No 1008/2008 provides that with regard to air fares and air rates available to the general public, the final price to be paid shall at all times be indicated and shall include...
AIDA cruise ships are characterized by a distinctive logo consisting of a blue wave, an eye and a pair of red lips on the bow.The artist who created the logo has confered the exclusive right of use...
 Federal Law No. 52-FZ, published on April 4, 2017 will make Russia part of the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air 1999 (Montreal Convention). The...
On Feb. 28, 2017 the Austrian Federal Ministy of Justice has published its draft for the implementation of the EU Package Travel Directive 2015/2302. Instead of the current provsions related to...
In a recent decision the Austrian Supreme Court (OGH) upheld a judgement of the appelate court (Oberlandesgericht Wien) regarding a term of KLM's "Flying Blue" bonus programme. According to the...
Upon request for preliminary ruling lodged by the Commercial Court Vienna, the CJEU held that the communication of television and radio broadcasts by means of TV sets installed in hotel rooms does...
The IFTTA Law Review 3-2016 is now availble in the members area. It contains an article by Graciale Güidi on "sharing economy" and tourist accomodation services as well as a summary of the 27th...
The plaintiffs had booked a package to Turkey including air transport, hotel accomodation and a bus transfer from the airport to the hotel. During this transfer a ghost driver's car  hit the...

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