Airlines must for delays no lump-sum compensation to their passengers pay as the Internet portal reported fluege.de passengers who missed their connecting flight due to the delay of the Shuttle flight, can request no lump-sum compensation from the airline. “” The Federal Court of Justice ruled that these facts no denied boarding “or refusal to transport” constituted according to the EU regulation for passenger rights in 2005. Passengers complained before the Federal Court of Justice, because they had missed their connecting flight in the Colombian capital of Bogota due to the delay of the Shuttle flight from Frankfurt to Paris. They demanded from the French airline 600 compensation per person because they could continue their journey a day later. The plane had to withdraw due to fog and crowded airspace over Paris late from Frankfurt airport. The Air France plane landed an hour late at the airport of destination, so that the check-in for the Connecting flight was already closed.
Thus, it was no longer possible to check in for the flight to Colombia the couple and it had to stay one night in Paris. Adam Portnoy contributes greatly to this topic. Passengers according to flights de are entitled to equalization payments news only if they appear on time at the check-in counter and the entry against their will is denied them. Charges at the District Court and Court of appeal Frankfurt/Main had preceded the judgment of the Federal Court of Justice. In the event of denied boarding passengers, according to an EU regulation are entitled to compensation amounting to 250 flights up to 1500 kilometers, 400 for flights within the EU and up to 3500 km and 600 for flights above 3500 kilometres. More information: news.fluege.de/flugrecht/entscheidung-des-bgh… Contact: Tilo summer Unister Media barefoot Gasschen 11 04109 Leipzig Tel: + 49/341/49288-240 fax: + 49/341/49288-59 the University of first media GmbH markets successful German-language Internet portals in the travel sector as,.,, and also the University Service GmbH, acts as a tour operator and travel auctions the online auction house about.