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Are you entitled to your money back in the event of a cancellation of a flight?

April 2019
Sarah Conroy

This is governed by Article 8(1) of Regulation (EC) 261/2004. The CJEU gave a preliminary ruling on this point on 12 September 2018.

The ruling concerned the interpretation of Article 8(1)(a) of the Regulation which establishes common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights.

In this article, Sarah Conroy explains this particular ruling and how it will impact air travel in the future.

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