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Supreme Court Ruling Jet2.com versus Huzar & Thomson v’s Dawson 31st October 2014

31 October 2014 The Supreme Court has today (31 Oct) announced its decision on three applications for permission to appeal of particular public interest, highlighted below. Each of these decisions was made by a panel of three Supreme Court Justices following a review of the relevant written submissions. 1. Jet2.com Limited (Appellant) v Huzar (Respondent) […]

Jet2 v Huzar; Thomson v Dawson: permission to appeal applications

Airclaim Notice 3rd October 2014 Jet2 v Huzar; Thomson v Dawson: permission to appeal applications We have received a number of queries about these two appeals. On 8 July 2014, Jet2 lodged an application for permission to appeal the Court of Appeal’s judgment in Jet2 v Huzar, which found in favour of a passenger on […]

Proof that not all extraordinary circumstances are extraordinary!

This article recently posted on the Dailymail Link It highlights a recent case at Winchester Crown Court A father-of-three has won more than £3,200 compensation after representing himself in court against airline giant Monarch after his family endured a 24-hour flight delay in Egypt. After an 18-month saga and three separate court hearings, 40-year-old Martin […]

Proof that its not all plain sailing for EU261/2004 claimants

Much is talked about how EU261/2004 is simple and people should make any claim themselves. Airclaim know that its not actually that simple, so much so that some other company’s in this sector actually have free versions of the letters needed to make a claim on there websites. However our experience says that this is […]

Airline passengers stranded by bad weather entitled to compensation says EC

Well this Telegraph article and subsequent ruling is now over twelve months old, and not alot has changed. The majority of passengers entitled to compensation through the EU261 regulations are not receiving compensation and are being unfairly treated as the airlines claim 90% of delays are because of extraordinary circumstances. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/aviation/9839394/Airline-passengers-stranded-by-bad-weather-entitled-to-compensation-says-EC.html

Benefits of using Airclaim & Self litigation does it work?

Air carriers exist to make money. They do not want to dilute that revenue if at all possible regardless of what EU261 / 2004 states. Please do not misunderstand, the air carriers will observe EU 261 / 2004 but they will not make it easy for the individual claimant. “Extraordinary Circumstances” as defined in EU […]

Airclaim: A New Approach to EU261/2004 & Flight Delay Compensation

Airclaim offers a 21st Century approach to compensation for delayed air travel passengers with its new state of the art Iphone App available from the App Store. The App allows every passenger who`s flight is delayed, diverted, cancelled or overbooked the ability at the click of a button to claim up to £ 510 compensation. […]