Air passengers are entitled to double compensation

Frankfurt Passengers are entitled to double compensation if their flight was canceled due to technical problems and the replacement flight was then significantly delayed for similar reasons. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) decided on Thursday (Az. C-832/18). In the specific case, the passengers wanted to fly from Helsinki to Singapore with Finnair. The airline […]

CJEU lawyer classifies defeat devices as illegal

Hamburg In the dispute over defeat devices for diesel cars, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) is showing a narrow interpretation of exemptions. ECJ Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston declared such techniques for exhaust gas cleaning in her closing argument (Az: C-693/18) on Thursday to be inadmissible. Exceptionally, these could only be approved if “the device […]