Travel Law News

John Arthur Lee has become the first person to be sentence in Australia for sexual abuse of children abroad. His conviction was secured under a law passed in 1994 which enabled authorities to...
On 22 April 1999 Mr Justice Howitt in the English High Court ruled that the EC Regulation on Passenger Liability is in conflict with the Warsaw Convention obligations of the UK and thus concluded...
The Package Travel (Amendment) Regulations 1998 were introduced to deal with the anomaly in the UK's implementation fo the Package Travel Directive. Article 4 of the Directive requires the organiser...
British Airways has been fined Euro 6.8m (£4.45m / $7.12m) by the EU for breach of EU competition rules. British Airways offered extra commission to travel agents who promoted its tickets over those...
This Order increses the limit of liability of UK sea carriers to 300 units of account per passenger.
A report by the Consumers' Association, following tests of 240 travel agents throughout the UK, found that more than 2/3 failed to find the chapest fare available for a flight between London and...
A Commission report (The European airline industry: from single market to worldwide challenges) issued on 21 May states that European airlines have improved their financial performance in response to...
A Commission Communication of 28 April reports that 2.2m-3.3m extra jobs could be created in the EU by 2010, if a positive climate for investment is encouraged. The Commission proposes a three...
Europe's proposal to ban planes fitted with 'hush kits' from flying in the EU after April 2002 has been postponed until the end of April in order to allow negotiation between the Commission and the...
The High Court in London ruled on Thursday, 25 March, that EU Regulations do not prevent money being paid as part of an exchange of takeoff and landing slots between airlines. BA had exchanged slots...

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