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Quick recap of what the EU Regulation is about
All of us, in our capacity as flight passengers, traveling from EU based airports or arriving within those borders, on a carrier grumpy kitty l0367 coque samsung coque samsung a10 design galaxy s7 registered therewithin, including Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, fall under the protection of the 261/2004 European Regulation, nouveau bracelet cartier 723braceletpascher3114 be mishka x6193 coque samsung galaxy s7 those companies low budget or otherwise.
In line with the governing principle, any passenger who’s fallen victim to the aforementioned scenarios is in fact within their full rights to seek compensation, but as we can all imagine air travel providers are anything but queuing up to spread this valuable insight, collier or blanc flocon collierpascher1906 even if so bound by law.
Extraordinary circumstances waive the obligation for the airline to pay your compensation
There are in fact golden state warriors x8034 coque samsung galaxy s7 certain cases where amy winehouse l1350 coque iphone 11 1coques8iphone11443 airlines can rightfully refuse the compensation we may think are entitled to, but what exactly are those situations To be able to better understand coque iphone 4 et 4s and apply our rights as customers within the air travel industry, it is important coque iphone xs max chasse to introduce the concept of “extraordinary circumstances”.
Extraordinary circumstances allow for the distinguishing between disruptions resultant from the airline’s malpractices and such derived from causes outside of their reach. As such, amazon bracelet homme cuir 723braceletpascher11897 they coque iphone 5 hockey play a central role in the dynamic of air travel compensation.
As the term has become a popular way for airlines to distance themselves from any accountability for passenger inconvenience, collier coeur mere fille collierpascher11502 caused by flight schedule disruptions, it is important to know when the circumstances are in fact extraordinary.
So what exactly counts as extraordinary
There are several categories that fall under that dome and deem providers as not guilty:
Political circumstances such as warfare and civil unrest scenarios that may handicap the flight
Heavy rains, bracelet cuir samsung gear s2 classic 723braceletpascher4808 snow, bracelet femme histoire dor braceletpascher2043 storms and other adverse weather conditions jeopardizing safety
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Illness: Related to crew members and / or passengers
Global virus: For example, bracelet homme breton if your flight was cancelled as fila z4459 coque samsung galaxy s7 a result of the Coronavirus, you are not entitled to compensation
Situations to look out for: NOT extraordinary circumstances
On the opposing spectrum, some martin garrix z2892 coque iphone 11 1coques8iphone8103 reasons commonly sold as extraordinary that don’t actually fall under star wars kylo ren red saber z4378 coque samsung galaxy s7 that category may be:
Technical faults such as aircraft maintenance delays caused by the coque iphone 8 jaune 628antenpascher4586 airline often conveyed as extraordinary or failure to prepare the necessary flight documentation
These are the main reasons for delays that airlines claim are “extraordinary circumstances” in order to avoid paying the due compensation to their customers. In fact, these do not exempt them from paying: courts of justice throughout Europe id tardis x0218 coque iphone 11 1coques8iphone6441 have ruled that:
Technical reasons and operational issues are NOT extraordinary circumstances
Airlines are responsible for the maintenance of their aircrafts. Should a technical issue be noticed before take off, the airline must fix the problem before taking off (obviously).
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Other reasons for flight disruptions
There are other situations that don’t classify as extraordinary that can be very case sensitive. If you’ve previously been denied boarding access or have had your flight delayed or canceled there is a very good chance you may be owed compensation.
Check out this post on the most common causes for delayed flights to learn more about gorillaz team l2871 coque iphone 11 1coques8iphone9781 the reasons why your flight me be delayed and if you can hope to claim some horse black running o7597 coque samsung galaxy s7 money from the airline with success.
Final Words on Extraordinary Circumstances
Without a good understanding of the European Regulation and the most recent rulings on the matter of flight compensation, it might be hard to determine whether circumstances for your disrupted flight are extraordinary or not.
Airlines dragonball z legend supersaiyan god vegeta p1241 coque iphone 11 1coques8iphone4766 take advantage of the lack of awareness of their passengers regarding such issues to avoid paying them their due compensation coque samsung j3 hibou by invoking extraordinary circumstances in situations that were actually their responsibility.
That’s why claiming compensation for delayed flights or cancelled flights on your own can be tricky and not have the expected outcome.
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