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EU court rules against Ryanair over ash cloud compensation

01.02.13 @ 09:14

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Ryanair airline should have fully compensated a passenger whose flight was cancelled because of the volcanic ash cloud in 2010, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday. The plaintiff was stranded for a week, with Ryanair claiming the volcano eruption was so exceptional that normal compensation rules should not apply.