|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 108 (Jan)|
|Court:||Court of Justice of the European Communities (Fourth Chamber)|
Judges Lenaerts (President), von Danwitz, Juhasz, Arestis and Malenovsky (Rapporteur)
|Judgment Dates:||22 December 2008|
European Community - Consumer protection - Carriage by air - Compensation and assistance to passengers in event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights - Applicant's flight cancelled by respondent air carrier as result of technical defect - Applicant claiming compensation from respondent - Reference for preliminary ruling - Whether technical defect resulting in the cancellation of a flight constituting extraordinary circumstances within the meaning of relevant Regulation - Parliament and Council Regulation (EC) 261/2004, arts 5 and 7 - Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air, art 19.