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CJ EU: mere diversion of a flight to a close-by airport does not grant a right to flat-rate compensation
The carrier must offer the passenger to bear the cost of transfer either to the destination airport for which the booking was made
An Austrian Airlines passenger is seeking from that air carrier flat-rate compensation of € 250 for the diversion of his flight between Vienna and Berlin. While the flight was initially supposed to land in Berlin-Tegel airport, it finally landed in Berlin-Schönefeld airport with a delay of nearly an hour. The airline did not offer the passenger any onward transport, nor did it offer to bear the co...
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