ECJ to rule on Ryanair ash cloud claim

The European Court will give judgment on Thursday in the case of a Dublin woman who sued Ryanair after her flight was cancelled because of the ash cloud.

27th January, 2013

The European Court will give judgment on Thursday in the case of Dublin woman Denise McDonagh, who sued Ryanair for more than €1,000 spent after her Ryanair flight was cancelled because of the eruption of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland in April 2010. The eruption led to the closure of much of European air-space.

McDonagh spent €1,129 on meals, accommodation and transport, but Ryanair refused to refund the money, to which she would normally...

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