EU Court Tells Stranded Passengers to Make Do – Courthouse News Service
(CN) Europes highest court dealt a blow to holiday travelers Wednesday, ruling that passengers on a canceled flight to Greece must look to their booking agent, not the airline, for reimbursement.
The case arose in March 2015 when three individuals all of whom are identified in Wednesdays ruling only by their initials booked return flights to Greece through Hellas Travel BV, a Dutch tour company.
Every Friday between May and September of that year, the Cyprus-based G.S. Charter was supposed to have an allocation of seats on Aegean Airlines flights between Eelde, Netherlands, and Corfu, Greece.
Though the Hellas passengers had paid for three of those seats as part of a July package tour, Hellas informed them a few days before dep…
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