1421. Liability for flight delay, cancellation and denied boarding.

1421.     Liability for flight delay, cancellation and denied boarding.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Air Passenger Rights and Air Travel Organisers' Licensing (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/278, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The carrier is liable for damage occasioned by delay in the carriage by air of passengers, baggage or cargo under the Montreal Convention1. Under EU legislation2, passengers have rights when their flight is cancelled and delayed including being offered reimbursement, re-routing and in some cases compensation3.

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