- Intra-EU flights: can fares be displayed in any currency? (Verbraucherzentrale Baden-Wurttemberg eV v Germanwings GmbH)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Commercial analysis: In Verbraucherzentrale Baden-Wurttemberg eV v Germanwings, the Court of Justice held that if an air fare for an intra-community flight is not expressed in euros, it must be expressed in a local currency objectively linked to the service offered (ie the currency of the Member State of departure or arrival). Written by Kristina Lukacova, barrister at New Square Chambers.
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