COVID19 – Compensation for cancelled flights

If a flight is cancelled as a result of the current Sars-CoV-2/COVID 19 pandemic (coronavirus), the question arises whether passengers are entitled to compensation in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 261/2004 (Passenger Rights Regulation). The regulation also applies to Switzerland as a result of the agreement on air transport between the Swiss Confederation and the European Community, concluded on 21 June 1999 (SR 0.748.127.192.68).

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