The European Court of Justice (EJC) has ruled that airlines cannot levy additional charges if a consumer cancels a flight. German judges had asked the court to rule on airberlin’s refund policy and disclosure of additional taxes. According to a statement released July 6 in Strasbourg, airberlin stated in its general terms and conditions that when a passenger cancels a flight booking at an economy rate, or does not take the flight, a sum of €25 ($28.40) is to be charged as a ...

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