Compensation claims by passengers on delayed flights in the European Union (EU) are escalating sharply and harming smaller airlines, the head of the body representing them said March 27. Speaking on the sidelines of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) conference in Prague, Czechia, ERA director general Montserrat Barriga said that firms of “claims farmers” were encouraging passengers to pursue compensation for delays that had occurred as much as three years ...

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