Flight delay compensation claims are permitted due to EU law, namely EC Regulation 261. The regulation applies to all members of the EU. After Article 50 is triggered, the UK will remain in the EU for 2 years. At the end of the two years it will no longer
The Civil Aviation Authority has commenced legal action against 5 airlines for breach of EU consumer law following an investigation into 31 airlines and their treatment of connecting flights when considering flight delay compensation claims.
First, flight number BE783 from Glasgow to Birmingham had to return to Glasgow airport mid-flight after a technical fault forced the pilot to shut down one engine. The plane was met by emergency vehicles on arrival at Glasgow airport.