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JDB 4,888 posts

I would be more worried right now as a HfP follower about a self-avowed regulation rip-up fanatic remaining (incredibly and inexplicably) in post long enough to do serious damage by reversing the UK261/2004 protections that many rely on to face down egregiously inimical behaviour by some airlines against their customers.

I think the pressure change to EC261 will come from Europe, not the UK (save in respect of domestic flights). The Regulation is now very messy, unclear and outdated, and having been legislated before LCCs really hit the scene the compensation sums are ridiculous. Also, there are now so many ECJ rulings that have created new ‘rules’ rather than simply interpreting the legislation [extraordinary judicial overreach as identified by Lord Sumption former President of the Supreme Court – a fantastic read or listen, even if the subject may seem dry]. LH and AF/KL (and of course FR) are pressing hard so France and Germany on side.

PS glad you got your voucher sorted. Having read your many considered posts I was surprised you ran it so close to the wire!

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