Airline passenger claims: ‘Accident’ in the Montreal Convention 1999

Michael Dougherty looks at a recent case involving a slip on airline steps that clarifies the circumstances in which the definition of ‘accident’ is met

Cases Referenced

  • Air France v Saks [1985] 470 US 392
  • Barclay v British Airways plc [2008] EWCA Civ 1419
  • Labbadia v Alitalia (Societa Aerea Italiana SpA) [2019] EWHC 2103 (Admin)
  • Re Deep Vein Thrombosis and Air Travel Group Litigation [2003] EWCA Civ 1005; [2005] UKHL 72