On behalf of the team

On 11 November 2021, the Court of Justice ruled in the air cargo case between the Dutch litigation vehicles Stichting Cartel Compensation and Equilib Netherlands B.V. v. British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and a group of other airlines.[1] It answered the questions referred to it for a preliminary ruling by the District Court of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, as to whether national courts could also rule on claims relating to flights dating from before 1 May 2004 between the EU and outside countries; flights dating from before 19 May 2005 between Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and outside countries and flights dating from before 1 June 2002 between the EU and Switzerland. The Court of Justice answered in the affirmative. National courts may also rule on older claims.

[1] CJEU 11 November 2021, case C-819/19 (Stichting Cartel Compensation and Equilib/KLM and others).