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Document 62020CN0565

Case C-565/20: Request for a preliminary ruling from the Landgericht Köln (Germany) lodged on 29 October 2020 — DS v Deutsche Lufthansa AG

OJ C 19, 18.1.2021, p. 44–44 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

18.1.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 19/44


Request for a preliminary ruling from the Landgericht Köln (Germany) lodged on 29 October 2020 — DS v Deutsche Lufthansa AG

(Case C-565/20)

(2021/C 19/45)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Landgericht Köln

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: DS

Defendant: Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Question referred

Does a strike by the air carrier’s own employees that is called by a trade union constitute an extraordinary circumstance within the meaning of Article 5(3) [of] Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 (1)?


(1)  Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 February 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights, and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 295/91 (OJ 2004 L 46, p. 1).


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