ECJ Judgment concerning interpretation of Article 23(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008

The decision is important because it has been clarified that not only airlines but also other sellers of air travel through an online portal have to follow the standards of the Regulation (EC) No 1008/2008 regarding price transparency. Particularly it has been said that a flight cancellation insurance is an optional price supplement which has to be announced at the beginning of the booking proceeding via opt-in. ebookers had preinstalled the additional booking of an insurance by which the price for the flight had been increased automatically.