ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT
30 November 2011 (*)
In Case C-581/10,
REFERENCE for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the Amtsgericht Köln (Germany), made by decision of 3 November 2010, received at the Court on 13 December 2010, in the proceedings
Emeka Nelson and Others
Deutsche Lufthansa AG,
and in Case C-629/10,
REFERENCE for a preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU from the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Queen’s Bench Division (Administrative Court) (United Kingdom), made by decision of 10 August 2010, received at the Court on 24 December 2010, in the proceedings
TUI Travel plc and Others
Civil Aviation Authority,
THE PRESIDENT OF THE COURT,
after hearing the Advocate General, Mr Y. Bot,
makes the following
1 These references for a preliminary ruling concern the interpretation of Article 7 of 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).
2 As the cases are connected by reason of their subject-matter, it is appropriate to join them in accordance with Article 43 of the Court’s Rules of Procedure for the purposes of the oral procedure and the judgment.
On those grounds, the President of the Court hereby orders:
Cases C-581/10 and C-629/10 are joined for the purposes of the oral procedure and the judgment.
Luxembourg, 30 November 2011.
A. Calot Escobar