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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Landgericht Hamburg (Germany) lodged on 31 August 2018 — Eurowings GmbH v JJ and KI

(Case C-557/18)

Language of the case: German

Referring court

Landgericht Hamburg

Parties to the main proceedings

Defendant and appellant: Eurowings GmbH

Applicants and respondents: JJ, KI

Question referred

Is the total flight distance to be used as a basis for calculating the entitlement to compensation under Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 1 also in the case where the arrival of a passenger at the final destination is delayed by three hours or more solely as a result of a delay/cancellation of the connecting flight, but the feeder flight was on time, the two flights were operated by different air carriers and the booking confirmation was issued by a tour operator which combined the flights for its customer?


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).