Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 22 December 2008.
Friederike Wallentin-Hermann v Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane SpA.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Handelsgericht Wien - Austria.
Carriage by air - Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 - Article 5 - Compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of cancellation of flights - Exemption from the obligation to pay compensation - Cancellation due to extraordinary circumstances which could not have been avoided even if all reasonable measures had been taken.
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