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Request for a preliminary ruling from the Fővárosi Törvényszék (Hungary) lodged on 12 November 2020 – Polskie Linie Lotnicze ‘LOT’ SA v Budapest Főváros Kormányhivatala

(Case C-597/20)

Language of the case: Hungarian

Referring court

Fővárosi Törvényszék

Parties to the main proceedings

Applicant: Polskie Linie Lotnicze ‘LOT’ SA

Defendant: Budapest Főváros Kormányhivatala

Question referred

Must Article 16(1) and (2) of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 1 of the European Parliament and of the Council be interpreted as meaning that where an individual complaint has been made by a passenger to the national body responsible for the enforcement of that regulation, that body cannot compel the airline in question to pay the compensation due to the passenger under the regulation?


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).