This information notice summarises the liability rules applied by community air carriers as required by Community legislation and the Montreal Convention.
Above the amount, the air carrier can defend itself against a claim by proving that it was not negligent or otherwise at fault.
In case of passenger delay , the air carrier is liable for damage unless it took all reasonable measures to avoid the damage or it was impossible to take such measures.
The liability for passenger delay is limited to 4 150 SDRs (approximately EUR 5 100 ).
In the case of checked baggage ,it is liable even if not a fault ,unless the baggage was defective. In the case of unchecked baggage, the carrier is liable only if at fault.