Cases & Deals

Lufthansa receives favorable ECJ ruling to challenge airport fees

Clients Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Jones Day represents Deutsche Lufthansa AG in litigation against the State of Berlin and the operator of the Berlin-Tegel airport. Lufthansa challenged the airport managing authority's approval of increased airport fees. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that airlines have legal standing to challenge the airport managing authority's approval of airport fees.

Deutsche Lufthansa AG v Land Berlin, Case No. C-379/18 (European Court of Justice)