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Advocate general of the European Court of Justice Yves Bot said yesterday that airlines were obliged to pay the costs incurred by passengers whose flights were disrupted by “extraordinary events” like the 2010 Icelandic volcano.

Ryanair had argued that such events were so extraordinary airlines should not be expected to pay the costs.

Caught out by the small print. Miss Morrissette, you’re on.

Ryanair Loses EU Ash Cloud Test Case (Irish Times)