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Old Nov 8, 18, 11:25 am
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Originally Posted by corporate-wage-slave View Post
The passengers emerged were off the aircraft in JFK at 05:20, and a bit later for those with baggage. For those not rebooked to LHR, they needed to be back at the gate at 17:40. I know that in the past at least, courts haven't regarded that as being a night time stop (Smith-Packham v easyJet, Liverpool 2014).
I see! Thank you for the info. That's a bit 'ouch' in this particular circumstance, especially if someone was rebooked on an afternoon flight in Y/PE. That's where a goodwill hotel booking would have been nice for people.

I do see that it's rather difficult to get a hotel room (particularly day rooms) at 7 am, and additional difficulties with hotel availability situation on the day in NY as well though.
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