Ryanair DAC (formerly Ryanair Ltd) -v- Besancon [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    IECA 110
  • Legal Body
    Court of Appeal (IECA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Tribunal Practice, Procedures and Jurisdictional Issues
Issues covered: Discovery of documentation; Defamation Proceedings

This case is an appeal by the Respondent (Erick Besancon, Pilot) of the decision of the High Court to the Court of Appeal where it was ordered that the Plaintiff/Appellant, (“Ryanair”) is to produce the SAIR Base Investigation Final Report to the Respondent’s Solicitors, subject to certain redactions.

The background to these proceedings was that a Ryanair passenger flight was involved in an incident on its approach to Memmingen Airport in Germany in September 2012. On the approach to Memmingen Airport, the flight crew asked to move from runway 6 to runway 24.  That request was granted.  They also requested permission to make a visual approach to the runway, rather than using a

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This article is correct at 29/04/2021

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