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If this is a domestic flight, then the laws of the country take precedence (i.e., everyone else's guesswork answers probably apply.) If this is an international flight, however, the Warsaw Convention covers this. According to Clauses 17 and 18 of the Warsaw Convention, the airline is liable for any injury or damage that occurs to passengers or their ...


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As for liability, everything depends on what jurisdiction you'll be able to work. If it will be the European (continental - based on Napoleonic Code) law, then you're liable for every damage you have caused, and the factor of 'recklessness' or 'guilt' is unimportant. So the question will arise, who have caused the damage to the laptop, which is not obvious. ...


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In most juristictions that operate with something approaching sanity, someone is liable for accidental damage in the following three cases: They caused the damage deliberately or with "blameworthy carelessness". They have entered into a contract where they explicitly accept to be responsible for the risk. The law contains an explicit exception for the ...


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From a common sense point of view - #5 .... its an accident, deal with it. In the hands of a lawyer - #1, #3 & #6 .... the shotgun approach, sue them all and hope one settles rather than fight the case in court.


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I believe most of my answer on this when it came up in 2012 is still relevant - safety is what you are willing to risk. Impressively for a government website, the US State Department has a great quote on safety: "There is nobody better at protecting you than yourself.". Be careful, keep informed, be safe." Most countries have a travel advisory / ...


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You would be best to check the airline's booking rules and term of carriage before you start making your reservation. Quite a few airlines require that the card be shown to verify its validity for online bookings. If they do, then you can't use a virtual card. Virtual cards are designed to offer security in transactions where you are unsure of the safety ...


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I've never been asked for my credit card on checkin or boarding, nor have I ever heard of anyone I know being asked for one. It would be extremely weird for such a thing to be asked for, as a lot of tickets (probably the majority) are not paid for with a personal credit card (or indeed any credit card). A large percentage of traffic is business travel, ...



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