In the May 27, 2014 edition of Skywritings, Anna Kazaz examines the European Parliament and Council Regulation No. 261/2004 (EU 261) and of late, how numerous cases have been filed with the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against various airlines for reparations due to flight delays. This article will clarify why EU 261 has been so appealing for passengers pursuing compensation for flight delays in US courts. In addition, the article will focus on further legislation relevant to supporting EU 261 claims. Lastly, the article will review these latest decisions and evaluate their outcomes.