Air Passengers

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Proposal for a new EU Air Passengers' Rights Regulation

and here is the brand new Proposal itself (fr, en, de only!): COM (2013) 130 final

EN:

http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/kallas/headlines/news/2013/03/doc/com(2013)130-proposal-for-regulation_en.pdf

DE:

http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/kallas/headlines/news/2013/03/doc/com(2013)130-proposal-for-regulation_de.pdf

FR:

http://ec.europa.eu/commission_2010-2014/kallas/headlines/news/2013/03/doc/com(2013)130-proposal-for-regulation_fr.pdf

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European Commission: Air Passenger Rights Revision

The European Commission surprisingly presented today new measures to strengthen air passenger rights including a revisionof the Air Passenger's Rights Regulation 261/2004/EC takeing into account the sharing od the economic burden.

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Russia to become member of the Montreal Convention

On 12 February 2013, the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation published on its website the draft Federal Law on the Accession of the Russian Federation to the Convention for the Unification of Certain Rules for International Carriage by Air of 28 May 1999 ("Montreal Convention").

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Canada: unruly passenger ban upheld by Transportation Agency

The claimant Guillaume Boutin filed a complaint with the Canadian Transportation Agency against Air Canada regarding a permanent travel ban imposed by Air Canada following an incident that occurred at the Cancun, Mexico airport just prior to Mr. Boutin’s return flight to Montréal, Quebec, Canada, on February 29, 2012.

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USA: DOT collected USD 3.6 M in fines for air passenger rule violations in 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) said it levied USD 3.6 million in penalties for 2012 violations of the department’s consumer-protection rules for air passengers. The total is up from USD 3.3 million in 2011. During 2012, the Department issued 49 consent orders for consumer rule violations, the most recent two against Copa Airlines and Virgin America for not strictly adhering to the DOT’s rules for lengthy tarmac delays.

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