European Union: Commission starts public consultation on the possible revision of the air passenger rights Regulation

The consultation on the possible revision of Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 aims to gather stakeholders’ views on the identification of possible shortcomings of the Regulation and their extent, and on the options to improve its application, either via non-legislative measures or via a revision of the Regulation. The consultation period is 19/12/2011 to 11/03/2012. An online questionaire is available here>>.Simultaneously to the launch of the present public consultation, the Commission issued a Communication on passenger rights in all modes of transport All available translations.. It summarises in a simple manner the rights and principles which apply to all modes. Furthermore, the Communication announces that the Commission’s main objective now is to make these rules easily understandable and to consolidate their implementation and enforcement in all modes of transport.For further information look here>>.

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