Question for written answer to the Commission (Rule 130) by Matthijs van Miltenburg (ALDE) on “Air passengers’ rights”.
Agenda items include an examination of the Proposal relating to insurance against civil liability in respect of the use of motor vehicles, and the enforcement of the obligation to ensure against such liability.
Following the April 1 entry into force of the European eCall regulation, requiring all new car and light van types sold in the EU to be fitted with the emergency systems, Swedish automobile manufacturer Volvo Cars has taken the lead as the first car-maker to equip its vehicles with eCall.
In the first half of 2018, EU travellers were subjected to an unprecedented 29 Air Traffic Control (ATC) strike days — 22 of them occurring in France — affecting millions of passengers through delays and cancellations. Today, the Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism, NET, a grouping of major European tourism trade associations, announced it is joining A4E’s efforts to minimize the strikes’ damaging impact on travellers and tourism across the EU.
Was your train delayed or your flight cancelled? Find out about your passenger rights when travelling in the EU.