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In focus: World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September

Written by Maria Juul On 27 September we celebrate World Tourism Day. Tourism is the third largest socio-economic activity in the European Union. Tourism industries directly contribute over 5% of EU GDP, and when taking into account other industries that produce tourism products, tourism’s economic contribution is even higher: over 10% of EU GDP. On World Tourism … Continue reading

The proposed EU passenger name records (PNR) directive: Revived in the new security context

Written by Piotr Bąkowski and Sofija Voronova After the Paris attacks of January 2015, the fight against terrorism and the phenomenon of foreign fighters is now higher than ever on the EU agenda, with a series of new measures being discussed, and existing ones refocused. In this context, the EU Passenger Name Record (PNR) proposal … Continue reading

EU PNR

Written by Sofija Voronova Since the Paris attacks of January 2015, the issue of the EU PNR data collection system has been high on the political agenda as one of the measures to prevent and combat terrorism. The European Commission presented its proposal for a Directive on the use of Passenger Name Record data on … Continue reading

Single Market in Transport and Tourism: Cost of Non-Europe Report

Single Market in Transport and Tourism : Cost of Non-Europe Report Significant progress has been achieved during the last 20 years in creating a Single Market for Transports. European tourism is and will remain a vital component of the economy, with enormous economic potential. Both sectors suffer however from remaining barriers, gaps and market inefficiencies that create substantial costs … Continue reading

Air passenger rights

6 language versions available in PDF format Fluggastrechte Derechos de los pasajeros del transporte aéreo Les droits des passagers aériens Diritti dei passeggeri aerei Prawa pasażerów lotniczych Air passenger rights Airlines often fail to offer passengers the rights to which they are entitled to in cases of denied boarding, long delays, cancellations or mishandled baggage. … Continue reading

CJEU clarifies rules on airline liability for lost baggage

It is not unusual for families or groups of friends taking a flight to check in their baggage together. The sight of a group of travellers opening their suitcases just in front of the check-in desk and trying to redistribute their belongings amongst themselves in order to meet the airline’s weight limit is not uncommon … Continue reading

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