Revision of Regulation 1371/2007

By |June 30th, 2017|

EPF looks forward with interest to the Commission’s proposal for the revision of Regulation 1371/2007 on rail passenger rights. We therefore sent a letter to Ms Bulc, Commissioner for Transport, and Mr Hololei, Director-General of DG Move, stressing that we find it very important that the right to assistance and compensation for delay should be based on the complete journey […]

Open letter to European Commissioner for Transport regarding air ticket surcharges

By |June 19th, 2017|

As representatives of independent distributors and consumers of airline services, ETTSA, EPF, Friendly Flying, Guild of Travel Management Companies, VDR and VIR, wrote a joint letter to Commissioner Bulc, to express our grave concern with the growing threat to transparency, competition and consumer choice in the airline market, and to ask for support to defend the values of an open […]

Note on the EU law aspects of PNR in public transport

By |June 17th, 2017|

At the request of the European Passengers’ Federation and its Dutch member organisation Rover, the Meijers Committee – a group of distinguished lawyers in the Netherlands – has written a note on the application of PNR rules in the railway sector.

According to the Meijers Committee, extending the scope of application of PNR rules beyond air transport (cf. PNR Directive […]

CIPTEC evaluation questionnaire

By |June 6th, 2017|

Would you like to co-design with us the future of the Public Transport sector and improve the quality of life in cities?

Please contribute 10 minutes from your valuable time in filling out the following evaluation questionnaire, regarding promising and innovative ideas, concepts and services that could improve the travel experience by Public Transport in European Cities.

This survey is a […]

Mobility4EU stakeholder survey

By |June 13th, 2017|

The Mobility4EU project funded by the European Commission aims to develop a vision and action plan for mobility and transport in Europe in 2030. It is our priority to involve a wide range of stakeholders in this process.

As the first part of this consultation process we identified the objectives of the various stakeholders in transport, logistics and mobility that they want […]

Multimodal passenger rights: EPF position

By |June 6th, 2017|

EPF welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to address the improvement of multimodal passenger rights. Extending the legislation on passenger rights to multimodal journeys is of key relevance to passengers as most journeys are effectively multi-modal.

From a user’s point of view there is a need to understand journeys as a door to door trip. This means any action has […]