Commission calls for stricter enforcement of passenger rights legislation in Europe

Press Release from EC on Passenger Rights
As millions of European citizens will be travelling during the summer period, today the Commission is calling for better application and enforcement of passenger rights legislation in the European Union. As a first remedy, the Commission today adopted interpretative guidelines clarifying the existing rules in the rail sector.
EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc said: “Transport is not about […]

EPF inaugural summit in Brussels on the 9th of December 2014

The European Passengers’ Federation (EPF) held its inaugural summit in Brussels. EPF believes that European transport policy needs to focus on the delivery of better end-to-end journeys for passengers. In order to ensure that passengers are at the heart of the EU policy making, EPF organised a policy summit in Brussels on the 9th of December.
This passenger-focused event was about […]

Presentation on Air Passengers Rights

EPF secretary Josef Schneider took the floor on the 9th Munich Liability Seminar, held by the European Air Law Association (EALA), to promote equal Passengers Rights in all modes of transport. Passengers Rights need to be consistent, publicised, monitored, reported and enforced. See the full presentation here.

Letter on Alternative Dispute Resolution

EPF, together with CER, CIT and the European Disabilitiy Forum EDF signed a joint letter to support the implementation on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) based on directive 2013/11/EU.

EPF, EDF, CER and CIT consider that an implementation of this Directive taking into account the above-mentioned criteria has the potential to increase the effectiveness of ADR schemes for both passengers and […]

EU Railway Conference

European Railway Agency is organizing a High-Level Railway-Conference in Lille (F), 7th + 8th of May. You may find further information here. Christopher Irwin, EPF Vice chairman, is one of the speakers.

Passengers Rights for Persons with reduced mobility (PRM)

National Enforcement Bodies (NEBs) for air passengers rights meet regularly  on EU level to follow current developments. Minutes of the last meeting our now available on the EU website. Here you find the document directly.