The European Commercial Law Observatory (ECLO)

EU Travel Law materials

Next steps

  • According to its Roadmap dated November 2011 the European Commission was exploring possibly proposing a revision of Regulation 261/2004 of 11 February 2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights in November 2012.
  • According to its Roadmap dated June 2011 the European Commission was exploring proposing a Revision of Directive 90/314 of 13 June 1990 on package travel, package holidays and package tours in October 2012.
  • European Commission Communication dated 19 December 2011 titled A European vision for Passengers: Communication on Passenger Rights in all transport modes.
  • European Commission Public consultation on the possible revision of Regulation 261/2004 on air passenger rights launched on 19 December 2011 closed 11 March 2012. See results on European Commission Passenger Rights page.
    • Background

      • European Commission Communication dated 11 April 2011 on the application of Regulation 261/2004 establishing common rules on compensation and assistance to passengers in the event of denied boarding and of cancellation or long delay of flights and accompanying European Commission Staff Working Paper.
      • Analysis and evaluation of contributions to the public consultation (see also European Commission Press Release on the launch of the consultation) on air passenger rights carried out by the European Commission from 15 December 2009 to 10 March 2010 dated July 2010 prepared by Milieu Ltd for European Commission DG MOVE.
      • European Commission Minutes from the Stakeholder Hearing on the public consultation on air passenger rights dated 28 June 2010.
      • European Commission Summary of responses to the consultation launched to gather stakeholders' opinions on the existing problems and preferred solutions in order to identify preferred policy options as part of the Commission’s review of the Package Travel Directive dated March 2010.

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