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21.03.2013 Land transport of dangerous goods: Commission refers Belgium to Court for failing to update national legislation

21.03.2013 Air transport: Commission refers Portugal to the Court of Justice over groundhandling services at Lisbon, Porto and Faro airports

21.03.2013 March infringements package: main decisions

20.03.2013 Infringements proceedings in the field of Air and Road

20.03.2013 Press release - Air passenger rights: MEPs want to close all loopholes - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Transport MEPs welcomed the proposal to update air passengers' rights tabled by the Commission on 13 March but insisted that it include rules on hand luggage and solutions for passengers stranded if an airline goes bankrupt, in their first discussion of the proposal on Tuesday. Commission Vice-Pr...

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20.03.2013 Video of a committee meeting - Tuesday, 19 March 2013 - 15:31 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Length of video : 130'You may manually download this video in WMV (1.4Gb) formatDisclaimer : The interpretation of debates serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of proceedings. Only the original speech or the revised written translation is authentic.Source...

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19.03.2013 Press release - Transport Committee debates flight and duty times for pilots - Committee on Transport and Tourism

MEPs quizzed European Commission Aviation Director Matthew Baldwin on Tuesday about the new rules on flight and duty times for flight crews recommended by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The Commission has yet to table a proposal to put these rules into effect, but some MEPs said they...

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19.03.2013 Video of a committee meeting - Tuesday, 19 March 2013 - 09:03 - Committee on Transport and Tourism

Length of video : 197'You may manually download this video in WMV (2.1Gb) formatDisclaimer : The interpretation of debates serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic record of proceedings. Only the original speech or the revised written translation is authentic.Source...

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19.03.2013 Press release - Airport groundhandling: MEPs add safeguards for service quality and workers - Committee on Transport and Tourism

New rules to make groundhandling services at large EU airports more competitive were narrowly approved in a Transport and Tourism Committee vote on Tuesday. MEPs inserted service quality standards and staff provisions to prevent any deterioration of working conditions. Parliament will have the fi...

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19.03.2013 Towards a Strategy on Serious Road Traffic Injuries – Frequently asked questions