Extracts from the press briefing by Jens Mester, spokesperson attached to the unit of coordination and planning of the spokesperson service of the EC, on the 3d air transport package
Jens Mester, Spokesperson for the Coordination & Planning Unit of the EC, announced the entry into force of the regulation on the common rules for air services in the EU on 1 November 2008. The regulation, also called third air package, was adopted on 24 of September 2008 by the European Council and by the European Parliament.
The new measures constitute an improvement for passengers. The European Commission decided that the airline companies must publish transparent prices for plane tickets with no hidden costs. SHOTLIST