The Luxembourg-based European Court of Auditors (ECA) is assessing the effectiveness of air passenger rights in European Union (EU) countries.
The EU financial watchdog will determine whether the laws themselves have proved useful, are being enforced properly, and if their operation has been properly monitored by the European Commission. Its findings will be published in late 2018.
ECA official George Pufan noted several problems with existing regulations, including “inconsistencies, grey zones and gaps in legislation, insufficient passenger awareness of their rights, and variations in interpretation and enforcement”.
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