EU considers scrapping airline surcharges15 May 2011
Airline charges could soon be a thing of the past. The European Commission is reviewing air passenger rights after receiving complaints from customers and watchdogs about the excessive surcharges airlines issue.
The proposed ‘one flight, one price‘ ruling is being considered by European Commission vice-president and transport commissioner Siim Kallas.
Among those calling for more transparency in the industry is Labour MEP and chairman of the EU transport committee Brian Simpson and consumer champion Which?.