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Hand luggage on board: European Parliament calls for implementation of 2014 resolution on charges

Hand luggage on board: European Parliament calls for implementation of 2014 resolution on charges

Implementing the 2014 European Court of Justice decision on uniform standards regarding hand luggage fees in Planesthey ask Members of the European Parliament In their decision, they argued that coherent European rules were needed in terms of volume as well as fees.

The resolution, which was approved by a show of hands, addresses citizens’ concerns about the inconvenience caused by Conflicting rules with hand luggage On planes. To solve the problem, it was emphasized that European legislation relating to the rights of air passengers should be reviewed.

According to members of the European Parliament, the different rules that each company applies regarding hand luggage often cause problems Extra charge For travelers and makes it difficult to compare prices. Also, when passengers use different airlines or have to change their travel plans, Conflicting rules create confusion.

MEPs stress that the Commission should review its current European legislation on air services Full implementation of the relevant decision of the EU Court as of 2014. Specifically, the court found that airlines should not Additional fees for hand luggage “Provided that it meets reasonable requirements with respect to its weight and dimensions and complies with applicable safety requirements.”

Meanwhile, MEPs argue that new legislation should also address other hidden costs, such as fees related to seat selection.

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