Monthly Archives: September 2015

European Commission : EU-Ukraine-Russia talks agree on the terms of a binding protocol to secure gas supplies for the coming winter

After several rounds of trilateral and bilateral negotiations over the last months, at today’s meeting chaired by Vice-President for Energy Union Mr Maroš Šefčovič, the European Commission, the Russian Federation and Ukraine have agreed on the terms of gas deliveries to Ukraine for the upcoming winter period from the 1st of October until the end […]

By |September 25th, 2015|Aktuell, Presse|Comments Off on European Commission : EU-Ukraine-Russia talks agree on the terms of a binding protocol to secure gas supplies for the coming winter

European Commission statement on air pollutant car emissions

European Commission calls for full disclosure, zero tolerance and strict compliance with EU rules on pollutant emissions

In the wake of revelations that car manufacturer Volkswagen used a “defeat device” software to circumvent emissions standards for certain air pollutants, the Commission calls on national authorities to look into the implications for vehicles sold in Europe and […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Aktuell|0 Comments

Court of Justice : Even in the event of a flight cancellation on account of unforeseen technical problems, air carriers are required to compensate passengers

In case of cancellation of a flight, air carriers are required, under EU law,1 to provide adequate care for the passengers concerned and to pay compensation (between €250 and €600, depending on the distance).However, a carrier is not obliged to pay that compensation if it can prove that the cancellation is caused by extraordinary circumstances […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Allgemein|0 Comments