EC requests Poland to comply fully with rules on airport charges.

By bne IntelliNews March 23, 2012
Poland and Greece have to this date only partly implemented the Airport Charges Directive, even though they were required to implement it fully by Mar 15 of 2011, according to the European Commission's release. Poland still has to put into place consultations on charges between airport users and airports and requirements on the transparency of information on airports' costs as they relate to airport charges. Failing to properly implement the directive could mean that passengers are paying more than they should for air travel, both within the EU and for long-haul destinations departing from EU airports, the EC noted. Hence, the EC decided to send reasoned opinions to these member states and warned that if they do not comply with their legal obligation within two months, the Commission may decide to refer them to the Court of Justice.

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