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Author Rossi dal Pozzo, Francesco, author

Title EU legal framework for safeguarding air passenger rights / Francesco Rossi Dal Pozzo
Published Cham : Springer, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 363 pages)
Contents List of Abbreviations; Chapter-1; Introduction; Chapter-2; Aviation Safety; 2.1 Origin of and Difference Between Aviation Safety and Aviation Security; 2.2 Aviation Safety in International Law; 2.3 The History of Aviation Safety in the European Union; 2.3.1 Aviation Safety Regulation in the European Union; 2.4 Directive 2004/36/EC and the Enquiry into the 'SAFA Programme'; 2.5 Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 and the Right of Passengers to Know the Identity of Operating Air Carriers; 2.6 'Accident and Incident Investigation' in ICAO Regulation and in European Union Law: A Brief Overview
2.7 Assistance to Aircraft Accident Victims and Their Families in International and EU LawEssential Bibliography; Chapter-3; Aviation Security; 3.1 Aviation Security in the International System; 3.2 Common EU Provisions for the Prevention of Acts of Unlawful Interference; 3.3 New Rules on Civil Aviation Security in the European Union; 3.3.1 Screening Methods Applied to European Union Passengers; Essential Bibliography; Chapter-4; Primary Rights of Passengers; 4.1 Air Carrier Liability in the Case of Death or Injury of Passengers; 4.1.1 Compensation in the Case of Passenger Injury or Death
4.2 Air Carrier Obligation of Insurance to Cover Possible Harm to Passengers4.3 The Rights of Persons with Reduced Mobility; Essential Bibliography; Chapter-5; The Protection of the Right to Privacy in the Context of Security and Commercial Practices; 5.1 International and EU Regulations on PNRs; 5.1.1 The EU-USA Agreement on the Processing and Transfer of PNR Data by Air Carriers; 5.1.2 The EU-Australia Agreement; 5.1.3 The EU-Canada Agreement; 5.2 Advertising and the Right of the Passenger-Consumer to Know the Final Fares and Rates of Air Carriers; 5.2.1 Optional Price Supplements
5.3 Computerized Reservation Systems (CRSs)5.4 Alliances Between Air Carriers and Code-Sharing: The Impact on the Protection of Passenger Rights; Essential Bibliography; 6.1 Definition and Nature of 'Secondary' Rights of Passengers; 6.2 The 'Charter of Passenger Rights'; Chapter-6; Secondary Rights of Passengers; 6.3 The Protection of the Secondary Rights of Passengers Under International Law; 6.4 Regulation (EC) No 261/2004; 6.4.1 Denied Boarding; 6.4.2 Long Delays of Flights.; 6.4.3 Cancellations; 6.5 Sanctions and Penalties Under Regulation (EC) No 261/2004
6.6 The Relationship Between Regulation (EC) No 261/2004 and the Montreal ConventionEssential Bibliography; Appendix; Appendix of Documentation; I. Aviation Safety ; 1. Convention on International Civil Aviation, Signed at Chicago, on 7 December 1944(Chicago Convention); 2. Regulation (EC) No 216/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20February 2008 on Common Rules in the Field of Civil Aviation and Establishing a EuropeanAviation Safety Agency, and Repealing Council Directive 91/670/EEC, Regulation (EC) No1592/2002 and Directive 2004/36/EC
Summary This book presents a thorough analysis of the EU provisions and legal framework of passenger rights in the civil aviation field. It provides both a theoretical and practical view of the initiatives that have been taken in this field. This includes initiatives taken by the European Commission (EC) with the aim to improve the protection of passengers and by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) with regard to jurisprudence. The book points out the goals that have been obtained so far, as well as the goals that still need to be pursued. Particular attention is paid to EU institutions that have been
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 21, 2014)
Subject Aeronautics, Commercial -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.
Aircraft occupants -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- European Union countries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3319080903 (electronic bk.)
9783319080901 (electronic bk.)