European Parliament yesterday adopted a resolution calling on the European Commission to consider proposing new legislation guaranteeing passenger compensation and assistance in case of airline bankruptcy. MEPs said they believe the current legislation lacks sufficient consumer protection and suggested that "establishing a 'reserve compensation fund' and introducing 'mutual responsibility' for passengers of all airlines flying in the same direction with available seats could help to get ...

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