Europe's airlines are disappointed with the European Parliament's adoption of a legislative report that sets out common principles for the levying of charges at airports in the 27-member EU bloc. The proposal for a directive on airport charges is part of the European Commission's so-called Airport Package released in January 2007 and aims to prevent any abuse of a dominant position in the market by individual airports (ATW, April 2007) . Airports will be bound by common rules on provision of ...

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