European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Assns., which comprise associations from 29 countries, once again is calling for a system that will protect passengers from airline failure or default and suggested that it be funded through a €1 ($1.29) contribution per ticket paid by all carriers, including ones from outside the EU, flying to/from an EU airport. ECTAA's effort to establish the passenger protection fund is not new, but recent bankruptcies highlight the need, President Jan Van ...

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