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Ryanair cannot solve its crisis at the expense of passengers and workers, says Ismail Ertug

More than 700,000 passengers have been affected by the cancellation of 20,000 flights by Irish airline Ryanair. Most of the passengers are not entitled to compensation under the existing Passenger...
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Dieselgate: Recall of ALL non-compliant cars should be mandatory and respect clear deadline, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats want to close the never-ending story of Dieselgate – successfully and with greater vigilance. At the plenary debate held today in the European Parliament they urged the...
EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper, Lucy Anderson, MEP, Commission’s Digital Single Market Strategy, Biljana Borzan, S&D MEP,

EPP blocks S&D proposal to make cross-border parcel delivery more efficient and cheaper

Today in the transport committee, the EPP voted down proposals put forward by the Socialists and Democrats that would have eliminated a number of obstacles to cross-border parcel deliveries. Every...
S&Ds say no to any further liberalisation of the transport market as EU Commission presents Mobility Package, letter-box companies, Ismail Ertug MEP, European Road Toll System, Eurovignette, Jutta Steinruck, workers directive,

S&Ds urge Commission to tackle social dumping in transport sector

The European Parliament today adopted its position on road transport ahead of the Commission’s forthcoming proposals for the Mobility Package on the 31 May. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...
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Dieselgate: Ahead of crucial vote S&Ds push for consumer compensation and a European vehicle surveillance agency

After 12 months and 47 hearings in the Dieselgate inquiry committee, the European Parliament will next week draw the lessons from the scandal. On Tuesday, Parliament will debate and vote both on...

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