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IACA position on the discussions within the European Parliament concerning the European Commission’s proposal to amend the EU Package Travel Directive – 2013/0246(COD) – specifically in relation to circumstances giving consumers a right to withdraw from the contract without penalty

Introduction The International Air Carrier Association (IACA) represents 28 airlines that operate various business models to cater for different demands in the travel market, including low-cost, seat-only and tour operator traffic. Their common feature is efficiency...

IACA’s position on on the European Commission’s proposal for a Decision of the Parliament and Council on the timing of auctions of greenhouse gas allowances (2012/0202/COD) and a Commission’s Regulation to determine the volumes of greenhouse gas emission allowances to be auctioned in 2013-2020

1. ContextOn 25JUL12, the European Commission announced a decision to slow down the release of auctioned CO2 allowances during the period 2013-2020. The Commission expects that this manoeuvre will create a temporary shortage in the EU ETS carbon market, thereby...