Europe's regionals still fighting injustices

Bernie Baldwin reports on highlights of the European Regions Airline Association (ERA) General Assembly, including a call for passenger rights rules to be reformed.

EU261 legislation was among the topics discussed by Montserrat Barriga, the ERA's director general.

Concerns over EU261 passenger compensation laws, a new aircraft model launch, and a debut ERA press conference from a revitalised brand were just some of the features of the 2019 General Assembly of the ERA, held in Juan-les-Pins, on France's famous Côte d'Azur.

Montserrat Barriga, ERA’s director general, launched a new study into the controversial legislation, carried out for the association by aviation-related experts such as Baines Simmons (compliance), Clyde & Co (global lawyers) and Gallagher Aerospace.

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