Skip to main content

Aviation: EU Law

Question for Department for Transport

UIN HL8710, tabled on 5 October 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 16 September (HL7613), what challenges have been highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic; and what plans, if any, they have to introduce legislation before 31 December to ensure that passengers are protected from losses resulting from flight cancellations after the transition period has ended.

Answered on

19 October 2020

The pandemic has caused major disruption in the travel sector and the ability of consumers to travel. After the end of the EU Exit transition period, the Air Passenger Rights Regulations will be retained in domestic law and will therefore continue to apply.