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This future directive which I am going to have adopted by the Commission will permit sanctions to be applied wherever they are committed, even if the person who commits the offence changes country in the EU. That includes if he drives through another member state en route to his own.
We're working towards moderation in the setting of these fees. We're looking to impose an independent mediator. What we have here is a double system, of transparency and regulation.
Everything we've done here is designed to bring down the costs of airport fees and, hence, the costs of travelling by air for passengers.
We have made sure there is a good balance between safety demands on the one hand and on the other, the need to keep an ease in air travel that passengers want to retain.
They have never made very profound economic analyses on what would be the effect of more liberalisation in the port sector. As we know and data show, European ports are in fact very efficient. So there is no need, real economic justification, for a new legislation on new port services.