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Meghallgatások

A bizottságok szakértői meghallgatásokat szervezhetnek, ha ez szükséges egy adott témával kapcsolatos munkájukhoz. Két vagy több bizottság tarthat közös meghallgatásokat is. A legtöbb bizottság rendszeresen szervez meghallgatásokat, mivel ezek lehetővé teszik a szakértők meghallgatását és eszmecsere folytatását a legfontosabb kérdésekről. Ezen a lapon a bizottsági meghallgatásokhoz kapcsolódó valamennyi információ megtalálható, ideértve a programokat és a felszólalók beszédeit is.

Passenger in waiting area

This public hearing assessed how effectively air passenger rights have been safeguarded during the COVID-19 outbreak and it examined whether the EU’s current legal framework on passenger rights is adequate to deal with such crises. Many passengers had their flights cancelled by their airlines and national emergency measures were taken, such as flight bans, imposing quarantine requirements or requiring a negative COVID-19 test from passengers.

Green energy concept.

The hearing on boosting the use of alternative fuels in the transport sector provided Members an opportunity to gain insight from experts in the field.

Snow covered mountain. Forest. Green lake. Woman enjoying freedom on nature outdoors.

Tourism has been high on the TRAN committee’s agenda, with Members actively involved in an ongoing dialogue on sustainable recovery. TRAN also looks towards the future, bearing the strategic orientations of tomorrow’s tourism in mind, and as part of this effort held a public hearing on "Future-proofing the Tourism Sector: Challenges and Opportunities Ahead".

A bus stop is depicted standing in front of a field. Dark clouds indicate a storm is coming. There is no one viewable in the image.

Four experts from Portugal, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Belgium will debate with TRAN Members on the role of public transport in low-density areas. They will raise the specific characteristics and challenges faced by those areas and the resulting importance of services ensuring mobility. The hearing should provide an overview of good practices and case studies and would outline possible recommendations (logistics, pricing policies, etc.) for the future.

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Five speakers representing all sides of the aviation sector briefed the TRAN Members about most recent developments and strategic planning in the low-cost air travel sector. The focus was especially on the main challenges of digitalisation, decarbonisation, competitiveness, safety, climate change and improving working conditions and passenger experience.

Harbour, crane, container ship, truck, train, multimodal

In order to achieve the ambitious goals of the Union to reduce the CO2 emissions, it will be important to unleash the full potential of the inland waterway transport. Interface with other modes of transport needs to be fully interoperable and efficient in order to achieve a modal shift towards this sustainable mode of transport. Innovation in the sector, including digitalisation and modernisation of the fleet will be crucial factors to achieve these goals.