The European Commission has recently requested stakeholders views on a possible revision of the Computerised Reservations Systems (CRSs) Code of Conduct as part of the Inception Impact Assessment Roadmap.
eu travel tech supports the principles the Code promotes: level playing field, transparency for consumers and business users and fair competition. This is especially important in a COVID-19 environment and beyond, where consumers are in need of transparent information that re-establishes their trust and confidence in travel, and where small
airlines and travel businesses are able to compete on an equal footing with larger players. But, as fully acknowledged by the evaluation study, the air travel distribution landscape has undergone major changes over the last ten years, making the existing regulatory framework and the Code unfit for purpose. Therefore, eu travel tech welcome a possible revision of the Code: the Regulation must therefore be significantly amended and partially repealed.
Read below our full submission to the European Commission Impact Assessment Roadmap.