I’m Georges Bach, MEP from Luxembourg since 2009. I’m the former Chairman of the Union of Luxembourgish Railway Employees (2003 to 2009) and official negotiator for the railways section of the European Transport Workers Federation (ETF) (2002 to 2009).
When I was nominated Rapporteur for the Air Passenger Rights Regulation, in other words made responsible for the negotiations, I knew it wouldn’t be easy to improve consumer rights against the huge lobbies of airlines. It is a real David and Goliath story. Read more