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EU Sets New European Agenda for Tourism

A new European Agenda for Tourism includes a series of proposals to help member states and stakeholders make the tourism sector more sustainable, resilient and digitalised by 2030.

UNWTO and European Commission Share Joint Vision for Tourism’s Future

UNWTO has joined the European Commission in emphasizing the importance of jobs, education and investments for achieving the shared vision for a revitalized tourism sector.

Future of Package Travel is at Stake, Says Europe’s Tour Operators

Tour operators are concerned about the lack of ambition of the European Commission to review consumer protection throughout the whole travel value chain.

Aviation: EU – Southeast Asia Bloc Sign Open Skies Agreement

The EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) signed a landmark agreement that will connect the two regions through direct flights.

EU Proposes for Airport Slot Rule to be More Flexible for Airlines

The European Commission has proposed to make the airport slot regime more flexible for airlines in order to respond to unexpected developments in the near future.

EU Transport Commissioner: Greece Leading the World in Shipping

“Greece leads the world in shipping,” said EU Transport Commissioner Adina Valean opening the first post-Covid “Posidonia 2022” shipping exhibition in Athens.

Posidonia Shipping Exhibition Welcomes Global Maritime Community Back to Athens

Posidonia 2022, the world’s most prestigious biennial shipping event, on June 6 welcomed the global maritime community back to Athens, Greece.

Posidonia 2022 Shipping Event to Host 1,929 Companies from 88 Countries

The Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition will open its doors on June 6 at the Athens Metropolitan Expo, hosting a total of 1,929 companies from 88 countries.

EU Commissioner for Transport to Attend Posidonia 2022 Shipping Expo in Greece

The European Commissioner for Transport Adina Valean will attend this year’s Posidonia exhibition, the shipping industry’s most prestigious event, in Greece.

Posidonia 2022 Shipping Event to Be Biggest Ever, Says Organizer

Thousands of global trade visitors are expected at this year’s Posidonia exhibition, the shipping industry’s most prestigious event.

Aviation: EU Blacklists 21 Russian Airlines Due to Air Safety Concerns

The European Commission has included 21 Russian airlines on its updated EU Air Safety List, known as the ‘black list’ of airlines that are banned from EU skies due to security issues.

EU Extends Slot Relief Rules for Airlines Until October 2022

The European Commission adopted an extension to the airport slot relief rules of the 2022 summer scheduling season, running from March 28 until October 29.

EU and Qatar Sign Landmark Aviation Agreement

The European Union and the State of Qatar have signed a comprehensive air transport agreement, upgrading rules and standards for flights between Qatar and the EU.

‘Connecting Europe Express’ Train Begins Journey tο Cities in the EU

“Connecting Europe Express”, a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, has began its five-week journey to over 100 cities including Athens.

Airlines Must Improve Handling of Flight Cancellations, Says Commission

The European Commission is calling on airlines to improve how they deal with cancellations in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic.

EU Calls for Open Borders to UK for Essential Travel

The European Commission has called on member states to facilitate essential travel and transit of passengers from the United Kingdom.

Europe’s Aviation Bodies Commit to Reach Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

Over 20 European aviation associations have come together and announced a joint commitment to work with policy makers to achieve net zero CO2 emissions by 2050.

EU to Extend Select Measures to Support Coronavirus-hit Aviation Sector

The EU will extend select measures for the aviation sector, considering that the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on air traffic is likely to continue into 2021.

EU to Extend Slot Waiver for Airlines Until 27 March 2021

The European Commission intends to extend the suspension of EU regulations on airport slots for the 2020/2021 winter season, until 27 March 2021.

EU Signs Aviation Agreement with Japan

The Commission has signed an agreement with Japan that will facilitate the EU's aviation industry's access to the Japanese aeronautical market and ensure a higher level of aviation safety.
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