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EU and Qatar Sign Landmark Aviation Agreement

The European Union and the State of Qatar on Monday signed a comprehensive air transport agreement, upgrading rules and standards for flights between Qatar and the EU. According to the European Commission, the agreement sets a new global benchmark by providing a single set of...

‘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.

Protocol for Safe Restart of Air Travel in Europe: Guidelines by EASA & ECDC

EASA and ECDC have released the "COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol", which includes guidelines for the safe restart of air transport in Europe.

Guidelines for Tourism Eco-system Reboot post-Covid-19 by the European Commission

The European Commission has presented a Tourism and Transport package, aiming to set the foundations for rebooting the tourism eco-system in the post-Covid-19 period.

European Commission Looks to Keep Air Cargo Flowing

The European Commission has issued guidance to support air cargo operations - including vital shipments of medicines and medical equipment - during the coronavirus crisis.

Covid-19: Commission Gives Guidelines for EU Passenger Rights

The European Commission has published guidelines to ensure EU passenger rights are applied in a coherent manner amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

EU Looks to Suspend Airport Slot Rules to Stop ‘Ghost Flights’

The European Commission is looking to suspend airport slot EU regulations for airlines, due to the major impact the coronavirus outbreak is having on the aviation industry.

Aviation Safety: 115 Airlines Banned from EU Skies

A total of 115 airlines are banned from EU skies, according to the EU Air Safety List that was updated recently by the European Commission.