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Covid-19 Recovery Plan Tops EU Leaders’ Meeting

Reaching an agreement on the Commission’s proposed coronavirus rescue fund dubbed “Next Generation EU”, topped the agenda of a recent EU leaders meeting.

Commission Tables Covid-19 Recovery Plan to Kick-start EU Economy

Τhe European Commission has announced its proposal for a new recovery tool that will help boost jobs and growth of EU economies impacted by Covid-19.

European Commission Raises €7.4 Billion in Pledges to Fight Covid-19

The European Commission has raised 7.4 billion euros from donors worldwide, during the Coronavirus Global Response pledging event that began on May 4.

Coronavirus Global Response: EU Kick-starts Worldwide Pledging Marathon

The European Union on May 4 will launch a global pledging effort – the Coronavirus Global Response – to raise funds to help in the fight against Covid-19.

Covid-19: EU Chief Says Summer Holidays Still Possible with ‘Smart Solutions’

Post-coronavirus travel will be possible as long as hygiene measures and social distancing are strictly adhered, says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

EU Prepares Roadmap for Gradual Covid-19 Lockdown Exit

The European Commission has tabled a roadmap to phase out containment measures in place across the EU due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Europe Chief Advises Against Travel, Urges Seniors to Stay Home until Year End

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen advised Europeans to wait before making travel plans and seniors to stay put until the end of the year.

Covid-19: EU to Set Up SURE Job Protection Tool for Member States

The Commission has proposed the creation of SURE, a temporary emergency support instrument aiming to safeguard thousands of jobs at risk across the EU.

European Parliament Approves €37bn for Coronavirus-hit Sectors

The European Parliament has voted in favor of making 37 billion euros from EU structural funds available to member countries to tackle the coronavirus crisis.

Covid-19: ECTAA Applauds Commission’s Acknowledgement of Travel and Tourism

ECTAA has applauded the European Commission's acknowledgement of the immense damages the coronavirus outbreak has caused to the travel and tourism industry.

Commission: €37bn to Support EU States in Coronavirus Fight

The European Commission announced the set up of a 37-billion-euro fund to help member states boost their economies due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

EIB Backs Greece With €200m in Aid for Refugee Strain

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will extend 200 million euros of immediate aid to Greece for migration response.

Brexit is On: EU-UK Deal Passes Through European Parliament

After the approval of the European Parliament on Wednesday, the UK is ready to officially depart from the Union at 11pm (GMT) on Friday.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

Brexit on Track after UK Lawmakers’ Approval

British lawmakers have approved a bill that authorizes the UK's exit from the European Union on January 31.

New European Commission: Who is Who

MEPs recently voted to elect the European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen, allowing it to take office on December 1.

Stakeholders Call for ‘Transport and Tourism’ Portfolio in European Commission

Fifty European tourism stakeholders are calling for the European Commission to create a “Transport and Tourism” portfolio.

Margaritis Schinas Announced as European Commission VP

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has appointed Margaritis Schinas as VP for Protecting our European Way of Life.

Ursula von der Leyen Voted First Female European Commission President

Ursula von der Leyen steps in on November 1, as the new European Commission president and the first woman to take on the five-year position.