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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.