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Aviation 31-12-2014

Why Aviation Matters: Looking ahead at the 2014-2019 mandate

2014 marks the centenary of the commercial aviation industry. Over the past 100 years, aviation has played a major role in facilitating movement of both people and goods and driving innovation, supporting economic growth in most parts of the world
Transport 06-12-2010

Airspace treaty brings EU ‘single sky’ a step closer

Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland have committed to jointly managing their airspace in a drive to shorten flights, reduce kerosene consumption and pollute less.
Transport 31-03-2009

EU adopts air traffic management ‘master plan’

The Council yesterday (30 March) adopted a roadmap for the technical implementation of the Single European Sky, paving the way for the launch of concrete projects later this spring.
Transport 27-02-2009

SESAR chief: Airlines ‘key’ to modernising EU airspace

It is not possible to modernise European air traffic management infrastructure unless competing companies work together and airlines are involved in the development of new technologies to ensure that they satisfy operational needs, the executive director of an EU programme aimed at overhauling Europe's airspace told EURACTIV in an interview.
Transport 27-02-2009

Airlines ‘key’ to modernising EU airspace

It is not possible to modernise European air traffic management infrastructure unless competing companies work together and airlines are involved in the development of new technologies to ensure that they satisfy operational needs, the executive director of an EU programme aimed at overhauling Europe's airspace told EURACTIV in an interview.
Transport 23-02-2009

EU ‘Single Sky’ agreement in sight

Despite some diverging views, the European Parliament and the Council are heading for first-reading agreement on the Single European Sky proposed by the European Commission last summer, paving the way for the swift implementation that is eagerly awaited by both businesses and the joint research undertaking Sesar. 
Transport 10-12-2008

EU prepares for common air traffic management

EU transport ministers have reached agreement on the technical details of Europe's next-generation air traffic management system, paving the way for shorter flights and reduced CO2 emissions from air traffic.
Transport 24-06-2008

Single European Sky: Towards greener air travel?

With 27 separate airspaces, Europe's skies are getting increasingly crowded and polluted, leading the EU to push for the realisation of a "Single European Sky". But member states' reluctance to hand over sovereignty in this area could be slowing down the process.
Transport 09-07-2007

Experts urge EU to implement ‘single sky’

Member states must overcome their reluctance to hand over sovereignty on air-traffic control systems and speed up the implementation of a unified European system in order to improve industry's efficiency, enhance safety and slash CO2 emissions, according to a report by high-level experts.
Transport 06-12-2002

Ministers agree to unify air traffic and boost passengers’ rights

On 5 December, the Transport Council reached a political agreement on the Single Sky package as well as new measures to boost air passengers' rights.

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