Tag: European Commision

BREAKING: EU Countries Impose UK Travel Bans

Reading Time: 2 minutes After the UK has reported a new variant of coronavirus, European countries have started imposing travel restrictions to and from the UK. Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and others have been taking measures to prevent the spread of the mutating version. Although health officials argue there is no evidence the new coronavirus form […]

EU has imposed a 15% tariff on aircraft maker Boeing 

Reading Time: < 1 minute In retaliation against US subsidies for Boeing manufacturer, the European Union is imposing a 15% tariffs on $4bn (€3.37 billion) of U.S. services. The EU won the right to exercise the tariffs plan in October after the World Trade Organization (WTO) had granted its authorization, according to Reuters. “Regrettably, in spite of our best efforts […]

Europe Extends the Ease of 80/20 Airport Slot Rule for Winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission confirmed yesterday that it will be extending the waiver of the 80/20 slot rule through to the end of the winter season. Commissioner Adina Vălean stated, that “The air traffic levels remain low, and more importantly, they are not likely to recover in the near future. In this context, the lack of […]

EU – China Bilateral Safety Agreement went into force

Reading Time: < 1 minute The EU-China Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreement (BASA) went into effect 1 September, giving a boost to the regions’ aviation manufacturers by simplifying the process of gaining product approvals from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), while also ensuring high safety and environment standards will continue to […]

Condor Cleared to Reshape as Receives a €380 Million Rescue Loan

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission has approved plans to grant a €380 million loan to Condor, the German leisure airline and subsidiary of the now defunct Thomas Cook Group. Even after the insolvency of a parent group, Condor continued its flight operations according to the plan. Thus, the airline is interested in saving its “healthy business” and […]