European Union

The race to Jet Zero – who will get there first?

The UK’s “Transport Decarbonisation Plan” and the EU Commission’s “Green Deal”– which aviation sustainability plan is more ambitious?...


EU to investigate TAP government aid

European Commission will probe whether TAP’s €3.2B restructuring plan complied with EU state aid rules after approving €1.2B loan to the airline....


EU set to lift restrictions for US travelers

The United States has been added to the list of countries whose travelers, even unvaccinated, will be able to enter the European Union....


European airlines desert Belarusian airspace

After EU leaders asked their airlines to avoid overflying Belarus, several air carriers already announced they would follow suit....


New blockchain technology-based project to extend slot swapping

European Union funds a new blockchain technology-based project which should extend the existing slot swapping capabilities between different airlines....


EU-US agree on the temporary suspension of Airbus vs Boeing tariff war

While the pandemic has ravaged the global economy, the EU and US have agreed to suspend tariffs that were cumulatively worth up to $11.5 billion....


European Parliament extends slot relief through summer 2021

The European Parliament decided to extend airline slot relief through summer 2021....


EU to set up humanitarian aid hub at Leipzig/Halle

The European Union plans to set up a new logistics center for humanitarian aid at the Leipzig/Halle Airport.  ...


Post-Brexit aftermath: travel chaos and stranded Britons

As Britain officially leaves the European Union bloc and the UK citizens become third-country nationals, confusion rises in the airports around Europe....


Boeing-Airbus row: Trump administration plans new tariffs

As part of the dispute between Boeing and Airbus over subsidies, the Trump administration will impose new tariffs on European products, including aircraft parts...