EU-US co-operation in regulation of civil aviation safety: Council adopts Decision on signing and provisional application of amending Agreement
On 21 March 2017, the Economic and Financial Affairs Council adopted a Council Decision on the signing, on behalf of the EU, and provisional application of an Agreement that amends the EU-United State ...
Single European Sky: two European Commission Implementing Decisions on consistency of targets in revised national or functional airspace block plans submitted for FABEC published in Official Journal
Two European Commission Implementing Decisions concerning the consistency of the targets in the key performance areas of capacity and cost-efficiency included in the revised functional airspace block ...
Intelligent Transport Systems: European Commission launches evaluation Roadmap of Directive 2010/40/EU
In March 2017, the European Commission launched a Roadmap on the evaluation of Directive 2010/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 7 July 2010 on the framework for the deployment of ...
Intelligent Transport Systems: European Commission adopts proposal on extending its powers to adopt delegated acts under ITS Directive
The European Commission, on 22 March 2017, adopted a proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/40/EU as regards the period for adopting delegated ac ...
Air passenger rights: European Commission publishes information notice to air passengers
On 9 March 2017, the European Commission published an information notice on relevant EU consumer protection, marketing and data protection law applicable to claim agencies' activities in relation to R ...
Aircraft operators: European Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/294 on list of aircraft operators and their administering member states published in Official Journal
On 21 February 2017, European Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/294 amending Regulation (EC) 748/2009 on the list of aircraft operators that performed an aviation activity listed in Annex I to Directive ...
Aviation Strategy for Europe: European Parliament adopts non-legislative Resolution
The European Parliament, on 16 February 2017, adopted a non-legislative Resolution on the Aviation Strategy for Europe.
Connecting Europe Facility: European Commission launches Transport Blending MAP call for proposals
The European Commission, on 8 February 2017, launched the 2017 Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport Blending MAP call for proposals.
European Commission publishes draft Regulation excluding international aviation from EU ETS for 2017-20
The European Commission adopted a Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC to continue current limitations of scope for aviation activities ...
PNR Directive: overview on legal and technical implementation published in Council Register
On 3 February 2017, an overview on the legal and technical implementation of Directive (EU) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the use of passenger name record ...
Commission notice of further deadline extension in Flughafen Wien request for exemption from Utilities Directive for provision of airports or other terminal facilities
On 1 February 2016, the European Commission published a notice in the Official Journal concerning a request from Flughafen Wien under Article 35 of Directive 2014/25 on procurement by utility companie ...
Commission grants exemption from Utilities Directive for provision of airport infrastructure for cargo in Austria
On 26 January 2017, the European Commission published a decision finding that Directive 2014/25 (the Utilities Directive) shall not apply to contracts awarded by contracting entities and intended to e ...
European Commission presents reports on EU-US TFTP and PNR agreements
On 19 January 2017, the European Commission presented two joint review reports on the implementation of the EU-US Terrorist Finance Tracking Programme (TFTP) agreement and the EU-US Passenger Name Rec ...
Smart cities: European Commission publishes Study on smart cities and communities
On 13 January 2017, the European Commission, DG Energy, published the Final Report of the Study analysing the potential for wide scale roll-out of integrated Smart Cities and Communities solutions.
Rights of passengers in multimodal transport: European Commission publishes Inception Impact Assessment
The European Commission published an Inception Impact Assessment on the rights of passengers in multimodal transport on 22 December 2016.
Single European Sky: European Commission Implementing Decision setting up Performance Review Body published in Official Journal
European Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2016/2296 of 16 December 2016 setting up the independent group of experts designated as Performance Review Body of the Single European Sky was published ...
EU-US aviation: European Commission proposes amending Regulation (EC) 1008/2008 to ensure consistency with wet-lease agreements with third countries
The European Commission, on 21 December 2016, adopted a proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) 1008/2008 on common rules for the operation of ...
EU ETS: Aviation Stop the Clock Decision 2013 complies with EU principle of equal treatment (ECJ)
The Court of Justice gave its decision in Swiss International Air Lines (Judgment)  EUECJ C-272/15, on 21 December 2016.
EU passenger name record data: European Commission adopts Implementation Plan for Directive 2016/681
On 28 November 2016, the European Commission adopted a Staff Working Document on an Implementation Plan for Directive (EU) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on th ...
Aviation safety: Council adopts general approach on EASA Basic Regulation
The Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council adopted a general approach on the proposed Regulation on revised common safety rules for civil aviation and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EA ...
Aviation strategy: European Commission to start negotiations on air transport agreements with Armenia
The Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council, on 1 December 2016, adopted a mandate allowing the European Commission to start negotiations on a comprehensive EU-level air transport agreement w ...
Aviation security: European Commission Regulation on derogations from common basic standards on civil aviation security published in Official Journal
European Commission Regulation (EU) 2016/2096 of 30 November 2016 amending Regulation (EU) 1254/2009 as regards certain criteria to allow member states to derogate from the common basic standards on c ...
Large civil aircraft dispute: WTO panel reports in favour of EU in one of two Boeing cases (DS 487)
On 28 November 2016, the WTO issued the panel report in the case brought by the EU regarding US - Conditional Tax Incentives for Large Civil Aircraft (DS 487).
Air services: European Commission adopts Roadmap on evaluation of Air Services Regulation
The European Commission adopted a Roadmap on the evaluation of Regulation (EC) 1008/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for the operation of air services in the Communit ...
Connecting Europe Facility: European Commission launches consultation on mid-term evaluation of CEF
On 28 November 2016, the European Commission launched a public consultation on the mid-term evaluation of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).
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Key ongoing EU legislative initiatives
A practice note presenting a selection of key ongoing EU legislative initiatives in this topic area that are currently going through the legislative procedure.