Tag: European Commission

IATA urges EU countries to back air traffic management system reform

IATA is urging EU states to get behind the project to reform Europe’s air traffic management system or watch it collapse. IATA director general Willie Walsh said the Single European Sky (SES) agreement offers a number of benefits, including improving safety performance by a factor of ten, grea...

IATA Welcomes EC Efforts to Keep Air Cargo Flowing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the European Commission’s (EC) Guidelines on Facilitating Air Cargo Operations During COVID-19 Outbreak. Ensuring smooth air cargo shipments is crucial. With the evaporation of passenger demand and cancellation of passenger flights, v...

FTA welcomes European Commission proposal to modify contingency measures

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) said yesterday's proposal from the European Commission to modify the end date of its contingency measures on road haulage and aviation would give UK logistics operators "welcome breathing space" as they continue their Brexit preparations. But with both pro...

EU rules that TAAG Angola and Heli Malongo can now fly without restrictions

The European Commission has updated the EU Air Safety List – the list of airlines that do not meet international safety standards – and it sees TAAG Angola Airlines and Heli Malongo released from the list. Both had been operating under restrictions within the European Union since November...

Top EU court finds Commission “infringed” UPS’s right in TNT takeover bid

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today said that the European Commission’s decision prohibiting the acquisition of TNT Express by UPS must be annulled due to "procedural irregularity". The ECJ said that the General Court of the European Union, Europe's second biggest court, was right in find...

SEKO Logistics invests in Ireland

SEKO Logistics’ core market investment strategy now includes the opening of its own operation in Ireland to serve multinational customers prospering in one of Europe’s fastest growing economies. The company said that according to the European Commission’s Interim Economic Forecast, Ireland ...

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