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Airports: Up to 28 million additional passengers could travel each year with more efficient use of European airport slots

30/05/2011

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 30 May 2011 - By 2025 more than €5 billion in economic benefits could be gained by reviewing European rules on allocating slots for landing and takeoff at the European Union's busiest airports, according to ...

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VP Kallas to outline how electric cars will bring about a transport revolution

26/05/2011

IP/11/650 Brussels, May 26 2011 European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas will today present his vision for the deployment of electric cars in Europe during a speech at the European Electric Vehicles Conference 2011 in Brussels....

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Statement to the press by Vice-President Kallas on Grimsvötn volcanic ash

24/05/2011

MEMO/11/335 Brussels, 24 May 2011 After one year, Europe is faced with a volcano again. But this time things are different. - The volcano is different; - The ash is different; - The weather is different; - And most importantly, the European response is ...

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Volcanic ash — Grimsvötn eruption

23/05/2011

MEMO/11/331 Brussels, 23 May 2011 There is an evolving situation with respect to Grimsvötn volcano and a possibility of volcanic ash affecting European airspace, starting with northwestern Europe, including the UK and Ireland....

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Siim Kallas Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for mobility and transport  Challenges for maritime transport European Maritime Day, Gdansk 19 May 2011

19/05/2011

SPEECH/11/356 Siim Kallas Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for mobility and transport Challenges for maritime transport European Maritime Day, Gdansk 19 May 2011 Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great pleasure to be here with you in ...

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EU law: Commission acts to ensure that European legislation is fully and properly implemented

19/05/2011

memo/11/312 Brussels, 19 May 2011 AGRI EMPL ENER ENTR ENV INFSO MARKT MOVE SANCO TAXUD Austria 585 587 Belgium 602 612 587 589 607 608 Bulgaria 587 Cyprus 597 589 Czech Republic 591 Estonia 589 France 610 595 596 587 589 601 603 Germany 598 585 Greece ...

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Commission asks nine Member States to implement the directive aimed at improving safety of European railways

19/05/2011

IP/11/616 Brussels, 19 May 2011 The European Commission has sent a reasoned opinion to nine Member States formally requesting them to fully implement the railway safety directive. Austria, Germany, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, ...

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Maritime safety: Commission requests seven Member States to comply with new EU port state control regime

19/05/2011

IP/11/589 Brussels, 19 May 2011 The European Commission has today asked Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom to adopt national legislation to implement the new port state control regime to comply with European Union ...

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Airport services: infringement proceeding against Portugal

19/05/2011

IP/11/588 Brussels, 19 May 2011 The European Commission has decided to request the correct application by the Portuguese authorities of the Directive on the opening-up of the groundhandling market in Portuguese airports....

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Road infrastructure safety: Commission requests action from eleven Member States

19/05/2011

IP/11/587 Brussels, 19 May 2011 The European Commission has today asked Belgium, Bulgaria, Ireland, Greece, France, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Austria, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia to set up appropriate procedures for improving the safety of the trans-European ...

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Air transport: Commission launches infringement procedure against Romania over agreement with Russia on equal treatment of EU airlines

19/05/2011

IP/11/586 Brussels, 19 May 2011 The European Commission has today launched an infringement procedure against Romania over its bilateral air service agreement with Russia, by sending it a formal request for information known as a "letter of formal notice". ...

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A European Maritime Day that Puts People First

17/05/2011

IP/11/577 Brussels, 17 May 2011 Every year on May 20, European Maritime Day is celebrated across the European Union to showcase the importance of the sea and oceans for our everyday life. This year, Gdańsk (Poland) will host the 4th edition of the European ...

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Transport: Commission to push for pan European passenger rail ticketing

05/05/2011

IP/11/534 Brussels, 5 May 2011 The European Commission has today adopted a new regulation to facilitate pan European rail journey planning and ticketing, by forcing a standardisation of rail passenger data on fares and timetables....

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Facilitating the exchange of rail data – Frequently asked questions

05/05/2011

MEMO/11/276 Brussels, 5 May 2011 The European Commission has adopted today a regulation on standards in the field of telematics applications for rail passenger services. These standards, known to the rail sector as "technical specifications for interoperability" ...

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Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic and Slovenia sign agreement towards the Single European Sky

05/05/2011

IP/11/541 Brussels, 5 May 2011 Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic and Slovenia sign agreement towards the Single European Sky Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovak Republic ...

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Commission signs Memorandum of Cooperation with the International Civil Aviation Organisation

04/05/2011

IP/11/540 Brussels, 4 May 2011 European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas has signed today, together with the Hungarian State Secretary for Infrastructure Pál Völner, a Memorandum of Cooperation providing a framework for enhanced cooperation with ...

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Ground breaking agreement on civil aviation safety between the EU and the US enters into force

01/05/2011

IP/11/516 Brussels, 1 May 2011 Today the agreement on Cooperation in the Regulation of Civil Aviation Safety between the European Union and the United States enters into force, which will boost safety and create opportunities for businesses....

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