European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 December 2013 Horizon 2020 is the financial instrument implementing the innovation union, a Europe 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness. With an investment of €6.3 billion in Horizon 2020 (2014-2020), the "Smart, green and integrated transport" programme is the world's largest investment...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 11 December 2013 Vice-President Siim Kallas, the EU transport commissioner, is travelling to Israel on 11 and 12 December 2013 for discussions on EU–Israel transport cooperation. The visit follows the signature in June this year of a comprehensive EU–Israel air transport agreement.
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 9 December 2013 What are Portable Electronic Devices (PED)? Portable Electronic Devices (PED) include digital cameras, smartphones, tablets, e-readers, etc. The guidance issued by the EU's Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) refers to all PEDs as long as they are not transmitting.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 9 December 2013 The EU's Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has today updated its guidance on the use of portable electronic devices on board (PED), including smartphones, tablets and e-readers.
European Commission Press release Brussels, 5 December 2013 The European Commission has updated for the 22nd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union, better known as "the EU air safety list".
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 4 December 2013 TELECOMMUNICATIONS Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures to complete the European Single market for electronic communications and to achieve a Connected Continent (First reading) Mrs Kroes will outline the Commission's proposal to create a...
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 28 November 2013 How will the integration of Ukraine into the EU internal market for aviation operate? The transition of Ukraine towards this integration involves the effective and full implementation of all EU standards in areas such as aviation safety, security, air traffic management, environment, economic...
European Commission Press release Brussels, 28 November 2013 The European Union and Ukraine have initialled today a comprehensive air services agreement at the margins of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius. This agreement opens the way towards a "Common Aviation Area" between the EU and Ukraine, based on common and...