The Single European Sky: 10 years on and still not delivering
Almost one year ago, I sounded an alarm bell about the poor progress made towards achieving the Single European Sky. That is the reason why I chose a particular title for my speech today: "10 years on and still not delivering". The Single Sky is the logical partner to Europe's single transport market on the ground. This flagship project is a concrete example of where Europe can make a difference to its citizens by raising capacity, improving safety and cutting costs.
Single European Sky – Frequently Asked Questions
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 11 October 2012 What is the problem? The liberalisation of the EU’s aviation market in 1993 made travel much more accessible and affordable and has stimulated growth in air services. Since then, traffic has increased by 54%.