The European Commission is looking for experts to become new members of the Performance Review Body (PRB) for air navigation services as of June 2019. The PRB assists the Commission in the performance and economic regulation of monopoly air navigation service providers in the European Union, Switzerland and Norway.
Focusing on mobility management, integrated planning, and car-independent lifestyles, these draw on the insights of ongoing and recent CIVITAS projects, whilst contextualising them in light of relevant European policy and legislation.
Representatives from airports, air navigation service providers, airlines and network management were on stage in Madrid on 12 March to collect their Single European Sky awards. The winners have all made outstanding contributions to the modernisation of air traffic management (ATM), supporting the EU in its mission to create a Single European Sky. The winners included an initiative to promote digitalisation in ATM, airports and air navigation service providers who have worked together to improve predictability, and a recognition to the thousands of controllers, pilots and other staff that keep passengers safe.
400.000 safe and secure parking spaces are lacking in the EU. This is the conclusion of the study published by the European Commission today. Cargo crimes are more frequent than ever, and about 75% of these incidents are happening when trucks are parked in unsecure parking places. As a response to this critical situation, both for drivers and cargo owners, the Commission is promoting safe and secure parking areas, making available CEF-funding and it is setting up an expert group to implement the agreed standard.
The adoption of these criteria present an important milestone for the operationalisation of the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for Aviation called CORSIA. CORSIA is the first-ever global scheme to address CO2 emissions from international aviation.
The European Commission this week announced the finalists of the 2018 EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK Awards and the Award for Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP).
The Transport Research Arena (TRA) is the biggest European Research and Technology Conference, bringing together experts from around the world. In 2020, TRA will carry the theme “rethinking transport – towards clean and inclusive mobility”.
Following President Jean-Claude Juncker’s announcement of a new ‘Africa – Europe Alliance for sustainable investment and jobs’ during his State of the Union speech in September, the first meeting of the transport task force on aviation takes place today in Brussels.