The European Court of Auditors is conducting an audit of the deployment of SESAR, the technological modernisation programme for air traffic management in the EU. The audit will examine whether the deployment is being well managed and whether it will contribute to the Single European Sky (SES) initiative.
Following a call from France, the European Commission is today mobilising €9.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to help former workers of Air France, the French airline company, find new jobs.
NEA has received 95 project proposals by the deadline of 4 April for topics under the Mobility for Growth, the Automated Road Transport, and the Green Vehicles calls. Over €491.4 million were requested. The total indicative budget of the calls is €112 million. Successful projects are expected to demonstrate innovative solutions towards low-carbon and sustainable transport, as well as contribute significantly to safe and resilient transport systems, automated transport, and the development of electrified vehicles and of advanced technological capabilities in transport.
During the TEN-T Days 2018 in April in Ljubljana the European Commission will provide a marketplace for mobility projects where start-ups can network and pitch their projects.
Hundreds of dismissed tyre workers should benefit from job support measures, like skills training, following a vote by the Budgets Committee on Thursday. The report by Ingeborg Gräßle (EPP, DE) was adopted with 28 votes in favour and 3 against, no abstentions.