Answer given by Ms Thyssen on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Massimo Paolucci (S&D) on “Ryanair threatening the right to strike”.
One billion. That’s how much in euro that Germany’s tax on airline tickets generates every year. A billion is about a quarter of what trucks pay in Maut every year, or about 35 times less than the motor fuel tax.
Question for Written Answer to the Commission (Rule 130) by Markus Ferber (PPE) on “Transport of live animals to non-EU countries”.
Today, the mutual recognition of security screening rules at airports between the EU and Singapore enters into force. This One-Stop Security (OSS) arrangement allows for passengers, their cabin baggage and hold baggage, originating from Singapore (Changi) airport to transfer onto a connecting flight in the EU (EEA) airports, without going through security checks a second time.
Written answer given by Ms Vestager on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Claudia Schmidt (PPE) and Paul Rübig (PPE) on “Lack of competition in the aviation sector”.
Written answer given by Ms Thyssen on behalf of the Commission to a question (Rule 130) by Daniela Aiuto (EFDD) on “Ryanair pilots’ right to strike”.
In 2016, almost one billion passengers travelled by air in the European Union. Are you curious to know which airports in your country were the busiest and which destinations were most popular? London Heathrow, Europe’s busiest airport, handled over 1.2 million passengers on one route to the Middle East. Can you guess where they were going? Amsterdam’s Schiphol and Frankfurt-Main airports were particularly used for flying to other European destinations. Do you know which ones? You can find the answers to these and many other questions using our interactive tool on air passenger transport in the European Union and EFTA countries, which has been updated with 2016 data.
As part of the new European Innovation Council pilot (EIC), the SME Instrument business acceleration services offers exclusive services providing investment, dissemination and networking opportunities for the companies participating in the programme. On 29-30 january a selected group of 30 SME Instrument top innovators had the opportunity to pitch their business cases, receive feedback and network with top managers of the global leader in aeronautics AIRBUS.