A unique 3-day aviation challenge organised jointly by the SESAR Joint Undertaking (JU) and ACI EUROPE kicks off today at Athens International Airport, in the framework of the SESAR Innovation Days. Themed as the Digital Sky Challenge, the event brings the young tech community together with key European aviation organisations to stimulate and create innovative digital solutions for aviation.
A summary of the policy debate ‘Digital transport services for people: The next steps for sustainable European solutions’ is now available.
The EU transport ministers will meet in Brussels on 2 December and the telecommunications ministers on 3 December. The meeting agendas include digital transport services, legislative proposals related to transport, 5G and the data economy.
The Council today agreed its position on the proposed reform of rail passenger rights. The updated rules will improve the rights of passengers, in particular of those with disabilities or reduced mobility, ensure more uniform application of the rules and improve the provision of information. In addition, the new rules will raise passengers’ awareness and promote the use of ‘through-tickets’, which cover successive railway services operated by one or more companies. The proposal also creates a level playing field between transport modes by introducing a clause for exceptional circumstances (force majeure).
Update: the main results are now available.
Items concern energy, climate & environment, digital, transport, finance and internal market policies. A items are also available.
Between 18 – 22 November 2019, 60 countries, 56 airlines and 12 online travel agencies were involved in the 12th edition of the Global Airline Action Days (GAAD), an international and multidisciplinary operation to fight fraudulent online purchases of flight tickets with compromised credit card data, which took place at more than 200 airports across the world.
ENISA, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity highlights the importance of cybersecurity for connected cars in a new report.