UN aviation scheme to supplement, not replace EU carbon trading

By |maj 12th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, CORSIA, News|

The UN aviation agency's planned scheme for offsetting emissions from international flights will supplement, not replace, the European Union's carbon market, the bloc's transport Commissioner said on Monday (11 May).

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MEPs enticed by lure of airline vouchers over refunds

By |maj 4th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, Andreas Schwab, Barbara Thaler, Didier Reynders, Dita Charanzová, Karima Delli, News, Věra Jourová|

Members of the European Parliament are increasingly siding with the aviation industry's plans, already backed by most EU countries, to reimburse passengers with vouchers instead of cash refunds. Their support may force the Commission to change the rule...

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EU says air travel will need social distancing, US airlines taking their own steps

By |april 23rd, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, air transport, coronavirus, Michael O'Leary, News, Ryanair, United States|

The European Commission will next month present a set of rules for the safe reopening of air travel when coronavirus lockdowns end, including social distancing in airports and planes, while some US airlines are taking their own protective measures.

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Austrian Airlines bailout to be linked to climate targets

By |april 17th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, Austria, Karima Delli, News, Pascal Canfin|

Coronavirus state aid for Austrian Airlines should support efforts to cut aviation’s carbon footprint, the Alpine republic’s environment minister said on Thursday (16 April), as the government negotiates with the firm’s parent company, Lufthansa.

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Planes vs trains: High-speed rail set for coronavirus dividend

By |april 15th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, France, Germany, Italy, News, Spain|

Europe’s demand for rail travel will increase over the next decade, according to new analysis that cites the public's new-found appreciation for cleaner air and climate issues as a result of the virus outbreak. Airlines are predicted to be the main loser of the train resurgence.

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EU moves to shore up passenger rights as virus plays havoc

By |marec 18th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, News, Passenger rights|

The European Commission clarified on Wednesday (18 March) how the bloc’s passenger rights codex should work, in an attempt to alleviate the concerns of thousands of travellers and companies affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Cleaner ships get backing of EU ministers

By |marec 11th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, Jutta Paulus, Karima Delli, News|

EU transport ministers agreed on Wednesday (11 March) that greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping sector need to be reduced significantly. But a looming dispute over whether to tackle the sector at EU or global level could scuttle efforts.

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Coronavirus: EU will suspend ‘ghost flight’ rules

By |marec 10th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, coronavirus, News|

The European Commission agreed on Tuesday (10 March) to suspend rules that oblige airlines to fly empty ‘ghost flights’, as the EU tries to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.

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Commission wants to declare 2021 the ‘year of rail’

By |marec 4th, 2020|Adina-Iona Vălean, Karima Delli, News|

The European Commission said on Wednesday (4 March) that train travel should be given special attention in 2021 as part of the EU executive's Green Deal environmental agenda, suggesting that a 'European Year of Rail' should be declared.

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Commissioner hearings LIVE: Adina-Ioana Valean

By |november 14th, 2019|Adina-Iona Vălean, News|

The European Parliament launched a second set of hearings on Thursday (14 November), in order to vet three more candidates for Ursula von der Leyen's incoming Commission. Romania's Adina-Ioana Vălean aims to be the EU's next transport Commissioner.

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