EU eyes end of energy tax waivers for air and sea transport sectors

By |september 10th, 2019|air transport, carbon emissions, Climate Change, energy tax, Finnish Presidency, News, sea shipping, Ursula von der Leyen|

The European Union is studying a reform of energy taxes to align them with climate targets, an EU document showed, listing as possible measures higher minimum tax rates, fossil fuel levies and the end of waivers for the air and sea transport sectors.

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France to impose green tax on plane tickets

By |julij 10th, 2019|air transport, Aviation and airlines, aviation ETS, News|

France announced Tuesday (9 July) it would impose new taxes on plane tickets of up to €18 per flight, joining other EU states seeking to limit the environmental impact of air travel.

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Striking fuel-tanker drivers put Portugal at risk of energy crisis

By |april 30th, 2019|air transport, fuel, News, Portugal, strikes, transport|

Fuel-tanker drivers in Portugal threatened a new strike within a week if a deal is not reached over their demands for better pay and conditions, their union said on Monday (29 April).

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Flurry of agreements to cushion blow of no-deal Brexit

By |februar 27th, 2019|air transport, Brexit, customs, Hard Brexit, medicines, News, railways, road transport|

As Britain tries to steer away from a dreaded "no-deal" divorce with the EU, a flurry of agreements are being hammered out to cushion the most painful blows.

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Member states want to postpone to 2021 scrapping clock change

By |oktober 29th, 2018|air transport, Daylight Saving Time, News|

EU Transport Ministers requested on Monday (29 October) more time to decide on ending the twice-yearly clock change, pointing to the preparations needed to avoid chaos in the European transport system.

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Ryanair CEO warns hard Brexit will ground flights

By |september 13th, 2018|air transport, Brexit, Michael O'Leary, News, Ryanair|

Ryanair's chief executive stepped up his warning about the risk of flights between Britain and Europe being grounded for days in the wake of Britain's exit from the European Union next March, saying there had been no assurances on the issue.

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Eighteen-year-olds must pass quiz on European culture to receive free travel tickets

By |maj 4th, 2018|air transport, Interrail, manfred weber, News, railways, transport|

Eighteen-year-olds will need to pass a six-question quiz about European history and culture to receive free Interrail train or plane tickets, as part of a €700 million project that’s set to start next month.

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Half of European flights at risk of delay after computer failure

By |april 4th, 2018|air transport, Aviation and airlines, Eurocontrol, News|

European air travellers faced mass disruption on Tuesday (3 April) with up to half of all flights delayed after the system that manages air traffic for the continent broke down.

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