Netherlands is pushing ahead with the introduction of a national aviation tax from 2021, but will this push the discussion for an EU wide aviation tax regime?
As part of the Netherlands’ Environmental Taxes Act, a bill is being introduced which will tax airlines for each passenger departing from Dutch airports from…..
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Video of the week – Initialisation of new EU-Qatar traffic agreement opens the door to liberal regime
A new transport agreement between Europe and Qatar will “allow for the liberalisation of the fundamental mobility rights between Qatar and European Union (EU) markets”,…..
Uncertainties over Brexit and a near 10% decline in spending by international visitors led to a weak growth of the travel and tourism sector in…..
Whether it’s a deal or no deal, the skies still appear blue for aviation as Brexit date moves closer
Think of any word beginning with the letter ‘B’? There are thousands of options, but for most people across Europe, and the UK particularly, there…..
Brussels ‘no deal’ contingency may provide Brexit safety net, but doesn’t rule out future widespread aviation, travel and trade disruption
There have been reports that the UK Government has put thousands of soldiers, sailors and air crew on standby to tackle Brexit chaos, warnings to…..
While Brexit may dominate the political headlines in the UK and Europe, British holidaymakers appear seemingly oblivious to its potential impact
Whilst travel industry leaders are getting hot and bothered about Brexit, fearing long queues at passport control, a lack of agreed regulations governing flights between…..
‘Deal’ or ‘No Deal’ – IATA calls for ‘urgent action’ from UK and European Union to put in place Brexit contingency planning
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for “urgent action” by the UK and the European Union to put in place contingency planning for…..
Travel Management Companies set to see rising demand after new data protection regulation is introduced across Europe this year
Over a quarter of managers will be employing the services of a Travel Management Company to protect their travelling staff’s personal data after the General…..
The Single European Sky (SES) initiative to improve air traffic management across the European Union has addressed a clear need and has led to a…..
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on the European Union to significantly strengthen economic regulation of major European airport monopolies by focusing on…..
With European aviation facing new competitive challenges in the rapidly evolving global market, the European Union is working to develop a sustainable future aviation strategy,…..