13 DECEMBER 2010
BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.
The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2019 Business Travel News Ltd.
The Council of EU Transport Ministers, and the members of the EU Single Sky Committee took far-reaching decisions on 2 and 3 December which will impact progress towards a true Single Sky over Europe. Such measures should eradicate any future strikes by controllers in individual countries although Spain is not a signatory at the present time.
Six EU member states agreed on a legally binding treaty to deal with air traffic management over the air spaces of Belgium, France, Germany, Holland Luxembourg and Switzerland.
In a parallel development, the first Single Sky performance targets have been agreed. For the three years 2012-14, the Europe-wide cost efficiency of the system must improve by 3.5% per year and targets also have been set for delay reduction and an increase in ‘flight efficiency’ – in other words a reduction in the circuitous routings which waste fuel and contribute to environmental impact. http://europa.eu
All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum
No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?