A round-up of the international press on Thursday, 20 June.
The European Commission has ruled that the fees charged by Eurotunnel are too high, the Financial Times writes. The Commission will tell the UK and France, which oversee the operator of the tunnel, that they are in breach of European regulations and must [...] Read more
Air traffic controllers on strike over new rules.
Group leaders send controversial proposal back to civil-liberties committee.
The strike is expected to cause the cancellation of up to 50% of flights to and from French airports between today and Thursday.
Proposal calls for extension of 'supercredits' scheme.
The European Parliament will have the chance to vote on giving European counter-terrorism officials access to data about airline passengers, just two months after the proposal was rejected by the Parliament's civil liberties committee.
‘ECall' system could save up to 2,500 lives a year
Transport ministers are set to reach political agreement on five pieces of legislation in Luxembourg on Monday (10 June), at their last meeting before the end of the Irish presidency.
The European Commission will on Tuesday (11 June) propose to modify the Single European Sky Regulation in a way that will force member states to combine their national airspaces.
The EU's external borders agency should not have the power to deny people their basic human rights
The Commission had proposed to extend EU rules on mandatory vehicle-testing to include motorbikes and scooters.
MEPs and member states reach deal on TEN-T network.
Officials worried that Russia could deny planes from the European Union rights of entry or overflight in Russian airspace.
A report has found testing methods used by automakers are becoming more misleading over time.
Commission proposal will boost activity at ports.
Tachographs to be fitted in all EU-registered lorries and buses that cross borders.
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Campaigners say that freezing the ETS has boosted airlines' profits.
The European Commission's decision to ‘freeze' application of the emissions trading scheme for foreign flights has not ended hostilities.
Residents and airports clash over airport noise levels.
The European Commission wants one, harmonised airspace in the EU, but air-traffic controllers say the plans are too difficult to implement.
Technological advances are changing the way that planes fly, through increased automation and fuel efficiency.
China and the US are building airports to cope with increased passenger numbers. In Europe, construction and expansion of airports has been [...]
Flights are less expensive and more frequent, but liberalisation has not pleased everyone.
Europe's aviation sector has seen phenomenal growth over the past two decades, but uncertainty about the future is plaguing the sector.