BRUSSELS ENCOURAGES THE USE OF SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL TO CUT 55% OF EMISSIONS BY 2030

Chris Grad -
The European Commission will encourage the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) through tax exemption, as proposed last week within the new plan known as “Fit for 55”, with which EC wants to achieve ...

THE EU WANTS TO BRING BACK THE 80:20 SLOT RULE

Wayne M. Gore -
It is well known that as a result of the pandemic, the "80:20 slot rule" was suspended - i.e. the rule that states that an airline must use at least 80 percent of a given slot at the airport, otherwis ...

THE EU PROPOSAL FOR A NEW TRAVEL LAW

The European Union (EU) Commission is introducing a new package travel directive that benefits consumers, but may not be suitable for tour operators. This has raised concerns among tour operators whos ...

THE EU WILL NOT PROPOSE NEW PRIVATE JETS RULES

Alec Hills -
Last week, transport ministers from the EU's 27 member states met in Luxembourg to discuss various issues, including the environmental impact of private jet travel. ...

EUROPE NEEDS 1.2 MILLION TOURISM WORKERS

Andrea Hausold -
According to a recent analysis led by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and European Travel Commission (ETC), the travel and tourism sector’s recovery could be put at serious risk if almost 1. ...