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Europe’s Seaports 2030: Challenges Ahead

The Commission’s has identified 319 key European seaports which are essential for the efficient functioning of the internal market and the European economy2, of these 83 are recognised as being “core network” ports3. The Commission’s port review focuses on these 319 ports as a basis for a highly functioning European ports network managing 96% of goods and 93% of passengers which transit through the EU ports. Source: European Commission

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Single Sky II +: Commission acts to unblock congestion in Europe’s airspace

The European Commission has acted to speed up the reform of Europe’s air traffic control system. The Commission is looking to head off a capacity crunch as the number of flights is forecast to increase by 50% over the next 10-20 years.1 Inefficiencies in Europe’s fragmented airspace bring extra costs of close to 5 billion Euros each year to airlines and their customers. They add 42 kilometres to the distance of an average flight forcing aircraft to burn more fuel,…

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