The EU Drone Policy

Drones represent a tremendous opportunity for Europe’s aeronautical manufacturing industry, especially for SMEs, and for the many aviation and non-aviation basinesses that will be able to integrate drones into their activities, and increase their efficiency and competitiveness. Today’s aviation rules are however not adapted to drones whose full economic potential will only be unleashed if a number of legitimate concerns are addressed, the first of which is safety. That is why the European Commission proposed to set up an EU-wide framework for drones. Source:…

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UKTiE Brexit News & Views Updates – Issue no.1

UKTiE Brexit ‘news and views’, which aims to provide you with the key headlines for the week ahead in relation to Brexit, Brussels and transport, in the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. We hope this news, analysis and advice will help you manage your Brexit strategy. UKTiE Brexit or 360° members can ask for more information if you wish to explore behind the headlines or require some bespoke analysis. 1. EU Brexit negotiators meet this week…

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UKTiE Brexit Plan: ensuring the best possible Brexit for UK transport

UKTiE Brexit Plan: ensuring the best possible Brexit for UK transport 1. We believe transport should be a priority in the Brexit negotiations Transport is essential for all citizens and industries in the UK, the competitiveness of the British economy, and indeed the success of the European economy as a whole. The Government should reflect this status in their guidance on priorities, to ensure our contribution to ensuring the best possible Brexit is considered in a timely and satisfactory manner.…

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UKTiE Brexit Workshop set to take place in London

Over 30 of Britain’s leading transport companies and organisations are meeting the British Government at Transport for London HQ on Thursday to discuss a Brexit plan for transport. The afternoon workshop, organised by UK Transport in Europe (UKTiE), is bringing together senior representatives from the aviation, road, maritime and rail sectors, to hear the latest updates on Brexit and explore the challenges and opportunities.  Speakers include representatives from DExEU, DfT, UKREP and industry, lawyers and EU experts.  UKTiE co-ordinator, former MEP Mark Watts, says “This…

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UK Transport in Europe Brexit Workshop

An afternoon workshop organised by UK Transport in Europe (UKTiE), hosted by Transport for London, bringing together senior representatives from the aviation, road, maritime and rail sectors, to hear the latest essential updates on Brexit and explore the challenges and opportunities. Up until now there has rightly been a focus on the different possible models our future relationship with the EU could take. This workshop aims to take those considerations to the next level and address how together we can…

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UKTiE Concludes 6th Annual Transport Policy Summit

UKTiE draws to a close another successful 2 day Transport Policy Summit in the European Parliament. This year’s event brought together Commission officials such as Foris Karamitsos, MEPs including Wim van de Camp, Jacqueline Foster, Daniel Dalton, Lucy Anderson and Marian Jean Marinescu alongside key UK transport representatives. Key messages emerged from this year’s very productive debate: UKTiE’s top priority remains supporting the EU in developing a Single European Transport Area that works. The UK has one of the most successful and open…

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5th Annual UKTiE Transport Policy Forum

UKTiE draws to a close another successful 2 day Transport Policy Forum in the European Parliament. This year’s event brought together Commission officials, MEPs such as Michael Cramer, Jacqueline Foster, Gesine Meissner, Lucy Anderson and Keith Taylor alongside key UK transport representatives and the United Kingdom’s Department for Transport. The debate focused on EU Transport priorities for the next five years. Key messages emerged from this year’s very productive debate, outlining UKTiE’s position for 2015 and beyond: UKTiE welcomes the recognition by…

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