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28/12/2020

Initial guidance on the draft EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

On Saturday 26 December 2020, the European Commission published the Draft EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The draft agreement foresees cooperation between the EU and UK and contains dedicated titles on transport and aviation which require appropriate level playing field guarantees.
Initial guidance on the draft EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
20/12/2020

Netherlands bans flights from UK over new COVID19 mutation

The Netherlands has banned flights from the United Kingdom out of concern for a new mutation of the virus that causes COVID19
Netherlands bans flights from UK over new COVID19 mutation
14/12/2020

The 2020 Safety Summit: Resilience – Human and Business

This year’s theme looked into what happens when the concept of “business as usual” is overturned by an unprecedented event and how businesses have to adjust and find alternate ways to attain safety compliance, all while also caring for the wellbeing of their people.
The 2020 Safety Summit: Resilience – Human and Business
14/12/2020

ATM reform in motion

The long-awaited legislative proposal will hopefully be approved by the end of 2021
ATM reform in motion
14/12/2020

EBAA signs member sharing agreement with Irish association

EBAA has entered into a member sharing agreement with the recently launched Irish Business and General Aviation Association (IBGAA).
EBAA signs member sharing agreement with Irish association
14/12/2020

Brexit & Business aviation: the live FAQ

In case you missed it, we published the live Q&A on Brexit with the UK Civil Aviation Authority.
Brexit & Business aviation: the live FAQ
14/12/2020

Dealing with internet scams

The internet and the ability to work online is a blessing where most the work is being conducted remotely. Imagine that the COVID19 Pandemic had occurred 20 years ago in a time when we were not so well connected. However, there is a downside, scamming and internet fraud is on the rise.
Dealing with internet scams
14/12/2020

What does "net-zero" really mean?

Over the last couple of years or so, we have heard many countries, sectors and individual corporations declare that they will be “net-zero” by 2050. Where did this expression come from and what does it mean for us and the Business aviation sector?
What does "net-zero" really mean?
11/12/2020

EBAA gains new members

In a challenging industry climate, EBAA continues to welcome new companies into its membership.
EBAA gains new members
10/12/2020

European Commission puts forward measures in case of “No-Deal” Brexit

On 10 December 2020, the European Commission put forward contingency measures to mitigate some of the significant disruptions that will occur on 1 January in case a deal with the UK is not yet in place.
European Commission puts forward measures in case of “No-Deal” Brexit
16/11/2020

EBAA joins urgent call for action from the assembled European aviation sector

EBAA signed a declaration, alongside 19 other European aviation associations calling for a bold strategy for a sustainable recovery of European aviation.
EBAA joins urgent call for action from the assembled European aviation sector
05/11/2020

European airspace users provide views on the interim update of SES2+

While the COVID-19 pandemic has heavily impacted aviation and has caused a severe drop in traffic demand, it is also an opportunity to “build back better” a more efficient, resilient, and sustainable European Air Traffic Management, aligned with the political goals and ambition of the European Green Deal and a Europe that it fit for the digital age. The long awaited SES II + update proposal, published by the European Commission on 22 Sept, is therefore welcomed.
European airspace users provide views on the interim update of SES2+
20/10/2020

A deeper look: COVID-19 impact on Business aviation by country

The Covid-19 outbreak is having a considerable impact on the aviation industry in Europe and around the world. More than 7 months after the beginning of the crisis and the grounding of almost all European airplanes until April, it is still difficult to have an overview of the impact of the pandemic on Business aviation
A deeper look: COVID-19 impact on Business aviation by country
20/10/2020

New research programme: ATM and building the Digital European Sky

The European Commission is preparing the next European Research and Innovation Programme. In doing so, the Commission will set up partnerships (including the private sector as well as public entities) in several strategic industrial areas, including for air traffic management.
New research programme: ATM and building the Digital European Sky
20/10/2020

Business aviation flight plan handling: EUROCONTROL’s guidelines to better fit into the Network picture

The COVID-19 crisis continues to severely impact the freedom of movements in Europe. Member States unilaterally impose travel restrictions, travel bans, tests and quarantine. This heavily hit the airline industry which has still not fully recovered even during the usually busy summer holiday season. Its traffic remained at around 45% of the 2019 levels.
Business aviation flight plan handling: EUROCONTROL’s guidelines to better fit into the Network picture
20/10/2020

EBAA’s Associate Members (AMAC) rethink Business aviation

The Associate Member Advisory Council (AMAC), a group which advises the EBAA Board of Governors on areas of interest to the membership and acts as the bridge between EBAA and our associate members, recently launched an online virtual roundtable series aimed at rethinking different aspects of the Business aviation industry.
EBAA’s Associate Members (AMAC) rethink Business aviation
20/10/2020

EBAA adds five new services to member advantage marketplace

EBAA recently boosted its member advantage programme, which allows EBAA members access to exclusive members benefits.
This means that EBAA members can make significant savings thanks to a range of exclusive offers with some of our trusted member companies.
EBAA adds five new services to member advantage marketplace
20/10/2020

EBAA adds 45 companies to membership

The summer and early Autumn months have seen an uptick in members joining the EBAA, with many citing EBAA’s bolstered data services and operational updates as a reason for joining.
EBAA adds 45 companies to membership
20/10/2020

Novel fuel sources for Business aviation

As we enter the third decade of the century, the focus on environmental and wider sustainability responsibilities within civil aviation becomes more acute, this of course includes Business aviation. This is further heightened as the sector recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic, which has also been linked to improved environmental performance.
Novel fuel sources for Business aviation
16/07/2020

Brexit: Getting ready for changes

On 9 July 2020, the European Commission adopted a communication to help national authorities, businesses and citizens prepare for the inevitable changes that will arise at the end of the transition period.
Brexit: Getting ready for changes