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05/04/2022

EU-LISA

Over the last few weeks the EBAA has received multiple questions on the EU-LISA programs EES and ETIAS.
EU-LISA
10/03/2022

What is EU taxonomy?

The EU taxonomy is a classification system, establishing a list of environmentally sustainable economic activities.
What is EU taxonomy?
10/03/2022

Membership growth & advantage programme: A growing trend represents industry dynamism.

Since January 2022 14 members have joined the EBAA, reflecting growing industry confidence.
Membership growth & advantage programme: A growing trend represents industry dynamism.
10/03/2022

Ambassador programme goes from strength to strength

EBAA’s ambassador programme is going from strength to strength and recently added 9 new ambassadors.
Ambassador programme goes from strength to strength
10/03/2022

Sanctions on Russia: FAQ

EBAA has received a lot of questions following the several sanctions imposed on Russia. We have collected many of these questions and provided some clear answers and guidance.
Sanctions on Russia: FAQ
27/02/2022

Air travel no longer possible between Russia & the EU

In response to the ongoing war in Ukraine, the EU proposed on 27 February 2022 a prohibition on all Russian-owned, Russian registered or Russian-controlled aircraft.

Air travel no longer possible between Russia & the EU
24/02/2022

Restricted airspace for civil aviation operations in Eastern Europe and EU Sanctions

As of 24 February 2022, due to high safety risks caused by military activity, the several eastern European airspace have been restricted (i.e. closed) for civil aviation operations.
Restricted airspace for civil aviation operations in Eastern Europe and EU Sanctions
02/02/2022

PNR: Legislative proposal by Polish Senate gives cause for optimism

PNR
EBAA is aware several cases are going through the Polish court, but there is no clear answer or timeline to clear the issue. EBAA Member lawyer Paweł Mazur from EBAA member Wardyński & Partners drafted an update.
PNR: Legislative proposal by Polish Senate gives cause for optimism
03/12/2021

US published additional health safety protocols with implications for international travel

Early next week, the United States will tighten pre-departure testing protocols by requiring all inbound international travellers to test within one day of departure globally, regardless of nationality or vaccination status. This tighter testing timeline provides an added degree of public health protection as scientists continue to assess the Omicron variant.
US published additional health safety protocols with implications for international travel
15/10/2021

EU opens call for proposals on infrastructure

The European Union opened a 2021 CEF Transport call for proposals
EU opens call for proposals on infrastructure
06/10/2021

A reflection on summer 2021 for Business aviation

The COVID19 crisis had effects on our society as a whole, with a considerable impact on global air transport in particular. As aircraft are by nature borderless, the closure of borders by Governments has led to a disruption of aviation as it was then known and all the industries that depend on it (tourism, hotels, etc.).
A reflection on summer 2021 for Business aviation
06/10/2021

Energy Tax Directive: a significant taxation reform to come

In July, the European Commission issued its "Fit For 55 Package", a series of legislative proposals under the European Green Deal. The aim is to make all sectors of the EUs economy ready to meet the challenge of a climate-neutral continent by 2050.
Energy Tax Directive: a significant taxation reform to come
06/10/2021

The IBAC Carbon Exchange – An Overview

The International Business Aviation Council (IBAC) has recently announced its new alliance with Carbon Trade eXchange (CTX). This partnership will provide a transparent and efficient platform for Business aviation companies to voluntarily purchase carbon credits to offset their CO2 emissions as part of an overall sustainability plan.
The IBAC Carbon Exchange – An Overview
06/10/2021

Recent developments on international data transfer under GDPR

What do Business aviation operators need to think about when transferring personal data to third parties?
Recent developments on international data transfer under GDPR
06/10/2021

Fit for 55 and public opinion: does the end justify the means?

The European Commission’s “Fit for 55” package published last July includes several proposals which will significantly affect our sector and society in general in the years to come.
Fit for 55 and public opinion: does the end justify the means?
06/10/2021

EBAA associate members complete successful online lunch time session series

Following a catalytic year of change and transformation, the question is ‘where do we go from here?
EBAA associate members complete successful online lunch time session series
06/10/2021

EBAA adds additional training service to member advantage programme

EBAA recently boosted its member advantage programme by adding a service from the International Flight Operations academy.
EBAA adds additional training service to member advantage programme
06/10/2021

US to reopen for vaccinated travellers

The US will lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated travellers, reopening its borders for the first time after an 18 months travel ban, for vaccinated travellers from 33 countries including all EU and EFTA Member States and the UK.
US to reopen for vaccinated travellers
06/10/2021

EBAA commissions new Flight Time Limitations research

FTL
EBAA has invited pre-selected operators to take part in a study that will help to shape the future FTL legislation applicable to long-haul operations in Business aviation.
EBAA commissions new Flight Time Limitations research
25/09/2021

PNR in Poland

PNR
Following a large number of questions regarding fines due to PNR issues in Poland EBAA has together with IATA, Airlines for Europe, the European Regional Airline Association and the support of the majority of regional Business aviation associations and the Air Charter Association sent a letter to the Polish government.
PNR in Poland