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ERA represents its members on various regulatory and legal affairs matters including Brexit, passenger rights legislation (including EU261 and passengers with reduced mobility), finance, ticket distribution, slot regulation, competition, PSO routes and other issues.

We work with key regulatory bodies to ensure that legislation is developed in a way that considers the specific needs of the regional aviation industry.

Finnish Government calls for balance on passengers rights

6 February 2024: In a Union communication presented to the

EC stakeholder consultation on revised EU261 and PRM interpretative guidelines

18 January 2024: The European Commission (DG MOVE) recently laun

Romania and Bulgaria join the Schengen Area

9 January 2024: At the end of December, EU Member States re

European Commission adopts Passenger Mobility Package

12 December 2023: The European Commission adopted the Passenger

Transport Commissioner calls for standardisation of hand luggage

12 December 2023: European Commissioner for Transport, Adin

ERA welcomes suspension of reduced movements at Schiphol Airport

15 November 2023: Yesterday, the Dutch caretaker government

IMCO Committee study on the Package Travel Directive

14 November 2023: This week, the European Parliament’s Committee

New Tourism Manifesto in progress

14 November 2023: ERA recently attended a workshop in Bruss

EU Council endorses postponement of ETIAS

24 October 2023: The European Council has endorsed the new

EP resolution on uniform standards for airline carry-on luggage

18 October 2023: During its plenary session on 4 October 2023, t

EU ministers sign the Barcelona Declaration

2 October 2023: During the informal meeting of EU mini

ERA attends Thessaloniki Forum of Airport Charges meeting

19 September 2023: ERA attended the 18th Plenary meeting of

DG GROW Together for EU Tourism stakeholder meeting

19 September 2023: ERA participated last week in the Togeth

European Commission proposes negotiations on PNR data agreements

18 September 2023: Earlier this month, the European Commission a

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport movement reductions

5 September 2023: Despite letters to the Tweede Kamer and c

Industry feedback on the revision of the visa suspension mechanism

4 September 2023: ERA, together with other leading worldwide ind

PNR letter to Commissioner Ylva Johansson

25 July 2023: ERA along with other associations, addressed

EC positive decision on the prolongation of operating aids for regional airports

10 July 2023: The European Commission has prolonged the pos

LIBE Committee draft its first opinion on API proposal

10 July 2023: The LIBE Committee published its draft report on t

ERA working group on PSOs and thin commercial routes

10 July 2023: Following the workshop held in May 2023 on the rev

Industry statement on slot regulations

26 June 2023: ERA, together with other leading industry ass

DG MOVE stakeholders’ workshop on MDMS

26 June 2023: Last week, ERA attended a workshop organised by th

New McKinsey study on regional air mobility

12 June 2023: McKinsey recently published a study ‘Short-ha

ERA discusses API proposals and opinion draft with rapporteur

30 May 2023: Last Monday, ERA met with MEP Jan-Christoph Oe

NATO Air Defender 2023

30 May 2023: NATO is organising a military exercise Air Defender

ERA workshop on ASR revision and essential air connectivity

30 May 2023: Last week, ERA members met in Brussels for an

Belgian CAA stakeholder consultation meeting

16 May 2023: ERA attended a stakeholder consultation meetin

EC consultation – prolongation of state aid rules to regional airports

12 May 2023: The European Commission has launched a

DG MOVE workshop on the Slots Regulation review

28 April 2023: ERA recently attended a workshop organised by DG

API workshop with Commission representatives

17 April 2023: In December 2022, the European Commission ad

ERA response to European Commission survey on API

4 April 2023: ERA recently responded to the European Commis

Minutes of EC MDMS public workshop available

21 March 2023: The European Commission (DG MOVE) has shared the

EC fine tunes policy options for MDMS

7 March 2023: DG MOVE (unit B4) organised a stakeholder&nbs

EC launches Import Control System 2 (ICS2)

7 March 2023: At the start of this month, the European Unio

Florence School of Regulation’s Forum on multimodal ticketing

22 Febraury 2022: ERA recently participated in the Florence School of Regulation (FSR) Intermodal Forum on 'Avia

ERA letter to Transport Commissioner

8 February 2023: ERA has today sent a letter to Transport Commis

EC releases MPMF final report

6 February 2023: The European Commission has released the final

New Code of Conduct on data sharing in tourism

3 February 2023: ERA recently attended a webinar hosted by

ERA passenger rights webinar

3 February 2023: ERA held a webinar focussed on passenger rights

Impact assessment on the review of the Slots regulation

24 January 2023: The consultancy Steer is conducting

New rules to strengthen the use of Advance Passenger Information (API) data

10 January 2023: The Commission adopted on 13 December its propo