China and European Union sign new aviation agreements

Published on : Tuesday, May 21, 2019

China and European Union regulators have signed two “landmark” aviation agreements boosting their cooperation in the sector, China’s state-run CCTV and the EU said on Monday.

 

 

Under the deals, civil aviation authorities will facilitate the recognition of each others’ evaluations and certifications for aeronautical products.

 

 

The agreements will also make it easier for EU and Chinese airlines to fly between the 28-nation European Union and China.

 

 

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the agreements were a “big step” to create jobs, boost trade and accelerate economic growth. Juncker said in a statement that in an increasingly unsettled world and Europe’s partnership with China is more important than ever before.

 

 

The agreements marked the first time that China and the EU have reached such a deal in the civil aviation sector. Under the so-called bilateral civil aviation safety agreement (BASA), the EU and China have agreed to reduce duplications in certification and evaluation activities, the EU said in a statement.

 

 

The BASA will also promote cooperation on civil aviation safety and environmental compatibility.

 

 

The second pact on “horizontal aviation” is set to replace bilateral agreements that so far have regulated flights between the EU and China.  When the agreement becomes operational, European airlines will be able to fly to China from each of the 28 member states, the EU statement said. Currently, European airlines can fly to China only from EU states which have a bilateral deal with Beijing. The agreements must now be formally adopted by the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, and the Chinese transport administration before they can be operational.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

@Reuters

Related Posts

Tags: , ,


(No Like Yet)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

arrow2Follow TTW
 
facebook-logo  twitter-logo  LinkedIn_logo  stumbleupon-logo   rss_logo 
ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo  ttw_blogger_logo

ADVERTISEMENT

  • 14 Hotelierseries Africa 2019
  • 14 restaurantscafeslounges 19
  • 16 global-hotels-resorts 2019
  • 19 uzakrota London 2019
  • 20 seatradecruis 2019
  • 20 uzakrota Istanbul 2019
  • 22 Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2019
  • 22 DRT SHOW India 2019
  • 22 iitm 2020
  • 22 summitasia 2019
  • 22 TTME 2019
  • 30 PATA

TRAVEL INDUSTRY EVENTS

    1. TAAPE

      September 19 - September 21
    2. IITM Delhi

      September 20 - September 22
    3. World Routes

      September 21 - September 24
    4. HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE EUROPE

      September 23 - September 24
    5. THE LODGING CONFERENCE

      September 23 - September 26
Get our toolbar!
Review www.travelandtourworld.com on alexa.com