Tag Archives: KALLAS

Aviation: Kallas seeks pan-European cooperation on Single Sky

Brussels, 13-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas called today on the 44 Director-Generals representatives of the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) for full engagement on the implementation of the Single European Sky, and for a positive cooperation between … Read the full press release

Aviation: MEPs vote on “better airports” package

Brussels, 12-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Parliament voted today on proposed measures to help increase the capacity of Europe’s airports, reduce delays and improve the quality of services offered to passengers. In its vote on the “airports package” the Parliament gave … Read the full press release

Speech – Bridging transport’s financing gap: fair charging for the road ahead

Siim Kallas — Vice-President and Commissioner for transport Conference on fair and efficient road pricing Brussels, 6-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here with you today to explain how I see the challenges facing Europe’s road sector … Read the full press release

Aviation safety: Commission updates the European safety list of airlines

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has adopted today the 20th update of the European list of air carriers which are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union, better known as “the EU air safety list”. … Read the full press release

Single European Sky: Member States fail to reach key deadline to achieve more efficient European airspace

Brussels, 5-12-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Many Member States are seriously lagging behind and not yet fully compliant with requirements to make nine Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs) fully operational, for the deadline of 4 December 2012. A critical deadline has been missed for … Read the full press release

Transport: New portal on Trans-European Network with dynamic maps

Brussels, 29-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is launching today a public portal allowing citizens and businesses to access up to date information on the advancement of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) through satellite-based dynamic maps, facts, figures and various audio-visual … Read the full press release

Driving licences: Commission proposes reduced fine for Cyprus

Brussels, 22-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission decided today to amend its decision referring Cyprus to the European Court of Justice for not fully transposing the Directive on driving licences. Since the previous court referral decision in June (IP/12/642), Cyprus has notified … Read the full press release

Road transport: Europe’s challenge to be clean, competitive and sustainable

Siim Kallas — Vice-President and Commissioner for transport Scania Transport Conference 2012 Brussels, 19-11-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen Thank you for inviting me here today to address some of the challenges and constraints facing European road transport and how we can move … Read the full press release

Transport and Telecommunications Council – 29 October 2012

Brussels, 26-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU’s Council of transport ministers will meet in Luxembourg on Monday 29 October under the Presidency of Cyprus and will be chaired by Minister Florentzou. Vice-President Siim Kallas, responsible for transport and mobility, will represent the … Read the full press release

Connecting Europe: Transport’s role in reviving European growth

European Transport Forum/Brussels, 19-10-2012 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and gentlemen Thank you for inviting me here today to speak about transport’s role in connecting Europe and how better, smoother connections can help to revive economic growth. In Europe, our single market … Read the full press release