Issue 409/10 | 20 April 2015
Single European sky, Gibraltar, jobs, growth and investment.
EU transport commissioner Violeta Bulc gets our single European sky (SES) cover feature off to a flying start as she outlines the commission's plans to "transform the way the entire aviation sector, from providers to passengers, does and understands business". In this issue, Bulc reveals that the college is "developing an aviation strategy that will tackle all the major policy issues in this sector, including the future of the SES". And Europe must act urgently, because otherwise, "by 2035, 12 per cent of demand will not be met, meaning 120 million passengers will not be able to make their journeys", warns the Slovenian official.
Belgian deputy Philippe Lamberts says debates are just 'occasions to sing the praises of a country’s success' .
EU leaders have made an indirect plea to the UK over the possibility of reversing Brexit.
The EU has been condemned for inviting the Iranian foreign minister for talks in Brussels this week.
The European Parliament should reject the Fourth Railway Package's flawed and confusing trialogue compromise, argues Sabine Trier
There are different reasons why people believe in extremist ideologies or join extremist groups, explains Alexander Ritzmann.
Nord Stream 2 will deliver the gas that Europe needs to underpin energy security and competitiveness, says Ulrich Lissek.