E4FC welcomes the ambition of the Fit for 55 package but calls for a competitive and sustainable aviation industry on a global level

PRESS RELEASE 14 July 2021 Europeans for Fair Competition (E4FC) supports the ambition of the European Commission to reduce carbon emissions but sees the need to introduce smart measures to avoid competitive distortion and carbon leakage. E4FC believes that the Fit for 55 package is a comprehensive policy approach encompassing several elements applicable to aviation, most markedly the revision of …

E4FC calls for a new EU Aviation Strategy ensuring fair competition

PRESS RELEASE 04 May 2021 On 4 May, Europeans for Fair Competition (E4FC) launched its Manifesto highlighting the key policy priorities for a future-proof EU aviation industry. With the Manifesto, which was launched during its webinar with distinguished policy-makers, E4FC aims to contribute to a new EU Aviation Strategy ensuring fair competition that safeguards European aviation and its jobs, and …

Statement on the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the level playing field

STATEMENT 26 April 2021 Europeans for Fair Competition (E4FC) welcomes the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA). The TCA establishes a regulatory framework for air transport between the EU and UK and is designed to ensure a level playing field. It maintains the previously existing connectivity between the UK and the EU for aviation. As a coalition of European airlines …

Stop unfair competition in aviation, reassess the EU-Qatar Air Transport Agreement

PRESS RELEASE 15 April 2021 E4FC strongly opposes the decision of the European Commission to submit the Air Transport Agreement (hereafter: “agreement”) between the EU and the State of Qatar for conclusion to the Council of the EU. We urge the EU Member States to postpone the signature of the agreement and demand the European Commission to reassess the agreement, …

Coordinated COVID-19 measures needed to save jobs and upcoming summer season, say European aviation and tourism stakeholders

PRESS RELEASE 24 February 2021 Ahead of the 1 March Extraordinary meeting of Ministers of Tourism, 14 European stakeholders in aviation and tourism have urged the Portuguese presidency of the EU to put their efforts into the coordination of all restrictive measures related to COVID-19. In an open letter, industry and worker associations affirm the presidency’s motto, “Time to deliver: …