The COVID pandemic hit hard on the aviation industry. We have seen job loss, lay off, pay cuts, and lowering working conditions for Cabin Crew.
While European airlines and their employees are already suffering from unfair competition from non-EU airlines, this situation of unfair competition is becoming more and more untenable since the Covid-19 health crisis.
EurECCA welcomes the European commission legislative initiatives "Fit for 55" to reduce carbon emissions
EurECCA supports the approach from the European Commission to effectively reduce carbon emissions as described in the “Fit for 55” package but points out that the measures have to be reasonable to prevent carbon leakage or the shift of competition outside the EU.
The transposition of the French concept and definition of the "operational base" into EU law appears to be the appropriate solution.