The European Commission proposes to open aviation negotiations with Canada

As stated by the EU Press Room, “The European Commission has proposed today to open negotiations with Canada on a comprehensive aviation agreement. The aim is to establish an open aviation area between the EU and Canada, to open market restrictions and to achieve a high level of regulatory convergence.Commission Vice-President Jacques Barrot, in charge of transport said: ‘Canada is a key partner of the European Union. This agreement will facilitate the travel of people and goods between the EU and Canada and will establish a high level of regulatory standards, in particular in the fields of safety and security.'”This Press Release is available in full text.

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