Fly during Corona: Europe's transport Ministers agree on uniform standards of protection

the EU transport Ministers have agreed, in the words of the Federal Minister of transport, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) is now on uniform Standards for health protecti

Fly during Corona: Europe's transport Ministers agree on uniform standards of protection

the EU transport Ministers have agreed, in the words of the Federal Minister of transport, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) is now on uniform Standards for health protection at airports and in aircraft. After that, there is a requirement to Wear a mouth-nose cover from the 6 is. Year. About passengers should be in several languages informed. The cleaning intervals are to be increased. In addition, spacing rules at check-in at airports should be respected, even if the waiting time is extended. "This creates safety, clarity and trust," said Scheuer on Thursday in Berlin at the beginning of a virtual air transport conference of Transport Ministers from other EU countries as well as leading representatives of the industry. He pointed also to the fact that the EU health Ministers had agreed on Tests for holidaymakers who returned from the Corona-risk areas, at airports.

Scheuer warned in the Other in front of a "sell-out" of European aviation companies. After the break-in of the passenger, the policy should help to pay. "We need to take care of the air travel – to the company, the jobs and the passengers," the Minister said. This is not only health protection, but also to the Existence in the competition – and thus innovation for more fuel-efficient aircraft.

In the EU Ministerial round it, according to Scheuer, moreover, that the decisions to Start and land not forfeited rights and the airlines operating in the medium term, on your pre - Corona level, continue can. Also, the industry is calling to extend a previously time - limited suspension of the rules at the Start-and landing rights at the EU level. This is the so-called 80/20 rule. After that, takeoff and landing rights (Slots) expired in European airports, if they are not used in the season to 80 percent, as in the flight plan.

Updated Date: 23 July 2020, 11:20

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