Press releases

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On Friday, Parliament adopted measures to ensure basic road and air connections in case no agreement is reached on EU-UK future relations.

MEPs adopted temporary measures to keep the tunnel railway connection between continental Europe and the UK running after the end of the transition period.

On Tuesday, Parliament adopted the decision to make 2021 the European Year of Rail and to promote rail as a sustainable, innovative and safe mode of transport.

The Transport and Tourism Committee will today discuss the future of the tourism sector with tourism umbrella organisations and industry representatives.

On Thursday, Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional political agreement to make 2021 the European Year of Rail.

Transport Committee MEPs discussed with Commissioner Vălean the Single European Sky proposal that will allow the aviation sector to reduce CO2 emissions as well as costs.

Parliament supports legislation that aims to ensure the tunnel railway connecting continental Europe and the UK continues to operate safely and efficiently.

Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional political agreement on stronger rights for passengers travelling by train.

Members of Parliament’s Tourism Task Force reiterate that the tourism sector needs EU-level coordination and substantial support to give SMEs a chance of survival.

Ministers are outlining the priorities of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU to parliamentary committees, in a series of meetings.