EU and Armenia sign a Common Aviation Area Agreement

15 Nov: Questions and answers: EU and Armenia sign a Common Aviation Area Agreement

(Source: European Commission)

1. Overview

The goal of Europe’s Aviation Strategy is to ensure the best possible connectivity for passengers and businesses, whilst maintaining high standards for safety, fair competition, the environment and social issues.

In 2016, the Commission received a mandate from the Council to negotiate a “Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA)” with Armenia. The negotiations were concluded in 2017, but due to the dispute between Spain and the UK over the airport of Gibraltar, it was not possible for the EU to sign the agreement earlier. The agreement signed today will, for the first time, put in place …