EU COVID-19 green recovery funding for the decarbonisation of civil aviation

  • June 24, 2020

Open Letter to EU Ministers and European Commissioners

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused an unprecedented crisis, resulting in the collapse of air connectivity and putting at risk the future of the entire aviation ecosystem – with far-reaching consequences for tourism and countless businesses and citizens across Europe. Restarting air transport will play a crucial role in the overall recovery of European economies. But if civil aviation is amongst the hardest hit sectors by COVID-19, it is also one that faces far greater challenges when it comes to climate change – and its ability to decarbonize. Therefore, air transport must be at the very core of the strategy the EU is charting for its recovery.

 

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