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Coronavirus global response: EU Humanitarian Air Bridge flights to the Democratic Republic of Congo

The EU Humanitarian Air Bridge is operating three flights to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), carrying on board humanitarian workers and essential supplies to help the country tackle the coronavirus pandemic. A first flight to DRC is leaving today with Janez Lenarčič, European Commissioner for Crisis Management on board, together with Philippe Goffin, Belgian […]

Coronavirus: EU Humanitarian Air Bridge delivers more supplies and personnel – with photos

As part of the EU’s coronavirus global response, the EU humanitarian air bridge has brought this morning 20 tons of supplies and humanitarian and health workers to the West-African country of São Tomé and Principe. https://europa.eu/!PD47hK VIDEO The flight was set-up in cooperation with the Portuguese government and several humanitarian partner organisations, and contained mainly […]

Coronavirus Global Response: EU sets up a Humanitarian Air Bridge

The European Commission has set up an EU Humanitarian Air Bridge to transport humanitarian workers and emergency supplies for the coronavirus response to some of most critical areas around the world. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management, is travelling today to Bangui on the first flight and will meet H.E. Faustin-Archange Touadéra, President of the […]

State aid: EU Commission approves French plans to provide €7 billion in urgent liquidity support to Air France

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €7 billion French aid measure consisting of a State guarantee on loans and a shareholder loan to Air France to provide urgent liquidity to the company in the context of the coronavirus outbreak. The measures were approved under the State aid Temporary Framework adopted […]

COVID-19 containment measures in air transport

EUROPEAN COMMISSIONDIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY Public health, country knowledge, crisis managementCrisis management and preparedness in healthLuxembourg, 22 April 2020 Health Security CommitteeAudio meeting on the outbreak of COVID-19Summary Report The HSC discussed a proposal presented by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for COVID 19 containment measures in air transport and in […]

Skylegs Delivers New Solutions for Immediate COVID-19 Requirements to Business and Special Air Operations

Skylegs, flight operations specialists, unveiled a first batch of operational features to help operators combat COVID-19. Free of charge for the Skylegs user community, the first three practical solutions are now online available and in compliance with EASA requirements to reduce the risk of spread of the COVID-19 virus. EASA Compliant ‘Aircraft Disinfected’ Tag Skylegs […]

Air Liquide, Groupe PSA, Schneider Electric, Valeo rise to the challenge of producing 10,000 Air Liquide Medical Systems respirators

…in response to the French government request Faced with the compelling need for more respirators on its national territory, the French government has asked, on March 22, a group of French industrial companies led by Air Liquide to study the possibility of increasing the production of respirators so as to provide 10,000 respirators in 50 […]