The European Commission yesterday adopted the second package of legislation for a Single European Sky, which it said would eliminate up to 16 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions (a 10% improvement per flight) and save airlines approximately €2.4 million per year. "This package is a win-win for passengers, for Europe's economy and for the environment," VP-Transport Antonio Tajani said. "The skies in Europe are still fragmented. As a consequence, flights are on average 49 km. longer ...

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