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Business Aviation in Europe: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact

Europe Albania March 23, 2020 The Albanian Civil Aviation Authority suspended all international flights at Tirana International Airport (TIA) from 23 March; cargo, humanitarian, and repatriation flights will continue. All ports of entry are now closed indefinitely. Ferry services with Greece and Italy have been suspended. Austria March 22, 2020 Entry requirements by air Austrian citizens and foreigners who are entitled to stay in Austria are obliged to enter a 14-day self-monitored...
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Coronavirus: Has the virus brought borders back to Europe?

The BBC’s Gavin Lee took a road trip in Europe's Schengen area to see how free movement has changed.
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EU marks 25th anniversary of open-border Schengen pact with closed frontiers

The European Union marked the 25th anniversary of its open-border Schengen agreement on Thursday with all its land borders shut or subject to heavy checks imposed in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Schengen agreement, underpinning an increasingly integrated and united Europe, came into force on March 26, 1995. In the following months and years others joined, and today the Schengen zone has 26 members, including non-EU nations Switzerland and Norway.
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Fears of catastrophe as Greece puts migrant camps into lockdown

Doctors say coronavirus outbreak could be disastrous amid ‘horrific’ conditionsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAs the Schengen area closed its external borders last week, in a move designed to replace the closing of member states’ national borders against imported Covid-19 infection, some internal barriers still went up in Europe. The day after the European commission’s announcement, the Greek government introduced a set of measures that would apply to the migrant cam...
Tags: Europe, Greece, World news, Migration, Global development, Schengen, Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus: US travel ban on Europe begins as many countries step up containment

Saudi Arabia suspends all international flights, New Zealand introduces quarantine for almost all arrivals The travel ban from Europe to the United States has come into force, as a growing number of countries across the world ramp up their efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus.President Trump’s travel ban on the 26 countries of the Schengen area began as part of stepped up efforts by his administration to tackle the growing Covid-19 outbreak, including the declaration of a national emerg...
Tags: Europe, Science, Saudi Arabia, US, World news, Medical Research, United States, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, New Zealand, Schengen, Trump, Coronavirus outbreak

US airports calm after Trump's coronavirus travel restrictions as Europe scrambles

In Europe thousands of travelers are rushing to fly out after Trump issued an overnight order but in America airports are emptyPassengers at New York’s JFK airport waiting for flights to Europe experienced almost none of the chaos reported at European international airports, where some passengers have been paying exorbitant sums to get to the US ahead of tomorrow’s travel ban.With a single Alitalia flight, from Rome, on the arrivals board at JFK’s terminal two, many passengers said they had deci...
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US prez Donald Trump declares America closed to those flying in from Schengen zone over coronavirus woes

Trump-golf-boasting UK and Ireland excluded from any ban. Coincidence? Last night, Donald Trump made the second presidential address of his premiership to announce drastic steps to combat COVID-19 — including a ban on travel to the US from all 26 Schengen-area countries.…
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[Updated] US Won’t Ban Any Flights, But Will Ban Foreign Nationals Who Have Been To Europe In The Past 2 Weeks

Update: The Department of Homeland Security is now clarifying that the ban is not on flights as President Trump announced, but rather it will be applied for 30 days starting on Friday at midnight to foreign nationals who have been in Schengen area European countries at any point during the 14 days prior to their […]
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Italy’s Far-Right Seeks to Gain from Coronavirus Outbreak

As Italy scrambles to contain the largest coronavirus outbreak outside of Asia, the country’s powerful far-right opposition party has used the virus to attack its fragile government, attempting to tie COVID-19’s spread to wider issues of border controls and migration. The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surged in Italy over the weekend from three on Friday to more than 200 on Monday morning. The rapid spread, so far confined to the country’s north, has raised international fears that ...
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EU Tells Balkan Aspirants to Keep Trying Despite Revised Rules

(Bloomberg) -- The European Union urged Balkan countries that are trying to win membership to stay on track even as the bloc reconfigures the conditions they must meet before joining.The visit by EU Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi comes days after EU government envoys in Brussels presented an overhaul of expansion rules that adds a focus on the rule of law and functioning democratic institutions. The new requirements were drawn up to appease French President Emmanuel Macron, who torpedo...
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EU court will not intervene in Croatia-Slovenia border dispute

The European Union's top court ruled on Friday that it had no jurisdiction to settle a border dispute between Slovenia and Croatia, complicating Croatia's accession to the Schengen free-travel area. Slovenia had argued that its fellow EU member could be sued under EU law because it was not implementing a 2017 border ruling by the intergovernmental Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague. The European Commission has said Croatia meets the technical criteria for Schengen membership, but Slov...
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How to plan a business jet mission to the World Economic Forum at Davos

Since 1971, the World Economic Forum has held its annual meeting, attended by the world’s most powerful and influential business leaders and heads of state, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. This high-profile and high-traffic event draws significant business aviation traffic, creating congestion and service limitations, requiring pre-planning well in advance of the event. This year’s meeting is Jan. 21-25, 2020. Below is everything you need to know about attending the event. The following is an ov...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Immigration, Eu, Davos, Switzerland, Hotel, Aviation, States, Customs, Basel, Zurich, Schengen, Wef, World Economic Forum, Aoc

Business Jet Destination Guide: Barcelona

Barcelona is the second-largest city in Spain and has become even more popular as a business and tourism destination over recent years. If you have a trip to this beautiful and culturally inspiring part of the world, it’s something to look forward to. Barcelona (LEBL) is an accommodating airfield and not a difficult proposition from the regulatory perspective; however, there are specific local procedures and restrictions to be aware of. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Airport options ...
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Business Jet Destination Guide: Madrid, Spain

Operating to Madrid is relatively uncomplicated, accommodating, and flexible. Making arrangements as soon as your schedule is known is always advised to secure your best options—especially during peak periods. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Airport options With the closing of Torrejon (LETO) airport in 2013 to general aviation (GA) traffic, the sole airport in Madrid serving business aviation operators is Madrid–Barajas Airport (LEMD). Drive time from LEMD to the city center is...
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Get Brexit Ready – advice for employers, employees and freelancers in the audio sector

KPMG’s Punam Birly has some advice for people working in the audio and radio industry to plan for when the UK’s relationship with the EU changes. AudioUK has produced a series of podcasts to help prepare you and your audio business for Brexit, whenever it might happen. Listen as Georgie Frost gets tips and advice from people with experience of everything from intellectual property and HR to business contracts and working with staff and companies in different countries. In the latest of our fe...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Eu, Industry, Radio, Kpmg, Brexit, Schengen, Advertorial, Georgie Frost, Audiouk, Punam Birly, Punam

Croatia Gets Green Light to Join EU’s Visa-Free Schengen Zone

(Bloomberg) -- Six years after Croatia joined the European Union, the Balkan nation is getting a green light from the European Commission to join the bloc’s passport-free Schengen area.Croatia has continued to fulfill all of Schengen criteria, the Commission said in a statement in Brussels on Tuesday. The European Council would still need to sign off on Croatia’s accession. It’s the latest country to join the EU.“I commend Croatia for its efforts and perseverance to meet all the necessary condit...
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5 Tips To Keep In Mind When Planning A Schengen Holiday

The Schengen area comprises of 26 beautiful countries and each of them offers an array of unique and awesome destinations for the travellers looking for a wonderful holiday. There are the popular places like Paris in France and Santorini in Greece and some hidden gems like Cuenca in Spain and Pena National Park in Portugal. When planning for a vacation in the Schengen countries, there are some things that you need to be aware of. Here is a detailed guide to help you in curating the best of a ha...
Tags: Greece, France, Spain, Vienna, Paris, Portugal, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, North, Easyjet, Travel Tips, Schengen, Santorini, Cuenca

What did Emmanuel Macron offer the yellow vest protesters?

What did Emmanuel Macron offer the yellow vest protesters? After yellow vest protests raged in the streets of Paris for 23 consecutive weeks, French President Emmanuel Macron has responded with a package of tax cuts and decentralizing political reforms. Macron unveiled the proposals at the Elysée presidential palace in the first domestic press conference of since he took office. The gilet jaunes protests were named for the fluorescent yellow vests French m...
Tags: Europe, France, Religion, Eu, Hungary, United States, Francois Hollande, Paris, Thomas Piketty, Poland, Catholic Church, Ivy League, Brussels, OECD, Parliament, Financial Times

Cabinet Brexiters reject customs union option before indicative votes - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the second day of Commons votes on alternative Brexit options Downing Street lobby briefing - Summary 12.42pm BST The SNP will vote for the common market 2.0 option tonight if it is put to a vote, the BBC’s Liz Rawlings reports. Last week the SNP abstained on common market 2.0, which was defeated by a majority of 94.SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford tells BBC News his party will vote for the Nick Boles amendmen...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Germany, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Bbc, BBC News, Theresa May, House Of Commons, SNP, Downing Street, Brexit, Schengen, Nick Boles


The two largest events on the Cote d’Azur – the Cannes Film Festival and Monaco Grand Prix – will run back to back this year putting additional demands on general aviation (GA) infrastructure, airport slots, parking, support services, crew accommodations and local transport options. As of the date of publication, the two primary airports Nice (LFMN) and Cannes (LFMD) have not yet published their official Aeronautical Information Periodicals (AIPs) detailing specific requirements and restrict...
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Visiting Europe Just Got A Little More Complicated Thanks To This Travel Rule

Preparing for a Euro trip already requires a few steps, and soon travellers will tasked with yet another pre-vacation to-do. In addition to booking flights and Airbnbs and converting money, U.S. citizens will need an authorization from the European Union to visit the region.Starting in January 2021, travellers will have to enter the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), a "pre-travel screening for security and migration risks of travellers benefiting from visa-free acces...
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Britain outraged at EU's Gibraltar 'colony' reference

Britain and Gibraltar reacted with fury to a European Council document published on Friday that described the British overseas territory as a colony. The document, laying out proposals to give British nationals short-stay, visa-free access to the EU's borderless Schengen area after Brexit, contained the description in a footnote. "It is completely unacceptable to describe Gibraltar in this way," British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman told reporters.
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Moldova: The most Cost-Effective Passport from Europe

Advertising Feature By Veronica Cotdemiey, CEO of Citizenship Invest. Moldova: the most cost-effective passport from Europe Citizenship by Investment has become one of the most reliable ways to obtain a legal citizenship and passport for many nationalities around the world. Allowing the ability to travel easily and secure a better future for individuals. However, when we talk about obtaining a fast-track second passport or citizenship and without immigration requirements, many come at a hef...
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Police call in the Army to help deal with Gatwick chaos as drones cause runway to close - latest news

What are the laws surrounding drones at airports? How to claim compensation for disrupted flights Gatwick admit will take "several days" to recover Could a drone really bring down a plane? Harry de Quetteville | Drones: fine line between toy and terror The Army has been called in to help deal with the mayhem at Gatwick caused by drones flying near the airport.  Sussex Police formally requested the help of the military and a source told The Telegraph assistance could come in the form of helicopte...
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How to plan a business jet mission to the World Economic Forum at Davos

Since 1971, the World Economic Forum has held its annual meeting, attended by the world’s most powerful and influential business leaders and heads of state, in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. This high-profile and high-traffic event draws significant business aviation traffic, creating congestion and service limitations, requiring pre-planning well in advance of the event. This year’s meeting will be held Jan. 22-25, 2019. Below is everything you need to know about attending the event. The followin...
Tags: Europe, Germany, Immigration, Events, Eu, Davos, Switzerland, Hotel, Aviation, Customs, Basel, Zurich, Schengen, Wef, World Economic Forum, Aoc

Why a New Zealand Passport Is One of The Best in The World

New Zealand is well known for having a friendly, ‘powerful’ passport. But what does that mean for you? As a traveller, does it matter? The New Zealand passport is ranked seventh in the world for travel freedom. Kiwis have 182 countries that can be entered without a visa or with a simple a visa on arrival. For a small country, this give Kiwi travellers tremendous freedom; we can pack up and go almost anywhere without advance planning. The passport also affects how we travel within a country...
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European travel ban imposed on 18 Saudis over Khashoggi killing

Ban covering 26-nation Schengen zone was coordinated with France and UK, Germany saysGermany has imposed European travel bans on 18 Saudi nationals believed to be connected to the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the country’s foreign minister said on Monday.Heiko Maas told reporters in Brussels the ban was for the 26-nation Schengen zone and was issued in close coordination with France, which is part of the Schengen area, and the UK, which is not. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, UK, France, Saudi Arabia, Germany, European Union, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Brussels, Schengen, Schengen Zone, Heiko Maas, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi

Things To Do Before Traveling Abroad: A Simple Guide to Visas, Documents, and Other Important Things

This post Things To Do Before Traveling Abroad: A Simple Guide to Visas, Documents, and Other Important Things appeared first on The Professional Hobo. I sometimes get emails from readers who are intimidated by all the paperwork and documents they think they need in order to travel the world. While it’s super important to have your documents and visas in order before you travel, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. In this guide, I break down all the important documents you should prepare ...
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What is ETIAS? Traveling to Europe after 2021

What is ETIAS? Traveling to Europe after 2021 Canadians love traveling to Europe and enjoy the luxury of visa-free entry. There is no need to apply for a visa or any form of travel authorization for trips of under 90 days. However, in 2021 this will change with the introduction of ETIAS. ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) will be very similar to the ESTA visa waiver which many nationalities need to apply for to visit the United States. Canadian travelers will need to a...
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Rally held in Warsaw for Ukraine activist banned from Europe

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Dozens of people have rallied in front of the Interior Ministry in Warsaw to protest the deportation and ban of a Ukrainian activist from the Europe’s 26-nation Schengen area on a Polish request. Lyudmyla Kozlovska, 33, who has a lived in Poland for 10 years and has a Polish husband, was […]
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