Brexit : les inquiétudes pour le tourisme et l’aviation en 2018
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Dans le contexte flou des négociations européennes pour mettre en uvre le Brexit, le plus gros problème porte sur les incertitudes des consommateurs et des entreprises. L'horizon 2018 n'est pas plus rassurant, et il en va de même pour les secteurs de l'aviation et du tourisme.

INCERTITUDE

18 mois après le référendum fatidique, l'Union Européenne et le Royaume-Uni en sont toujours au stade des négociations. Parmi les thèmes discutés, un accord de principe pour signer un traité de ... Read more
UK to create 'no-deal' Brexit minister
Monday, January 8, 2018
The UK is to create a new junior minister in charge of a no-deal Brexit, amid howls of concern by British businesses.

British prime minister Theresa May is to unveil the new post as part of a cabinet reshuffle on Monday (8 January), after telling the BBC on Sunday that "some changes do have to be made, and I will be making some change".

British newspaper The Telegraph said the no-deal job would be attached to the department for exiting the European Union under its minster David Davis. ... Read more
Brexit: une bonne chose pour le tourisme ?
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
usqu'à présent, la conséquence principale du Brexit a été de déprécier la livre sterling. Alors que son annonce avait surtout suscité des craintes concernant l'attractivité de la destination et les questions de visa, ces mêmes inquiétudes sur les relations entre Britanniques et Européens ont fait chuter la livre sterling. Résultat : la destination est devenue plus abordable.

LES TOURISTES éTRANGERS DéPENSENT DAVANTAGE

Selon l'Office national des statistiques, le nombre de visiteurs ... Read more
UK : Home Affairs warns of Brexit ‘border chaos’
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Home Affairs Committee has raised concerns that the UK could face 'chaos' at its borders if the government fails to come up with contingency plans.

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC [1]) said in September that it would need an additional 5,000 staff to deal with new customs checks that could come into effect when the UK leaves the EU in March 2019. Its concerns were mostly focused on the Dover-Calais route and other ports of entry.

A report by the Home Affairs Committee shows the ... Read more
EU preparing for Brexit failure, Barnier says
Monday, November 13, 2017
The EU is drawing up plans for a no deal Brexit scenario, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published on Sunday (12 November).

Talking to France's Journal du Dimanche newspaper [1]Barnier warned that people should prepare themselves for the possibility of Brexit talks collapsing.

"That's not my preferred option ... But it's a possibility. Everyone has to prepare for it, states as businesses - we are technically preparing ourselves," Barnier said.

The chief ... Read more
Barnier plays down hope of 'special' Brexit deal
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
The EU's future trade relations with the UK are likely to be no deeper than those with Canada, the European Commission has warned.

Its Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, also said any UK transitional deal must maintain the jurisdiction of the EU court in Luxembourg over the UK.

His comments, voiced in an interview with European newspapers on Monday (23 October), go against British prime minister Theresa May's vision of a "new, deep, and special partnership" and parts of her ... Read more
Chancellor: Brexit no deal could lead to grounding of flights
Monday, October 16, 2017
The UK's Chancellor Philip Hammond has admitted that leaving the EU without a deal could "theoretically" lead to the grounding of all flights between the UK and Europe.

Hammond gave the warning when appearing before the House of Commons' Treasury Select Committee on Wednesday, although he insisted that "I don't think anybody seriously believes that is where we will get to", adding that "mutual self-interest" would result in an air travel deal being agreed.

The EU's Internal Market for ... Read more
Crise diplomatique Turquie-USA… aux conséquences désastreuses
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Depuis le lundi 9 octobre, les missions diplomatiques américaines en Turquie ont suspendu les services de fourniture de visas aux non-immigrants et fermé leurs portes au public, alors que les consulats turcs aux états-Unis ont suspendu _tous les services de visas_ aux Américains. Turkish Airlines est directement concernée !

UNE CRISE DIPLOMATIQUE SéRIEUSE

La crise a démarré lors de l'arrestation d'un employé du consulat américain en Turquie. Celui-ci est soupçonné d'avoir des liens ... Read more
UK : Brexit 'no deal' would be a disaster, says pilots' union
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
British pilots' union BALPA is warning that flights could be grounded unless the government reaches a deal with the European Union over Brexit.

Commenting on suggestions by the Prime Minister Theresa May that Britain might have to exit the union without a deal, BALPA general secretary Brian Strutton said it would be devastating for the entire UK aviation sector.

"Unlike most other sectors there are no World Trade Organisation or any other rules to fall back on for aviation if there is no ... Read more
NEDERLAND : Kabinet wil vliegbelasting in 2021 invoeren
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Als maatregelen zoals het stimuleren van biobrandstof en schone vliegtuigen niet helpen komt er vanaf 2021 een extra heffing op vliegtickets. Dat staat in het gepubliceerde regeerakkoord. Voor de periode 2020-2040 wordt een nieuwe Luchtvaartnota opgesteld.

Schiphol bereikt in 2020 het plafond van maximaal toegestane vliegbewegingen. Meer vluchten zou volgens regeringspartijen CDA, ChristenUnie, D66 en VVD een te zware belasting voor het milieu en omwonenden opleveren.

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