With the development of aircraft capable of crossing the Atlantic, the transport of passengers and goods by air has become a lucrative activity. After the end of the Second World War, the United States and the United Kingdom; two countries that owned such aircraft at the time understood that they had to protect their still-young air markets and regulate transatlantic flights, Signed on 11 February 1946 a bilateral agreement on air services on the island of Bermuda (now the Bermuda-I agreement) This agreement which, at the request of British negotiators who feared that the US demands for a “free for all” agreement would lead to total domination of the then financially and operationally superior American airlines global aviation industry, was the world`s first bilateral air transport agreement. E. The Kingdom of Denmark: Air Services Agreement reached by exchange of banknotes in Washington on 16 December 1944; Changed on August 6, 1954; Changed on June 16, 1995. The aim is for all sectors of the airline industry, including airline workers, to benefit from a liberalised agreement; (related protocol, concluded November 1, 1978; corresponding agreement, reached on May 24, 1994; Protocol amending the 1955 agreement, concluded on 23 May 1996; Agreement amending the 1996 protocol concluded on 10 October 2000 (all applied on an interim basis).) DE DÉSIRS TO facilitate the development of international air transport opportunities, including the development of air transport networks to meet the needs of passengers and shippers of comfortable air services; In addition to the typical scope of bilateral air services agreements, the EU-US Air Services Agreement has created a modern legal framework to promote safe, affordable, cost-effective and competitive air transport. This strong cooperation framework enables the EU and the US to meet new challenges in the areas of security, security, environment and climate, competition policy and business. The AIR Services Agreement between the EU and the US also guarantees recognition of the EU name (equal access to all EU air carriers) and thus provides legal certainty to the transatlantic market, given the requirements of the European Court of Justice rulings on open skies. New negotiations between the EU and the US began in 2008 and resulted in the signing of a second phase agreement in 2010. This protocol builds on the first agreement and covers additional investment and market access opportunities.

In addition, the framework for cooperation in regulatory areas, such as security, social aspects and in particular the environment, will be strengthened, as both sides have agreed on a specific joint environmental declaration. 10) a “user fee,” a fee imposed on airlines for the provision of airport, airport, environmental, air navigation or aviation security services or services, including related services and facilities. The initial agreement was signed on April 30, 2007 in Washington, D.C. The agreement entered into force on March 30, 2008. The second phase was signed in June 2010 and has been applied on an interim basis until all signatories are ratified. [2] 44. The EU delegation asked the US delegation to ensure that the legal “public interest” test of the US competition system would not be used to advance the interests of US citizens.