On 5 May 2006, ECAA agreements were concluded in Salzburg, Austria, between the EU and certain third countries. It was built on the acquis communautaire of the EU and the European Economic Area. The ECAA liberalizes the air transport sector by allowing any company from each ECAA member state to fly between airports in ECAA member states, allowing a “foreign” airline to offer domestic flights. AWG and IATA have concluded and published a SHORT-Term Emergency Engine Lease (STEEL). Steel was updated in 2012, in part to reflect the entry into force of the Cape Town Convention (CTC). IATA has qualified the revised steel as IATA document 5016-01. A user manual and commentary are also available for use associated with STEEL. The Common Aviation Area Agreements have been opened to members of the EU`s Eastern Partnership. Georgia signed a CAA on 2 December 2010 and the Republic of Moldova on 26 June 2012 . Ukraine concluded a CAA agreement in November 2013.  These CAA agreements are in force.
Meanwhile, the first round of negotiations on a CAA agreement between the EU and Azerbaijan started on 24 January 2013.  Armenia opened accession negotiations following the signing of a new Partnership Agreement between Armenia and the European Union in February 2017.  On 9 June 2006, almost all 27 EU Member States, the European Union itself, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Iceland, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Norway, Serbia and Kosovo (UNMIK as Kosovo`s representative under Security Council Resolution 1244) signed the RSR Agreement. The last two EU Member States to sign it were Slovakia and Latvia on 13 June 2006 and 22 June 2006 respectively. In addition, Serbia signed on 29 June 2006 and Montenegro on 5 July 2006. A similar system will be concluded with the Mediterranean partner countries in the field of air transport. The Euro-Mediterranean Air Services Agreement (EMAA) was signed on 12 December 2006 with the Kingdom of Morocco, on 15 December 2010 with the Kingdom of Jordan and on 10 June 2013 with Israel.  These EMAA agreements are in force. The United Kingdom having left the European Union (Brexit), the United Kingdom is no longer part of the common aviation area. In the absence of an authorisation or a new contract with the United Kingdom, the flight to and from Great Britain may be interrupted.  This hard Brexit is delayed until the end of 2020, as the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement stipulates that most EU rules continue to apply to Britain in 2020. However, the EU has adopted Regulations 2019/494 and 2019/505 to secure air traffic between the UK and the EU and the EEA.
 In addition, the UK Government has taken several measures to ensure the continuity of air traffic, such as for example. B an open skies agreement with the United States of America.  The British airline EasyJet, which has many flights outside the UK, founded a subsidiary in Austria (easyJet Europe) and retained its headquarters in Luton, England. On 22 May 27, 2020, the Office of the Aeronautical Center, Central Region Counsel Federal Aviation Administration, concluded that it had verified the GATS digital signature format and issued a notice concluding that the GATS digital signature met the criteria set out in the FAA communication of 13 April 2016 concerning the clarification of the guidelines for the acceptance of documents bearing digital signatures (Directive). The aviation industry benefits from document standardization and simplification for certain types of transactions. . . .