On 31 January, the European Parliament TRAN Committee received a visit from the Swedish Presidency in the form Andreas Carlson, Minister for Infrastructure and Housing, in charge of Transport. During the meeting, the minister stressed that the Swedish Presidency would focus on reaching a conclusion on transport files currently being discussed at Council level under the Fit for 55 package, such as fuel maritime and the ReFuelEU aviation initiative. MEPs who took the floor were supportive of the presidency’s ambitious work agenda, which included also making progress in the area of the Single European Skies dossier. Calls were also heard about the importance of rolling out the TEN-T networks and for military mobility to be a key consideration in this regard.
For a full summary of the discussion, please see here.