EU - United Arab Emirates: The EU and the United Arab Emirates signed a horizontal air services agreement on 30 November 2007 allowing EU air carriers to fly between the UAE and each EU member state. The agreement allows any EU airline to fly between the UNITED Arab Emirates and each EU member state in which it is established and in which there is a bilateral agreement with the United Arab Emirates and traffic rights. In 2016, the European Commission was mandated to negotiate a comprehensive EU-wide air services agreement with the United Arab Emirates. $140 Consistency with other EU policies and objectives The agreement will serve a fundamental objective of the Community`s foreign aviation policy by reconciling existing bilateral air services agreements with EU law. | (a) air agreements between the United Arab Emirates and the Member States of the European Community; On the date of the signing of this agreement, completed, signed and/or provisionally implemented The United Arab Emirates reversed course at the last minute with the intention of starting discussions with Brussels for the conclusion of a comprehensive EU-level air transport agreement (CATA) in which the project The European Commission`s draft text is not ambitious and does not offer market-based access to what is currently being withdrawn through bilateral air services agreements between the United Arab Emirates and EU Member States. $305 Summary of the proposed measure In accordance with the mechanisms and directives attached to the "horizontal mandate", the Commission negotiated with the United Arab Emirates an agreement that replaces certain provisions of existing bilateral air services agreements between Member States and the United Arab Emirates. Section 2 of the agreement replaces the traditional designation clauses with a Community designation clause allowing all Community air carriers to obtain the right to land. Article 3 of the agreement deals with security related to the designation by the Community. Article 4 deals with the taxation of aviation fuel, an issue harmonised by the Council`s 2003/96/EC Directive restructuring the framework of energy products and electricity, including Article 14, paragraph 2. Article 5 (pricing) resolves conflicts between existing bilateral air services agreements and Regulation 2409/92 of the Council on air fares and fares, which prohibits third-country air carriers from being price drivers for fully linked air services within the Community.