ANNOUNCEMENT 17 May 2017
On 17 May 2017, the European Commission announced in a press release simplified rules for investment aid in ports, airports, culture, and outermost regions.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
EC press release
Underlying regulation (not yet published in the Official Journal of the EU)
Officially published regulation 1084/2017
The rules will inter alia allow investment aid for regional airports with less than 3 million passengers without a prior approval from the EC. Similarly, the notification requirement has been waived for investment aid of up to 150 million EUR for sea ports and 50 million EUR for inland ports.
The underlying regulation has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 14 June 2017 and came into force on 5 July 2017.