Brussels, 6 October 2011
Inclusion of aviation into the EU ETS: Statement by EU Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard on the Advocate General's opinion in case C-366/10 (The Air Transport Association of America and Others)
''I am glad to see that the Advocate General's opinion concludes that EU Directive is fully compatible with international law. The EU reaffirms its wish to engage constructively with third countries during the implementation of this legislation''
[Background information: Please note that this is not the Court's judgement in this case. The Court will give its judgement at a later date.]